UK scientists prepare for impending break with European Union – Science Magazine

Collaborations at the Joint European Torus, a fusion facility near Oxford, U.K, may be curtailed in 2019, when the country is expected to leave Europe. By Erik StokstadMar. 13, 2017 , 5:30 PM CAMBRIDGE, U.K.—For months after the United Kingdom voted last June to leave the European Union, many British scientists clung to hopes of […]

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon to seek second referendum – BBC News

Media captionNicola Sturgeon says a second independence referendum will be called between autumn 2018 and spring 2019 Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence. Ms Sturgeon said she wanted a vote to be held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of the following […]

Brexit leads cosmetics firm Lush to look for expansion outside UK – The Guardian

Lush has threatened to focus its planned expansion outside the UK because of the government’s “lack of clarity” over Brexit. The British cosmetics firm said it is exploring options for growth abroad, blaming the government for not having a viable exit plan. It also revealed that more than 80 of its staff took up an […]

Brexit bill: Lords back down over issue of residents’ rights – BBC News

Brexit bill: Lords back down over issue of residents’ rights – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption The Brexit bill is in its final stages after MPs voted down the Lords changes The Brexit bill is in its final parliamentary stages, with the House of Lords on the verge of backing down and backing the landmark legislation. The EU Withdrawal Bill is set to be passed after […]

Vodafone to create 2100 UK customer service jobs – BBC News

Vodafone to create 2100 UK customer service jobs – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Mobile phone giant Vodafone says it will create 2,100 jobs across the UK. The company is expanding existing customer service centres, with 800 additional posts in Manchester, almost 150 in Newark, more than 150 in Stoke-on-Trent and about 100 in Glasgow. Its third-party customer service partners will create another 600 jobs […]

What to Expect in UK Markets When May Pulls Brexit Trigger – Bloomberg

What to Expect in UK Markets When May Pulls Brexit Trigger – Bloomberg

Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. The trigger of Article 50 is the event traders have been waiting for since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union. Yet as Prime Minister Theresa May approaches her end-March deadline for launching Brexit, there is no consensus […]

UK average annual rents fall for first time in six years – The Guardian

Rents in Britain have recorded their first annual drop for six years, according to the UK’s biggest estate and lettings agency. In February, the average rent in Britain was £921 a month, £5 lower than a year earlier, and the first annual decrease since 2011. Countrywide, which compiled the figures, said the buying frenzy ahead […]

UK sending Syrians back to countries where they were beaten and abused – The Guardian

Britain is using EU rules to send asylum seekers from Syria and other countries back to eastern European states where they were beaten, incarcerated and abused, the Guardian has learned. Migrant rights groups and lawyers say the Home Office is using the rules to send people back to “police brutality, detention and beatings” in several […]

Which? survey names favourite UK supermarkets – BBC News

Which? survey names favourite UK supermarkets – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Waitrose, Iceland and Marks & Spencer have topped a Which? supermarket consumer satisfaction survey. Shoppers gave Waitrose the award for best in-store experience, with Tesco and Asda trailing in eighth and ninth place respectively. The consumer group said Iceland was voted best for online, closely followed by Ocado, with Morrisons in third. […]

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