Dayan family among buyers of UK hotels from Vincent Tchenguiz – Globes

Dayan family among buyers of UK hotels from Vincent Tchenguiz – Globes

The family of Israeli property magnate Amir Dayan is among the buyers of the portfolio of hotels of Vincent Tchenguiz, sources familiar with the matter told “Bloomberg”. The portfolio consists of nine UK hotels leased to the Hilton chain. It belonged to Zinc Hotels (Holdings), which went into administration last month. The portfolio was bought […]

Animal welfare in slaughterhouses – GOV.UK

Animal welfare in slaughterhouses – GOV.UK

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Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare? – BBC News

Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare? – BBC News

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, reciprocal healthcare arrangements will not automatically survive. The UK is trying to reach agreements with EU governments to extend them. For emergency treatment on holiday, UK nationals can use their EHIC card if they fall ill in another EU country, but if there is a no-deal […]

Bloodsports videos taken down from Facebook and YouTube – BBC News

Bloodsports videos taken down from Facebook and YouTube – BBC News

Image copyright YouTube Image caption YouTube said it had removed content that broke its policy guidelines but the BBC found some footage remains on the site Facebook and YouTube have taken down content promoting illegal animal bloodsports following an investigation by the BBC’s Countryfile programme. But both websites still host users who feature graphic videos […]

Reality Check: Thefts of catalytic converters – BBC News

Reality Check: Thefts of catalytic converters – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images There have been many posts on social media in the past few weeks from people shocked at having had the catalytic converters stolen from their cars. There were videos posted online of masked thieves climbing under cars in broad daylight to saw off the components. Catalytic converters are part of a […]

Ariana Grande: The Thank U, Next singer scores UK chart double – BBC News

Ariana Grande: The Thank U, Next singer scores UK chart double – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Ariana Grande’s latest album Thank U, Next has broken a UK chart record after debuting at number one. It had the most streams of an album by a female artist in a week – breaking a record she set herself with 2018’s Sweetener. Grande is also occupying both the top and […]

Headteachers in a bind as pupils prepare to go on UK climate strike – The Guardian

Headteachers in a bind as pupils prepare to go on UK climate strike – The Guardian

School leaders are having to wrestle with their consciences over pupils joining the nationwide climate strike to be held on Friday afternoon, caught between their duties as teachers and instincts as educators. Thousands of the more than 8 million school pupils in the UK are expected to walk out of lessons to show their concern […]

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far? – BBC News

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far? – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK-Swiss agreement signed in Bern on 11 February also applies to neighbouring Liechtenstein As a European Union member, the UK is automatically part of about 40 trade agreements which the EU has with more than 70 countries. If the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 […]

British IS schoolgirl 'wants to return home' – BBC News

British IS schoolgirl 'wants to return home' – BBC News

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Ms Begum was 15 when she left the UK in 2015 One of three schoolgirls who left east London in 2015 to join the Islamic State group says she has no regrets, but wants to return to the UK. In an interview with the Times, Shamima Begum, now 19, […]

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