UK 'can't stay in European Arrest Warrant after Brexit'

UK 'can't stay in European Arrest Warrant after Brexit'

Image copyright EPA Image caption Use of the European Arrest Warrant has increased steadily in the past decade The UK will be kicked out of the European Arrest Warrant deal after Brexit, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said. The warrant allows EU members to request the arrest and detention of criminals in other countries […]

Long Arm of Thai Junta's Repression Reaches UK

Long Arm of Thai Junta's Repression Reaches UK

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha gestures as he leaves Thai Union company in Samut Sakhon, Thailand on March 5, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha Before Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha meets UK Prime Minister Theresa May in London this Wednesday, the junta’s long arm of repression has already reached there, targeting critics of the government.  […]

UK Entrepreneur Launches $4 Million ARC LDN Fund

UK Entrepreneur Launches $4 Million ARC LDN Fund

British entrepreneur Aamar Aslam has launched ARC LDN, a new fund for producers, sales companies and distributors. It will provide £3 Million ($4 million) of funding in its first year. The new fund will provide cash-flow for projects and support them through post-production and their international launch. Working with another of Aslam’s interests, London-based Funding […]

UK economists look to industrial revolution for productivity hint

UK economists look to industrial revolution for productivity hint

Will a tight labour market lead to companies investing more? The theory goes that a scarcity of workers might help solve Britain’s productivity problem as businesses are forced to replace cheap labour with machines, helping Britain to move away from a low wage and low productivity economy.  Those in favour of the argument have pointed to […]

Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter’s household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety. “There were massive concerns, arguments,” he recalled. “Hiding my passport on the last day.” Two years ago in France, Green was in Marseille’s Old Port […]

Quiz: What is this UK comic heroine's real name?

Quiz: What is this UK comic heroine's real name?

It’s the weekly news quiz – have you been paying attention to what’s been going on in the world over the past seven days? If you cannot see the quiz, click here. If you missed last week’s quiz, try it here. Picture credits: BBC, Getty Images, US Air Force, DC Thomson, Reuters Join the conversation […]

Simply Be and High & Mighty owner to close all 20 UK stores

Simply Be and High & Mighty owner to close all 20 UK stores

The online fashion retailer N Brown plans to close all 20 of its high street stores in the UK, which trade under the names High & Mighty, Jacamo and Simply Be, with the loss of 270 jobs. It is the latest retailer to shut stores amid difficult conditions on the high street and a long-term […]

CNBC Interview with UK Prime Minister Theresa May

CNBC Interview with UK Prime Minister Theresa May

SS: Prime Minister, thank you very much indeed for inviting us to Downing Street for the launch of the tech week summit as well. And how apt it is and how important it is a summit like this given of course the backdrop of events going on in U.K? Tell us a little bit more […]

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