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 […]

UK's May Scrambles for Brexit Compromise as Tory Tensions Rise

UK's May Scrambles for Brexit Compromise as Tory Tensions Rise

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is in a frantic search for the perfect compromise. Her mission is clear: to find a way to unite the warring Brexit factions in her party before they derail the government. May escapes defeat but Parliament will have a bigger say on Brexit. Bloomberg’s Flavia Krause-Jackson reports. (Source: Bloomberg) May’s […]

UK Leader Fends Off Challenge to Brexit Strategy

UK Leader Fends Off Challenge to Brexit Strategy

LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a bruising parliamentary defeat Tuesday over her Brexit strategy, seeing off a challenge that would have given lawmakers much greater say over negotiations with Brussels. Yet deep divisions remain in London over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, with several tricky issues still unresolved almost […]

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall  Forbes US or UK? Site of an Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder bout is a sticking point that might delay showdown  Los Angeles Times Joshua vs Wilder: Deontay Wilder says he has agreed to fight Anthony Joshua next in the UK  SkySports Full coverage Source link

UK to apply to stay in European standards system after Brexit

UK to apply to stay in European standards system after Brexit

The UK is to apply to stay in the European standards system for industry products and services after Brexit, following warnings from business that creating British-only benchmarks would be “an isolationist move” that would pile costs on to companies. Business secretary Greg Clark has backed moves to keep the UK as a full member of […]

Pro-Palestinian, pro-Israel demonstrators face off at UK Quds Day event

Pro-Palestinian, pro-Israel demonstrators face off at UK Quds Day event

Some 200 pro-Palestinian protesters and a similar number of pro-Israel counter-demonstrators faced off in London on Sunday, as the former group marked the annual anti-Zionist Quds Day. The event, which takes place in many cities worldwide, but mainly in Iran and some parts of the Muslim world, is held ostensibly to protest Israel’s annexation of […]