Fish and chips but no passport: Windrush victim returns to UK

Fish and chips but no passport: Windrush victim returns to UK

Ken Morgan, a Windrush victim who spent the past 25 years in Jamaica after his British passport was taken from him, had been looking forward to tucking into some fish and chips the day he finally returned to the UK. But he was taken back by what his local shop served him. “It shocked me, […]

Japanese groups look to follow Panasonic out of UK

Japanese groups look to follow Panasonic out of UK

Japanese companies are stepping up plans to move businesses out of the UK, on the premise that their country’s tax authorities have granted a temporary amnesty on cross-border mergers between Britain and other EU countries ahead of Brexit. The tax waiver presumption, which has triggered a rush of inquiries to tax consultants and legal experts […]

Oligarchs Beware: UK Demands to Know How Jailed Banker Can Afford Mansion

Oligarchs Beware: UK Demands to Know How Jailed Banker Can Afford Mansion

LONDON—The wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker has been ordered to explain how she and her husband could afford their multimillion-pound London mansion or face having it seized, in the first case using new U.K. investigative powers. Zamira Hajiyeva, the wife of former International Bank of Azerbaijan Chairman Jahangir Hajiyev, was named Wednesday as the […]

UK's most expensive home valued at £160m

UK's most expensive home valued at £160m

King Property tycoon Nick Candy has sold himself his own penthouse in One Hyde Park for £160m – smashing records for Britain’s most expensive home ever sold. Candy, who developed One Hyde Park with his brother Christian, has owned the two-storey B.10.01 penthouse since the luxury Knightsbridge development was completed in 2009. It can now […]

Man who grew up in UK wrongly told to leave country for second time

Man who grew up in UK wrongly told to leave country for second time

A former London Underground worker who has lived in the capital for almost his entire life has been wrongly threatened with removal by the Home Office for the second time within a year. Franklin Azolukwam, 36, who arrived in Britain with his parents as a child and has not left the country since, lost his job and was ordered to […]

UK-India development partnership is a 'force for good'

UK-India development partnership is a 'force for good'

By Nick O’Donohoe The UK and India have a unique relationship in many ways, none more so than our development partnership. 30 years ago, CDC, the UK’s government-owned development finance institution made its first major investment in India. Since then, as India’s economy has changed beyond recognition, we have helped to build some of the […]

UK aid tackles wildlife crime with innovative solutions

UK aid tackles wildlife crime with innovative solutions

The Department for International Development today (Sunday 7th October) launches a major push to find new ways of tackling the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) – providing an additional £6 million to protect some of the world’s most iconic and endangered species including rhinos, elephants and pangolins. The fresh support will be welcomed by the Prime […]

UK music stars rail against Brexit in open letter to Theresa May

UK music stars rail against Brexit in open letter to Theresa May

Some of the country’s most celebrated composers, producers and performers have joined together to issue a stark warning that the “vast voice” of the music industry will be silenced inside a “self-built cultural jail” if Britain crashes out of the EU. An angry open letter to the prime minister drafted by Bob Geldof claims “a […]