Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

Image copyright AFP Contributor/Getty Images Airbus has warned it could leave the UK if the country exits the European Union single market and customs union without a transition deal. The European planemaker said the warning was not part of “project fear, but its “dawning reality”. Airbus employs about 14,000 people at 25 different sites in […]

UK unveils post-Brexit EU citizen settlement scheme

UK unveils post-Brexit EU citizen settlement scheme

The government has promised to fast-track the registration process for EU citizens who want to stay in the UK after Brexit, with decisions on applications to remain in the country reduced from six months to “a matter of days”. Unveiling details of the “settlement scheme” for EU citizens, the Home Office promised that the application […]

MyTutor raises £5 million to transform the UK's private tutoring sector

MyTutor raises £5 million to transform the UK's private tutoring sector

EdTech (education technology) start-up MyTutor has raised another £5 million to expand its 1:1 tutoring offering across the UK and beyond.  This brings the total raised by the London-based company to £10 million. Founded by Bertie Hubbard, Robert Grabiner and James Grant in 2013, MyTutor is now the UK’s leading platform for online tuition. The […]

Brexit row: GCHQ chief stresses UK's role in foiling European terror plots

Brexit row: GCHQ chief stresses UK's role in foiling European terror plots

Britain supplied key information to help break up terrorist operations in four European countries in the last year, one of its intelligence chiefs revealed on Monday, as the UK upped the ante in the growing row over post-Brexit security. The director of the surveillance agency GCHQ, Jeremy Fleming, speaking on a visit to Nato headquarters, […]

UK Asking Prices Rise Again

UK Asking Prices Rise Again

Asking prices in the U.K. have reached another new high, as the spring season closed with strong sales and high demand in parts of the region, according to Rightmove’s house price index released Monday. The average asking price of a new-to-the-market property so far in June is up 0.4% to £309,439 (US$410,070), setting a record […]

'No deal' Brexit would cost UK households £1000 a year

'No deal' Brexit would cost UK households £1000 a year

Sarah Gordon, Business Editor June 17, 2018 Print this page Research models five Brexit scenarios Study shows will cost households £245-£961 annually Consumer businesses face losses unless they raise prices A “no deal” Brexit could cost UK households £1,000 a year, with the impact disproportionately felt by poorer households, according to new research. The study […]

UK PM May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit

UK PM May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday it was important to ensure that parliament could not block Brexit, defending her approach to passing the legislation that will end Britain’s membership of the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaking on the Marr Show on BBC television at her official country […]

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

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

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — 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 […]

Medical cannabis in UK: Billy Caldwell case renews debate over 'inhumane' laws

Medical cannabis in UK: Billy Caldwell case renews debate over 'inhumane' laws

Alfie’s grandmother has described the condition as “a death sentence” as the amount of steroids currently needed to treat it can eventually lead to psychosis, organ failure and death. Last September, Alfie, from Kenilworth in Warwickshire, went to the Netherlands to take a cannabis-based medication prescribed by a paediatric neurologist, and saw his seizures reduce […]

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