LONDON (Reuters) – A coalition of British industry groups and education bodies, worried by the prospect of Brexit worsening skills and labour shortages, has called for the next prime minister to relax proposed reforms of the immigration system. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon
LONDON (Reuters) – Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday. The highly complex surgery involved multiple operations on Safa and Marwa Ullah, who were born in Pakistan in January 2017 with a condition known as “craniopagus”
LONDON (Reuters) – British wages, excluding bonuses, rose at their fastest pace in more than a decade in the three months to May, official data showed, but there were some signs that the labour market might be weakening. FILE PHOTO: People look at job listings at the Careers and Jobs Live careers fair at the
FILE PHOTO: Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup Final – New Zealand v England – Lord’s, London, Britain – July 14, 2019 Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May with her husband Philip May watch from the stands Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will host the victorious England cricket
FILE PHOTO: A man enters The Ministry of Justice in London June 19, 2007. REUTERS/James Boardman LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Ministry of Justice said it plans to change the discount rate applied to personal injury lump sum compensation payments to minus 0.25% from minus 0.75%, it said on Monday. The decision follows a review started
LONDON (Reuters) – Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain’s parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move in court if necessary. FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller addresses the audience at the Liberal Democrats Conference in Brighton,
FILE PHOTO: Jeremy Hunt, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, gestures as he attends a hustings event in Cheltenham, Britain July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s foreign minister said he had told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if
FILE PHOTO: A British Royal Navy patrol vessel guards the oil supertanker Grace 1, that’s on suspicion of carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, as it sits anchored in waters of the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, historically claimed by Spain, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Gibraltar police said on Friday
FILE PHOTO: Britain’s ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch listens as U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. Picture taken January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British police on Friday said they had
FILE PHOTO: Steam and smoke billow from the Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station near Nottingham, Britain, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A British tax on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power stations and factories would begin on Nov. 4 if the country leaves the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31,
Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain’s Conservative Party, attends a hustings event in Maidstone, Britain July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain’s diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeeds in becoming the next prime minister.
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament marks 160 years on Thursday since its “Big Ben” bell first chimed, but the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occasion as the famous clock-tower is half way through a major restoration project. The clock’s hour bell, nicknamed Big Ben, see at the Elizabeth Tower at Westminster
FILE PHOTO: A man arrives at the British Airways check-in desk at Gatwick Airport in southern England, Britain, May 28, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Flights have restarted at London’s Gatwick airport after an outage in the control tower’s air traffic management system that lasted nearly two hours, Britain’s second-busiest airport said on Wednesday.
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in New York City, U.S., February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Britain’s National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant’s voice assistant Alexa, the government said here on
Anti-Brexit protesters hold EU flags as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers approved the first of several measures that could make it more difficult for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by
LONDON (Reuters) – Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, “The Green Vic” in London’s trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub. Randy Rampersand, founder of the Green Vic, serves drinks at a pub in London aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub, in Shoreditch, London,