UK Premier League soccer clubs have eclipsed the record for the amount spent during the summer transfer window, splashing out a record £1.4 billion – an average of £71 million for each club. Kate King takes a look at whether they’re spending within their means. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (AUGUST 27, 2017) (BBC) – Fighterfighters at a west London fire station observed a minute of silence on Sunday (August 27) in tribute to victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze that killed at least 80 people on June 14. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 11, 2017) (UK POOL) – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (May 11) met with African leaders on the sideline of an international conference on Somalia in London.
The French Embassy in London sees a 40 percent rise in applications by British people to become French following the Brexit referendum.
As British Prime Minister Theresa May announces March 29 as the day she will trigger Article 50, officially kick-starting the process for the UK to leave the European Union, EU nationals living in Britain are seriously worried about their future status as they grapple with complex British residency rules – which often results in rejection.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says she will outline more details of her Brexit strategy in the coming weeks, but denies that she faces a “binary choice” between controlling immigration and getting “a good trade deal” for the UK.
British luxury brand Burberry celebrates 160th anniversary with a film about its founder.
Britain’s pound has fallen again on fears over a so-called “hard” Brexit, dropping below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985. And the UK’s key services sector PMI has also fallen slightly, with financial services in particular bracing for fallout. Hayley Platt reports.
Conservative parliamentarian and prominent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says little about the fall of his political ambitions following a last minute snub by his biggest ally, Justice Secretary Michael Gove, who decided to run for the leadership of the party himself.
A ten-week countdown to the UK Brexit referendum begins with the launch of the official campaigns by both sides in the debate. As Julian Satterthwaite reports, it comes amid more warnings on what it could all mean for the UK economy and financial sector. Continue reading