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  • Monday, November 13th 2017 - 09:14 UTC

    Theresa May hosts “business summit” with EU/UK organizations

    Business leaders will meet Mrs. May at No 10, as well as Business Sec. Greg Clark, Brexit Secretary David Davis and Treasury Economic Secretary Stephen Barclay,

    European business leaders will meet UK Prime Minister Theresa May later on Monday to voice concerns about the future of UK-EU trade. Experts from groups including the CBI and Business-Europe will stress the need for a transitional deal that preserves the status quo after Brexit.

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  • Friday, November 10th 2017 - 21:11 UTC

    Brexit has a date and will be written into law: 11pm GMP 29 March 2019

    The amendment enshrining Brexit day in law will be considered by MPs when the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill returns to the Commons next week. (Pic Anygator.com)

    The date of Brexit will be written into law as Theresa May warned Tory rebels that the process of leaving the European Union will not be derailed. Amendments to legislation going through Parliament will spell out that the UK’s membership of the EU will end at 11pm GMT, midnight in Brussels, on 29 March 2019.

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  • Friday, July 14th 2017 - 05:37 UTC

    Theresa May and King of Spain discuss Brexit; Gibraltar “didn't come up”

    PM May hosted the monarch for talks at Downing Street also attended by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Brexit Secretary David Davis and Business Secretary Greg Clark.

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May did not raise the issue of Gibraltar’s sovereignty during her meeting with the king of Spain despite the two countries not seeing “eye to eye” on the issue, Downing Street said on Thursday. A Number 10 spokeswoman said the Gibraltar “didn’t come up” and insisted Spain is “well aware” of Britain’s position that the Rock’s future is not up for discussion.

  • Friday, July 7th 2017 - 04:11 UTC

    UK investing £100 million to attract highly skilled researchers

    Universities and Science minister Jo Johnson said ”research and innovation is at the heart of the (UK) government’s Industrial Strategy”.

    Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson confirmed that the British government is investing £100 million to attract highly skilled researchers to the UK through its new Ernest Rutherford Fund. The Fund will provide fellowships for early-career and senior researchers, from the developed world and from emerging research powerhouses such as India, China, Brazil and Mexico, helping to maintain the UK’s position as a world-leader in science and research.

  • Tuesday, August 4th 2015 - 09:35 UTC

    UK landlords must evict illegal immigrants under new legislation

    The proposals, to be included in the upcoming Immigration Bill, come as the British and French governments struggle to deal with a migrant crisis in Calais

    Landlords in England will be expected to evict tenants who lose the right to live in the UK under new measures to clamp down on illegal immigration. They will be able to end tenancies, sometimes without a court order, when asylum requests fail, ministers say.

  • Friday, September 28th 2012 - 16:36 UTC

    Report recommends complete overhaul of Libor system and jail for those who try to manipulate it

    Martin  Wheatley; “Society has lost confidence in banks... and we need to restore that.”

    A report into the Libor rate-rigging scandal says the system is broken and suggests its complete overhaul, including criminal prosecutions for those who try to manipulate it. Its author, regulator Martin Wheatley, told the BBC that bankers guilty of fixing Libor in future could be jailed.