United Kingdom

Type: Country
Name: United Kingdom
population: 59,889,408
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 16 mins ago - 11 reports

Giants make huge economic impact

It has been revealed that The Giants Spectacular which came back to Liverpool this summer generated £46m for the city’s economy.The Giants Spectacular has been dubbed as one of the most successful events to ever happen in the city and an independent report ... [Published JMU Journalism - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 27 reports

Bully Barroso says Britain will pay the price for EU exit

EUROPEAN Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso was accused of “bully boy tactics” yesterday after claiming that Britain would pay a heavy price for an EU exit.The Portuguese social democrat said that manufacturing companies were ready to abandon Britain ... [Published Morning Star Online - 18 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 7 reports

Research and analysis: Future of cities: investing in city regions - London and the UK system of cities

Essay examining how London interacts with the UK system of cities and the implications of this relationship.DocumentPDF, 815KB, 33 pagesThis file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request a different format.If you use assistive technology ... [Published Government UK - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 20 reports

Scots start charging 5p for bags

A 5p charge on throwaway carrier bags came into force in Scotland yesterday, leaving England as the only home nation yet to tackle the blight and waste they cause.The new levy is designed to encourage shoppers to switch to re-usable bags.It is hoped the ... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Scotland, England, Litter
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 13 reports

Connect Manchester and Leeds to drive growth in the North

A new Centre for Cities report, supported by the Department for Transport, singles out improved rail linkages between Manchester and Leeds as the critical first step to turning the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ political rhetoric into reality.Fast Track to Growth ... [Published Rochdale Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 9 reports

Strike threat by NHS workers in Wales in dispute over pay - Unison staff vote in favour of walkouts.

Morriston Hospital, Swansea.HEALTH staff in Wales could be going on strike in a pay row.Members of the union, Unison, have voted 4-1 in favour of strikes and 9-1 in favour of other forms of industrial action.A payment of £160 that has been offered to ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Wales, NHS, Radiology
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 41 reports

Former hurricane Gonzalo brings storms to North of Ireland

People across the North are battening down the hatches amid predictions of a period of stormy weather.The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo has swept across the Atlantic bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, ... [Published Derry Journal - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 21 reports

Government urged to spend £250m to help good parenting

Encouraging good parenting, including playing and cuddling, should become as important a priority as good schools, the government’s social mobility commission said on Monday in a damning report which predicts this decade will be the first on record in ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 27 reports

South East set for 5-year boom

Ryan Bembridge ,20 October, 2014The South East (10.0%) has overtaken London (9.6%) as the area with the highest annual house price increases according to Rightmove's House Price Index .Over the next five years property prices in the South East are expected ... [Published Mortgage Introducer - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 41 reports

Wiltshire to miss worst of Hurricane Gonzalo 'tail', say forecasters

Wiltshire is forecast to miss the worst of the gale force winds and heavy rain which Hurricane Gonzalo will bring to the north of Britain.The remnants of the hurricane will arrive in Britain today, the Met Office has warned.And a low-level "yellow" weather ... [Published Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 53 reports

British people are 'the boss' and they want action on immigration, David Cameron has said

The Prime Minister hit back at claims from Brussels that his proposals to introduce a cap on the number of EU migrants allowed to work in the UK are illegal. British people are "the boss" and if they have concerns about immigration and "I will fix it", ... [Published Telegraph - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 15 reports

Green welcome for plastic bag tax in Scotland

Friends of the Earth Scotland Director Dr Richard Dixon: "Experience from Northern Ireland and Wales suggests that charging for plastic bags will cut down on their use by 70-80%. It is vital that our attitudes towards using and throwing away valuable ... [Published Business Quarter Magazine - 17 hours ago]

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Richard Wright, Executive Director of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, said: "Partnership between universities and businesses is absolutely critical if we want to compete in an international world in the future. Its too simple to say that universities develop technology and businesses commercialise it but there is some truth in it. Demands on products and services increase all the time and the answers are likely to come from our universities."
The Australian investment’s cash offer of $55.37 represents 14.7% premium on Cleco "s closing price of October 17."
"She has a terrific background that would give her the opportunity to understand Missouri in a way that a number of other people might not" Wall said
"Our proposals will give judges comprehensive guidance to help them sentence the great range of offenders who come before them, from a street mugger to gang members responsible for a major heist."

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