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UK drawing up post-Brexit sanctions plan – BBC News

BBC News UK drawing up post-Brexit sanctions planBBC NewsThe UK is urgently drawing up new laws that will enable it to continue imposing sanctions on foreign countries after Brexit, the BBC has learned. Ministers began consulting on the plans last week after officials realised most of the powers to apply … Source: UK

Woman shot by police and four people arrested as part of an ongoing UK counter-terrorism operation – RTE.ie

RTE.ie Woman shot by police and four people arrested as part of an ongoing UK counter-terrorism operationRTE.ieA woman has been shot and four people arrested as part of an operation by counter-terrorism police in north London and Kent. Police said a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were arrested at the address where the woman […]

TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit – BBC News – BBC News

BBC News TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit – BBC NewsBBC NewsA British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver. Richard …and more » Source: UK

Brexit not deterring Asian investors from UK property market – BBC News

BBC News Brexit not deterring Asian investors from UK property marketBBC NewsInvesting in property is a mainstay of most Asian portfolios and the UK has typically been among the most desirable of destinations. Recent data suggests that despite the uncertainty created by Brexit and the upcoming general election, Asian investors …and more » Source: UK

Europe could allow a united Ireland to join EU after Brexit – The Guardian

The Guardian Europe could allow a united Ireland to join EU after BrexitThe GuardianEU diplomats are braced for a fierce reaction from the UK, given the angry tabloid headlines that followed speculation about the status of Gibraltar. After lobbying from Madrid, the EU agreed that the Spanish government would be able to exclude the …Ireland […]

Plain tobacco packaging 'may cut smokers by 300000 in UK' – BBC News

BBC News Plain tobacco packaging 'may cut smokers by 300000 in UK'BBC NewsPlain cigarette packaging could lead to 300,000 fewer smokers in the UK over the next year, a major review suggests. Standardised packs could also reduce the appeal of tobacco and increase calls to quit helplines, experts behind the Cochrane Review said.and more » Source: […]

CBI warns against Brexit divorce bill row putting EU-UK trade ties at risk – The Guardian

The Guardian CBI warns against Brexit divorce bill row putting EU-UK trade ties at riskThe Guardian“A one-off EU divorce bill of, some suggest, tens of billions of euros, compared with EU-UK trade worth well over €600bn euros every year, the economic case for making rapid progress on a trade agreement is clear.” “In just two […]

Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4000 UK jobs – BBC News

BBC News Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4000 UK jobsBBC NewsDeutsche Bank is considering moving as many as 4,000 jobs out of the UK as a result of Brexit – nearly half the firm's current workforce. The possibility raised by the firm's chief regulatory officer was the latest warning from a financial firm since […]

Reyaad Khan was a 'prolific attack planner' against UK before he was killed by RAF drone strike – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Reyaad Khan was a 'prolific attack planner' against UK before he was killed by RAF drone strikeTelegraph.co.ukThe former promising student from Cardiff “orchestrated numerous plots to murder large numbers of UK citizens and those of our allies, as part of a wider terrorist group which considers itself at war with the West," according to […]

UK couple die on same day after 77 years together – Newshub

Newshub UK couple die on same day after 77 years togetherNewshubBefore they passed, the UK couple were able to hold hands one last time when kind-hearted hospital staff pushed their beds next to each other – so they could hold hands one last time. "The staff were excellent," their daughter, 75-year-old Angela …and more » Source: […]

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