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Overseas requests soar for UK aid on cyber crime – Financial Times

Financial Times Overseas requests soar for UK aid on cyber crimeFinancial TimesThe number of so-called Mutual Legal Assistance requests from foreign authorities to the UK relating to cyber crime jumped by 12 per cent in 2016, to 1,855, according to Home Office statistics gleaned through a Freedom of Information request. There has …and more » Source: […]

Vodafone promises UK turnaround as prospects improve across markets – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Vodafone promises UK turnaround as prospects improve across marketsTelegraph.co.ukVodafone has signalled accelerating growth and promised a turnaround in its struggling UK business, boosting its shares at the end of a mixed year at home and abroad, in which losses topped €6bn (£5.1bn). Most of the red ink was spilled in India, where …and more » Source: […]

A squeeze to test the UK economy's resilience – Financial Times

Financial Times A squeeze to test the UK economy's resilienceFinancial TimesSterling fell sharply — probably, although other explanations are possible, reflecting a belief in markets that the UK will face higher barriers to trade. But business investment was flat and consumers — who had been enjoying the first spell of …and more » Source: UK

Two found guilty of fraud after UK's longest criminal trial – BBC News – BBC News

BBC News Two found guilty of fraud after UK's longest criminal trial – BBC NewsBBC NewsA husband and wife have been found guilty of fraud after the longest trial in UK criminal history. Edwin McLaren, from Quarriers Village in Renfrewshire, was …and more » Source: UK

UK ambassador's 'bruising' encounter with Austrian boar – BBC News

BBC News UK ambassador's 'bruising' encounter with Austrian boarBBC NewsDiplomats are used to finding themselves in tricky situations. However, those tricky situations are usually confined to the treacherous waters of foreign relations, and tend not to involve an aggrieved wild boar. Which is possibly why when Leigh Turner …and more » Source: UK

Government threatened with legal action over immigration checks – The Guardian

The Guardian Government threatened with legal action over immigration checksThe GuardianMay said the 2016 Immigration Act also made it easier for private landlords to evict people who had no right to be in the UK and created a new criminal offence targeting “rogue landlords who repeatedly fail to carry out checks or take steps to […]

Analyst provides latest insight on Bamba, Diallo and other UK possibilities for 2017-18 – Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington Herald Leader Analyst provides latest insight on Bamba, Diallo and other UK possibilities for 2017-18Lexington Herald LeaderOther than Hamidou Diallo — more on him later — the most-asked about player related to the Wildcats' possible lineup for next season is Mohamed Bamba, who remains uncommitted and has not yet announced a timetable for his […]

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to consider more federalised UK – The Guardian

The Guardian Jeremy Corbyn pledges to consider more federalised UKThe GuardianJeremy Corbyn is to promise that a Labour government would investigate reorganising the UK on federal lines as part of changes to reduce Westminster's dominance, the Guardian can reveal. In a major shift in the party's thinking, its general election …UK opposition leader Corbyn backed by […]

Ian Brady, the Moors murderer, dies aged 79 – The Guardian

The Guardian Ian Brady, the Moors murderer, dies aged 79The GuardianIan Brady, the “Moors murderer”, has died in high-security hospital aged 79, an NHS spokesman has said. Brady, who revealed he had a lung and chest condition in December, had been receiving palliative care from cancer nurses at Ashworth psychiatric …Moors Murderer Ian Brady diesBBC Newsall […]

Police warn over '100 per cent pure' cocaine on sale in UK – The Independent

The Independent Police warn over '100 per cent pure' cocaine on sale in UKThe IndependentA lethal batch of super-strength cocaine is being sold on British streets, according to police in Sussex, where officers have seized packets of the drug that are almost 100 per cent pure. The force issued a warning came after two deaths […]