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Hurricane Irma: Survivors on Tortola want more UK help – BBC News

BBC News Hurricane Irma: Survivors on Tortola want more UK helpBBC NewsThe BBC's Paul Blake and Laura Bicker report from the British Virgin Islands, where Hurricane Irma's force has destroyed communities, and left at least five people dead. The flight into the island of Tortola should feature sweeping views of lush green …Michael Fallon defends […]

UK weather: Heavy rain, thunder and lightning for southern England and Wales – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk UK weather: Heavy rain, thunder and lightning for southern England and WalesTelegraph.co.ukLarge swathes of southern England and Wales are in for a soaking this morning as a band of rain, thunder and lightning is expected to sweep across the nation – although it's expected to clear this afternoon. Elsewhere the rest of Britain can […]

Hurricane Irma: UK territory declares state of emergency – BBC News

BBC News Hurricane Irma: UK territory declares state of emergencyBBC NewsA state of emergency has been declared in a British Overseas Territory hit by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean. British Virgin Islands governor Gus Jaspert said there were reports of casualties and fatalities, and help had been requested from the UK.and more » Source: UK

UK Growth Forecasts Lowered as Business Sees No Pound Boost – Bloomberg

Bloomberg UK Growth Forecasts Lowered as Business Sees No Pound BoostBloombergThe weaker pound is failing to boost U.K. growth, according to the British Chambers of Commerce. The business group downgraded its medium-term outlook for the economy in a report on Friday, citing a weaker-than-expected contribution from trade and …and more » Source: UK

Black people in UK more likely to be in prison than those in US, report finds – The Independent

The Independent Black people in UK more likely to be in prison than those in US, report findsThe IndependentBlack people in the UK are proportionally more likely to be in prison than those in the US, an independent study on the treatment of BAME people in the criminal justice system has found. The review, conducted […]

The UK companies most likely to be recommended by their employees – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk The UK companies most likely to be recommended by their employeesTelegraph.co.ukFacebook has topped a list of the UK companies that are most likely to be recommended to friends by their employees, thanks to its generous benefits and typically high salaries. Tech companies dominate the top 10 list – compiled by jobs site Glassdoor …and more » […]

UK weather forecast: cloudy skies and showers predicted – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk UK weather forecast: cloudy skies and showers predictedTelegraph.co.ukA largely cool, dry and cloudy day is forecast for today's weather, but with occasional spells of sunshine breaking through later on in the day. However showers will be frequent for the western parts of Scotland and it should be breezy in the west … Source: UK

Portrait of Britain: Displaying the UK's diversity – BBC News

BBC News Portrait of Britain: Displaying the UK's diversityBBC NewsRick Pushinsky's picture shows a refugee family from Darfur who have been offered the chance to resettle in the UK as part of the government's Gateway programme, which aims to house those who cannot return to their country of origin. A young man with a …and more » […]

UK government rules out joint authority in Northern Ireland – The Guardian

The Guardian UK government rules out joint authority in Northern IrelandThe GuardianThe government said it was for the UK administration alone β€œto provide the certainty over delivery of public services and good governance in Northern Ireland, as part of the United Kingdom. This is consistent with our obligations under the Belfast …and more » Source: UK

UK teaching vacancies 'up nearly a quarter since 2015' – The Independent

The Independent UK teaching vacancies 'up nearly a quarter since 2015'The IndependentUsing data from a quarter of the UK's schools, analysts for education recruitment service Eteach said there will be 13,969 teacher vacancies at the start of the school year – almost 24 per cent, up from 11,275 in September 2015. Union leaders said the …and […]