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Past decade shows the case for UK base rates is normally wrong – Financial Times

Financial Times Past decade shows the case for UK base rates is normally wrongFinancial TimesA decade on from the last UK rate rise, traders are again expecting the Bank of England to move, picking out from the measured comments of its policymakers words and phrases which signal an increase is possible in August, probably in […]

US Hospital Offers to Admit Charlie Gard, Terminally Ill UK Baby – PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.com US Hospital Offers to Admit Charlie Gard, Terminally Ill UK BabyPEOPLE.comThe U.S. hospital said it could supply the experimental drug the boy's parents wanted to try to the U.K. hospital, and provide instruction on how to administer it to an 11-month old baby. Charlie has a rare genetic disease and resulting brain damage …and […]

G20: UK would back tighter sanctions on North Korea, Theresa May says – Sky News

Sky News G20: UK would back tighter sanctions on North Korea, Theresa May saysSky NewsPrime Minister Theresa May, arriving in Germany last night, said the UK "absolutely condemns the action that North Korea has taken" adding that "what we need to see is China which can exercise influence on North Korea playing a greater role […]

Is UK really ready for electric car revolution? – Sky News

Sky News Is UK really ready for electric car revolution?Sky NewsIn a statement, National Grid said: "The predicted growth of electric vehicles represents an exciting opportunity and we believe this emerging trend can play a major role in helping the UK to meet its green energy targets. "This will require investment …and more » Source: UK

UK workers earning £2.50 an hour prompts call for government action – The Guardian

The Guardian UK workers earning £2.50 an hour prompts call for government actionThe GuardianUK workers earning £2.50 an hour prompts call for government action. Report on the gig economy by Frank Field reveals allegations of 'poverty pay' and shoddy treatment at Parcelforce, DPD and British Car Auctions. A Parcelforce worker delivering …and more » Source: UK

Dispute Over British Baby's Fate Draws In Pope and US President – New York Times

USA TODAY Dispute Over British Baby's Fate Draws In Pope and US PresidentNew York TimesLONDON — Charlie Gard, who turns 11 months old on Tuesday, was born with an extremely rare genetic disease. He is blind and deaf, and he cannot breathe or move on his own. He suffers from persistent epileptic seizures. Now the […]

Senior MPs urge post-Brexit EU drug regulation deal – BBC News

RTE.ie Senior MPs urge post-Brexit EU drug regulation dealBBC NewsThe UK will continue to co-operate with the European Union on medicine testing after it leaves the bloc, two senior ministers have suggested. Business Secretary Greg Clark and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said such a deal would be "in the interests of …Most British citizens say EU […]

Theresa May sitting on report on foreign funding of UK extremists – The Guardian

The Guardian Theresa May sitting on report on foreign funding of UK extremistsThe GuardianA report on the foreign funding of extremism in the UK was given to Downing Street last year but Theresa May is still to decide whether to make its findings published, the prime minister has revealed. The Green party co-leader, Caroline Lucas, […]

Non-Syrians can come to UK as part of refugee programme, says Rudd – The Guardian

The Guardian Non-Syrians can come to UK as part of refugee programme, says RuddThe GuardianThe Syrian refugee resettlement programme, under which 20,000 vulnerable people are to be brought to Britain by 2020, is to be expanded to include other nationalities caught up in the crisis. The home secretary, Amber Rudd, has said the decision will […]

UK student, 18, arrested in international cyberattack – ABC News

UK student, 18, arrested in international cyberattackABC NewsAn 18-year-old student in northwestern England has been charged in a series of cyberattacks on the websites of nearly a dozen multinational firms. Jack Chappell is accused of supplying software that crashes websites by flooding them with data and with …and more » Source: UK