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Hannah Mills: Olympic Champion to trial with Sir Ben Ainslie's Great Britain SailGP team

Welsh Olympic champion Hannah Mills will be the first female triallist with the Great Britain team at this month's Bermuda Sail Grand Prix.
Tags: News, Ben Ainslie, Great Britain, Hannah Mills


Surrey cyclist's 5,000-mile challenge inspired by barefoot walk

Josh Garman is aiming to cycle around the coastline of Great Britain for charity.
Tags: UK, News, Surrey, Great Britain, Josh Garman


Billie Jean King Cup: Great Britain beat Mexico after Katie Boulter win

Watch the best shots as Great Britain's Katie Boulter produces a brilliant performance to beat Giuliana Olmos 6-4 6-1 and clinch victory in their play-off tie against Mexico.
Tags: News, Mexico, Great Britain, Katie Boulter, Giuliana Olmos


Boulter seals play-off victory for Britain in Billie Jean King Cup

Great Britain move a step closer to the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup Finals after Katie Boulter clinches a play-off win against Mexico.
Tags: News, Britain, Great Britain, Boulter, Katie Boulter


Watson unable to seal GB win in Billie Jean King Cup

Heather Watson is unable to clinch victory for Great Britain at the first time of asking in their Billie Jean King Cup play-off tie against Mexico.
Tags: News, Watson, Heather Watson, Great Britain


Watson & Boulter put GB in control - report & highlights

Heather Watson and Katie Boulter put Great Britain 2-0 ahead in their Billie Jean King Cup play-off against Mexico.
Tags: News, Watson, Heather Watson, Great Britain, Boulter, Katie Boulter


Billie Jean King Cup: Heather Watson & Katie Boulter give Great Britain lead over Mexico

Heather Watson and Katie Boulter put Great Britain 2-0 ahead in their Billie Jean King Cup play-off against Mexico.
Tags: News, Mexico, Heather Watson, Great Britain, Katie Boulter


GB face Mexico without fans, Konta or karaoke in Billie Jean King Cup - live on the BBC

Great Britain take on Mexico in a Billie Jean King Cup play-off with no fans, no Johanna Konta and no karaoke sessions.
Tags: News, Mexico, Bbc, Johanna Konta, Great Britain, Konta


Sandy Scott withdraws from Walker Cup team with injury

Sandy Scott. Credit: The R&A. Sandy Scott has withdrawn from the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team due to a wrist injury.First reserve, Jack Dyer, will now take his place in the side to play the United States of America at Seminole Golf Club on 8 and 9 May.Jake Bolton moves to first reserve with USA based Englishman Joe Pagdin added as second ...
Tags: Usa, England, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Great Britain, United States of America, John Murphy, Amateur golf, Sandy Scott, Stuart Wilson, Alex Fitzpatrick, Jacques Leglise Trophy, Mark Power, Jake Bolton, Angus Flanagan


Average British computer criminal is young, male and not highly skilled, researcher finds

Analysis of Computer Misuse Act cases also draws heavily on El Reg archives An academic researcher has analysed more than 100 Computer Misuse Act cases to paint a picture of the sort of computer-enabled criminals who plague Great Britain’s digital doings in the 21st Century.…
Tags: Software, Great Britain


Average convicted British computer criminal is young, male, not highly skilled, researcher finds

Analysis of Computer Misuse Act cases also draws heavily on El Reg archives An academic researcher has analysed more than 100 Computer Misuse Act cases to paint a picture of the sort of computer-enabled criminals who not only plague Great Britain’s digital doings in the 21st Century but were also caught by the plod.…
Tags: Software, Great Britain


UK and EU edge closer to deal on Brexit checks in Northern Ireland

Efforts are focused on removing ‘rolling deadlines’ from border control implementations, sources sayThe UK is edging towards a new deal with the EU on Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland with the potential for easing border checks on certain goods.Officials in London and Brussels have been involved in intense “technical talks” in the past two weeks over the future checks on food, plants and parcels going from Great Britain to Northern Ireland. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, London, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Brussels, Brexit, Great Britain


UK and EU in ‘technical talks’ on Brexit checks in Northern Ireland

Efforts are focused on removing ‘rolling deadlines’ from border control implementations, sources sayThe government is edging towards a new deal with the EU on the Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland with the potential for easing border checks on certain goods.Officials in London and Brussels have been involved in intense “technical talks” over the future checks on food, plants and parcels going from Great Britain to Northern Ireland in the past two weeks. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, London, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Brussels, Brexit, Great Britain


“We don’t like either side very much”: British attitudes to the American Civil War

One hundred and sixty years ago, on 12 April 1861, the Confederacy attacked Fort Sumter, a Union fort in Charleston harbour. The first shots of the Civil War had been fired.British attitudes to that war baffled both participants at the time, and perhaps still do. Many considerations, often conflicting, fed into the perceptions of individuals and groups in Britain, making their attitudes to both the war and their own self-interest in it, which were not necessarily the same thing, complicated and ...
Tags: Europe, Books, England, New York, London, Featured, White House, America, History, American Civil War, Britain, The Times, Slavery, Union, Lincoln, North


European Championships: Scott earns silver in Italy with Nixon and Shorten securing bronze

Northern Ireland rowers Hannah Scott, Holly Nixon and Rebecca Shorten win medals for Great Britain at the European Championships.
Tags: News, Italy, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, Nixon, Scott, Rebecca Shorten, Hannah Scott Holly Nixon


Inspector Banks author Peter Robinson talks ‘Not Dark Yet’ and writing in the pandemic

The British police detective has long been a popular figure in the crime genre, with characters often crossing over from the page to the TV screen. Holding his own in that lineup is Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, whose creator, Peter Robinson, recently published the sleuth’s 27th outing, “Not Dark Yet” (William Morrow, $29). This time, Banks and his Yorkshire team of investigators are handling three cases simultaneously, all of which may turn out to be related. The DCI Banks series has be...
Tags: Books, England, London, California, Banks, Sport, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Yorkshire, Sherlock Holmes, Metropolitan Police, Lawrence Wright, Zelda, Peter Robinson, Raymond Chandler


'I've been thrown under a bus' - GB's Purdue unhappy over Olympics squad omission

Marathon runner Charlotte Purdue says she feels "thrown under a bus" by UK Athletics over her omission from Great Britain's Tokyo Olympics squad.
Tags: News, Tokyo, Great Britain, Uk Athletics, Purdue, Charlotte Purdue


A hotel owner who was one of the wealthiest men in the UK was reportedly found stabbed to death at his $2 million country house

The streets of London were empty on Monday with the city and parts of southeast England under new coronavirus restrictions to stem the spread of a new strain of the virus. Xinhua/Han Yan via Getty Sir Richard Lexington Sutton was reportedly stabbed to death at his country house in Dorset. The hotel owner was listed as one of the richest men in Great Britain. Sutton is believed to have known his attacker, according to the Dorset Police Department. See more stories on Insider's business ...
Tags: UK, England, London, Trends, Mick Jagger, Richard, Dorset, Great Britain, Sutton, Park Lane, BBC News Police, Xinhua Han Yan, Grace Kay, Richard Lexington Sutton, Great Britain Sutton, Dorset Police Department


Bayeux Tapestry May Be Too Damaged To Travel To UK

There was quite some excitement in January of 2018 when President Emmanuel Macron announced that the 950-year-old, 2,300-foot-long needlework depicting the Norman Conquest would be lent to Great Britain in 2023, when its home museum would be closed for renovation. But a report following examination of the Tapestry finds that (as curators warned when the loan was announced) the artwork is in worse condition than anticipated and should probably not be moved except for conservation. – Museums Jour...
Tags: Art, UK, Great Britain, Visual, Emmanuel Macron, Norman Conquest, 04.06.21


Deliveroo shares jump as trading opens to retail investors, while hundreds of riders begin protests in the UK over low pay and working conditions

Goldman Sachs bought $103 million in Deliveroo shares to boost its stock after a disappointing IPO. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Deliveroo shares rose Wednesday as the company opened trading to retail investors. On the same day, about 400 riders are staging protests in the UK as they call for higher pay and benefits.Goldman Sachs bought $103 million in Deliveroo shares to boost its stock after a disappointing IPO.See more stories on Insider's business page.Deliveroo shares rose 4% on We...
Tags: UK, London, Ipo, Trends, London Stock Exchange, Goldman Sachs, ESG, Financial Times, Deliveroo, Great Britain, Howard, 288, Greg Howard, Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Independent Workers Union, Shalini Nagarajan


Great Britain's Electricity System Has Greenest Day Ever Over Easter

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Great Britain's electricity system recorded its greenest ever day over the Easter bank holiday as sunshine and windy weather led to a surge in renewable energy. The power plants generating electricity in England, Scotland and Wales produced only 39g of carbon dioxide for every kilowatt-hour of electricity on Monday, according to National Grid's electricity system operator, the lowest carbon intensity recorded since National Grid records bega...
Tags: UK, Wales, Tech, National Grid, Great Britain, England Scotland


Watson leads GB squad for Billie Jean King Cup play-off

Heather Watson will lead Great Britain's squad for their Billie Jean King Cup play-off tie against Mexico in April with British number one Johanna Konta absent.
Tags: News, Mexico, Watson, Heather Watson, Johanna Konta, Great Britain


Piers Morgan suggests to Tucker Carlson that Meghan Markle may be 'completely delusional' while saying he really doesn't know or care

The Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviewing the British TV personality Piers Morgan. Fox Nation Piers Morgan went on "Tucker Carlson Today" to settle scores after exiting "Good Morning Britain." "Now, is she deliberately lying? Is she completely delusional?" Morgan said of Meghan Markle. "I don't know, but, frankly, I don't care," he said on the Fox News streaming show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Piers Morgan made his first on-camera appearance Monday since ...
Tags: Politics, US, America, Trends, Bbc, Cnn, Fox, Britain, Piers Morgan, Royals, Fox News, Harry, Oprah Winfrey, Elizabeth Ii, Murdoch, Great Britain


Piers Morgan suggested to Tucker Carlson that Meghan Markle may be 'completely delusional' while saying he really doesn't know or care

Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviews British TV personality Piers Morgan. Fox Nation Piers Morgan went on "Tucker Carlson Today" to settle scores after exit from "Good Morning Britain." "Now, is she deliberately lying? Is she completely delusional?" Morgan said of Meghan Markle. "I don't know, but frankly, I don't care," he said on the Fox News streaming show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Piers Morgan made his first on-camera appearance Monday since walking o...
Tags: Politics, US, America, Trends, Bbc, Cnn, Fox, Britain, Piers Morgan, Royals, Fox News, Harry, Oprah, Murdoch, Great Britain, Queen Elizabeth


What Leaders Need to Know About Data

SOMETIME between the 1st and 4th century, something incredible happened. Indian mathematicians invented a system for measuring objects. Arabic mathematicians eventually adopted the system, and it was through them that Europe would eventually learn about the numerical system we still use today. Ever since then, numbers have played an important role in our lives. Statistics surround us, and leaders need to have a good grasp of numbers’ roles within their companies. Here are the key things leaders...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Leadership, Instagram, UPS, Great Britain, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Darpa, UPS Carol Tome, Ruben Ugarte, Practico Analytics


Brexit vote sparked surge in Irish passports issued in Great Britain

Figures show more than 420,000 applications were made from 2016-2020The number of Irish passports issued in Great Britain rocketed in the years following the Brexit referendum, according to figures.The data emerged as it was revealed that the celebrated British author John le Carré went to his grave as an Irish citizen. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, John Le Carre, Brexit, Great Britain


Power and Murphy looking forward to renewing partnership - and winning

Kilkenny's Mark Power and Kinsale's John Murphy are looking forward to renewing their foursomes partnership after being named in the 10-man Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup side to face the USA at Seminole in Florida from May 8-9."It's great that John got picked, and hopefully we can play together because we first played foursomes in the Boys Home internationals at Ballyliffin, and we've been unbeaten ...
Tags: Florida, Usa, England, Texas, Robin Williams, Scotland, US, Sport, Power, Ireland, South Africa, Golf, Rickie Fowler, Wgc, Finland, John


Victoria Thornley: Racing again feels like a long time coming

Olympic rower Victoria Thornley is relishing returning to racing after being named in the Great Britain rowing team for the delayed Tokyo Games.
Tags: News, Tokyo, Great Britain, Victoria Thornley


Double Olympic champion Glover back in GB squad for Europeans after lockdown inspired a return

Helen Glover is named in the Great Britain rowing squad for the European Championships in Varese, Italy.
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Deliveroo cuts its IPO listing price to the bottom of the range - most big UK asset managers have said they won't invest

Chesnot/Getty Images Shares will be priced between £3.90 ($5.37) and £4.10 ($5.65), which would value it at £7.8 billion. Deliveroo said the decision was down to volatile market conditions. A number of major asset managers have said they won't invest at this point. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. UK-based food delivery company Deliveroo said on Tuesday has cut the listing price for its shares that will go public the next day because of poorer...
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