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May seeks cross-party Brexit consensus

The PM will meet MPs to try and break the Brexit stalemate later, but Jeremy Corbyn insists no-deal must be ruled out.
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UK: Employers To Be Named And Shamed For Non-Payment Of Employment Tribunal Awards - Dentons

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a naming scheme for employers who fail to pay employment tribunal awards.
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NZ dollar extends decline amid mixed data

The New Zealand dollar weakened amid mixed signals on the local economy and as investors grow more positive on the prospects for a less-painful departure for the UK from the European Union.The kiwi was trading at 67.60 US cents... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, US, European Union, New Zealand, Nz

Guernsey: Guernsey Insolvency Update: Understanding And Managing A Director's Duties In Times Of Financial Distress - Carey Olsen

2018 saw a number of high profile insolvencies around the world, including in Guernsey. The climate for many sectors remains extremely challenging with the UK further hindered
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UK: National Minimum Wage: BEIS Launches Consultation On Salaried Hours Work And Salary Sacrifice Schemes - Dentons

In the week before Christmas, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a consultation on the National Minimum Wage (NMW)
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Why Your Small Business Should Use Prepaid Cards

Half of the United Kingdom believes that cash is going out, to be replaced by alternative payment methods. Only one in five carry it on a daily basis according to a study by First Bus. Researchers polled 2,000 adults in the UK and found that instead of using cash they choose methods such as chips, pins, and smartphones to pay. Three quarters of the UK’s population expect all retailers to accept alternative forms of payment. First Bus’s study found 44 percent of people were unable to pay for som...
Tags: Startups, UK, United Kingdom, Mastercard, Others, Business Advice, Payment Options, Prepaid Cards

Austria: Amended Treaty With The UK And New Treaty With Kosovo - Wolf Theiss

On 23 October 2018, an amended double taxation treaty between Austria and the United Kingdom was concluded.
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London state school secures 41 Oxbridge offers

A school in one of London's poorest boroughs aims to send 41 students to Oxford or Cambridge this year.
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UK groups fund illegal orphanages in Africa

Children at one squalid home seen by the BBC said they had been beaten and neglected by their carers.
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GCHQ sets up all-female cyber-training classes

The UK's intelligence services say there are too few young women working in cyber-security.
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Teenage cancer survival 'on the up' in England, report finds

But youngsters living in poorer areas of England had lower chances of survival, cancer data found.
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May calls on MPs from all parties to 'put self-interest aside' – as it happened

Government defeats Labour’s no-confidence motion with 325 to 306 votes amid uncertainty over next stepsFull story: Theresa May’s government survives voteObsession, vanity or grit: what makes May tick?How did your MP vote?Extracts from Tom Watson’s damning speech on MayEvening summary 12.56am GMT We’re going to wrap things up, folks. Thank you for following along. Andrew Sparrow will be back in the morning to shepherd us all through the day’s political happenings. Until then, thanks for readi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Normandy, Tom Watson, Michael Gove, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn

The teenager flying planes before passing driving licence

Eloeyse is only 16 but she has already completed her first solo flight.
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Pumpkin the bulldog teaches herself to skateboard

Videos of Pumpkin have been watched thousands of times on social media.
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Newspaper headlines: Corbyn's 'snub' amid Brexit deadlock

Despite winning confidence vote, Mrs May faces a stand-off after Jeremy Corbyn snubs cross-party talks.
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Commuters and students 'short-changed by the government'

The inflation measure used to calculate some train fares and loan repayments is flawed, a Lords committee says.
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Retailers told to clean up act over fake faux fur

Advertising watchdog threatens sanctions if retailers don't check whether they are selling real or fake fur.
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No-deal Brexit warning for UK drivers

A no-deal Brexit would mean anyone planning to drive outside the UK would need an insurance Green Card.
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Housing market outlook worst 'for 20 years'

House sale expectations for the next three months are at their lowest for two decades, estate agents warn.
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UK government survives confidence vote as May calls for Brexit compromise

Theresa May called on Britain's political parties to "put self-interest aside" and work together on a compromise Brexit deal, hours after her government survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday night.
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UK PM: MPs must 'work together' for Brexit

The prime minister calls on politicians to "put self-interest aside" and deliver on the referendum.
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Brexit: UK's blind spot over Ireland - David Davis

No Stormont executive and Leo Varadkar taking over as Irish PM were cited by the ex-Brexit secretary.
Tags: UK, News, Ireland, David Davis, Leo Varadkar

Brexit: Theresa May says MPs must 'work together' to deliver Brexit

The prime minister calls on politicians to "put self-interest aside" and deliver on the referendum.
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Brexit: Theresa May gives Downing Street statement

Theresa May has called on MPs to "work constructively together" after winning a no confidence vote.
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U.S. stocks hit one-month high on bank results; pound up on UK PM confidence vote

World stock markets rose on Wednesday, with Wall Street's major indexes hitting one-month highs after strong earnings from Bank of America Corp and Goldman Sachs, while the pound rose after British Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a confidence vote in parliament.
Tags: UK, Money, businessNews, Theresa May, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Corp

NZ dollar weakens as Brexit saga enters next stage

The New Zealand dollar weakened as strong earnings in the US improved sentiment there and investors prepared for further delay in setting the terms for the UK's departure from the European Union.The kiwi was trading at 67.81 US... [Author: [email protected]]
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Coffee and Provocation

Britain is Ass Deep in Fox From Wildlife Online: "The Mammal Society and the Animal and Plant Health Authority suggest that the stable (i.e. pre-cubbing) British fox population is around 430,000 animals, while a recent analysis from Brighton University suggests about 150,000 these live in towns and cities.... there are no data to suggest that the 2004 Hunting Act (which made it illegal to hunt foxes on horse-back with dogs) has had any significant impact on national fox numbers." This last ...
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Sophie Cookson & Judi Dench in First Trailer for Spy Drama 'Red Joan'

"I was fighting for the living! I loved my country!" Lionsgate UK has debuted the first official trailer for a modern spy drama titled Red Joan, telling the true story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy. This premiered at the Toronto and Zurich Film Festivals last year and is opening in the UK this spring, but still doesn't have a US release yet. Judi Dench stars as "Red Joan", who first became a spy as a Cambridge physics student after falling for a yo...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, US, Toronto, Cambridge, Judi Dench, Joan, KGB, Indies, Dench, To Watch, Sophie Cookson, Zurich Film Festivals, Red Joan, Joan Stanley

How a British Dirk Nowitzki or Tony Parker could transform the NBA in the UK

The popularity of the NBA in the U.K. has surged in recent years and would grow even further with a homegrown superstar. But will there ever be one?
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