Brexit and fuel prices cause regional UK airline to end operation – Al Jazeera English

British regional airline Flybmi announced on Saturday it had ceased operations and was filing for administration, blaming spikes in fuel and carbon costs and uncertainty over Brexit. Parent company British Midland Regional Limited said it had cancelled all flights with immediate effect, and would not be able to buy, rearrange or reschedule any bookings […]

How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK – BBC News

How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK – BBC News

Image copyright Lidl Image caption Lidl opened its first store in the UK in 1994 Lidl, along with its fellow German discounter Aldi, might be growing strongly in the UK right now but it wasn’t always that way. Its former UK boss, Ronny Gottschlich, says that in the early years the discounters were really small […]

Let Shamima Begum return to UK or risk more terror recruits, says expert – The Guardian

The home secretary’s response to teenage Islamic State bride Shamima Begum will guarantee new recruits to the ideology that underpins the terror group, a former senior counter-radicalisation expert for the government has warned. As the debate over whether to allow Begum, who left the UK to join Islamic State as a 15-year-old, to return home […]

UK regional airline Flybmi ceases operations – BBC News

UK regional airline Flybmi ceases operations – BBC News

Image copyright BMI Regional Image caption Flybmi has a fleet of Embraer jets British regional airline Flybmi has cancelled all its flights and filed for administration, the airline has announced. The company said it had been badly affected by rises in fuel and carbon costs and uncertainty over Brexit. The East Midlands-based airline, which has […]

How Sri Lankans are getting into UK illegally revealed – Sky News

A Sri Lankan community leader has told Sky News the vast majority of illegal immigrants arriving in Britain from the country are coming on fake passports. Ambihai Seevaratnam, who works in human rights and is chairperson of Croydon temple in south London, says it has become much more difficult to get visas to come to […]

Five of the best archaeology walks in the UK – The Guardian

Strata Florida, Ceredigion Start/end Coed Dolgoed car park, PontrhydfendigaidDistance/time 3.4 miles/2 hoursGrade Easy The lush Teifi Valley, in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains, is a truly remote and unspoiled area of mid-Wales. These mountains are the source of many of Wales’s biggest rivers. This walk explores the valley carved out by the River Teifi […]

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s visit to China not going ahead – BBC News

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s visit to China not going ahead – BBC News

Image copyright AFP A visit to China by Chancellor Phillip Hammond has been called off amid reports a speech by the UK’s defence secretary angered Beijing. There were plans for trade talks between Mr Hammond and senior Chinese government figures during the brief visit next week. But a Treasury spokesperson said: “No trip was ever […]

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