UK set for a new prime minister as Brexit chaos rolls on – CNBC

Equifax to pay potentially as much as $700 million in data breach… Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a… Technologyread more UK set for a new prime minister as Brexit chaos rolls on […]

UK rail passengers lost out on £100m compensation last year – The Guardian

Rail passengers have been urged to claim compensation for every delay they suffer after missing out on an estimated £100m in payouts last year. Transport Focus, the UK industry watchdog, said passengers should send a message to train operators that reliability must keep improving by claiming their full entitlement. Research by the rail industry has […]

Prominent U.K. Conservatives Plan to Leave if Brexit Cheerleader Ascends – The Wall Street Journal

LONDON—The prospect of Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson becoming Britain’s next prime minister is sending shock waves through the U.K.’s political establishment. Senior officials including Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond have warned they are preparing to resign if he is nominated as the next leader of the Conservative Party on Tuesday. Alarmed at his threats […]

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll – The Guardian

Protecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy priorities over the last eight months, polling has revealed. Polling by BritainThinks, commissioned by Engage Britain, found that concern about the climate crisis has risen at roughly the same rate for all age groups, and has emerged as […]

UK weather: heatwave to come after storm and gales – The Guardian

Britain will experience a brief heatwave this week, but not before a storm brings torrential rain and strong gales to some areas. The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for western parts of Scotland on Sunday and Monday, with thunderstorms, heavy rain and a risk of flooding. Rain and strong winds were also forecast […]

Audio shows UK navy trying to thwart Iran from seizing ship – ABC News

In an audio recording released Sunday, a British naval officer insists that a British-flagged oil tanker must be allowed to sail through the Strait of Hormuz as Iranian paramilitary forces demand that the vessel change course before commandeering it. The audio, released by maritime security risk firm Dryad Global, shows how the British navy was […]

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