Three U.K. lawmakers quit ruling Conservative party over ‘disastrous Brexit’ – NBC News

LONDON — Three pro-E.U. lawmakers from Britain’s ruling Conservatives quit over the government’s “disastrous handling of Brexit” on Wednesday, in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s attempts to unite her party around plans to leave the European Union. The lawmakers, long critical of May’s Brexit strategy which they believe is being driven by figures […]

Three lawmakers quit UK leader Theresa May’s party citing ‘disastrous’ Brexit deal – CNBC

<!– –> × MENU SEARCH QUOTES Europe Politics Three U.K. lawmakers from Britain’s ruling Conservative Party have quit to join a new centrist group in Parliament, saying the government’s handling of Brexit has been “disastrous.” The pro-EU lawmakers join the so-called Independent Group founded by former Labour members of parliament on Tuesday. In what is […]

UK 4G ‘slower than most of EU when busy’ – BBC News

UK 4G ‘slower than most of EU when busy’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Speeds vary around the world but all countries experience network congestion A study into 4G has indicated that the UK is one of a handful of European countries where download speeds fall below 20 megabits per second (Mbps) at the busiest times of day. In the table of 77 […]

The UK would be ‘irresponsible’ to let Huawei into 5G, think tank warns – CNN

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Shamima Begum ‘a bit shocked’ over UK plan to revoke citizenship – CNN

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UK vulnerable to Chinese interference, report says – BBC News

UK vulnerable to Chinese interference, report says – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei has said it is independent and gives nothing to Beijing, aside from taxes The UK is vulnerable to Chinese influence and interference, according to a defence and security think tank. A report from the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi) said it would be “naive” and “irresponsible” to allow Chinese […]

Chancellor’s speech at Make UK (EEF) – GOV.UK

Thank you, for that introduction. I am delighted to be here tonight, as you start a new chapter in the history of EEF. And it has been a fascinating history. EEF as an organisation was founded in 1896, at a time when the second industrial revolution was just gathering pace; with new technologies being deployed […]

Asthma: Young people in the UK ‘more likely to die’ – BBC News

Asthma: Young people in the UK ‘more likely to die’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma than those in other wealthy countries, a report has found. Death rates for asthma in 10 to 24-year-olds was highest in the UK among all 14 European nations included in an analysis of 19 high-income countries. The UK also […]

UK employment hits another record high – BBC News

UK employment hits another record high – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The number of people in work in the UK has continued to climb, with a record 32.6 million employed between October and December, the latest Office for National Statistics figures show. Unemployment was little-changed in the three-month period at 1.36 million. The jobless rate, remaining at 4%, is at its lowest […]