PM plans ‘bold offer’ to get support for deal – BBC News

PM plans ‘bold offer’ to get support for deal – BBC News

Media captionRory Stewart: “Part of the bold offer will be around workers’ rights” Theresa May has said a “new and improved” Brexit deal will be put to MPs when they vote on the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June. Writing in the Sunday Times, Mrs May said the bill will be a “bold offer”. […]

Netflix close to long-term UK studio space deal at Pinewood – The Guardian

Netflix is close to securing a deal to lease space at Pinewood Studios, home to the James Bond and Star Wars franchises, to ensure its growing slate of UK productions can be made without delay. Netflix, which is understood to be near to signing a 10-year deal with Pinewood, began the hunt for a permanent […]

Here’s how the UK did in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 – DigitalSpy.com

Here’s how the UK did in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 – DigitalSpy.com

Well, that’s the Eurovision Song Contest over for another year, and unsurprisingly it was another dud year for the UK. Tonight’s (May 18) final saw The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence take the crown. Unfortnately Britain’s Michael Rice ranked even lower than expected, finding himself in last place. It wasn’t looking great for the country from the […]

How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups – TechCrunch

How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups – TechCrunch

The two people who sat down in reception without an appointment would not leave the startup’s office until the end of the day. Two months later, a letter followed informing the company it had been suspended from the United Kingdom’s register of licensed sponsors, the database of companies the government has approved to employee foreign […]

Newlyn fish expert is first UK female master fishmonger – BBC News

Newlyn fish expert is first UK female master fishmonger – BBC News

Media captionElaine Lorys has been working as a fishmonger for 23 years A fishmonger has become the first woman to obtain the highest accreditation in the industry. Elaine Lorys from Newlyn in Cornwall is the 13th person in the UK to become a certified master fishmonger. The Master Fishmonger Standard recognises “professional excellence” and “a […]

UK advises dual nationals against all travel to Iran – The Guardian

The UK has upgraded its travel advice to British-Iranian dual nationals, for the first time advising against all travel to Iran. The advice also urges Iranian nationals living in the UK to exercise caution if they decide to travel to Iran. The latest tightening of the Foreign Office travel advice comes in the wake of […]

United Nations concerned over sexual abuse of children in UK custody – BBC News

United Nations concerned over sexual abuse of children in UK custody – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Grave concerns have been raised about the sexual abuse of children in detention in the UK by independent experts at the United Nations. Reviewing the UK’s record, the United Nations Committee Against Torture cited a report into the abuse of some 1,000 children in custody from 2009-2017. Few cases of such […]