Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues – Macron – BBC News

Brexit: UK needs to clarify issues – Macron – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters The UK must provide more clarity about its negotiating position on Brexit, the French president has said. Emmanuel Macron said the issues of EU citizens’ rights, the exit bill and the Irish border question must be settled before talks could be held on trade. On Friday, Theresa May made suggestions including a […]

UK’s credit rating downgraded by Moody’s – BBC News

UK’s credit rating downgraded by Moody’s – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters The UK’s credit rating has been cut over concerns about the UK’s public finances and fears Brexit could damage the country’s economic growth. Moody’s, one of the major ratings agencies, downgraded the UK to an Aa2 rating from Aa1. It said leaving the European Union was creating economic uncertainty at a time […]

UK chip designer Imagination bought by Chinese firm – BBC News

UK chip designer Imagination bought by Chinese firm – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Apple uses Imagination’s technology in its iPhones UK technology firm Imagination, which designs graphics chips for smartphones, is being bought for £550m by a Chinese-backed investment firm. Imagination put itself up for sale in June after Apple, its largest customer, said it would stop using its products. The boss of […]

Jaguars a major boost to NFL’s push in the UK – Florida Times-Union

LONDON — To understand how the popularity of American football has grown exponentially over the last decade in the United Kingdom, you have to look past the numbers. It’s not just the commitment by Jaguars owner Shad Khan to take a home game across the Atlantic the past five seasons – generating more than $12 […]

UK’s credit rating downgraded by Moody’s – BBC News

UK’s credit rating downgraded by Moody’s – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters The UK’s credit rating has been cut over concerns about the UK’s public finances and fears Brexit could damage the country’s economic growth. Moody’s, one of the major ratings agencies, downgraded the UK to an Aa2 rating from Aa1. It said leaving the European Union was creating economic uncertainty at a time […]

Theresa May urges EU to retain trade terms for two years after Brexit – BBC News

Theresa May urges EU to retain trade terms for two years after Brexit – BBC News

Media captionMay on Brexit: “A two year transition period” PM Theresa May has said there should be a transition period of “about” two years after Brexit, during which trade should continue on current terms. EU migrants will still be able to live and work in the UK but they will have to register with the […]

Major cyber-attack will happen soon, warns UK’s security boss – The Guardian

A “category one” cyber-attack, the most serious tier possible, will happen “sometime in the next few years”, a director of the National Cybersecurity Centre has warned. According to the agency, which reports to GCHQ and has responsibly for ensuring the UK’s information security, a category one cybersecurity incident requires a national government response. In the […]

Teenager appears in UK court charged with London bomb attack – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – An 18-year-old man who came to Britain after his parents were killed in Iraq appeared in a London court on Friday charged with attempted murder in last week’s bomb attack on a packed commuter train in the British capital. Ahmed Hassan is accused of carrying out the attack at Parsons Green station […]

Brexit: Theresa May sets out UK offer to break deadlock – BBC News

Brexit: Theresa May sets out UK offer to break deadlock – BBC News

Media captionTheresa May says an “implementation period” of two years “will create valuable certainty” for the UK and EU Theresa May has set out proposals for a two-year transition period after Britain leaves the EU in March 2019. She wants existing EU market access arrangements to apply during that period and promised Britain would pay […]

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