Four cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in the UK in the last six weeks. Public Health England (PHE) have told a parliamentary committee all four cases were “travel associated” and not trranspmitted in Britain. PHE said it is using “various surveillance systems” to track women who call in with concerns about the […]
Britain’s leading employers’ organisation, the Confederation of British Industry, has warned that the growth prospects for the UK economy have dimmed since George Osborne’s autumn statement three months ago. Cutting its forecasts for both 2016 and 2017, the CBI said a weaker performance at the end of last year coupled with a less rosy outlook […]
London (CNN)For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from the late seventh century. Now, with the help of radiocarbon analysis, the two fragments have been shown to be decades older — which puts them among the oldest […]
She will lead the group’s specialist teams responsible for investment, digital, data and technology for clients.
Jordan will also oversee Havas Media Group’s investment and trading teams, as well as the specialist digital brands: Affiperf (trading desk); Socialyse (social media buying and strategy); Ecselis (digital performance); Mobext (full service mobile); WebNarrative (user […]
When an Indian politician made the case for reparation payments from Britain, Indians responded in huge numbers An Indian politician’s passionate argument in favour of reparation payments from the UK to its former colonies has become an unusual hit, racking up half a million views on YouTube and prompting a vigorous debate online. It doesn’t […]
Labour’s conversion to the principle of a federal Britain has won a powerful new convert: the shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna, is to call on the party to back a parliament for England. Umunna, who dropped out of the race to become Labour leader early on, also believes the party should embrace a federal structure. […]
Promises to introduce policies that would force coal plants to close have not been fulfilled, says the report by Imperial College London. Ageing coal plants must close by 2025 if the UK is to get anywhere near its legally binding commitment to slash carbon emissions by 60 per cent of 1990 levels by 2030. But […]
9 November 2014
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Ed Miliband is to warn that threats to leave the EU are a “clear and present danger” to the UK’s future prosperity.
The Labour leader will tell the CBI on Monday that an EU exit […]