CBI downgrades forecast for UK economic growth – The Guardian

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 […]

Tests show UK Quran manuscript is among world’s oldest – CNN.com – CNN

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 […]

UKTV’s Julia Jordan joins Havas Media Group UK – Campaignlive.co.uk – CampaignLive

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 […]

Should the UK pay reparations to India? – BBC News – BBC News

Should the UK pay reparations to India? – BBC News – BBC News

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 […]

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