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03  mars     07h46
Ahead of UK budget, Hunt says forecasts ’have gone against us’
   British finance minister Jeremy Hunt said there had been a deterioration in the economic forecasts that will underpin this week’s annual budget statement and he played down speculation over big pre election tax cuts.The forecasts by Britain’s official budget watchdog have gone against us, Hunt...
02  mars     23h04
BRIT Awards 2024: the winners at Britain’s pop music honours
   Britain’s annual pop music honours, the BRIT Awards, were handed out at a ceremony in London on Saturday.Below is a list of the winners:Raye, My st Century Blues ARTIST OF THE YEARRayeSONG OF THE YEARRaye ft Shake, Escapism GROUP OF THE YEARJungleBEST NEW ARTISTRayeINTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF...
    21h07
BRIT Awards: Raye sets record at Britain’s pop music honours
   Singer songwriter Raye was the big winner at the BRIT Awards, the biggest night in British music, on Saturday, setting a new record for most prizes in one night at the annual ceremony.Raye won six awards, including for artist of the year, album of the year for My st Century Blues and song of...
    19h18
Nunez claims dramatic win for Liverpool, Werner on target for Spurs
   With minutes played at the City Ground it seemed Liverpool were set to drop two crucial points in the Premier League title race but Darwin Nunez struck a last gasp winner to secure a win at Nottingham Forest on Saturday.It was the th time Liverpool have scored a winner beyond minutes in...
    00h15
UK’s Hunt to allow private companies to trade shares on exchanges, Financial Times reports
   British finance minister Jeremy Hunt is drawing up plans to allow UK private companies to offer shares on exchanges, the Financial Times reported on Saturday.The Private Intermittent Securities and Capital Exchange System Pisces would act as a crossover between public and private markets allowing...
    03h45
Chinese 14-year-old qualifies for Olympics, Britain’s Brown bows out
   Yang Siqi, a year old from China, has become first surfer from her country and the youngest person to qualify for the sport at the Olympics after progressing into finals weekend at the world surfing games in Puerto Rico.The schoolgirl beat British surf skate phenomenon Sky Brown, Tokyo...
    00h03
Britain turns screw on pension funds to back UK assets
   Pension schemes in Britain will have to disclose by how much they invest in UK assets, the finance ministry said on Saturday, as it piles pressure on the sector to generate better returns for savers and help companies grow.Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt last July set out the Mansion House...
01  mars     16h42
Extremists deliberately undermining Britain’s democracy, PM Sunak says
   Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Friday said Britain’s multi ethnic democracy was being deliberately undermined by Islamist and far right extremists, calling for a tougher approach to policing protests in light of an increase in hate speech and criminality.British lawmakers this week have been given...
    18h09
UK’s Sunak says democracy being ’deliberately undermined’
   British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he feared the country’s achievements in building a multi ethnic, multi faith democracy was being undermined, as he spoke out against a rise in extremism and criminality. In recent weeks and months, we’ve seen a shocking increase in extremist disruption and...
    08h33
Global optimism lifts UK stocks ahead of budget
   UK equities rose on Friday, mirroring gains across global markets as investors cheered signs of slowing inflation in the United States, while broadcaster ITV rallied following the sale of its stake in BritBox International to BBC Studios.The internationally focussed FTSE .FTSE index closed ...
    11h59
UK’s M&S wins court challenge over blocked Marble Arch store plan
   The British government’s decision to block retailer Marks Spencer MKS.L from rebuilding its flagship store in Marble Arch in central London was unlawful, the High Court ruled on Friday.Michael Gove, Britain’s Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Secretary, last year refused planning permission...
    14h25
BoE likely to overhaul its forecasting after inflation shocks, Pill says
   The Bank of England will probably adopt a new, scenarios based system for economic forecasting, allowing it to show what might happen to interest rates in the event of shocks such as a total closure of the Red Sea to shipping, a top BoE official said.The British central bank, like others, was...
    14h03
Prince William pulls pints with Hollywood star on visit to his soccer club
   Britain’s Prince William and Rob McElhenney pulled pints together on Friday in the pub next to the home of the Welsh soccer team the U.S. actor co owns.William, the Prince of Wales, was visiting Wrexham to mark St David’s Day, the celebration of the Welsh patron saint, and went to hear about the...
    13h44
February was warmest on record for England and Wales
   Last month was the warmest February on record in England and Wales, the Met Office national weather service said on Friday, pointing to the impact of human induced climate change on winter temperatures in Britain.England’s average temperature last month was . degrees Celsius . Fahrenheit ,...
    00h06
UK’s Rwanda plan for asylum seekers could cost more than 600 mln pounds
   The British government’s controversial plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda might end up costing more than million pounds to deport refugees, parliament’s spending watchdog said on Friday.Under the policy first announced in , asylum seekers who arrive on England’s southern coast in...
    11h55
Britain’s L&G refreshes advisers as new CEO plots strategy, sources say
   Legal General LGEN.L has hired new advisers to help recently appointed CEO Antonio Simoes with a strategic overhaul of the British insurer, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.Analysts say the FTSE group’s new chapter under the former Santander and HSBC executive could feature...
    11h12
UK minister allows Prince Harry to use inquiry details in lawsuit
   Britain’s media minister said on Friday she had agreed to allow documents submitted to a public inquiry to be used by lawyers acting for Prince Harry, singer Elton John and other claimants in their lawsuit against the publisher of the Daily Mail.Harry, the younger son of King Charles, and the other...
    07h19
UK’s ITV sells BritBox International stake to BBC Studios
   British broadcaster ITV ITV.L has sold its stake in streaming service BritBox International to its joint venture partner BBC Studios for million pounds million , it said on Friday.The sale will allow ITV to focus on supercharging its British ad funded streaming service ITVX and...
    10h04
UK supermarket chain Asda raises pay for store workers by 8.4%
   Britain’s third largest supermarket group Asda said on Friday it would give more than , store workers an . pay rise from July, following a similar move by other large British retailers as the government’s national minimum wage goes up.Asda said its hourly rate for retail pay would rise...
    07h21
Rightmove plans to expand non-core businesses; shares fall on customer outlook
   Property portal Rightmove RMV.L plans to grow its non core businesses, such as commercial real estate, as the group forecast a drop in customer numbers, sending its shares down sharply.The company, which charges estate agents and homebuilders a fee to list their properties on its website,...
    09h43
Who is George Galloway, the left-winger elected again to UK parliament?
   Veteran left wing political maverick George Galloway was elected as the new lawmaker for the English town of Rochdale on Friday, the latest political comeback for the former Labour politician.Here are some notable moments from his colourful and often controversial political career.Born in the...
    09h37
UK factories struggle in February as job cuts accelerate, PMI shows
   British manufacturers marked a year of falling output in February as factories shed workers at the fastest rate since the onset of the COVID pandemic, a survey showed on Friday.While the S P Global CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index PMI rose last month to . from . in...
    07h28
Pearson to buy back more shares after exams profit jumps
   Education company Pearson PSON.L said strong demand for its English language courses and a higher margin in its exams unit boosted profit and cash flow in , enabling an additional million pounds million of share buy backs.The British company reported operating profit of million...
    03h04
Britain’s Galloway wins parliament seat with Gaza agenda, vows to take on Labour
   Veteran left wing political maverick George Galloway was elected as the new lawmaker for the English town of Rochdale on Friday, vowing to be a thorn in the side for the opposition Labour Party over Gaza before a national election it is tipped to win.After running a pro Palestinian campaign,...
    06h03
The likely winners and losers from the UK budget
   Britain’s Spring budget is due next Wednesday ahead of an election expected this year, and investors are keen to see if finance minister Jeremy Hunt can balance giveaways and growth schemes with high public debt and above target inflation.Tax cuts and housing stimulus are expected, although too...
    07h27
UK house prices rise for first time in over a year, lender Nationwide says
   British house prices in February rose in annual terms for the first time in more than a year, mortgage lender Nationwide Building Society said on Friday, the latest sign of a recovery in the housing market after a dip in mortgage costs.House prices were . higher than in February , the first...
29  février     10h33
British left-winger Galloway wins election in northern English town
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27  février     07h11
Serial failings allowed UK police officer to commit rape, murder - inquiry
   A public inquiry into a British police officer whose rape and murder of a woman horrified the nation concluded on Thursday that without a sweeping overhaul of failed vetting procedures, there was nothing to stop another similar case arising.Wayne Couzens, , whose job was to guard diplomatic...
29  février     08h42
Britain reviews investor code of practice with competitiveness lens
   Britain’s code of good practice for asset managers will undergo a root and branch review to aid economic growth and international competitiveness, its compiler said on Tuesday, in a move that could see pay of top executives bumped up.The code sets out how asset managers should engage with companies...
   
UK stocks end up on earnings bump; Haleon, Howden shine
   UK’s FTSE closed higher on Thursday underpinned by a positive batch of earnings from the likes of Haleon and Howden, setting the main index up for monthly gains, but a jump in Drax did little to offset monthly losses on the mid cap index.Haleon HLN.L gained . after the Sensodyne toothpaste...