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Manchester attack: UK terror threat level raised to critical – BBC News

Image copyright European Press Agency Image caption Thousands attended a vigil in Manchester earlier The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of “critical”, meaning further attacks may be imminent, Theresa May has said. The move came after investigators were unable to rule out whether Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted […]

If London subsidises the rest of the UK, where does that leave Scotland? – The Guardian

It hardly counts as news that the UK is really two economies but here are the hard numbers to demonstrate the point. London, the south-east and the east of England recorded net fiscal surpluses in 2016 – in order words, tax receipts exceeded public spending on a per-head basis. The rest of the UK was […]

Wind energy to power Unilever sites in UK – CNBC.com – CNBC

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What is the UK terror threat level and has it been raised to critical since the Manchester bombing? – The Sun

What is the UK terror threat level and has it been raised to critical since the Manchester bombing? – The Sun

BRITAIN’S official terror threat level has been raised to “critical” by Theresa May after a bomber slaughtered at least 22 people – including children – at a packed pop concert in Manchester. The explosion at an Ariana Grande gig came just two months after a deadly attack outside Parliament in London. Wounded concertgoers are treated by emergency workers […]

Terror in the UK: A timeline of recent attacks – ABC News

The deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people and injured 59 others at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night is one of several terror attacks that have taken place in the U.K. in recent years. The British people have endured politically-motivated attacks, attacks by right-wing extremists and attacks by Islamic extremists over […]

New figures show how London and the south subsidise the UK – Financial Times

New figures show how London and the south subsidise the UK New figures show how London and the south subsidise the UK – Financial Times

Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing – BBC News

Image caption Eight-year-old Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander, believed to be 18, are among the dead Twenty-two people, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed and 59 injured when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers at Manchester Arena. A man set off a bomb in the foyer at 22:33 BST on Monday, at the end of a […]

Amazon expands Amazon Channels to UK, Germany, taking aim at pay-TV users – TechCrunch

The race to control the TV is on, and today comes some news out of Europe underscoring Amazon’s ambitions in that department. The e-commerce giant announced the launch of Amazon Channels in the UK and Germany — its two biggest markets in the region — which will see Amazon, for the first time, offer close to 50 live and on-demand […]

UK bathing water ranks next from last in EU beach table – The Guardian

The UK is second bottom in a league table ranking EU countries on the quality of their bathing water, stoking fears that the “dirty man of Europe” could be on his way home after Brexit. 96.4% of British beaches were found safe to swim in last year, but 20 sites failed the assessment in the […]

Convicted Nigerian fraudster James Ibori wins £1 from UK – BBC News

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption James Ibori was jailed in 2012 for money-laundering offences Convicted fraudster and former Nigerian state governor James Ibori has been awarded £1 ($1.30) for being unlawfully detained for 42 hours in the UK. Ibori was jailed in the UK for fraud totalling nearly £50m in 2012. He was due […]

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