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Prince Andrew: Standard Chartered bank cuts ties with duke's scheme – BBC News

Prince Andrew: Standard Chartered bank cuts ties with duke's scheme – BBC News

[ad_1] Standard Chartered has become the second corporate partner to sever ties with the Duke of York’s business mentoring initiative, Pitch@Palace. The bank joined accountancy firm KPMG in pulling support for the scheme. It said it was not renewing its sponsorship for “commercial reasons”. Several businesses and universities are reviewing their association with Prince Andrew […]

Grace Millane trial: defence witnesses tell jury of UK backpacker's dating past – The Guardian

Grace Millane trial: defence witnesses tell jury of UK backpacker's dating past – The Guardian

[ad_1] Defence lawyers for the New Zealand man accused of murdering Grace Millane have put the British backpacker’s sexual history at the centre of their case, bringing forward witnesses who spoke about her dating past. The jury was told that Millane was a member of a number of BDSM dating websites, and had practised choking […]

UK snow forecast MAP: Polar air to bring -9C deep freeze – Latest weather forecast – Express.co.uk

UK snow forecast MAP: Polar air to bring -9C deep freeze – Latest weather forecast – Express.co.uk

[ad_1] Temperatures are expected to dip well below freezing on Monday as polar air nears the UK. Temperatures in the south of England are due to plummet to -3C, while the north could see it dip to -9C. The cold weather is a result of a 400-mile wide “Arctic swell”. The forecast has forced the […]

Business chief concerned about UK parties' economic policies – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Business chief concerned about UK parties' economic policies – Minneapolis Star Tribune

[ad_1] LONDON — A senior British business leader has raised concerns about the economic policies of the two main parties in next month’s election, describing 2020 as the most important year in a generation due to uncertainty over Britain’s departure from the European Union. Confederation of British Industry Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn told Sky News on […]

Two injured after flames 'crawling up cladding' at student flats – Sky News

Two injured after flames 'crawling up cladding' at student flats – Sky News

[ad_1] Two people have been injured after a large fire broke out at student accommodation in Bolton, Greater Manchester. At least 40 fire crews have been tackling the Friday night blaze at the six-storey building known as The Cube on Bradshawgate. It was evacuated and one witness said flames were “crawling up the cladding like […]

General election 2019: Corbyn criticises 'hostile environment' immigration policy – live news – The Guardian

General election 2019: Corbyn criticises 'hostile environment' immigration policy – live news – The Guardian

[ad_1] The Democratic Unionist Party is running in 17 constituencies, standing aside in Fermanagh South Tyrone in support of Ulster Unionist candidate Tom Elliott. Sinn Fein is running in 15 constituencies, and will not field candidates in South Belfast, East Belfast or North Down and will instead support pro-Remain candidates in those seats. Meanwhile, the […]

Boris Johnson pledges a green revolution once UK has left the EU in first major campaign speech – Daily Mail

Boris Johnson pledges a green revolution once UK has left the EU in first major campaign speech – Daily Mail

[ad_1] Only the Tories can end the ‘Brexit groundhoggery’ says Boris Johnson as he pledges to unleash a green revolution once UK has left the EU in first major speech of his campaign Prime Minister will make his first major speech of the election campaign today Boris Johnson will say only his Conservatives can ‘end […]

Rate of employment in UK takes biggest tumble in four years – The Guardian

Rate of employment in UK takes biggest tumble in four years – The Guardian

[ad_1] Employment in the UK has fallen at its fastest rate in four years amid growing evidence that a slowing economy is taking its toll on the labour market. Figures from the Office for National Statistics showed that pay growth had fallen back in the three months to September, leading to speculation that the jobs […]

Lewes Castle: Search for casualties after 600 tonne wall collapses – BBC News

Lewes Castle: Search for casualties after 600 tonne wall collapses – BBC News

[ad_1] Image copyright Eddie Mitchell Image caption An estimated 600 tonnes of stonework has fallen Emergency teams with sniffer dogs are searching for casualties after a wall at a 1,000-year-old castle collapsed. About 600 tonnes of stonework and other materials at Lewes Castle in East Sussex fell on to a house and garden. Emergency services, […]

Black Panther still purring at UK box office as it passes $1bn worldwide

Black Panther still purring at UK box office as it passes $1bn worldwide

[ad_1] The winner: Black Panther A commercially impotent set of new releases last Friday ensured that Black Panther remained unchallenged at the top of the UK box office for a fourth week, with weekend box office of £2.93m. After 27 days, the title’s cumulative box office has reached £39.8m – ahead of the lifetime total […]

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