Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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UK: Earn $23K to bring foreign spouse

Added: 22.02.2017 10:34 | 1 views | 0 comments

The UK Supreme Court upheld immigration rules Wednesday that require British citizens to have a certain level of income to bring their foreign spouses to Britain.

Lloyds Banking Group posts surging profits

Added: 22.02.2017 10:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lloyds Banking Group announced soaring annual profits Wednesday on lower charges linked to an insurance scandal, as it awaits a full return to the private sector following a state bailout. LBG pointed to an "uncertain" economic outlook as Britain prepares to exit the European Union but said the UK economy was in good shape having performed better than expected following last June's referendum in favour of Brexit. Lloyds is cutting 3,000 jobs this year, bringing to 12,000 the number of positions it has decided to axe since 2014, while -- in a sign of its turnaround -- the bank bought Bank of America's UK credit card division MBNA for £1.9 billion in December.

Small ponds have outsized impact on global warming: study

Added: 22.02.2017 9:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Tiny natural ponds pose an overlooked danger for speeding up global warming, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. In experiments designed to simulate moderate future warming, scientists in Britain found that such ponds -- a metre (three feet) across -- gradually lose the capacity to soak up one kind of greenhouse gas and give off even more of another. After seven years at higher-than-ambient temperatures, "the ability of the ponds to absorb carbon dioxide was reduced by almost half, while methane release nearly doubled," said lead-author Gabriel Yvon-Durocher, a professor at the University of Exeter.

Britain's Booming Self-Employment Is No Guarantee of Entrepreneurialism

Added: 21.02.2017 15:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

Britain has huge numbers of self-employed workers, but how many of them are entrepreneurs and business founders?


Lindsay Lohan Says She Was "Racially Profiled" While Wearing Headscarf at the Airport

Added: 21.02.2017 14:55 | 2 views | 0 comments

Lindsay Lohan is opening up about a recent travel experience. The actress, 30, appeared on Good Morning Britain Tuesday and told the co-hosts she recently was "racially profiled"...

Juncker warns Britain must pay 'hefty bill' to leave the EU

Added: 21.02.2017 12:38 | 1 views | 0 comments

The UK will face a “very hefty” bill for leaving the European Union, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday.

Heterosexual couple lose legal battle to enter civil partnership

Added: 21.02.2017 10:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

A heterosexual couple in Britain have lost their court battle for the right to enter into a civil partnership -- an alternative to marriage that is reserved for same-sex couples in the UK.


News: ExploreGB heads to Bright for 2017 event

Added: 21.02.2017 10:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

VisitBritain is gearing up to host its largest ever global tourism trade event to promote destination Britain to the world. Now in its third year ‘ExploreGB’ is heading south to Brighton.


After millions sign petitions, British lawmakers debate Trump's state visit

Added: 20.02.2017 20:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

Parliament debated Monday whether or not to rescind a state visit invitation extended to President Trump a week into his presidency, after two competing petitions elevated the issue to the national conversation. The close relationship between the United States and Britain has sent presidents across the Atlantic to meet with Queen Elizabeth II for decades. Prime Minister Theresa May invited Trump to the UK during her visit to Washington, DC.

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