Tag Archives: UK

ISIS used UK companies to finance terror: Report

HIGHLIGHTS A media report said that the ISIS used a network of companies operating out of Wales to finance terror plots. FBI documents reveal that surveillance technology dispatched to Spain is believed to be linked to the development by the terror group. A Union flag flies at half-mast in front of the Big Ben in London following the August 17 ... Read More »

Left-handed children ‘penalised’ by lack of support in UK schools

Experts say left-handed pupils should receive specific teaching to meet their needs. Photograph: Image Source Pink/Alamy Children are still “penalised” for being left-handed with ministers lacking the information to understand the scale of the problem, education campaigners have warned. It is also feared a disproportionate number of prisoners are left-handed, with calls to research whether classroom struggles trigger a “downward ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone AR landing in UK today

Asus has announced that is bringing it’s Zenfone AR smartphone to the UK. In fact, the company has confirmed that the device will be available to pre-order in the country starting today (July 21). As for pricing, the phone will carry a tag of £799 (around $1,035). Those pre-ordering will also get a Daydream View unit free. First 30 pre-orders will be ... Read More »

UK Conservative Charged With Campaign Finance Offence Ahead Of June Election

The Conservative party maintains that the charges are ‘unfounded’ (Reuters) LONDON: A member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, who beat leading Brexit figure Nigel Farage in the 2015 parliamentary election, was charged with breaking that campaign’s expenses rules on Friday, a week before a fresh national vote. The allegations come as an embarrassment for May ahead of next ... Read More »

Biggest share of UK lenders since 2008 plan to tighten supply of consumer credit – Bank of England

More British lenders plan to rein in the supply of credit to consumers in the next three months than at any time since the 2008/09 financial crisis, according to a Bank of England survey that may add to concerns about the economic outlook ahead of Brexit. A net balance of 18.8 percent of British lenders expect to tighten the availability ... Read More »

Post-Brexit-vote surge for UK economy comes to an end

Worries that the UK economy is losing steam have been strengthened by news of a housing market slowdown, a drop in industrial output and the weakest performance for a year by the construction industry. Economists on Friday said there was growing evidence that the UK economy slipped down a gear as it entered the new year, following a strong finish ... Read More »

UK budget steps up attacks on education

New research by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) think tank finds that every school in England faces budget cuts by 2020. The EPI estimates that every primary school faces an average real terms loss of £74,000, with secondary schools facing a deficit of £291,000 in the next three years. This is the reality of the Conservative government’s £3 billion a ... Read More »

Star Wars now part of UK academic courses

It is part of a range of courses that are open to the general public but do not carry degree credits, BBC News reported. Star Wars now in UK academic RELATED STORIES Gujarat Board decides to hold exam at two blacklisted exam centres Delhi Nursery admission: HC to deliver verdict today Single entrance examination for engineering courses from next year ... Read More »

Honda UK announces prices for all-new Civic

Honda UK has announced full pricing list for the 10th generation Civic which is set to hit dealerships in late March. Starting from £18,235 (Rs 15.29 lakh) on-road for the entry level S variant with a 125bhp turbo VTEC engine and a manual gearbox, the range topping model costs £27,480 (Rs 23 lakh) on-road for the 180bhp Prestige with a ... Read More »

2017 Audi TT TDI Quattro with All-wheel drive introduced for UK

Audi has unveiled the 2017 TT TDI Quattro with an all-wheel drive system for best handling under all weather conditions for the UK market. Interested customers have an option to choose from either Coupe or Roadster version and bookings for the same will begin in January 2017, while its deliveries will begin in the following months. The duo will continue ... Read More »