Boeing to Open Its First European Plant — in Post-Brexit UK – Bloomberg

Boeing Co. plans to open its first ever European factory in Sheffield, northern England — delivering a vote of confidence in the U.K.’s manufacturing capabilities as the country prepares to exit the European Union. The 20 million-pound ($25 million) facility will supply parts for Boeing’s 737 short-haul workhorse and the 777 wide-body, specializing in actuation […]

Net migration to UK falls by 49000 – BBC News

Image copyright PA Net migration to the UK has dropped to 273,000 in the year to September, down 49,000 from the previous year. The Office for National Statistics said it was the first time in two years the balance of people arriving and leaving the UK had dipped below 300,000. But it is short of […]

Storm Doris: Woman killed as UK hit by winds reaching 94mph – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption Trees have been brought down in a number of locations around the UK A woman has been killed as Storm Doris brought winds of up to 94mph along with snow and rain to the UK. West Midlands Ambulance Service said the woman had suffered very serious head injuries after a […]

BT Sport to air ‘FIFA’ eSports tournaments in the UK – Engadget

FIFA is hugely popular in the UK and should, therefore, tie in nicely with BT’s regular football coverage, which includes Premier League, Champions League and Europa League fixtures. ESPN struck a similar deal with EA earlier this month, grabbing permission to show the Championship Series on ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes. The demand for live, […]

Labour scents hope of Brexit guarantee for EU citizens in UK – The Guardian

Labour is increasingly optimistic it can force concessions from the government over the status of EU nationals in post-Brexit Britain, after securing cross-party backing for an amendment to the article 50 bill. The Conservative peer Lord Bowness has added his signature to a Labour-led clause calling for the government to guarantee the rights of EU […]

Self-driving cars should be liable for accidents, not the passengers—UK gov’t – Ars Technica UK

reader comments 17 Electric charging points at all major motorway services and petrol stations, and the occupants of a self-driving car aren’t liable in the case of an accident—those are two of the measures proposed by a new law that the UK government hopes will let us reap the rewards of improved transport technology over […]

Net migration to UK falls to 273000 – BBC News

Image copyright PA Net migration to the UK has dropped to 273,000 in the year to September, down 49,000 from the previous year. The Office for National Statistics said it is the first time net migration has dipped below 300,000 in two years, but is not statistically significant. But it is short of the government’s […]

Storm Doris winds reach 94mph as it hits UK – BBC News

Media captionBBC reporter Alison Freeman is caught in Storm Doris Parts of the UK are facing travel disruption as Storm Doris arrives with winds reaching 94mph. There are severe weather warnings for some of northern England, East Anglia, north Wales and the Midlands, and there is snow in higher areas in Scotland. Flights have been […]

UK crime agency arrests suspect in Deutsche Telekom cyber attack – Reuters

FRANKFURT Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested a suspect in connection with last year’s cyber attack which infected nearly 1 million Deutsche Telekom routers, German federal police said on Thursday. The NCA arrested the 29-year-old Briton at one of London’s airports on Wednesday, the police said in a statement. The attack on Deutsche Telekom, […]

Confirmed: UK challenger bank Monzo raises £19.5M with another … – TechCrunch

Monzo, one of a number of so-called “challenger” banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, has disclosed details of its new funding round. Confirming most of the details from our report earlier this week, the startup has raised £19.5 million from U.S.-based Thrive Capital, London’s Passion Capital, and Orange Digital Ventures, the […]

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