Nigel Farage: UK’s ‘real friends’ speak English – The Independent

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said the UK’s “real friends” speak English, in a remark seemingly aimed at the European Union.  Mr Farage addressed an enthusiastic audience at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, as right-wing Americans fully embraced the nationalism that characterises Trumpism and Brexit.  “Our real friends in the world speak English, have common law, and […]

Storm Doris screams through the UK and Low Countries – Aljazeera.com

When a storm is expected to develop potentially damaging winds, the UK Met Office now gives it a name. Storm Doris was one such which deepened explosively on Thursday. It thrashed the west coast of Ireland, bringing gusts of over 140 kilometres an hour. The centre of the storm headed east, bringing severe gales […]

Brexit talks in BRUSSELS! After Juncker insists UK ‘pay hefty bill’ – now MORE EU demands – Express.co.uk

Britain could be slapped with a £50billion bill when it leaves, according to EU estimates, although the figure will not be calculated until Brexit. Earlier this week, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also insisted the UK faced a “hefty bill” for leaving the Brussels club. But Michel Barnier, the Commission’s Brexit negotiator says Britain is […]

Norwegian launches $65 flights from UK to US – CNBC

Low-cost airline Norwegian has unveiled a series of transatlantic flights enabling passengers to fly between the U.K. and the U.S. for as little as $65. From summer 2017, passengers will be able to fly from Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork, Shannon and Dublin to the greater New York, Boston and New England areas, as the airline piles […]

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

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

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 […]

Net migration to UK falls to 273000 – BBC News

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

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

Image copyright PA Image caption Waves crash over lighthouse in Newhaven, East Sussex 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 piece of debris fell onto […]

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