The best secret beaches, pubs and places to stay in the UK – The Guardian

BEACHES Killard Point, Ballyhornan, County Down Walk out through orchid-studded meadows to reach this remote headland with sandy bays and skylarks. Swim in crystal waters with starfish and seals. You are on the Lecale Way, a little-known coastal route that traces the remote western shore of County Down. Continue on to the south to find […]

UK Officials Said Material on Tower Was Banned. It Wasn’t. – New York Times

The United States and other countries allow only low buildings to use such cladding because of the fire hazard. British regulations may seek to limit the spread of the flames by requiring builders to divide potentially flammable cladding with fireproof barriers at horizontal or vertical intervals. But engineers and experts say that such barriers have […]

London Attack Near Mosque Investigated as Terrorism – New York Times

According to the office of the mayor of London, in the six days after the terrorist attack at London Bridge and Borough Market on June 3, the Metropolitan Police reported 120 Islamophobic events, compared with 36 the previous week. It added that hate crimes in general had been growing. On Monday, the Muslim Association of […]

UK growth will be ‘subdued’ as Brexit unfolds, says CBI – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Growth in the UK will “shift down a gear” over the next few years as Brexit talks unfold and consumer spending slows, the CBI says. Slightly upgrading a previous forecast, the business lobby group said it expected growth of 1.6% for 2017 and 1.4% in 2018. However, this equates to average […]

Brexit talks begin with UK in disarray – CNNMoney

Brexit talks begin with UK in disarray – CNNMoney

Brexit talks are officially underway. Officials charged with negotiating the first departure of a country from the European Union were in Brussels on Monday to kick off the most consequential series of talks for the U.K. since the end of World War II. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4) { afterParagraphFour = true; } […]