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  • UK rents fall for first time since 2012 - report
    on April 25, 2018 at 11:15 pm

    LONDON (Reuters) - Rents for residential properties in Britain fell in quarterly terms for the first time since 2012 in the January-March period of this year, intensifying a slowdown which began shortly after the 2016 Brexit vote, a report showed on Thursday. […]

  • Higher UK pay awards look like they are here to stay - XpertHR
    on April 25, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    LONDON (Reuters) - British employers appear to be settling on a new, higher benchmark for annual pay awards for staff in the run-up to April, the most important month of the year for new pay deals, wage analysis firm XpertHR said on Thursday. […]

  • Iran detains British-Iranian academic - New York-based rights group
    on April 25, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A British-Iranian academic was detained in Iran by the country's Revolutionary Guards in mid-April, the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) reported on Wednesday. […]

  • Court rules gravely ill UK child cannot travel to Vatican hospital
    on April 25, 2018 at 8:05 pm

    LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - A British court rejected an appeal on Wednesday from parents of a gravely ill 23-month-old boy to take their son to Italy for treatment, a case that has drawn international attention, including from Pope Francis. […]

  • UK minister 'deeply regrets' failing to spot scale of Windrush migrant problem
    on April 25, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    LONDON (Reuters) - Interior minister Amber Rudd said on Wednesday she deeply regretted failing to realise there was a widespread problem that some Caribbean immigrants who have lived legally in Britain for decades were being labelled illegal immigrants. […]

  • May dealt new Brexit defeat in upper house of parliament
    on April 25, 2018 at 4:04 pm

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May was dealt a new defeat by Britain's upper house of parliament on Wednesday over her Brexit plans, this time in a challenge to the government's push to adopt wide-ranging powers to amend laws. […]

  • Britain considers setting up satellite system to rival EU's Galileo - FT
    on April 25, 2018 at 1:31 pm

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is considering setting up a satellite navigation system to rival the European Union's Galileo project amid a row over attempts to restrict Britain's access to sensitive security information after Brexit, the Financial Times reported. […]

  • High probability of a Brexit deal with EU, says Davis
    on April 25, 2018 at 10:46 am

    LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit minister David Davis said on Wednesday he believed that there was a high probability that Britain would negotiate a deal to leave the European Union, dismissing fears that the country could crash out of the bloc. […]

  • British building material fire tests inadequate - insurance body
    on April 24, 2018 at 11:07 pm

    LONDON (Reuters) - British laboratory tests on the fire safety of building materials are inadequate, research for the insurance industry in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire showed on Wednesday. […]

  • Swipe right to remain? Brexit app leaves EU lawmakers wary
    on April 24, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British officials presented their plans to ensure 3 million European Union citizens can be granted rights to remain in Britain after Brexit, but their presentation in Brussels on Tuesday left EU lawmakers worried the system won't work. […]