Defiant Theresa May: UK ‘proving doubters wrong’ on Brexit

Leaders of the other 27 EU nations gave a boost to May on Friday when they declared that talks over Britain's exit can proceed to the issues of transition and future relations Writing in two Sunday newspapers, May also struck a defiant note and said her Brexit plans won't be "derailed" by anti-Brexit campaigners   … Continue reading Defiant Theresa May: UK ‘proving doubters wrong’ on Brexit

Fall in employment rate spells end of UK jobs boom

Official figures reveal drop in number of people in work and pay rises lagging behind inflation   Evidence that Britain’s long jobs boom has come to an end has emerged after official figures showed the number of people in work fell by 56,000 in the three months ending in October. After an upswing stretching to … Continue reading Fall in employment rate spells end of UK jobs boom

Text alert: the ‘bank’ message that cost a student £5,400 of her loan money

Fraudsters have found a new way to target young people, with some losing all their funds in the first few weeks of term Fraudsters can text customers ‘as the bank’ by disguising the number the text is sent from   When Alison Dean received a text from her bank, the Co-operative, asking whether she had … Continue reading Text alert: the ‘bank’ message that cost a student £5,400 of her loan money

Uber’s licence suspended in British city of Sheffield

The firm can continue to operate until Dec. 18 and if it chooses to appeal the suspension, it can still run until that appeal is heard, Sheffield City Council said Next week, Uber will head to court in London to defend its right to operate in the capital, its most important European market    Uber's … Continue reading Uber’s licence suspended in British city of Sheffield

Bitcoin: UK and EU plan crackdown amid crime and tax evasion fears

Cryptocurrency close to record price despite news Treasury plans to end traders’ anonymity  EU is taking action to regulate trading in the cryptocurrency   The UK and other EU governments are planning a crackdown on bitcoin amid growing concerns that the digital currency is being used for money laundering and tax evasion. The Treasury plans … Continue reading Bitcoin: UK and EU plan crackdown amid crime and tax evasion fears