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Hundreds report sex abuse at UK youth football clubs

About 350 victims have reported child sexual abuse within UK football clubs, police chiefs have said.Around 350 former youth football players in the UK have reported to police they were victims of child sexual abuse by their coaches, deepening a scan...

3 fab boutique hotels in Bristol – and what to do when staying there

Living in Bristol I often get asked for recommendations on the best places to stay as well as what to do in my lovely home town. For travellers who enjoy taking short city-breaks, I believe that the choice of hotel is a big factor in how you expe...
by Heather on her travels on Dec 2, 2016

UK may pay for access to EU single market: Brexit minister David Davis

British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) David Davis is given a tour of SPTS Technologies in Newport, South Wales, December 1, 2016. (Photo by AFP)The UK government says it may pay in order to maintain its access to...

Hate crimes in UK rise after Brexit vote: Study

Hate crimes rise sharply in the wake of the UK's Brexit vote. (file photo)A study by the Institute of Race Relations shows there has been a spike in hate crimes following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU).The study, released on Th...

Russian President Vladimir Putin expresses intent to broaden relations with UK

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with British PM Theresa May on Sept. 5, 2016 on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China. (AFP Photo)President Vladimir Putin has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that Russia wants&nbs...

UK government becomes world’s second biggest arms dealer

One of the Saudi Air Force's UK-made Typhoon fighter jets (file photo)The UK government has become the world’s second biggest arms dealer, with bulk of its weapons fueling deadly conflicts in the Middle East, according to official data.According to...

Upsurge in Britain hate crime against Poles prompts response from Warsaw

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his Polish counterpart, Witold Waszczykowski, address the media in Warsaw on September 4, 2016. (Alik Kęplicz/AP)A possible hate crime against Poles in Britain has prompted officials in Warsaw to react to...

British Labour pollitician Keith Vaz steps down after male prostitute claims

British Labour pollitician Keith VazBritish Labour MP Keith Vaz steps down as Home Affairs Select Committee chairman after being accused of paying for male prostitutes and drugs, which was exposed in a Sunday newspaper's sting operation.The UK tabloi...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s G20 delegation warned against being seduced by Chinese female spies

An artist shows a clay figure of British Prime Minister Theresa May to mark the G20 summit. (AP)UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s officials are being warned to avoid “honey traps” in Hangzhou, China, where global leaders are convening for th...

Hundreds of child refugees possibly exploited by human traffickers in UK

Hundreds of child refugees are missing in the UK, The Independent can reveal. (Getty images)Hundreds of child refugees have disappeared since arriving in the UK, with many possibly being exploited by human traffickers in the form of sexual abuse or m...

British Prime Minister Theresa May warns of 'difficult times ahead' as Britain leaves EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May chairs a meeting of the cabinet to discuss department-by-department Brexit action plans, August 31, 2016. (AFP photo)Prime Minister Theresa May warns that there will be “difficult times ahead” for the UK economy...

British military firm Cobham gave spy gear to US police: Document

Armed American policemen at a crime scene (file photo)British military firm Cobham has provided the US police with advanced eavesdropping equipment, a leaked document shows.One of the company’s leaked catalogs revealed that it has equipped the...

Inspired by Bristol artists at the Affordable Art Fair

“Buy what you love” is the advice of Bristol artist Abigail McDougall when it comes to investing in original artworks, like those she paints in her studio in Jamaica Street, Bristol. With Bristol’s Affordable Art Fair coming up nex...
by Heather on her travels on Sep 2, 2016

Scottish independence drive launched by Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP)

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) speaks at a press conference in Stirling on September 2, 2016. (AFP photo)Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the time has come for the country to laun...

Inspired by Bristol artists at the Affordable Art Fair

“Buy what you love” is the advice of Bristol artist Abigail McDonnall when it comes to investing in original artworks, like those she produces from her studio in Jamaica Street, Bristol. With Bristol’s Affordable Art Fair coming up...
by Heather on her travels on Sep 2, 2016

David More

Dearest,I am David More. I am the Head of Operations at commercial Bank here in the United Kingdom. I do not know if we can work together in transferring US$36.2 million Dollars will be paid into your nominated bank account from my bank to your bank...
by Scam on Sep 1, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn to win Labour leadership election: Poll

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (photos by AFP)A new poll shows Jeremy Corbyn is set to win the Labour leadership election in a landslide victory by an even bigger margin than last year.A YouGov survey for British paper&n...

NHS British junior doctors vow to take worst industrial action in UK’s healthcare history

A protester holds a placard reading "Save our NHS" during a demonstration by doctors in central London on April 26, 2016 during a junior doctors strike over the imposition of a new contract. (AFP)British junior doctors plan strike action for five con...

British Prime Minister Theresa May says restricting immigration will be central to Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May chairs a meeting of the cabinet at her retreat in Chequers, Buckinghamshire, on August 31, 2016.(AFP)British Prime Minister Theresa May makes restricting immigration a top priority in Brexit negotiations with the Eu...

Wise Money waiting for key US data on Friday

Today we have US employment data which will give us a taster as we build up to the key non farm payroll data on Friday. Feedback from the labour market is the highest consideration, as the FOMC judge whether it is appropriate to increase interest rat...
by Wise Money on Aug 31, 2016


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