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London and Bristol are the United Kingdom's Leading Smart Cities, According to Navigant Research

Business Wire (press release) - ‎9 hours ago‎
BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new white paper from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 10 leading smart cities in the United Kingdom, highlighting each city's approaches, key projects, and overall readiness to develop their ...

Big Changes Coming In English Commercial Insurance Law: The United Kingdom Insurance Act 2015

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎9 hours ago‎
The United Kingdom Insurance Act 2015 ("Act") comes into force on August 12, 2016 and applies to policies placed or varied on or after that date.
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Will: The United Kingdom at the crossroads

Cayman Compass - ‎17 hours ago‎
LONDON - Sixty-five years ago, what has become the European Union was an embryo conceived in fear. It has been stealthily advanced from an economic to a political project, and it remains enveloped in a watery utopianism even as it becomes more ...

UK stocks higher at close of trade; United Kingdom 100 up 0.69% - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The best performers of the session on the United Kingdom 100 were Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (LON:RBS), which rose 4.36% or 10.700 points to trade at 256.000 at the close.
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Is Berlin a bubble about to burst?

ArtsHub UK (subscription) - ‎14 hours ago‎
He contrasted the German capital with the UK. 'London is very much at the centre for the art market in Europe - but not as (much) the showcase.

How did we become the United Kingdom?

BBC News - ‎May 15, 2016‎
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as it's officially known, has existed in its present form for fewer than 100 years.
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40 Nigerians deported from UK, Australia

Vanguard - ‎19 hours ago‎
Back home: Deported Nigerians from the United kingdom and Australia at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday.
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UK threatened by piecemeal devolution, warn peers

BBC News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The future of the United Kingdom is being threatened by "piecemeal" devolution to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, peers have said.
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UK GDP And Fed Speeches Eyed

Seeking Alpha - ‎11 hours ago‎
Given that we have two major risk events for the markets in the coming weeks -E.U. referendum in the U.K. and possible rate hike from the Federal Reserve - I do wonder though whether this rally has the legs to build significantly on the moves of the ...
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Is it time for Brighton to leave the United Kingdom? - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Brighton can be painfully right-on. Its council threatens residents with fines of as much as £50,000 if they fail to abide by its Byzantine recycling rules.

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) in the United Kingdom, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2016 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
"Solar Photovoltaic (PV) in the United Kingdom, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2016 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry ...
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Eurovision Song Contest 2016: The United Kingdom gets its first 'douze points' for five years

Metro - ‎May 14, 2016‎
We might have finished way down the bottom of the scoreboard, but let's not forget the magic moment that the United Kingdom nabbed its first 'douze points' on the Eurovision scoreboard since 2011. Yes, Saturday night's show saw Joe and Jake get ...

School threats investigated from New England to United Kingdom

WHDH-TV - ‎May 23, 2016‎
DENVER (AP) - Media outlets across the United States, from New England to Wisconsin and California, as well as in the United Kingdom are reporting school evacuations because of threats. Authorities in Colorado and New Hampshire say the threats led to ...

U.K. stocks higher at close of trade; United Kingdom 100 up 1.39% - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The best performers of the session on the United Kingdom 100 were Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO), which rose 6.81% or 10.9000 points to trade at 171.0000 at the close.
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Kirby Misperton, England, United Kingdom - ‎May 23, 2016‎
#Breaking Councillors approve application by UK firm Third Energy to frack for shale gas near village of Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire.

Type 'UK flag' into Google and you get a very unexpected result - ‎May 20, 2016‎
We all know the Union Jack is the official flag of the United Kingdom, well everyone expect Google, it seems. Tom Scott, a web video and television producer, joked the Queen might want to have a word with the search engine giant after spotting this ...
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Brexit would hit U.K. research hard, report says

Science Magazine - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Leaving the European Union would cause a steep drop in research funding for scientists in the United Kingdom, according to a new study—and it's unclear whether the country can "buy its way back" into European funding schemes under favorable conditions ...

France, United Kingdom, Belgium and the Netherlands met at Eurojust and set up a task force on illegal immigrant ...

EU News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Judicial and law enforcement professionals from France, United Kingdom, Belgium and the Netherlands, as well as liaison magistrates and specialists from Europol, recently came together at Eurojust for an operational meeting on illegal immigrant ...
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The United Kingdom wants to revive its first humanoid robot

Science Magazine - ‎May 17, 2016‎
It was a simple robot with a simple name, but 88 years ago “Eric” took a mechanical bow as the United Kingdom's first humanoid robot.
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Long-Term Yearly Migration to UK Rises by 20000 in 2015

Sputnik International - ‎8 hours ago‎
UK citizens are set to vote on June 23 in a referendum on the country's EU membership, after UK Prime Minister David Cameron and the leaders of the 27 other EU member states reached a deal in February to grant the United Kingdom a special status within ...