I’m confident May will reach a good deal for U.K., says economic secretary
01 October 2018 | 10:13 am
U.K. Economic Secretary and City Minister John Glen discusses Brexit negotiations, the Chequers' plan and the possibility of no deal. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open" from the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.
15 Jul 2019
Alan Turing, code breaker and father of artificial intelligence, was chosen from almost 1,000 eligible nominations from the field of science as the face of the U.K.'s new polymer 50-pound note. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Alex Webb has the details on "Bloomberg Surveillance." Webb's opinions are his own.
4 Aug 2019
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's House of Commons majority was reduced to a single seat following a by-election in Brecon and Radnorshire.
17 Aug 2019
It is no doubt that the job market is tough but if you're from a working-class background it's even tougher. Researchers have found highly qualified employees in the City of London and elite professions were paid less according to their social background. On Bloomberg Equality, we spoke to upReach Chief Executive Officer John Craven, a former BAML trader who gave up the city to set up a charity to help students from less-advantaged backgrounds.
22 Aug 2019
China confirmed that it is holding a U.K. consulate employee in Hong Kong on allegations of violating local law. Bloomberg's Iain Marlow reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
1 Sep 2019
Liberal Democrats MP and Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake discusses his opposition to Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament and how parliament is likely to try and stop him. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”
11 Sep 2019
Group known as Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has stormed the United Kingdom, UK high commission in Abuja to protest against the controversial $9.6bn judgement in favour of the Process and Industrial Developments, P&ID.
9 Sep 2019
Again protesters storm U.K, Irish embassies in Abuja over $9.6bn judgment
10 Sep 2019
Nick Rowley, a political analyst who was an adviser to then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair, talks about the political turmoil in the country. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will press on with his plan to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31, senior ministers said, despite defeats in Parliament and the sudden resignation of Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd with a furious attack on his leadership. Rowley speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
19 Sep 2019
Justice Nicholas Wilson asked government lawyer James Eadie who was “better placed to protect the principal of parliamentary sovereignty” than the Supreme Court during an exchange which goes to the heart of a case to determine whether the government’s five-week suspension of Parliament was unlawful.
24 Sep 2019
U.K. Supreme Court President Brenda Hale speaks in London about the court's unanimous finding that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful.
6 Oct 2019
Britain, France and Germany have joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two key Aramco plants last week. The issue will be discussed on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Bloomberg’s Derek Wallbank reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
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From the depths of the Pacific Ocean comes an innovation in air conditioning that's good for the planet and saves money. Located just 200 metres from the ocean, the hospital in Papeete, on the French island of Tahiti, is using seawater to cool its facilities. The switch to this new system has decreased the hospital's energy consumption by 90 percent.
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Pension problems: French workers strike over government's retirement plans. As many as 2.8 million people hit the streets across France on Tuesday in a second day of walkouts designed to protest the latest pension reform proposals.
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Several European countries, including Germany, temporarily shut their consulates in Istanbul this week, citing security concerns. Turkey says they are waging "psychological warfare."
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The top human rights court in Europe has found Hungary guilty of violating the rights of a refugee who died in 2016. Hungary has one of the worst records on refugee protections in Europe.
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In East Jerusalem, locals are still coming to terms with the trauma of the attack that left seven people dead as they gathered to pray at a synagogue on January 27. That attack was followed by a second incident the following day, which injured two Israelis.