U.K. Conservatives may lose majority in vote: poll
31 May 2017 | 11:07 am
A new poll from YouGov shows conservatives potentially losing their majority when the U.K. votes on June 8, causing a drop in the pound Bloomberg's Emma Ross-Thomas reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
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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African leaders said they would try to alleviate cyclic food insecurity on the continent back in 2003. It's time they got on with it, and they can use Western money to do so, writes DW’s George Okach.
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Rising gas and oil prices have plunged Europe into its worst energy crisis in decades. France has been hit hard, but perhaps not for the reasons you would expect. Nuclear and hydroelectric power, the country's main sources of electricity, are both running out of steam. Has the French energy mix hit a breaking point? We take a closer look in this edition of Down to Earth.
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Rights groups and a prominent cleric have warned of a military crackdown in the Kurdish city, following intense protests there. Meanwhile, Iran arrested two actresses, and its football captain spoke up at the World Cup.
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Malaysia has been beset by political instability over the past couple of years, while the economy is struggling to recover from the COVID pandemic-induced slowdown.
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Russia continued strikes on Ukrainian gas and electricity infrastructure. Meanwhile, the president of France told Asian business leaders that the conflict is "your problem" too.