UK government to investigate impact of overseas students – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Home Secretary Amber Rudd is launching an investigation into the impact of international students on the UK’s society and economy. It will look at the effect EU and non-EU students have on the UK labour market while they are in the UK. The study is being launched on Thursday, as the UK […]

UK car production revs up in July – BBC News

Image copyright Nissan The number of cars built in the UK last month rose by almost 8% compared with July 2016, new figures show. Just over 136,000 vehicles were made in British factories, up 7.8% on July last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said. Many carmakers increase production in July ahead […]

Number of EU citizens detained in UK up by 27%, figures show – The Guardian

The number of EU citizens detained for suspected immigration offences has risen by 27% in the past year alone, Home Office figures have revealed. The statistics emerge after the Home Office admitted mistakenly sending out 100 letters to a number of EU nationals living in the UK, telling them that they had to leave the […]

Health warnings on alcohol labels in UK are insufficient, says charity – The Guardian

Alcohol brands are failing to include information on product labels about drinking guidelines and the health issues linked with consumption, according to a charity. Researchers for the Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA), examined 315 labels across 27 UK locations and found only one one informed the public of the current low-risk weekly drinking guideline of 14 […]

UK weather: Heavy rain in Northern England sparks flash flood chaos –

Northern England has experienced heavy downpours and flash flooding, leaving commuters facing road closures and delays. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said it received 23 flood-related calls between 9am and 11am on Wednesday, of which seven were attended by crews. The callouts, mainly around Leeds, included three people stuck in vehicles, and one lightning […]

Brexit: Theresa May says UK leaving EU court’s jurisdiction – BBC News

Media captionWhy the fuss about the European Court of Justice? Theresa May has insisted the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK will come to an end with Brexit. As the government published new details of its position, the PM said the UK would “take back control of our laws”. But critics […]

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