Landlords react with fury to three-year tenancy plans | Money | The … – The Guardian

Landlords have reacted furiously to government proposals that will give tenants a minimum three year contract – but allow them to walk away earlier if they wish. The longer tenancies, proposed by the housing, communities and local government secretary, James Brokenshire, in a consultation paper to be published on Monday, would stop landlords forcing tenants […]

Missing UK siblings found safe and well, police say –

The Metropolitan Police in London have said that three children reported missing yesterday have now been found safe and well in the UK. Yesterday, the Metropolitan Police had appealed for help in tracing the three siblings who they thought might have travelled to Ireland in the company of their mother. The Quinn siblings – Cara, 10, Michael, 9, and Hagen, 6 […]

Banks’ Grip on UK IPOs Loosens – Bloomberg

The days of a huge first-day share pop may be coming to an end for London IPOs. From this week, bankers managing initial public offerings in the U.K. face new rules designed to reduce their influence after a series of high-profile stock sales that were perceived as mispriced. The key issue is giving stock buyers […]

Number of terrorism-related arrests in UK reaches record level – The Guardian

The number of terrorism-related arrests in Britain hit a record high after a series of attacks around the country last year, official figures show. In the year ending 31 March, 441 people were held on suspicion of terrorism-related activity, the highest number of arrests in a year since data collection started in 2001, and an […]

Britain’s Rolls-Royce is slashing 4600 jobs – CNNMoney

Rolls-Royce manufactures engines and power systems for aircraft, ships and energy producers. British engineering company Rolls-Royce plans to cut 4,600 jobs in an effort to slash costs across its business. The firm said in a statement Thursday that it would make the cuts over the next two years as it seeks to reduce annual costs […]

UK charity Oxfam permanently banned from Haiti –

Haiti has permanently banned UK-based charity Oxfam from operating in the country following allegations of sexual misconduct by its employees while working in the country in the aftermath of the devastating January 2010 earthquake. A government statement said on Wednesday that the action, which followed a temporary suspension in February, was taken because of Oxfam’s […]

European nurses and midwives leaving UK in droves since Brexit vote – The Guardian

The number of nurses and midwives coming to work in Britain from Europe has plunged by 89% since the UK voted to leave the EU, figures have revealed. The sharp fall coincided with a sudden increase in qualified European medics leaving the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) register: from 2,435 in 2015-16 to 4,067 in […]

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