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Business Live: Trade optimism boosts oil – BBC News

Business Live: Trade optimism boosts oil – BBC News

Business Live: Trade optimism boosts oil  BBC News US President Donald Trump has made his first TV address to the nation from the Oval Office, escalating a stand-off with Congress that has led to an 18-day … Source link

€140/hd gap between Irish and UK steer prices 'unacceptable' – Agriland

€140/hd gap between Irish and UK steer prices 'unacceptable' – Agriland

Recent beef prices have provided a “stark lesson” in why farmer confidence is continuing to fade from the current Irish beef system, according to the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA). Speaking on the matter, ICMSA president Pat McCormack described beef processors’ attitudes as “appalling”, adding that producing beef to current “exacting” standards while receiving […]

UK weather warning: THREE MONTH barrage of storms to bring SUBZERO temperatures and SNOW – Express.co.uk

UK weather warning: THREE MONTH barrage of storms to bring SUBZERO temperatures and SNOW – Express.co.uk

Generally calm conditions will give way to persistent bouts of strong wind and rain through the rest of winter, according to some experts. Storms barrelling in from the Atlantic will clash with cold air over the UK triggering outbreaks of snow and ice, they warn. Stubborn high pressure anchored northeast of Britain will keep temperatures […]

No-deal Brexit UK lorry exercise under way – RTE.ie

No-deal Brexit UK lorry exercise under way – RTE.ie

Lorries have begun to arrive at Dover after the first practice run from Manston Airport in Kent as part of the British government’s first major test of its plans for UK border disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Known as Operation Brock, designed to test out the disused airfield near Ramsgate as a […]

Alabama Rot UK map: How to avoid Alabama Rot – latest warnings for dog owners – Express

Alabama Rot UK map: How to avoid Alabama Rot – latest warnings for dog owners – Express

Alabama Rot, officially named cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV), is on the increase in the UK. With little known about the cause of disease, it’s a frightening concern for pet owners. If not spotted early enough, Alabama Rot can be fatal. While the cause of Alabama Rot is unknown, it is thought to be […]

Man shot dead by UK police named as Sean Fitzgerald – The Guardian

Man shot dead by UK police named as Sean Fitzgerald – The Guardian

An ex-serviceman has been shot dead by police officers during a “pre-planned” raid on a house in Coventry. Sean Fitzgerald, 31, died during an intelligence-led operation on Friday evening in the north of the city. At about 1pm on Saturday, police said they could not confirm whether a gun was found at the scene because […]

UK critic: Kiwi signings fail to deliver for European clubs – RugbyPass

UK critic: Kiwi signings fail to deliver for European clubs – RugbyPass

04 January, 10:28pm A rugby writer based in the UK has expressed his thoughts on former All Blacks plying their trade in the northern hemisphere, claiming that several have failed to live up to their superstar billing and struggled to adapt after leaving New Zealand. Writing for The Guardian, Paul Rees argues that while New Zealand […]

BBC presenter Alex Lovell's rape-threat stalker jailed – BBC News

BBC presenter Alex Lovell's rape-threat stalker jailed – BBC News

Image caption BBC Points West presenter Alex Lovell was repeatedly sent threatening letters A man who stalked a BBC presenter with letters in which he threatened to rape her has been jailed. Gordon Hawthorn, 69, of Street, Somerset, sent the threats to Points West’s Alex Lovell over six years. Ms Lovell started suffering panic attacks […]

UK housing market is a ‘goldmine’ for wealthy foreign buyers – The Guardian

UK housing market is a ‘goldmine’ for wealthy foreign buyers – The Guardian

The global super-rich have taken advantage of the Brexit-induced decline in the value of sterling to buy up three times as many £10m-plus luxury homes as before the referendum vote. Some 300 homes sold for more than £10m each in the tax year to April 2017 (the latest for which figures are available), an increase […]

Newspaper headlines: 'Panic on the platform' – BBC News

Newspaper headlines: 'Panic on the platform' – BBC News

Newspaper headlines: ‘Panic on the platform’ By BBC News Staff Image caption The Sun is among several papers which report the suspected New Year’s Eve terror attack at Manchester’s Victoria station on their front page. “Panic on the platform” is its headline. A man has been detained under mental health laws after three people were […]