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Neolithic dog reveals tales behind Orkney's monuments – The Guardian

Neolithic dog reveals tales behind Orkney's monuments – The Guardian

The head of a dog that lived on Orkney 4,500 years ago has been recreated in what experts believe is the world’s first canine forensic reconstruction. The dog had been domesticated in the Neolithic era on the Scottish island archipelago, but still carried wolf-like characteristics, standing about the size of a large collie, according to […]

Technical update to the Withdrawal Agreement – GOV.UK

Technical update to the Withdrawal Agreement – GOV.UK

Published 11 April 2019 Last updated 12 April 2019 + show all updates 12 April 2019 Added document: Revised version of the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community 11 April 2019 First published. Source link

UK business uncertainty 'through the roof' – BoE's Carney – euronews

UK business uncertainty 'through the roof' – BoE's Carney – euronews

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The uncertainty facing British businesses has gone “through the roof” due to Brexit, hurting investment and posing long-term challenges for economic productivity, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday. Carney said that despite an “incredibly tight” labor market, businesses had held off on investment since the 2016 referendum to leave […]

News Daily: EU to decide on Brexit delay, and Debenhams future – BBC News

News Daily: EU to decide on Brexit delay, and Debenhams future – BBC News

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Short or long? Image copyright Reuters EU leaders will decide later whether to grant the UK a second Brexit delay. There’s little doubt that one will be offered, but the crucial question is how long it will be. Theresa May has asked for […]

UK Ambassador presents his credentials to Somali President – GOV.UK

UK Ambassador presents his credentials to Somali President – GOV.UK

British Ambassador Somalia Mr. Ben Fender, presented his credentials to President of the Federal Republic of Somalia H. E President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo. Ben arrived in Mogadishu on 14th February 2019, taking over from his predecessor Ambassador David Concar, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Ben joined the FCO in 1996 […]

Penny Mordaunt on improving sexual health rights globally – GOV.UK

Penny Mordaunt on improving sexual health rights globally – GOV.UK

Thank you everyone for being here and thank you to Canada for hosting us. A lot of people have thanked me for coming along today because they know the turmoil that Parliament is in, all the stresses and strains that are going on and it is difficult times that is for sure. And quite a […]

Why the UK is moving to regulate the internet – CNN

Why the UK is moving to regulate the internet – CNN

Why the UK is moving to regulate the internet  CNN Jeremy Wright writes that in response to all of the tragic stories — from bullying to terrorism — that spread on the internet, the UK has published a blueprint for new … Source link

UK under pressure to return children of Isis mothers – The Guardian

UK under pressure to return children of Isis mothers – The Guardian

Lawyers for Shamima Begum, the teenager who left the UK to join Islamic State, are attempting to bring at least three British children born to fighters for the group to the UK, a move that will intensify scrutiny of the British government’s apparent reluctance to repatriate minors from Syria. The children, all of whom have […]

Brexit Is Happening Now (at Least on Some U.K. Passports) – The New York Times

Brexit Is Happening Now (at Least on Some U.K. Passports) – The New York Times

LONDON — Some British citizens planning to travel abroad already have a tangible sign of what life will look like once the country is no longer a member of the European Union: new passports missing “European Union” on the front cover. Last month, even as lawmakers wrestled over the principal terms of the withdrawal process […]

UK removes words 'European Union' from British passports – The Guardian

UK removes words 'European Union' from British passports – The Guardian

The UK government has started issuing British passports without the words “European Union” even though the UK remains a full member of the bloc. It removed the two words from passport covers issued this week on the working assumption that Brexit day would have been 29 March. But the move has angered those applying for […]

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