Blackpool topped the list of areas where working-aged residents claim state support, with 12.3% of the population on Universal Credit. Pictured: Percentages of UK population claiming.
Daily Mail. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 01:02:28 +0100.
The British immigration minister said Tuesday that the U.K. and France have agreed to a plan to stop a wave of illegal immigration that has seen hundreds of migrants making their way across the English Channel into Britain this month.
Adam Shaw. Fox News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:32:33 GMT.
The Trafford Centre, Britain's fourth-biggest shopping mall, is being put up for sale less than two months after its parent company, Intu Properties, collapsed into administration.
Sky News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:04:00 +0100.
Every country in the world now has some type of climate law. But are these laws having any effect in the fight against climate change? Researchers at the London School of Economics and Political Science aimed to find out.
By David Vetter, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:52:37 -0400.
LONDON (AP) - The U.K. has kept a lid on the unemployment rate so far during the coronavirus pandemic but, scratch beneath the surface, and there are worrying trends that will likely see the jobless total soaring by the end of the year. ...
Pan Pylas. Washington Times. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 02:59:22 -0400.
A Royal Air Force surveillance plane flew over the English Channel on Monday as the British government sought to stop a growing number of people making the hazardous crossing from France in small boats.Britain's Conservative ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:24:55 +1200.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the government has a moral duty to ensure children return to school next month. Most pupils have been out of the classroom since the U.K. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 05:53:23 -0400.
Pope Francis has appointed six women, including the former treasurer for Britain's Prince Charles, to the council that oversees Vatican finances, naming them in one fell swoop to some of the most senior roles. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 09:25:45 -0400.
The Irish based O'Brien family dominate the offshore entries for the Cox Plate but there are gallopers from every state in Australia as well as France and the United Kingdom.
Michael Lynch. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 17:18:28 +1000.
The world snooker championship welcomed spectators last week, part of a pilot program that offered hope to other events eager to follow suit. A few hours later, the government pulled the plug.
Karen Crouse. New York Times. Sun, 02 Aug 2020 16:58:48 +0000.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson told colleagues in early 2018 that President Trump had asked him to see if the British government would help Turnberry, the president's Scottish golf resort, ...
Marty Johnson. The Hill. Tue, 21 Jul 2020 23:37:52 +0000.
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Facts About The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is an island
nation in western Europe, comprising England, Scotland, Wales, and
Northern Ireland. Its capital city is London. The UK's
national currency is the Pound Sterling.
English is the primary language used in the UK, although Gaelic and Welsh
are spoken by minorities. In 2007, the United Kingdom's estimated
population was 60,776,000.
For more news and information about the United Kingdom, visit the official
website. For detailed maps of the United Kingdom, visit this
UK map website.