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'Ebola in the UK' - the front pages
'Ebola in the UK' and tributes to Lord Attenborough


UK Financial Services Sector Faces Gender Diversity Gap
The UK financial services sector is facing a gender diversity gap as only one in five contractors in the industry are women, according to professional services consultancy Procorre. The firm, which analysed data from the official research body of the European Commission Eurostat, found just 19% of UK contractors in the sector are women. The number is below the Western European average, where ...


Economist: pro-UK parties 'bluffing'
A Nobel Prize winning economist describes the row over what currency an independent Scotland would use as a "lot of to do about nothing".


UK Close To Identifying James Foley's Killer
The British ambassador to the US says the UK is close to identifying the Islamic State (IS) militant who murdered American journalist James Foley. Ambassador Peter Westmacott told CNN that "we are not far away" from identifying the masked killer and "we are putting a lot into it". He added "sophisticated" technology, including voice recognition software, was being used by authorities to track ...


UK air pollution fuels official concern
Measuring and tackling an invisible killer


UK sales are saving Kingspan’s profits with Irish revenues static
Overall, the building giant’s profits were up by 24% compared to 2013.


UK Manufacturers Pay Accelerates Past Inflation and Average Wages
UK manufacturers are seeing their pay packets accelerate faster than inflation and bucking average wages across Britain, according to industry body the EEF. The manufacturers' organisation said that the average pay settlement in the six months to July had grown by 2.6% – well above Consumer Price Index inflation of 1.6% in the year to July. The figure is in contrast to low average wage growth in ...


UK apologises for White House tweet
The UK embassy apologises for tweeting a picture of a White House cake surrounded by sparklers, to mark the burning of the building.


UK & World
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Minsk. (AP) PA The presidents of Russia and Ukraine are meeting for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk, which many voiced hopes may help bring an end to fighting between Kiev's forces and pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine.


Research and Markets: UK Pet Market Market Assessment 2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Pet Market Market Assessment 2014" report to their off








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