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UK can be sued over rendition case
A Libyan man can sue the UK government over claims he was illegally sent back to Libya and tortured, the Court of Appeal rules.

UK 'once keen' on EU funding rules
The UK was "keen" in the past on EU funding rules which mean it now has to pay an extra £1.7bn in contributions, the country's new European Commissioner says.

UK seen as soft touch - Calais mayor
The UK is seen as a "soft touch" by migrants and its benefits system acts as a "magnet" to them, the mayor of the French city of Calais has told MPs.

UK lags behind US and Australia in DevOps adoption
The UK is significantly behind other markets in terms of DevOps adoption

UK rolls out solar storm defence eLoran system
Two eLoran receivers were already located in Dover and Harwich, and five have just been deployed in Thames, Humber, Middlesbrough, Firth of Forth, and Aberdeen.

UK Sport to consider funding policy
UK Sport could be ready to reconsider its approach to funding elite sport to include those with no immediate medal prospects.

How much can UK campaign hurt IS?
The UK has signed up to limited strategic military action in Iraq against Islamic State - and there are questions over its ability to do much more, says Jonathan Marcus.

Australia bank plans UK asset sale
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.

UK Sport to reconsider 'no compromise' funding policy
UK Sport could be set to reconsider its no-compromise approach to funding elite athletes, handing a lifeline to sports such as basketball which have had their financial backing cut. UK Sport's current funding policy is performance based, and under this method Britain moved from 36th in the Olympic medal table at the 1996 Atlanta Games to third at London 2012. "We really do want to listen," UK ...

National Australia Bank plans UK exit after slide in annual profit
* Exiting UK, improving shareholder returns a priority - CEO * Net interest margin to remain under pressure - CEO (Recasts and adds comment from fund manager) SYDNEY, Oct 30 (Reuters) - National Australia Bank said it has made exiting its UK operations an "absolute priority" after writedowns for the troubled business led to a 10 percent decline in annual cash profit. Chief Executive Officer ...

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