UK News:

'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

UK growth set to slow, says CBI
The UK economy is expected to grow strongly in the next three months, albeit at a slightly slower pace than that enjoyed in the first half of last year

Pegida UK stages first demonstration
About 2,000 protesters demonstrate against the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".

'Chaotic' deal-cutting on UK powers
Devolution deals across the UK are chaotic, contradictory and lack logic, a leading economist claims.

New Oil and Gas UK head is named
The new chief executive of offshore industry body Oil and Gas UK is named as Deirdre Michie, to replace Malcolm Webb.

UK net migration rises to 298,000
The Conservatives blame EU rules and the Lib Dems for a fresh surge in net migration to levels three times higher than their 100,000 a year goal.

UK ministers halt Scottish fracking
The UK government says it has "agreed in principle" not to award any more fracking licences in Scotland.

UK holidays: Wild about Britain
Spring is almost upon us, and with it comes the chance to explore a wonderful world of wildlife. Brian Jackman heralds the changing of the seasons and suggests a year's worth of animal encounters around the UK

UK confirms economic growth at 0.5% in Q4
The UK economy confirmed growth of 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2014, in line with the preliminary reading and economists' expectations.

UK business investment falls at fastest rate since financial crisis
Drop of 1.4% in last quarter driven by energy companies reining in North Sea spending amid falling oil price Investment spending by UK businesses fell at the fastest rate in almost six years at the end of 2014 as energy companies responded to falling global oil prices. Business investment dropped by 1.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the Office for National Statistics, mainly driven by oil ...

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