STUDYING IN UK
Volcanic rocks may trigger massive unpredicted global warming effects: Study
They created a model of changes in carbon emissions during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) - a short interval of maximum temperature lasting around 100,000 years some 55 million years ago.
Citigroup hit with $57m fine in UK for incorrect reporting
Citigroup Inc was fined £44 million ($57 million) by the Bank of England for years...
UK's Johnson promises Brexit for Christmas in manifesto
With less than three weeks before Britain heads to the polls on Dec. 12, the governin...
Global luxury market grew 4% in 2019: Bain 2019 Luxury Study
The study pegged the size of the global personal luxury goods market at € 281 billion in 2019. Mainland China's luxury market grew the most by 26% at constant exchange rates this year to reach €30 billion. Chinese customers accounted for 90% of the constant growth of the market in 2019, reaching 35% of the value of luxury goods.
Feel At Home to expand to more locations
Started in Dublin two years ago by a Kerala-based businessman Mohammed Rafique, the startup will offer its services at other popular student destinations such as the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. ``Rise in the number of students studying abroad has led to soaring demand for safe and cost-effective accommodation,’’ said Rafique, managing director of Feel At Home.
Two killed by knifeman as terror returns to London Bridge
The knifeman, wearing a suspected hoax explosive device, was shot dead by police after the daylight assault on Friday that also saw bystanders intervene to try and disarm him.
UK witnesses increase of 63 per cent student visas from India
The latest statistics released by the UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal that 30,550 Indian students received a Tier 4 Study Visa for the year ending September 2019, up from nearly 18,730 the previous year.
UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralyzed economy
The date of Britain’s exit has been delayed three times.
India, UK enhancing defence ties: British High Commissioner
The high commissioner said the UK's civil service head of the Ministry of Defence and a Homeland Security Trade Mission led by Director of the UK Defence and Security Organisation will visit India this month.
U.S. businesswoman tells UK PM Johnson: I've kept your secrets, you've cast me aside
The Sunday Times reported in September that when Johnson was mayor he failed to declare close personal links to Jennifer Arcuri, who received thousands of pounds in public business funding and places on official trade trips. Arcuri has repeatedly refused to answer questions about whether she had an intimate relationship with Johnson.
Pay most important while applying to first job, say more than half Gen Zers worldwide
More than half of Gen Zers worldwide (54%) – including 62% in the UK and 59% in the US – say pay is the most important consideration when applying for their first full-time job. Money becomes increasingly important the older the Gen Zer, with 57% of 22- to 25-year-olds agreeing that nothing outweighs pay, compared to 49% of the 21-and-under crowd.
UK government refuses to release report on Russian meddling
The Intelligence and Security Committee report was sent to the Prime Minister on Oct. 17, and it needs govt approval before it is made public. Unless the report is released by early Wednesday when Parliament is dissolved, it won't be made public before the December general election. Lawmakers from a range of parties, urged the government to publish the report.
UK's Brexit deal estimated to cost almost $100 billion
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research study released Wednesday says the agreement would deliver a 70 billion-pound ($90 billion) blow to the UK.
Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz faces 6-month suspension in UK
Keith Vaz, who has been MP since 1987, had been due to contest his seat at the next general election, which could now be as soon as December if British PM Johnson succeeds in his bid for a snap poll to push forward his Brexit agenda.
UK government will look at other options if early vote bid fails: Source
"We can't allow parliament to waste 2020 the way it has wasted 2019 - the country wants Brexit done so we can move on and focus on the public's priorities."
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