PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Nov 7

http://bit.ly/2Cn4L0m The Telegraph British engineering company Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc has teamed up with German aerospace design company APUS and Brandenburg university to make a hybrid-electric engine for small planes.http://bit.ly/36GIngg The Guardian Pensions & Investment Research Consul

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Nov 7

Britain's Virgin Media is ditching BT Group's mobile network for rival Vodafone Group Plc from late 2021 in a five-year deal that will allow it to launch new services such as 5G to its more than 3 million customers.Headlines Tom Watson stands down as Labour deputy leader and MP https://on.ft.com

How the Man Behind 'The Crown' Made the Monarchy Relevant Again

These could be anything from contemporary press clippings to transcripts of original interviews with those who witnessed, or participated in, the events he is in the process of imaginatively reconstructing.As an undergraduate at the University of Leeds, he briefly tried acting; had he pursued a

Is Queen Elizabeth Thankful To The Middletons After Being At Wit's End?

“You take these children from broken homes and give them a family life and all they do is throw it back in your face.

This Major Sign Proves Prince Charles Is Preparing To Replace Queen Elizabeth

An official announcement has yet to be made, but her recent shift of responsibilities to her son, Prince Charles, more specifically, the upcoming key gesture he is set to make, is a major sign that her retirement will be here sooner than later.READ: Why Aides Thought Queen Elizabeth Could 'Bring

Royal Fans Vote For Their Least-Favorite Member of the British Royal Family

But the damage to his reputation has already been done and fans voted him as their least favorite royal.But there was one royal who was voted more unpopular than Markle and that’s Prince Andrew.They’re not the world’s only royal family but they are the most well known and recognizable as jus

UPDATE 1-Next Plc weighs on FTSE, UK gears up for December election

The Fed is expected to lower interest rates for the third time this year as it looks to soothe an economy bruised by the protracted trade war with China.Standard Chartered added 2.2% after a forecast-beating rise in quarterly profit, even though it flagged headwinds from a likely drop in global

Retailer Next Plc drives FTSE lower; Fed meeting eyed

In news-related moves, Next dropped 3% to the bottom of FTSE 100 after the company said sales in September were hit by unusually warm weather, while small-cap passport maker De La Rue plunged nearly 30% to its lowest in two decades after another profit warning.

Retailer Next Plc drives FTSE lower; Fed meeting eyed

In news-related moves, Next dropped 3% to the bottom of FTSE 100 after the company said sales in September were hit by unusually warm weather, while small-cap passport maker De La Rue plunged nearly 30% to its lowest in two decades after another profit warning.

UK shares slip as Johnson makes latest bid for election – live updates

Interim results: Bloomsbury Publishing, BP, Coca-Cola European Partners Trading statement: Hunting, Riverstone Energy, Standard Chartered Economics BoE consumer credit and mortgage approvals (UK)Japan's Nikkei led the way with a rise of 0.5pc to reach ground last trod a full year ago, while Shan

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Oct 29

http://bit.ly/2BRM5Fy The Guardian LVMH on Monday made a $14.5 billion bid to buy Tiffany & Co, known for its engagement rings and ties to Hollywood glamour, as the owner of Louis Vuitton and Bulgari seeks to expand in jewellery.http://bit.ly/34k8VCb The Independent Fracking firm Cuadrilla will

PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Oct 29

Business lobby groups on Monday expressed relief that a no-deal Brexit on October 31 has been averted but they warned that fresh delay over Britain's departure from the EU risked further denting companies' investment plans.Headlines Johnson raises stakes in fresh election gambit https://on.ft.co

Take Five: Brextension, Brelection, Bremain

With the Brexit fog starting to dissipate and so much growth gloom already priced in, it might just be time for investors to turn a blind eye to bank margins and focus on the positives.Presumably unwilling to die in a ditch, Johnson is still holding out hope that parliament will pass his Brexit

Pound falls as Johnson seeks UK Parliament suspension before Brexit: Morning Brief

[Reuters] Google reportedly to move Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam: Alphabet Inc's (GOOG) Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year as it builds a cheap supply chain in Southeast Asia, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.[Reut

Boris's dastardly Brexit plan: keep stringing 'em along until it happens

Lost in translation.Any German observing Angela Merkel’s throwaway line at her press conference with Boris Johnson last week, to the effect that an alternative to the dastardly Irish backstop might be found in 30 days, could immediately tell that she was not just being polite for the sake of her

British Pound ETF Surges After Macron Says Brexit Deal Can Be Adjusted

The British pound sterling-relate ETF fund climbed Thursday after French President Emmanuel Macron said the United Kingdom can leave the European Union with a deal.The Invesco CurrencyShares British Pound Sterling Trust (NYSEArca: FXB) rose 1.1% on Thursday while the pound strengthened 1.1% to $

Backstop buffoonery totally disregards the impact of colonial rule

I think he would be very disturbed to see how far we have sunk into the mire with the language used on social media; the outright defamation and degradation that goes unchecked in what some would describe as free speech.But the clownish oaf Boris Johnson has managed it.He was made welcome en

FTSE 100 closes lower as sterling's strength hits the index after Merkel back-stop comments

London’s leading shares index has trimmed its losses, with sentiment improved a little by expectations of a modestly firmer start on Wall Street.The CBI also reported growth in internet sales remained below average in August,” Archer noted.Markit's US manufacturing purchasing managers' index

GBP climbs 1% after Macron open to Irish backstop alternatives

Practise trading GBP and other major currencies with an IG demo account While the Macron and Merkel did say that they are open to hearing alternative options to an Irish backstop, both stressed that any proposal must respect the integrity of the EU single market and must not destabilise relations be

4 things parents should know about measles

HOUSTON - The United States has seen the most cases of measles this year since 1992.More than 75% of this year's measles outbreak is linked to New York.There is also a booster between ages 4 and 6.

Parents of primary school starters urged to check immunisation records

We’ve seen outbreaks of this disease in Yorkshire and the Humber in the past year and we’re continuing to see outbreaks of the disease occurring in communities across the country, many linked to visiting European countries over the summer holidays.Dr Sally Eapen Simon, screening and immunisation

Measles in the UK: 'Elimination status' is lost

We’re continuing to see outbreaks of the disease occurring in communities across the country, many linked to visiting European countries over the summer holidays.Based on this, WHO determined that the UK could no longer be consider as ‘eliminated’ and that transmission of measles had been re-est

UK no longer measles-free as vaccination rates fall dramatically

Experts have blamed the decrease in vaccination rates on ‘viral misinformation’, which has been exacerbated by the internet and social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.“Vaccines are set to help the NHS tackle some of the biggest public health challenges it faces over the next decade:

PM to host talks with social media firms over anti-vaccination misinformation

This is a global challenge and there’s a number of reasons why people don’t get themselves or their children the vaccines they need, but we need decisive action across our health service and society to make sure communities are properly immunised.” Currently just 87% of children are receiving their

Quarter of children in London 'not given measles jab', as UK loses measles free status

The first dose is usually given to babies at a year old, the second dose before they go to school.It’s a real concern that so many young children – as many as a quarter of a reception class in some areas - could be starting school without the full protection that the NHS childhood immunisation p

Thousands of South West children not vaccinated against MMR

The worst MMR coverage in the south west is seen in Bristol where just 86 per cent of children have had their second jab.Dr Julie Yates, lead consultant for screening and immunisation for Public Health England South West, said: “It’s a real concern that so many young children in our region could

Shropshire Star comment: Vaccines too vital to be ignored

Well, if parents start to think that in significant numbers, a critical mass will be reached which could potentially lead to an epidemic sweeping through this small army of unprotected children.History might show that the early 21st century was the pinnacle of success, and there was then a slipp

Measles case confirmed in Cumbria amid national concerns

It’s very important that children receive the full course of two vaccinations of MMR before starting school and for parents or carers to contact their GP Practice and take it up now if they didn’t have it at the scheduled time.” Anyone who is unsure whether they or their children have had two do

Boris Johnson blames 'superstitious mumbo jumbo' spread online about the supposed risks of vaccines for the UK ...

The Department for Health and Social Care will also deliver a strategy to address the issue in the autumn.He has called for health chiefs to renew their efforts to ensure that 95 per cent of the population has had both doses of the MMR vaccine.Teacher's 'anti-vaccine crusade' One of Britain'

Measles case confirmed in Cumbria amid national concerns

It’s very important that children receive the full course of two vaccinations of MMR before starting school and for parents or carers to contact their GP Practice and take it up now if they didn’t have it at the scheduled time.” Anyone who is unsure whether they or their children have had two do

UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax info

Though anti-vaccine sentiments have been around for as long as vaccines have existed, health experts worry anti-vaccine propaganda can spread more quickly on social media.“I’m afraid people have been listening to that superstitious mumbo jumbo on the internet, all that anti-vax stuff and thinkin

Up to 10000 West Midlands children not up to date with MMR vaccine

We’ve seen outbreaks of this disease in the West Midlands in the past two years and we’re continuing to see outbreaks of the disease occurring in communities across the country, many linked to visiting European countries over the summer holidays.He said: “It’s a real concern that so many young c

UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax info

Though anti-vaccine sentiments have been around for as long as vaccines have existed, health experts worry that anti-vaccine propaganda can spread more quickly on social media.Johnson set out plans to improve the UK's vaccination rates, calling for health leaders to renew efforts to ensure that

Bolton measles vaccinations drop below national targets

Boris Johnson has called for health leaders to renew their efforts to ensure 95% of the population have had both doses of the MMR vaccine.

More than 200 five-year-olds in Dorset are yet to be immunised against MMR

As parents prepare their children to start primary school in a few weeks, Public Health England (PHE) South West is warning that around 250 children across the county may not be fully up-to-date with some routine immunisations.We’ve seen outbreaks of this and mumps across the south west in the p

'Mumbo jumbo' causes UK to lose measles-free status, Johnson claims

IN Cornwall, he said: “People have been listening to that superstitious mumbo jumbo on the internet, all that anti-vax stuff and thinking that the MMR vaccine is a bad idea.The movement crosses borders and is the subject of dedicated online communities.People seem to be wanting to come forwa

UK Government To Call For Social Media Companies To Combat Vaccine Misinformation

There were more reports of measles cases worldwide in the first half of 2019 than in any year since 2006, “with outbreaks straining health care systems and leading to serious illness, disability and deaths,” according to recent data from WHO.Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that he’s con

'Misleading messages on social media fuelling drop in measles vaccinations'

Analysis by the charity shows that an estimated 169 million children around the world missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 – an average of 21.1 million a year.In the first quarter of 2019, there were 231 confirmed cases in the UK, and Prime Minister Boris Joh

The shocking amount of people not taking the MMR vaccination in Lincolnshire

It is the lowest rate seen locally since 89.9% of children received the first MMR jab by their second birthday in 2010/11.Just 86.3% had received the second jab in 2018/19, down from 86.6% in 2017/18, and the lowest rate since 2011/12.The PM has called for health leaders to renew their effor

Anti-vaxxers are monitored on social media - HSE

Take-up of the MMR vaccine in this country is best in the west and midlands, with several areas exceeding the 95pc coverage target at two years of age.Ireland recorded 55 measles cases to mid-August this year, a slight drop from 65 in 2018.Social media companies are being urged to quash misl

UK loses its 'measles-free' status after big increase in cases - this is why

The Department for Health and Social Care will also deliver a strategy to address the issue in the autumn, in which the NHS is expected to be asked to use technology to identify who may have missed a vaccination and make booking appointments easier.The Prime Minister has called for health chiefs

Why is the UK seeing a rise in measles cases?

There is much misleading information on social media and it can be quickly spread.Earlier this year, Health Secretary Matt Hancock - who controls the NHS in England - said that he was willing to look at "all options" to boost vaccination levels.The measles vaccine, which is included in the M

UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax info

Though anti-vaccine sentiments have been around for as long as vaccines have existed, health experts worry that anti-vaccine propaganda can spread more quickly on social media.Johnson set out plans to improve the U.K.'s vaccination rates, calling for health leaders to renew efforts to ensure tha

UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax info

Though anti-vaccine sentiments have been around for as long as vaccines have existed, health experts worry that anti-vaccine propaganda can spread more quickly on social media.Johnson set out plans to improve the U.K.'s vaccination rates, calling for health leaders to renew efforts to ensure tha

UK's PM tackles anti-vax 'mumbo jumbo' on social media amid measles outbreak

Johnson set out plans to improve the UK's vaccination rates, calling for health leaders to renew efforts to ensure that 95 per cent of residents have had both doses of the MMR vaccine.The Department for Health will deliver a strategy to address the issue this fall and is expected to consider usi

Measles shock: How preventable disease returned from the past - What led to new outbreaks?

Earlier this year, cases of Measles led New York state to declare a state of emergency.In April this year, health authorities noted 72,000 cases of the disease in Ukraine and 19,000 cases in the Philippines.

UK Prime Minister urges social media giants to limit spread of vaccine misinformation

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on social media companies to take action against the spread of misleading claims about vaccines as figures show more than 230 cases of measles were reported in the UK in the first three months of the year.In January, a study from the Royal Society for Publ

Oxfordshire no longer 'measles-free' after increase in cases across UK

He has called for health leaders to renew their efforts to ensure 95 per cent of the population have had both doses of the MMR vaccine.The Department for Health and Social Care will also deliver a strategy to address the issue in the autumn where the NHS is expected to be asked to use technology

Oxfordshire no longer 'measles-free' after increase in cases across UK

He has called for health leaders to renew their efforts to ensure 95 per cent of the population have had both doses of the MMR vaccine.The Department for Health and Social Care will also deliver a strategy to address the issue in the autumn where the NHS is expected to be asked to use technology

Parents urged to give kids MMR vaccine – as figures show thousands at risk of deadly measles

Speaking yesterday at a Cornwall hospital, Mr Johnson said: “People have been listening to superstitious mumbo jumbo on the internet and thinking the MMR vaccine is a bad idea.And the PM called on social media sites to take down scare stories.Boris Johnson blamed “superstitious mumbo jumbo”