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UK to propose new post-Brexit court to oversee relations with EU
Government to float creation of version of European Free Trade Association tribunal
(Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:39:24 GMT)

Regulators get ready to authorise ‘ringfenced’ UK banks
Big banks need to split their retail services from riskier investment divisions by 2019
(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:01:06 GMT)

More than 1m UK renters open Help to Buy Isas to secure first home
Tax-efficient savings scheme designed to help people on to the housing ladder
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:01:42 GMT)

Research questions image of spendthrift UK consumers
Changes to way companies fund pension obligations have distorted household savings ratio
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:01:29 GMT)

North East up in arms over advert for London-based Teesside job
Wording branded ‘a sick joke’ that shows ‘callous indifference’
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:41:15 GMT)

Nicola Sturgeon admits to difficulties of SNP name
Scottish first minister regrets unwelcome nationalist associations
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:29:04 GMT)

Edinburgh divided over plans to redevelop historic Royal High School
Critics say turning site into a hotel would be ‘sticking Mickey Mouse ears on the Mona Lisa’
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:35:01 GMT)

Record June for overseas visits to the UK
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:48:42 GMT)

Macquarie completes £2.3bn Green Investment Bank deal
Australian group says it will build on GIB’s legacy of promoting renewable energy
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:16:29 GMT)

Sheffield fears tree-felling PFI fight will cost millions
Warning of ‘catastrophic financial consequences’ if private finance contract is breached
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:02:12 GMT)

UK targets ready meals, pizzas and burgers amid calorie crackdown
Government health body asked to submit plan aimed at reducing childhood obesity
(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:25:29 GMT)

Drilling begins on first UK shale well for six years
Geologist claims potential for shale in Britain is ‘overhyped’
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:53:47 GMT)

UK retail sales beat expectations
Figures for July show higher spending on food outweighed falls in all other categories
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:28:46 GMT)

Top A-level grades rise despite tougher tests
Gove-era reforms restore focus on final exams rather than coursework
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:37:23 GMT)

Learndirect to receive public funding despite critical Ofsted report
UK’s largest provider of adult training to run apprenticeships through new corporate entity
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:05:15 GMT)

Learndirect graded ‘inadequate’ in delayed Ofsted report
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:47:08 GMT)

Critics point to flaws in UK’s post-Brexit trade plans
David Davis says mooted 2-3 year ‘interim’ transition avoids cliff-edge scenario
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:01:06 GMT)

Legislation needed to tackle UK power price rises, regulator warns
Ofgem’s Dermot Nolan has faced criticism for not being tough enough on energy giants
(Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:00:59 GMT)

Closure of biggest UK gas storage site draws criticism
Energy trade body calls for inquiry into Centrica’s move to close Rough facility 
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:00:18 GMT)

Warning over break-up of Scotland Yard specialist art unit
Squad whose remit runs from forgeries to terror funding seconded to Grenfell inquiry
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:06:43 GMT)

No 11th-hour repeal for Big Ben’s chimes despite May intervention
PM says ‘can’t be right’ for clock to stop chiming until 2021 for repairs
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:38:39 GMT)

A blow to the credibility of on-the-job learning
Learndirect’s collapse must focus minds on quality of apprenticeships
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:14:30 GMT)

Number of EU nationals working in UK hits record high
Bulgarians and Romanians drive increase in EU workers to 2.37m
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:58:00 GMT)

Theresa May criticises Donald Trump over Charlottesville stance
UK prime minister says ‘no equivalence’ between fascists and ‘those who oppose them’
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:41:30 GMT)

UK position paper on Irish border ‘throws up even more questions’
May tries to assert UK sovereignty while maintaining peace in Northern Ireland
(Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:29:11 GMT)

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