Regulated energy price rises to £4300 a year in the UK

Regulated energy price rises to £4300 a year in the UK

The price of regulated energy for an average family will rise in Britain to almost £4,300 a year from around £3,500 currently, UK sector regulator Ofgem said in a statement on Thursday. The British government, which has decided to cap the price consumers pay until April at £2,500, will therefore pay the difference to the … Read more

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

The United Kingdom recorded record net immigration, estimated at half a million people, mainly from non-EU populations, in a post-pandemic context marked by the war in Ukraine. According to UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates published on Thursday, the UK saw net immigration of 504,000 people between June 2021 and June 2022. This figure … Read more

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

Britain records record net immigration of half a million people

The United Kingdom recorded record net immigration, estimated at half a million people, mainly from non-EU populations, in a post-pandemic context marked by the war in Ukraine. According to UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates published on Thursday, the UK saw net immigration of 504,000 people between June 2021 and June 2022. This figure … Read more

Google will buy power from offshore wind turbines from Engie

Google will buy power from offshore wind turbines from Engie

The French energy company Engie announced on Thursday that it had entered into a contract with the American giant Google to purchase 100 MW of electricity for 12 years in the UK from the Moray West offshore wind project, off the coast of Scotland. Total, “Engie will supply Google with more than 5 TWh of … Read more

Britain ‘in stagflation’ needs more migrants, bosses say

Britain 'in stagflation' needs more migrants, bosses say

The United Kingdom isin full stagflation“, according to the director-general of the CBI, the main employers’ organization in the country, which opens its annual conference in Birmingham on Monday. “We are gathered again in extraordinary times. Britain is in the midst of stagflation – hit by runaway inflation and negative growth“, Tony Danker declared on … Read more

The government has no intention of easing Brexit, says Sunak

The government has no intention of easing Brexit, says Sunak

The British government has no intention of easing Brexit to get closer to the European Union, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak assured on Monday (November 21), a day after press reports suggested London could seek to strengthen its ties with the European Union. “Let me be clear about this (…) Britain will not seek any relationship … Read more

The minister denies that the government is seeking closer ties with the EU

The minister denies that the government is seeking closer ties with the EU

British Health Secretary Steve Barclay on Sunday dismissed press reports that London was seeking closer ties with Brussels, three years after leaving the European Union. According to the Sunday Times, “government officials plan to put Britain on the path to a relationship similar to Switzerland’s with the EU“. An initiative that would bedesigned to strengthen … Read more

a Czech group buys the established lottery operator

a Czech group buys the established lottery operator

The Allwyn company, controlled by the Czech conglomerate KKCG, announced on Saturday that it had completed the purchase of British Camelot, which had managed the national lottery for its nearly thirty years of existence. “The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of 2023, subject to regulatory approvals, including from the Betting CommissionAllwyn … Read more

Food sales fall in a tighter band in the UK

Food sales fall in a tighter band in the UK

Faced with rising prices, food sales continued to fall in October in Britain, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), published on Friday, the day after an austerity budget consisting of price rises, taxes and cuts in public spending. “Food sales continue the downward trend that began in the summer of 2021“, … Read more

United Kingdom associated with a military cooperation project

United Kingdom associated with a military cooperation project

The European Union (EU) invited the United Kingdom on Tuesday 15 November to participate in a military mobility project considered essential to improve the capacity of the EU and NATO to respond to crises, the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell announced. The 27 formally invited him on Tuesday to participate in this project, insisting … Read more