Tag archive for ‘UK’
By Ana Nivtova On Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Euro Stands Only 20% Chance of Survival

According to a recently released prediction by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, the Euro only stands a 20 per cent change of surviving the next decade. “If the euro doesn’t break up, More...

By Andrea Sono On Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

UK Student Protests Turn Violent, Again

Tens of thousands of students took the streets again Wednesday in various parts of the United Kingdom to protest the planned hike in university tuition fees for 2012. Protests were met with a heavy police force More...

By Andrea Sono On Thursday, November 11th, 2010

UK Students March Against Tuition Fee Increases

Students in Britain have fiercely protested the governments austerity measures which include a tripling of tuition fees for universities across the country. Approximately 50,000 students marched peacefully on the More...

By Michael Sorense On Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Debt rating of Spain suffers downgrade

Spain follows Greece’s footsteps into a severe debt crisis as Standard and Poor’s rating agency cut Spain’s debt rating following a possible further deterioration of Spain’s budgetary position. Spain’s More...

By Michael Sorense On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
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Peak Oil Crisis due in 2014

New studies show that peak oil is due in 2014. Kuwaiti scientists have updated oil predictions previously based on the famous Hubbert model, which had correctly predicted in 1956 that U.S. oil reserves would peak More...

By Stefano Guttierez On Monday, January 25th, 2010

1.3 million lost jobs during the UK recession

A recent report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) reveals that 1.3 million people have lost their jobs during the recession in the UK, more than double the official figure quoted by More...

By Michael Sorense On Monday, December 21st, 2009

Scotland Yard warns of Mumbai-style terror attacks in London

Scotland Yard has warned that London is facing a threat of a Mumbai-style terror attack in key locations through London. Senior detective from the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism command warned that More...

By Rajat Anand On Sunday, October 25th, 2009
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UK Land Registry to cut costs, 1,500 jobs to be axed

As a part of measures to control and cut costs, five offices will be closed and about 1500 jobs are likely to be cut by the Land registry. The Public and Commercial Services Union has fiercely condemned the shutting More...

By Rajat Anand On Monday, October 19th, 2009

Crude Oil up to One-Year High as Dollar weakens

Crude oil prices touched $79.05 per barrel, rising about half a percent on the New York Mercantile Exchange. This is the highest level it has reached since October 15 last year. The rise is attributed to the confidence More...

By Adrian Santana On Thursday, August 27th, 2009

3.3 million workless households in the UK

At least one in six homes in the UK have not got one person employed, according to the latest figures published by the National Statistics office. The latest figures reveal 3.3 million workless households in April More...