Brits haven’t had to pay mobile roaming charges in the EU since 2017 — that’s now set to change

and data allowances while traveling anywhere in the EU at no extra cost.In this article From Jan. 2022, some Brits will have to start paying to use their phone in European Union countries again. On Thursday, Britain’s top mobile network operator EE announced it would bring back mobile roaming charges, starting next year. The BT-owned… Continue reading Brits haven’t had to pay mobile roaming charges in the EU since 2017 — that’s now set to change

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Former coal mines in Britain are being tested to see if they can become a geothermal energy plant

A project aiming to harness geothermal energy from disused, flooded coal mines in the northeast of England took another step forward this week after it was given planning permission for an initial testing phase. In an announcement Monday, South Tyneside Council said the development would “draw geothermal energy from abandoned flooded mines in the former… Continue reading Former coal mines in Britain are being tested to see if they can become a geothermal energy plant

Bankers talk of being sold out as London waits for its own Brexit deal with Brussels

Despite a breakthrough last month, London-based bankers are nervously waiting for Britain and Brussels to agree on a post-Brexit relationship for their financial services industries. The U.K. and the EU agreed to continue talks and co-operation on financial services on March 26. In a short statement, the U.K. and the EU announced they had concluded… Continue reading Bankers talk of being sold out as London waits for its own Brexit deal with Brussels

Britain, EU strike pessimistic tone in post-Brexit trade talks

Britain and the European Union struck a pessimistic tone in trade talks on Thursday, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying it was “very likely” there would be no agreement unless the bloc changed its position “substantially”.Just over two weeks before Britain finally leaves the bloc’s orbit, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was also… Continue reading Britain, EU strike pessimistic tone in post-Brexit trade talks

Revealed: Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to make £100m each in ‘Battle of Britain’ mega-fight in the Middle East next year

Anthony Joshua’s comfortable victory over Kubrat Pulev over the weekend has accelerated talk of a Tyson Fury clash next year, a fight that would unify the heavyweight division and be one of Britain’s great sporting moments. According to Joshua’s Promoter, Eddie Hearn, talks between his camp and Fury’s camp will start today, Monday, December 14… Continue reading Revealed: Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to make £100m each in ‘Battle of Britain’ mega-fight in the Middle East next year

Britain and EU resume trade talks in ‘final throw of the dice’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke on Saturday and instructed their teams to resume talks after they were paused a day earlier due to an impasse over three key issues.In a joint statement after their call, Johnson and von der Leyen said that no agreement was feasible… Continue reading Britain and EU resume trade talks in ‘final throw of the dice’

Britain tries to cool AstraZeneca concerns as its CEO touts a new vaccine trial

The U.K. government’s top scientific advisor, Patrick Vallance, said the focus should be on the fact that the vaccine actually works when asked about doubts regarding the trial.Chief of the White House’s Operation Warp Speed, Moncef Slaoui, and others in the U.S. have expressed concern over the age group tested.Four million doses could be used… Continue reading Britain tries to cool AstraZeneca concerns as its CEO touts a new vaccine trial

Britain’s most prolific speed camera has fined drivers £5.7million in three years

Drivers caught by one speed camera have been fined up to £5.7million over three years. The Gatso device in Bristol tops the list of the 27 that have snapped the most. It caught 57,207 motorists breaking the 40mph speed limit on the M32, an average of more than 50 per day. The 27 busiest cameras… Continue reading Britain’s most prolific speed camera has fined drivers £5.7million in three years

Britain to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars just 10 years from now

The Prime Minister is expected to announce that the sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned from 2030, with some experts predicting the change presents a ‘monumental challenge’ to the car industry The ban on petrol and diesel vehicles will be brought forward to 2030, the Prime Minister is expected to announce … Continue reading Britain to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars just 10 years from now

Too little, too late? Britain introduces rules to protect tech firms from overseas takeovers

The U.K. government has rolled out new rules to protect Britain’s innovative companies from being snapped up by other nations.But is it too little, too late? Arm was sold to Japan’s SoftBank in 2016 and DeepMind was sold to Google in 2014.Even though DeepMind and Arm are no longer British in some people’s eyes, there… Continue reading Too little, too late? Britain introduces rules to protect tech firms from overseas takeovers