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Irish border: UK expert panel to advise on post-Brexit arrangements
…The UK government has appointed a panel of experts to advise on alternative… of maintaining a soft border without close regulatory alignment between the UK and the EU…, and IT systems," Mr Barclay said. "There has also been shared recognition by both the UK


UK climate emergency: What does it mean for how we live?
…The Welsh and UK governments Welsh and UK governments have declared a climate… proportion of the economy than the UK overall. New companies are likely to emerge to deal… be politically controversial. UK Chancellor Phillip Hammond has said the zero carbon target…


River Mersey 'most polluted' with microplastics in UK
… in the UK, claims a study into the problem. Greenpeace said it was worse than the "Great… said its survey, which showed all UK rivers contained small particles of plastic…, despite a partial UK-wide ban on their use which came into effect in 2018. It also…


The 'monsoon' rain hitting UK business
…. Washout It's been a week of almost continuous rain across parts of the UK, and that's… the UK, tells the BBC that running a festival "is already quite a risky business…, there are no signs of any prolonged dry, warm and sunny conditions. The weather in the UK


Tory leadership race: Ruth Davidson in 'don't break up UK' warning
… ahead of preserving the UK union to "take a long, hard look at themselves". A YouGov… Scotland leaving the UK. Ms Davidson said the 2016 EU referendum result should… be delivered, "but not at the expense of breaking up the UK". She was speaking to the BBC's…


UK 'likely' to host critical climate conference next year
…The UK looks set to be the host of a critical climate conference next year…. Under the partnership deal, the UK will host the main event with a preliminary… meeting held in Italy. While Turkey is still in the running, the UK is now seen…


Ruth Davidson: 'Deliver Brexit, but not at expense of UK'
…, of course we've got to deliver Brexit, but not at the expense of breaking up the UK… of preserving the UK union to "take a long, hard look at themselves". A YouGov survey… the UK. Ms Davidson said the 2016 EU referendum result should be delivered…


EuroMillions £123m UK jackpot winner yet to claim prize
…EuroMillions players have been urged to check their tickets after the UK winner… jackpot win in the UK this year. Every player has 180 days from the day of the draw… the interest it has generated, goes to National Lottery-funded projects across the UK.…


Brexit: UK seeks agreement with EU on citizens' rights
… agreement on citizens' rights in the event of no deal. About 1.3m UK citizens live… in one of the other 27 EU member states, while the UK hosts about 3.2m EU nationals… of 141 MPs - and it was accepted by the government without a vote. "The UK government…


Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far?
…As a European Union member, the UK is automatically part of about 40 trade… agreements which the EU has with more than 70 countries. If the UK leaves the EU without… a deal it would lose these trade deals immediately - worth about 11% of total UK