Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Tag Archives: Britain

Cars submerged as heavy rain hits Britain

GLASGOW: Heavy rain and gale force winds will continue to hit Britain in the wake of Storm Angus, bringing further risk of flooding. The Environment Agency has warned communities in the southwest and north of England to be prepared as the bad weather continues into Tuesday. Residents in one street woke ...

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Britain sends most aid money to Pakistan

LONDON: Britain increased its spending on overseas aid programmes in 2015, official data released on Thursday showed, with Pakistan and Ethiopia receiving the largest share of the money. Britain’s Department for International Development spent 12.1 billion pounds ($15 billion) last year, a rise of nearly 4 percent from $14.55 billion ...

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RBS chairman calls for transitional Brexit deal for banks

LONDON: The chairman of RBS, Sir Howard Davies, has backed calls for a transitional deal with Europe when Britain leaves the union, warning of the risk to banks if they swiftly lost access to the single market and passporting rights. “I think it is damaging if we don’t get a ...

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