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UK tops forbes list, best country for business in 2018

UK tops forbes list: After the United Kingdom narrowly voted last year to leave the European Union, predictions swirled that the British economy would collapse. Yes, the pound plummeted 9% versus the dollar the day after the surprise result and remains down, but the economy as a whole has held up relatively well.Britain scooped the

Russians spent less than 1 pound on ads during Brexit: Facebook

Russians spent less than 1 pound on ads during Brexit: Facebook

Russians spent on ads during Brexit: Facebook. London, Downplaying claims that Kremlin-backed groups helped swing the Brexit vote in 2016, Facebook has told EU investigators that less than one pound was spent by Russians on ads posted on its platform during the referendum, The Telegraph reported on Thursday.On the other hand, Twitter disclosed that Russian-backed accounts


PM Modi to visit Portugal, Netherlands in June

Known to pack his foreign trips, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Portugal on June 24 en route to Washington DC and is expected to pay a working visit to the Netherlands on June 27 on his way back. Modi is scheduled to hold talks with US President Donald Trump on June 26. Announcing the

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UK goes to the ballot: All you need to know about the 2017 election

Britain takes a leading role in global anti-terror efforts and is a key member of the US-led coalition bombing Islamist State group positions in Iraq and Syria. It holds veto power at the United Nations, where it is one of the five permanent members of the Security Council along with China, France, Russia and the United

According to Survey, Brexit had little impact on foreign students studying in UK

According to Survey, Brexit had little impact on foreign students studying in UK. The International Student Survey 2017 was conducted by the student recruitment and retention solutions company Hobsons in January and February 2017.A recent survey has found, Britain’s decision to leave the EU has had little impact on international students’ decision to study in

Brexit, Trump administration threaten Irish economy: Moody’s

Dublin: Although Ireland’s growth prospects remain strong, the country faces risks from the impact of the Britain’s withdrawal from the EU and the prospect of corporate tax reforms in the US, ratings agency Moody’s has warned. In a research report, the agency on Thursday said Brexit will likely mean lower export growth, deeper disruption to

Brexit backer tells Trump to ‘get campaigning’

Washington: Outgoing UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader and Brexit backer Nigel Farage has urged Republicans to “get your walking boots on” and drum up support for presidential nominee Donald Trump. Farage, joined Trump on stage at a rally in Jackson, Mississippi on Wednesday night to draw similarities between the UK’s vote to leave the European

Post-Brexit rise in hate crimes on UK trains

London: The number of suspected race hate crimes on Britain’s railways jumped sharply since UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) in June, official figures released showed today. In the fortnight after the Brexit poll on June 23, British Transport Police (BTP) recorded 119 incidents including allegations of racist abuse and attacks at railway

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Brexit Fallout: Tata Steel board put sale of UK steel business on hold

Mumbai/London: Putting on hold its UK business sale amid Brexit uncertainty, Tata Steel today decided to explore other alternatives including joint venture with German giant ThyssenKrupp AG. Tata Steel after its board meeting today announced that it has decided to look at alternative and more sustainable portfolio solutions for the European businesses. The company has now

Asset managers retreat from London following Brexit

London: Asset managers have started their detachment from London following Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union (EU), with fund companies finalising plans to reduce their reliance on the capital city. M&G, Columbia Threadneedle, Legg Mason, Fidelity International and T Rowe Price have all outlined intentions to move staff out of London or set


English language may be dropped by EU after Brexit

London: The English language may be one ofthe casualties of Brexit as it emerged that no state other than the UK has registered it as a primary language among the 28 countries within the European Union. English has been the top choice for European Union (EU) institutions but Britain’s vote to leave the union last


Brexit Fallout: Indian businesses exposed to uncertainty; IT sector most vulnerable

New Delhi: As Brexit roiled financial markets, top industry leaders today said India cannot be in a denial mode as the referendum has opened a “pandora’s box of grave uncertainties” and Indian companies, especially in IT sector, will have to rework their strategies for the region. They also foresaw Indian companies having to shift their


Brexit to offer better market access to India: SBI chief 

Mumbai: Brexit will provide the country better market access to the EU and England, even as there will be some market volatility, State Bank of India Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya today said. “As risk aversion sets in, there would be a decline in financial markets and India would see this impact along with other nations. But

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Brexit Fallout: British PM Cameron resigns, says new PM should steer UK

London: Prime Minister David Cameron today announced his resignation following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, saying a new Prime Minister should be in place by October as it would not be right for him to try to be “the captain that steers the country” to its next destination. Cameron, whose voice choked with

Gold hits 26-mth high of Rs 30,885 on Brexit, weak rupee

New Delhi: Gold prices zoomed to 26-month high of Rs 30,885 per ten gram today in the biggest single-day gain of Rs 1,215 since August 2013 as Britain voted to exit the European Union leading to bloodbath in global equity and currency markets. It was gold’s highest closing level of Rs 30,730 after April 28,


Enough “firepower” to deal with Brexit fallout: Govt

New Delhi: Seeking to allay concerns over Brexit impact on India, the government today said the economy has enough “firepower” to deal with the situation, even as stocks and the rupee took a massive plunge. Stating that the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have been “working” on possible eventualities over the last