Tag archive for ‘United Kingdom’
Niall McCarthy On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

EU Referendum in Focus

The ballot boxes are finally being filled for the United Kingdom referendum on membership of the European Union. The debate has been divisive, to say the least, with both ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave’ More...

Niall McCarthy On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

How Do Europeans Feel About the EU and a Potential Brexit?

  In two weeks, people across the United Kingdom will go to the polls to vote on whether to remain part of the European Union. A new analysis conducted by the Pew Research Centre has found that the British More...

The Tower On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

UK Official Slammed for Calling Criticism of Iran’s Holocaust Denial “Inappropriate”

  Critics took to Twitter to blast Alex Salmond, the former first minister of Scotland and currently the United Kingdom’s representative to the European Commission, for saying that it was “inappropriate” for More...

News Brief On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

How JK Rowling Used Dumbledore’s Example to Explain Her Stance on Israel’s Boycott

    JK Rowling has used social media to prove yet again that the she is not someone to cross, as she shut down detractors who were using the Harry Potter references to slam her decision, by citing More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

‘Star Wars’ Demand Crashes Websites in Global Rush for Tickets

Walt Disney Co.’s upcoming “Star Wars” movie is awakening a global force of fans who are swamping websites in the U.S. and U.K. as they try to reserve seats to a movie still two months away from opening. The More...

News Brief On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

VW Suspends Car Sales in Britain

About 4, 000 cars and vans fitted with software used to cheat pollution tests will be removed from dealerships across Britain The sale of thousands of Volkswagen vehicles has been suspended in Britain amid the More...

Statista On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Environmental Standards: The Transatlantic Divide

  The Volkswagen emissions scandal has continued to rumble on, spreading outside U.S. borders. Nearly 1.2 million vehicles have also been affected in the United Kingdom. Interestingly, there is an immense More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 28th, 2015

UK: Topland Group Marick and Mill Lane Create Hotel Development Business

Topland Group has launched a joint venture with Marick Real Estate and Mill Lane Estates. Topland, privately owned international investment groups, led by Sol Zakay, is the majority equity partner in this More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

UK Museum Calls Jews Who Fought Nazi Germany ‘Terrorists’

  London’s Imperial War Museum has removed an offensive exhibit branding Jewish soldiers who fought the Nazis during World War Two as “terrorists.” The Simon Wiesenthal Center lodged its More...

News Brief On Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Jackie Collins, Novelist Who Sold 500 Million Books, Dies at 77

  Bestselling novelist Jackie Collins died Saturday in Los Angeles after a battle with breast cancer, her publicist said. She was 77. The British-born author career spanning almost a half century. she wrote More...

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