Net migration to the UK falls to 248000 in 2016 – BBC News

Image copyright PA Net migration to the UK was estimated to be 248,000 in 2016 – a fall of 84,000 from 2015, figures show. The Office for National Statistics said the change was driven by “a statistically significant” increase of 40,000 people leaving the country. These were mostly EU citizens – 117,000 emigrated, up 31,000 […]

Apple’s Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apple chief design officer Sir Jonathan Ive (left) reports to chief executive Tim Cook The UK must keep its doors open to top talent from around the world if its technology firms are to thrive, Apple’s chief designer has told the BBC. Sir Jonathan Ive, who has just been […]

UK GDP growth weaker than expected as inflation hits spending – The Guardian

The UK economy slowed even more sharply than first thought in the opening months of this year as rising prices in the wake of the Brexit vote took their toll on consumer spending. The Office for National Statistics said GDP grew just 0.2% in the first quarter of 2017, a marked change of pace from […]

May to confront Trump as UK police stop sharing attack information with US – Reuters

LONDON/MANCHESTER British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she would tell U.S. President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between their two countries had to remain secure after leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester attack. British police stopped sharing information about the suicide bombing with the United States, a British counter-terrorism source told Reuters […]

Majority of Britons think minorities threaten UK culture, report says – The Guardian

More than half of Britons believe their culture is threatened by ethnic minorities living in the UK, a report says. A quarter think immigrants take jobs away and a third think they remove more from society than they contribute, this year’s Aurora Humanitarian Index survey said. The survey also found respondents think the UK could […]

UK police hunt Manchester bomber’s network, angered by US leaks – Reuters

MANCHESTER, England Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to U.S. media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent. British-born Salman Abedi, 22, who was known to security services, killed 22 people at […]

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