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Tag: UK

Environmentalists angry as Europe’s Green Energy ambition weakened by UK government

By Andrew Barr  Environmental organisation Friends of the Earth has claimed that the UK government has “played a significant role in weakening” European ambitions...

GDP figures show Scotland more prosperous than rest of UK

By G.A.Ponsonby  Figures released by the Scottish Government show that an independent Scotland would be more prosperous than the rest of the UK, ranked...

Greece euro survival likely but credit downgrade hits UK

By Andrew Barr  The prospects of Greece leaving the euro now seem unlikely, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor’s.  The agency has this...

Coalition nuclear policy dealt fresh blow as French company refuses to...

By Bob Duncan  UK government plans to build a new generation of nuclear power stations have been dealt another serious blow as EDF Energy...

UK Defence Secretary sinks Unionist scares over Scottish shipbuilding

By a Newsnet reporter  Claims by anti-independence parties that Scottish shipbuilding jobs would be guaranteed if Scots vote No in the independence referendum have been...

Osborne under pressure as revised economic figures show UK slump worse...

By Martin Kelly The Conservative/Lib Dem coalition has come under increasing pressure to take action after revised figures showed the UK economic slump...

Plan B urged as IMF issue stark warning over weak UK...

By Bob Duncan  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a stark warning to the Westminster coalition that the UK economy is facing a...

New UK fisheries management system agreed

Fisheries Administrations in the UK have today announced the agreement of a new ‘Concordat’ on the management of the UK’s fish quotas and licences....

Shipbuilding scares challenged as it emerges MoD awarded half billion pound...

By Bob Duncan  Claims that an independent Scotland would automatically be denied shipbuilding contracts from the remainder of the UK have been called into...

Financial fallout from Greece could harm UK and wider Eurozone

By a Newsnet reporter Following the failure of the Greek political parties to form a working coalition government, Sir Mervin King, Governor of the...