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UK approves three-person babies – BBC News

24 February 2015 Last updated at 20:36 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. […]

Missing UK girls believed to be in Syria, police say – CNN

(CNN)Three teenage British girls suspected of traveling from London to Turkey with the goal of joining ISIS are now believed to have made it to their target country — war-torn Syria — London’s Metropolitan Police said Tuesday. Police didn’t elaborate, other than to say in a statement that they “now have reason to believe that […]

Syria girls: UK police deny Turkey information delay – BBC News

24 February 2015 Last updated at 12:44 From left: Kadiza Sultana, Amira Abase and Shamima Begum left the UK a week ago Scotland Yard has denied it took three days to inform Turkey about the London schoolgirls travelling to Syria, possibly to join […]

OECD: Boosting UK productivity is key to prosperity – BBC News

24 February 2015 Last updated at 11:30 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) says further progress in UK living standards depends on higher productivity. It says the UK’s growth rate is now the highest in the G7 leading nations at 2.6%, […]

UK will need to import over half of its food within a generation, farmers warn – The Guardian

More than half of the UK’s food will come from overseas within a generation, as a rising population and stalling farm productivity combine to erode what remains of the UK’s self-sufficiency, according to farming leaders. The UK’s failure to produce more food will leave households more vulnerable to volatile prices and potential shortages, the National […]

Eurovision 2015: UK entry to be revealed on Saturday 7 March after The Voice – The Independent

This year’s UK entry for the Eurovision Song Content 2015 will be announced on Saturday 7 March straight after The Voice, the BBC has confirmed. Guy Freeman, editor of special events at the BBC, said that a song that “stands out as having both instant impact and real memory staying power” has been chosen from […]

Low interest rates could threaten UK economy, warns Bank of England … – Telegraph.co.uk

With interest rates very close to zero, policy may be constrained by the so-called ‘zero lower bound’. Ms Forbes said that this “means that the available “tool kit” to sharply loosen monetary policy is more limited”. “But this cost has been alleviated somewhat by the ability to use non-conventional tools,” as well as the possibility […]

Families to 3 missing UK girls believed in Syria to join ISIS: ‘Please come home’ – Fox News

LONDON –  Turkish police searched Monday for three missing British schoolgirls believed to be headed to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group as their frightened families issued urgent pleas begging the girls to return home. The girls, said to be “straight-A students” from the same east London school, disappeared last Tuesday without leaving […]

UK wages to rise above inflation for 2015, study shows – The Guardian

British wages will rise above inflation throughout 2015 for the first time in eight years but “boom time” pay increases remain a distant prospect, according to a study. A special report on the labour market from the Ernst & Young ITEM Club predicts a pick-up in pay growth to 1.9% this year, delivering the first […]

‘Please come home to us,’ family tells girl believed going to Syria – CNN

(CNN)The family of a girl who UK police say may be headed to Syria with two friends have a message for her: We’re not mad at you, and please come home. UK police said 15-year-old Shamima Begum and two other London girls took a flight to Istanbul from London Gatwick Airport on Tuesday. Their families […]

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