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UK: Competition authority gives green light to NortonLifeLock’s acquisition of Avast

Britain's competition regulator finally approved NortonLifeLock's takeover of British rival Avast on Friday, signaling the security software market will remain competitive after the $8.6 billion merger of two of the biggest players. The Competition and Markets Authority...

Johnson: Something positive will come out of the war in Ukraine, de-dependence on Russian energy

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said today that weaning off Russian energy imports would be a positive outcome of the war in Ukraine as Western countries seek to curb purchases of Russian goods. "Out of this disaster,...

Britain: Railway staff will go on a nationwide 24-hour strike next month

British rail staff are planning a 24-hour strike across the country on September 26 over pay, job security and working conditions, a union said today, the latest in a series of strikes across Britain as inflation...

Britain: One dead in knife attack at Notting Hill Carnival

A man was fatally injured in a knife attack last night at London's Notting Hill Carnival, which celebrates Caribbean culture and has returned after a two-year suspension due to the pandemic, police said. The victim is a...

Britain: Ministry of Finance visits the US to discuss issues related to energy security

British Finance Minister Nadeem Zahawi is visiting New York and Washington this week to discuss global economic challenges and cooperation in areas including energy security and financial services, his office announced yesterday. Britain and Europe are facing...

Britain: Around half of Conservative voters support re-nationalising energy companies

Around half of voters in Britain's ruling Conservative Party favor re-nationalising the energy industry, according to a poll released today as rising energy prices put pressure on household budgets. The UK government is increasingly being called upon...