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Sharp fall in foreign investment in UK
… in the UK by overseas firms has declined sharply in recent years. The number of new… projects in the UK fell 14% in 2018-19. At the same time, there was a 24% fall… investment in the UK. It would, however, be very difficult to realise that foreign direct…


UK population growth rate stalls, official estimates show
…The UK population rose by 400,000 last year but the growth rate stalled… "no grounds for complacency" about UK population growth. "Birth rates and migration…," she said. "This has huge implications for public service provision across the UK


Top UK economist calls for investment in NI higher education
… 15% below the UK average. That may be partially related to a relatively low… skilled workforce, among the UK regions Northern Ireland has the lowest proportion… in the UK. Mr Haldane said that may be an issue which needs to be addressed to "boost…


Flat-pack home? Ikea moves in on UK housing
…Ikea could be building homes in the UK after a council in the south of England… into account. It says it is expanding in the UK. It appears to be the first development… by BoKlok in the UK after a scheme in Tyneside was launched in 2007 and appears to mark…


UK's first stealth jets fly
…The F35 fighters took to the skies in their first missions over Iraq and Syria. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store…


Cornwall man charged with UK and US bomb threat hoaxes
…A man has been charged with making hoax bomb threats to schools, the Houses of Parliament and the Super Bowl. Andreas Dowling, 23, of Torpoint, Cornwall, faces more than 30 counts of hoax bomb threats in England, the United States and…


PMQs: Corbyn and May on UK arm sales to Saudi Arabia
… over the UK government's decision to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Judges said…


Brexit: Survival of UK in doubt, Gordon Brown warns
… to bring different parts of the UK together if he wins power and address the economic… recognised that parts of the UK felt "left behind". However, he insisted that he would… be prepared to take the UK out of the EU without a legally-binding agreement on the 31…


UK's F35 stealth jets fly first operational missions
…The UK's most advanced and expensive fighter jets have been used on operational… the remnants of the Islamic State group. Read more: UK stealth fighter jets join fight…


UK stealth fighter jets join fight against Islamic State
…F-35B Lightning stealth fighter jets land at RAF Marham The UK's new F-35B… Operation Shader, the UK's contribution in the ongoing military action against…