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UK agrees cloud deal with Google for public sector discounts

Google has swiftly grown to take third place behind Amazon and Microsoft in the race to be a leader in the cloud computing industry.
cnbc.com
3h

UK economy still shrinking but pace of decline eases - PMI

Britain's economy remained in a severe downturn in May although the pace of the slump moderated from April's crash and some companies benefited from the easing of coronavirus lockdowns around the world, a survey showed on Wednesday.
in.reuters.com
3h

Coronavirus: UK economy buckles under 'deep cuts to corporate spending'

New PMI data comes as 'non-essential' UK retailers prepare to reopen and more staff return to workplaces in Britain as coronavirus restrictions ease.
yahoo.com
3h

UK Blocks Offshore Wind Project, Three More Face Further Delays

Vattenfall warns the industry could question the government’s ‘intentions for the sector,’ as cracks appear in what has been a fruitful partnership so far.
greentechmedia.com
4h

UK's Johnson offers visas for millions in Hong Kong

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday (Jun 2) he would offer millions of Hong Kongers visas and a possible route to UK ...
channelnewsasia.com
4h

Nissan's Sunderland plant at risk if UK leaves EU without deal

No-deal Brexit tariffs would make manufacturing in Britain unviable, says carmaker
theguardian.com
4h

UK car industry pushes for scrappage scheme to help buy new petrol and diesel vehicles

Exclusive: lobby wants £1.5bn scheme to jump-start sector despite clean fuel pledges
theguardian.com
6h

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says U.K. will offer Hong Kong residents an "alternative" to Beijing

His promise of new immigration rights to some Hong Kongers was a warning shot against Beijing.
fortune.com
6h

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 3

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening higher on Wednesday, with futures up 1%. * UK/EU: Britain wants binding commitments from the European Union on financial market access to avoid the country's finance industry suddenly being cut off from the bloc, a request Brussels has rejected, EU officials and diplomats said. * OFGEM: Britain's energy market regulator Ofgem set out on Tuesday a scheme to make a total of 350 million pounds ($440 million) available to support energy suppliers that do not have an investment grade credit rating. * GOLD: Gold traded steady after snapping a three-session winning streak in the previous day, as a rally in equity markets on hopes of more stimulus offset some support from a weaker dollar. * OIL: Oil rose, with Brent at $40 for the first time since March, as optimism mounted that major producers will extend production cuts and a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will spur fuel demand. * METALS: London copper prices fell from their highest in 2-1/2 months, as worries whether demand for the metal can be sustained hit recent gains in prices. * UK shares ended at near three-month highs on Tuesday amid continued bets on government stimulus and easing lockdowns helping a swifter economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis. * UK CORPORATE DIARY: Chemring Group Interim Results Vertu Motors FY results SSP Group Interim results * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: TODAY'S UK PAPERS > Financial Times > Other business headlines (Reporting by Shanima A in Bengaluru)
uk.reuters.com
7h

Hong Kong: Three million people could come to live in the UK if China imposes new law

The intervention is likely to worsen relations between the UK and China with Beijing saying the plans "violate international law".
news.sky.com
7h

UK shops slash prices as coronavirus causes sales to plummet

Deepest monthly price cuts for 15 years as desperate retailers try to encourage consumer spending
theguardian.com
7h

Boris Johnson promises UK will provide Hong Kongers path to citizenship after national security fears

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to provide a path to British citizenship for potentially millions of Hong Kongers, as China prepares to impose a draconian new national security law on the city.
cnn.com
7h

UK travel quarantine 'vital to avoid second coronavirus wave'

In an op-ed for the Telegraph, UK's home and transport ministers defend plans to quarantine international arrivals.
aljazeera.com
8h

Boris Johnson pledges to let Hong Kong citizens into U.K. if needed

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens as the...
marketwatch.com
8h

UK's Johnson offers visa relaxation to 3 million Hong Kong people

Changes would mean 12-month visa-free access to British National Overseas passport-holders, path to citizenship.
aljazeera.com
8h

Coronavirus: UK farmers face brutal test ahead of Brexit

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication
ft.com
8h

Brexit is back to rattle UK markets

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication
ft.com
9h

Lockdown leaves UK waste collectors feeling the pinch

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication
ft.com
9h

UK to offer citizenship 'route' to HK residents

Britain will change its immigration rules for Hong Kong citizens if China passes a new law, the PM says.
bbc.com
11h

UK to offer citizenship 'route' to HK residents

Britain will change its immigration rules for Hong Kong citizens if China passes a new law, the PM says.
bbc.co.uk
11h