Tag Archives: UK

Survey: global investors are more likely to invest in both the EU and the UK after Brexit

78% of investors expect increased investment in Europe over next five years Europe’s perceived stability and commitment to sustainability declines BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s attractiveness as an investment destination is on the rise compared to 2017, as the … Read the full press release

Loughborough University named UK’s best student accommodation by a recent Student Crowd survey

Leicestershire, UK, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University has been named best in the country for student accommodation by a recent Student Crowd survey. Over 17,000 students from across the UK provided reviews for the organisation, who have compiled a list … Read the full press release

Research at the UK’s neutron and muon beam research facility could help to make the process of making plastic more environmentally friendly

SWINDON, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Research carried out at the UK’s neutron and muon beam research facility could help to make the process of making plastic more environmentally friendly. The environmental issues surrounding plastic are well-documented, with recent headlines highlighting the … Read the full press release

UK Research and Innovation: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council provides £14 million investment for the UK’s Catalysis Hub

SWINDON, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have welcomed the new £14million investment into the UK’s Catalysis Hub that will support a nationwide research programme. Funding is provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, which … Read the full press release

Aviva colleagues across the UK can now gain qualifications as they work through Unite the Union partnership

LONDON, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of Aviva colleagues across the UK are being given the chance to gain qualifications as they work, thanks to a new Learning Agreement between the insurer and Unite the Union. Following a successful pilot … Read the full press release

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind signs conditional agreement for the Moray East offshore project in the UK

AARHUS, 24-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the Moray East offshore project in the UK. The project is to be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and will not enter into the order … Read the full press release

UK and India scientists and businesses to tackle the reduction and repurposing of industrial waste, and improve and increase pulse and oilseed crop productivity

SWINDON, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists and businesses from the UK and India are joining forces to combat global challenges through two new collaborative research and development programmes. The two programmes, worth over £15 million, aim to tackle the reduction and … Read the full press release

Volkswagen: the 200,000th ‘R’ model handed over to Keith Williamson in Cambridgeshire, UK

200,000th model is a Golf R* Delivery to Cambridgeshire, UK Volkswagen R model series began with Golf R32 in 2002 WOLFSBURG, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen R has handed over the jubilee car to a UK customer. Volkswagen R stands for performance, … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: EU likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit

BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union is likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit, according to experts. An in-depth analysis – published by the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) … Read the full press release

Allianz chief economist Michael Heise: I still do not see the benefit of Brexit for the UK

MUNICH, 21-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — When Britain voted to leave the European Union, world markets slumped as economists predicted Brexit would push the UK into recession and the EU would fall apart. Although the sky hasn’t fallen yet, the picture … Read the full press release

UK’s International Development Minister Rory Stewart: UK is a global leader in responding to humanitarian crises

LONDON, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — If you combine the number of people affected by conflict, natural disasters, disease and extreme poverty around the world they would form the tenth most populous country on earth. The UK is a global leader in … Read the full press release

UK PM David Cameron spoke with Russian President Putin about Syria: UK and Russia should work together

LONDON, 10-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Prime Minister David Cameron spoke with President Putin about the situation in Syria. A Downing Street spokesperson said: The Prime Minister called the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, this morning to discuss the situation in … Read the full press release

Vestas: BayWa r.e. placed 29.7 MW order for nine V112-3.3 MW turbines for the Fraisthorpe project in Bridlington, UK

Malmö, Sweden, 13-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas has secured a 29.7 MW order for nine of its V112-3.3 MW turbines for the Fraisthorpe project located in the province of Bridlington, UK. The firm and unconditional order has been placed by … Read the full press release

UK: Chancellor of the Exchequer Osborne and Prime Minister Cameron visited Unilever’s Port Sunlight factory to welcome the company’s plans for £200 million investment in the region

Unilever plans to expand in the region with a £200 million investment that will secure jobs for the future. LONDON, 09-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and Prime Minister, David Cameron, today visited Unilever’s Port Sunlight … Read the full press release

UK’s leading public service provider Amey awarded two-year Total Facilities Management service contract extension to the Home Office and Ministry of Justice across London

25-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey, one of the UK’s leading public service providers, has been awarded a two-year contract extension to the Total Facilities Management service it provides to the Home Office and Ministry of Justice across London, the south and … Read the full press release

UK CBI Chief Policy Director Katja Hall: EU reform agenda must focus on growth and jobs

23-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The CBI responded to the publication of the first six reports in the Review of the Balance of Competences examining the UK’s relationship with the EU. Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director, said: “Any EU reform agenda … Read the full press release

£72,000 grant to University of Leicester Professor Jacqui Shaw for pancreatic cancer research project

University of Leicester Professor in study for early detection of disease 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — National charity Pancreatic Cancer UK has today announced the award of a £72,000 grant to Professor Jacqui Shaw and colleagues at the University of Leicester as … Read the full press release