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Gosport inquiry: GP 'responsible' for practice of lethal opiate prescribing which killed at least 450 patients at NHS hospital, inquiry finds

Up to 650 patients died from lethal doses of opiate painkillers given “without medical justification” over a 12 year period at the Gosport War …

Prosthetics

Brexit latest: Government defeats key amendment after climbdown by Tory rebels

Theresa May won a major Commons victory on Brexit today after a climbdown by pro-EU Tory rebels.<p>The government defeated an amendment tabled by …

Great Britain

Theresa May faces showdown with pro-European Tory MPs after Lords hands Government Brexit defeat

Theresa May is facing a showdown with pro-European Tory MPs after the Government after the Lords overwhelmingly backed plans to give Parliament a "meaningful vote" after Brexit.<p>The Government was defeated by 354 votes to 235 after a Conservative peer tabled an amendment that ministers believe will …

Dominic Grieve

The Leader’s Calendar

In the lexicon of management, the CEO is the epitome of leadership. Yet surprisingly little is known about this unique role. While CEOs are the ultimate power in their companies, they face challenges and constraints that few others recognize.<p>Running a large global company is an exceedingly complex …

Management

What's NIU? Could The Electric Scooter Solve Britain's Congestion Problems?

One of the biggest trends in technology at the moment is the slow march towards electric cars. One day, in what will hopefully be the near future, …

Batteries

Prime Minister Theresa May's insistence that a "Brexit dividend" will help boost NHS funding by £384 million a week has been branded "tosh" by a senior Tory MP. Commons

Prime Minister Theresa May's insistence that a "Brexit dividend" will help boost NHS funding by £384 million a week has been branded "tosh" by a …

Social Work

Theresa May refuses to say which taxes will rise to pay for £20bn NHS boost

Theresa May has refused to say which taxes will rise to pay for her £20bn a year NHS boost, amid a storm of criticism over her claim of a “Brexit …

Great Britain

Theresa May is both a coward and a horrible person – here's why

In the wake of the events of the last week, here’s a question for you. Is Theresa May:<p>A) a coward<br>B) a bad person<br>C) both<p>I know, I know. Right now lots …

Bashar al-Assad

Theresa May 'disappointed' as Tory MP Sir Christopher Chope blocks upskirting bill

The Voyeurism (Offences) Bill was stopped in its tracks when Christchurch MP Sir Christopher Chope objected to it being given a second reading in …

Great Britain

Brexit: Theresa May's compromise plan falls apart as pro-EU rebels brand it 'unacceptable'

Theresa May has been plunged into a fresh Brexit crisis after her attempt to compromise with pro-EU rebels collapsed.<p>Tory MPs who say the prime …

4,600 jobs to go at jet engine maker Rolls-Royce

Most of the jobs will be axed in the UK, where the FTSE 100 company employs 23,000 out of a global workforce of 50,000.<p>A third of the jobs are …

Rolls-Royce

Unilever says shares ‘extremely’ unlikely to stay in FTSE 100 | Financial Times

Unilever, the consumer goods group, said it was “extremely” unlikely to stay in the UK’s FTSE 100 index once it consolidated its headquarters in the …

FTSE

Apple to Close iPhone Security Hole That Law Enforcement Uses to Crack Devices

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has long positioned the iPhone as a secure device that only its owner can open. That has led to battles with law enforcement officials who want to get information off them, including a well-publicized showdown with the F.B.I. in 2016 after Apple refused to help open the locked …

Privacy

Scientists wanted to understand how baobab trees live for thousands of years. Then the ancient trees started dying.

The culprit is still unknown—and at large.<p>Baobabs are an iconic part of the sub-Saharan landscape in Africa. Wielding gnarled branches that can spiral up to nearly 100 feet into the air, and with bloated trunks that send out branches spanning an average of 65 feet all together, the baobab is a …

Ecology

Should companies be forced to add women to boards? A new bill seeks to try

An enduring fact in America is that there are still too few women in leadership. Across 3,000 U.S. large companies, women only hold 15% of board …

Los Angeles

Want to Be the Type of Leader People Will Remember for Life? Do the 1 Thing Most Bosses Hate the Most

The essence of great leadership really comes down to where you place yourself on the organizational pyramid.<p>In management theory, certain concepts from yesteryear no longer hold true. Like, for example, the idea that people must be driven to perform.<p>Yet over the years, I've learned that <i>driving</i> …

Profit

Brexit: Jacob Rees-Mogg defends Ireland move by City firm he co-founded ahead of EU withdrawal

Prominent Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has defended the move by a City firm that he helped to found to establish an investment fund in Ireland ahead of …

Great Britain

Brexit Postponement May Be an Option If Talks Get Messier

Senior European Union officials have informally discussed whether the U.K. might need to stay in the bloc past March 2019 if Brexit negotiations …

Great Britain

Press release: New start-up visa route announced by the Home Secretary

The new route, announced during London Tech Week, will widen the applicant pool of talented entrepreneurs and make the visa process faster and …

Entrepreneurship

As Brexit distracted us, the DWP released some truly horrific figures

Update: This article was updated at 10:20pm on Wednesday 13 June to include a comment from Esther McVey and additional statistics from the DWP. The …

Disability

Six Labour MPs quit frontbench roles over key Brexit vote

Junior Labour frontbenchers Laura Smith, Ged Killen, Ellie Reeves, Tonia Antoniazzi and Anna McMorrin were the first to step down from their roles on …

Great Britain

No fandango for you: EU boots UK off Galileo satellite project

More Brexit fallout as Europe plays hardball with positioningIt's official: the UK is going to be booted off the Galileo satellite GPS program as a …

Philip Hammond

Brexit: Nigel Farage is a 'fifth columnist' Putin cheerleader, says Guy Verhofstadt

The European Parliament’s Brexit chief has branded leading Brexiteers as pro-Putin “fifth columnists” who want to destroy Europe from within.<p>Guy …

United Kingdom

MPs vow to defy ‘bullying and threatening’ newspaper headlines on Brexit vote: ‘Murdoch can get stuffed’

MPs have criticised “bullying” and “threatening” headlines in Brexit-backing newspapers as crucial legislation on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU …

United Kingdom

UK appeals for Galileo satellite vote to be delayed | Financial Times

The UK has made a last-ditch appeal to defer procurement of the next batch of satellites for the EU’s Galileo navigation system as it fights to …

United Kingdom

Theresa May surrenders to Tory rebels as she narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat

LONDON — Theresa May has narrowly avoided a humiliating parliamentary defeat on Brexit after making a major concession to Conservative rebels which could hand MPs an effective veto on her Brexit deal.<p>In a day of drama at Westminster, ministers caved into the rebel demands for a "meaningful vote" on …

Dominic Grieve

Theresa May avoids humiliating defeat by rebel MPs over ‘meaningful vote’ on final Brexit deal

Theresa May has narrowly avoided a humiliating defeat over the Brexit bill after offering Conservative rebels ‘significant concessions’ from the …

European Union

Citi issues stark warning on automation of bank jobs | Financial Times

Citigroup’s investment bank has suggested that it will shed up to half of its 20,000 technology and operations staff in the next five years, as …

Top 10

The Royal Navy's largest ever ship spotted off the coast of Cornwall - Cornwall Live

It has been a few months but the massive bulk of Britain’s newest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth has returned to Mount’s Bay.<p>The ship has returned after …

Military