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UK economy plunge forecast to be even steeper than feared last month – latest projection revealed in poll

UK economy plunge forecast to be even steeper than feared last month – latest projection revealed in poll

ECONOMISTS are now predicting a much-sharper fall in UK gross domestic product this quarter amid the coronavirus crisis than they did a month ago… Read full article: UK economy plunge forecast to be even st...→

UK economy plunge forecast to be even steeper than feared last month – latest projection revealed in poll

UK economy plunge forecast to be even steeper than feared last month – latest projection revealed in poll

ECONOMISTS are now predicting a much-sharper fall in UK gross domestic product this quarter amid the coronavirus crisis than they did a month ago… Read full article: UK economy plunge forecast to be even st...→

UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatwave HALTED as rain storms hit - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatwave HALTED as rain storms hit - latest charts

BRITONS can expect an abrupt end to the scorching heatwave seen in recent weeks, as cooler air is set to move in, bringing with it stormy weather and plunging [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatw...→

UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C highs as UK to see HOTTEST day of year - maps, charts

UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C highs as UK to see HOTTEST day of year - maps, charts

HOT WEATHER looks to continue for the foreseeable future, and now the Met Office has said Scotland could see the hottest day of the year on Friday - topping 28 [...] Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C high...→

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

BRITAIN has basked in tropical temperatures and sizzling sunshine over the past few weeks, but the warm weather could be about to shift as low pressure looks s [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sp...→

UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recovery, says Bank of England

UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recovery, says Bank of England

THE BANK OF ENGLAND's chief economist predicts a rapid V-shaped recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recove...→

Schools reopening UK: September delay would plunge infection rate to ZERO claims professor

Schools reopening UK: September delay would plunge infection rate to ZERO claims professor

WITH schools set to reopen their doors from next week, fears have arisen over the safety of the plan with Professor Sir Dave King making a case for delaying th [...] Read full article: Schools reopening UK: September delay wo...→

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for 27C heatwave before June cold snap bites – charts

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for 27C heatwave before June cold snap bites – charts

THE UK is set to scorch in a 27C heatwave this week as temperatures surge towards the end of the month, before the mercury plummets and a bitter cold snap hits [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ...→

UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26C mini heatwave from today after cold and windy start to Bank Holiday weekend

UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26C mini heatwave from today after cold and windy start to Bank Holiday weekend

THE UK is set for a mini heatwave from today and temperatures could hit 26C in London on Monday. Saturday saw wet and windy conditions for many parts of Britai [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26...→

UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flood warnings issued - heavy rain to batter Britain

UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flood warnings issued - heavy rain to batter Britain

UK WEATHER has taken a turn for the worse this weekend as heavy wind, rain and the threat of flooding replaces the wall-to-wall sunshine and record temperature [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flo...→

Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next month

Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next month

Ikea is set to reopen 19 stores across England and Northern Ireland from 1 June with a new series of safety measures to ensure social distancing, the retailer [...] Read full article: Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next mont...→

UK shares plunge on fears over China push on Hong Kong

UK shares plunge on fears over China push on Hong Kong

The FTSE-100 Index tumbled today over fears for blue chip companies with big operations in Hong Kong after the Chinese government announced controversial new c [...] Read full article: UK shares plunge on fears over China pus...→

UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk of thunderstorms today? Latest Met Office forecast

UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk of thunderstorms today? Latest Met Office forecast

THE UK has been enjoying lovely weather this week - but today could put a stop to the sunny spell. Will there be lightning today? Read full article: UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk o...→

UK economy on course for a slow rebound, healthcheck show

UK economy on course for a slow rebound, healthcheck show

Hit to demand from coronavirus and looming Brexit means recovery will be ‘measured in years, not months’ Read full article: UK economy on course for a slow rebound,...→

Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in EU trade talks exposed - '80% of UK economy'

Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in EU trade talks exposed - '80% of UK economy'

THE UK's Brexit negotiators have consistently overlooked a key factor in the trade talks with the Brussels bloc since Theresa May turned the UK's focus on the [...] Read full article: Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in...→

UK weather forecast – Britain set for scorching 28C sunshine to bring ‘driest ever’ May to blistering end this weekend

UK weather forecast – Britain set for scorching 28C sunshine to bring ‘driest ever’ May to blistering end this weekend

With 28C temperatures on Friday and Sunday looking set to be the hottest day of the year so far, weather forecasters say the wait for rain will go on into June [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast – Britain set for sc...→

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

THE UK is on track for the driest May since 1986 and Britons will be pleased to know that the balmy temperatures are predicted to continue into June. Read full article: UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy...→

Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launch viewing best spots across UK tonight

Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launch viewing best spots across UK tonight

Weather conditions for SpaceX and NASA rocket viewing tonight look promising for much of the UK, and especially in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - but Sc [...] Read full article: Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launc...→

UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain to bake for TWO weeks – 27C heat

UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain to bake for TWO weeks – 27C heat

BRITONS are set to bask in a two-week heatwave as temperatures soar to 27C, according to a long-range forecast. Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart s...→

Met Office forecast: Scorching highs return THIS WEEK with temperatures of 27C to bake UK

Met Office forecast: Scorching highs return THIS WEEK with temperatures of 27C to bake UK

HOT TEMPERATURES will return this week after a weekend of wind, rain and changeable weather. In some places, the mercury could soar to 27C. Here is the latest [...] Read full article: Met Office forecast: Scorching highs ret...→

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for hottest May Bank Holiday in a century

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for hottest May Bank Holiday in a century

THIS MAY Spring Bank holiday is forecasted be the hottest on record for 98 years with temperatures hitting 30C. Read full article: UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ...→

If we need childcare to reopen the UK economy, why is it so undervalued? | Christine Berry

If we need childcare to reopen the UK economy, why is it so undervalued? | Christine Berry

The looking after of children is still seen as a private matter rather than a public good. But how does society function without it, asks researcher Christine [...] Read full article: If we need childcare to reopen the UK ec...→

UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by hottest Spring Bank Holiday for 98 years

UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by hottest Spring Bank Holiday for 98 years

Bookmakers have put odds on for the May Spring Back Holiday to be the hottest on record for 98 years with a record 30C odds on for Monday, but the Met Office p [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by ...→

Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in a month as it did last year

Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in a month as it did last year

Government borrowing surged to £62.1 billion in a single month - the highest figure for any month on record Read full article: Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in ...→

UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher as 25C blast to ROAST Britain - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher as 25C blast to ROAST Britain - latest charts

BRITONS can expect to bask in temperatures as high as 25C on bank holiday Monday, as high pressure moves back in driving the mercury back up. Read full article: UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorch...→

UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown hit beaches to enjoy 28C during hottest day on record before thunderstorms strike

UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown hit beaches to enjoy 28C during hottest day on record before thunderstorms strike

BRITAIN is set to enjoy another day of sun and sizzling temperatures today, but some areas will be lashed by thunderstorms. Temperatures could reach 28C again [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown h...→

Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds to hit parts of UK TOMORROW - Latest forecast

Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds to hit parts of UK TOMORROW - Latest forecast

MET OFFICE warnings have been issued for rain in some parts of the UK. Here are the latest weather warning updates, forecasts and weather maps. Read full article: Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds ...→

Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for delivery by next month

Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for delivery by next month

The pan-Asian restaurant has released a full list of the restaurants that will reopen for delivery or takeaway Read full article: Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for de...→

UK weather: The latest forecast from the Met Office

UK weather: The latest forecast from the Met Office

Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today. We'll be updating this page daily with the latest available live video. This forecast is s [...] Read full article: UK weather: The latest forecast from the...→

Scotland's economy has lagged behind UK since devolution

Scotland's economy has lagged behind the rest of the UK over the two decades of devolution and the situation worsened after the financial crash of 2008, new an [...] Read full article: Scotland's economy has lagged behind UK ...→

BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scorching end of May heatwave as mercury soars to 27C

BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scorching end of May heatwave as mercury soars to 27C

BBC Weather forecaster Matt Taylor warned the last few days of the month will see the mercury reach up to 27C in many parts of the country, with some areas on [...] Read full article: BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scor...→

Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of UK and Ireland is axed

Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of UK and Ireland is axed

Theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh revealed Phantom of the Opera cancelled all future dates. The first and only performance took place at the Curve Theatr [...] Read full article: Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of ...→

BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temperatures to plunge to 2C as 'dense' fog engulfs UK

BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temperatures to plunge to 2C as 'dense' fog engulfs UK

CAROL KIRKWOOD forecast a dramatic change in the weather across the UK as some areas of the country are set to continue with the good conditions while others f [...] Read full article: BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temper...→

UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F heat strikes Britain as NO RAIN for a week - charts

UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F heat strikes Britain as NO RAIN for a week - charts

BRITONS are set to be basked in sunshine over the next few days as forecasters predict dry and warm temperatures for many parts of the UK. Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F hea...→

UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-hot as Jet stream to bring highs of 28C this week

UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-hot as Jet stream to bring highs of 28C this week

SCORCHING temperatures are on the way for the UK this week, with highs of 28C possible by Sunday. Weather maps have turned red showing the hot weather spreadin [...] Read full article: UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-h...→

BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher begins as UK braces for 26C heatwave

BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher begins as UK braces for 26C heatwave

BBC Weather has forecast temperatures to rise to up to 26C as the UK braces for one of the hottest late Bank Holiday weekends on record after two days of heavy [...] Read full article: BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorc...→

Split three-day week proposed to get UK economy out of Covid-19 crisis

Split three-day week proposed to get UK economy out of Covid-19 crisis

The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce is suggesting that firms arrange A teams and B teams, typically working Monday to We [...] Read full article: Split three-day week proposed to get UK ...→

UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorcher odds-on to be hottest for 98 years as Britain basks in sizzling sunshine

UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorcher odds-on to be hottest for 98 years as Britain basks in sizzling sunshine

BOOKIES are predicting the May Spring Bank holiday will be the hottest on record for 98 years with the mercury hitting 30C.  The Met Office predicts temperatur [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorc...→

UK weather forecast - Britain braced for bank holiday sizzle as soaring temperatures to hit 25C by Monday

UK weather forecast - Britain braced for bank holiday sizzle as soaring temperatures to hit 25C by Monday

BRITONS will continue to sizzle in scorching hot temperatures this bank holiday weekend. The mercury is set to hit 25 by Monday afternoon, tempting coronavirus [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast - Britain braced for...→

UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY slowing

UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY slowing

The closely-watched IHS Markit/CIPS Flash UK PMI index has risen from an historic low of just 12.9 in April to 28.9 this month. Read full article: UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY s...→

UK economy outperforms in May but severe recession still on the way

UK economy outperforms in May but severe recession still on the way

The UK economy performed better than expected this month, but it remains in the grip of a severe recession, a business survey has showed.  Coronavirus has caus [...] Read full article: UK economy outperforms in May but severe...→

EasyJet to resume flights in UK and France next month

EasyJet to resume flights in UK and France next month

EASYJET will resume a small number of flights in the UK and France next month with crew and passengers to wear masks. The airline will restart the mainly domes [...] Read full article: EasyJet to resume flights in UK and Fran...→

Boris Johnson warned spending plan means UK economy 'may NEVER recover' from huge collapse

Boris Johnson warned spending plan means UK economy 'may NEVER recover' from huge collapse

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned the UK economy faces the "very real prospect of a collapse we may never recover from" as a result of the huge coronavirus crisis [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson warned spending plan means...→

UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatwave HALTED as rain storms hit - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatwave HALTED as rain storms hit - latest charts

BRITONS can expect an abrupt end to the scorching heatwave seen in recent weeks, as cooler air is set to move in, bringing with it stormy weather and plunging [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatw...→

Scotland's economy has lagged behind UK since devolution

Scotland's economy has lagged behind the rest of the UK over the two decades of devolution and the situation worsened after the financial crash of 2008, new an [...] Read full article: Scotland's economy has lagged behind UK ...→

UK weather forecast – Britain set for scorching 28C sunshine to bring ‘driest ever’ May to blistering end this weekend

UK weather forecast – Britain set for scorching 28C sunshine to bring ‘driest ever’ May to blistering end this weekend

With 28C temperatures on Friday and Sunday looking set to be the hottest day of the year so far, weather forecasters say the wait for rain will go on into June [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast – Britain set for sc...→

Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of UK and Ireland is axed

Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of UK and Ireland is axed

Theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh revealed Phantom of the Opera cancelled all future dates. The first and only performance took place at the Curve Theatr [...] Read full article: Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of ...→

Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launch viewing best spots across UK tonight

Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launch viewing best spots across UK tonight

Weather conditions for SpaceX and NASA rocket viewing tonight look promising for much of the UK, and especially in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - but Sc [...] Read full article: Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launc...→

UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recovery, says Bank of England

UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recovery, says Bank of England

THE BANK OF ENGLAND's chief economist predicts a rapid V-shaped recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recove...→

UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F heat strikes Britain as NO RAIN for a week - charts

UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F heat strikes Britain as NO RAIN for a week - charts

BRITONS are set to be basked in sunshine over the next few days as forecasters predict dry and warm temperatures for many parts of the UK. Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F hea...→

UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain to bake for TWO weeks – 27C heat

UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain to bake for TWO weeks – 27C heat

BRITONS are set to bask in a two-week heatwave as temperatures soar to 27C, according to a long-range forecast. Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart s...→

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for 27C heatwave before June cold snap bites – charts

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for 27C heatwave before June cold snap bites – charts

THE UK is set to scorch in a 27C heatwave this week as temperatures surge towards the end of the month, before the mercury plummets and a bitter cold snap hits [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ...→

BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher begins as UK braces for 26C heatwave

BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher begins as UK braces for 26C heatwave

BBC Weather has forecast temperatures to rise to up to 26C as the UK braces for one of the hottest late Bank Holiday weekends on record after two days of heavy [...] Read full article: BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorc...→

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for hottest May Bank Holiday in a century

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for hottest May Bank Holiday in a century

THIS MAY Spring Bank holiday is forecasted be the hottest on record for 98 years with temperatures hitting 30C. Read full article: UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ...→

UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flood warnings issued - heavy rain to batter Britain

UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flood warnings issued - heavy rain to batter Britain

UK WEATHER has taken a turn for the worse this weekend as heavy wind, rain and the threat of flooding replaces the wall-to-wall sunshine and record temperature [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flo...→

UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorcher odds-on to be hottest for 98 years as Britain basks in sizzling sunshine

UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorcher odds-on to be hottest for 98 years as Britain basks in sizzling sunshine

BOOKIES are predicting the May Spring Bank holiday will be the hottest on record for 98 years with the mercury hitting 30C.  The Met Office predicts temperatur [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorc...→

UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by hottest Spring Bank Holiday for 98 years

UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by hottest Spring Bank Holiday for 98 years

Bookmakers have put odds on for the May Spring Back Holiday to be the hottest on record for 98 years with a record 30C odds on for Monday, but the Met Office p [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by ...→

Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next month

Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next month

Ikea is set to reopen 19 stores across England and Northern Ireland from 1 June with a new series of safety measures to ensure social distancing, the retailer [...] Read full article: Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next mont...→

UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher as 25C blast to ROAST Britain - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher as 25C blast to ROAST Britain - latest charts

BRITONS can expect to bask in temperatures as high as 25C on bank holiday Monday, as high pressure moves back in driving the mercury back up. Read full article: UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorch...→

UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk of thunderstorms today? Latest Met Office forecast

UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk of thunderstorms today? Latest Met Office forecast

THE UK has been enjoying lovely weather this week - but today could put a stop to the sunny spell. Will there be lightning today? Read full article: UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk o...→

UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY slowing

UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY slowing

The closely-watched IHS Markit/CIPS Flash UK PMI index has risen from an historic low of just 12.9 in April to 28.9 this month. Read full article: UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY s...→

Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds to hit parts of UK TOMORROW - Latest forecast

Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds to hit parts of UK TOMORROW - Latest forecast

MET OFFICE warnings have been issued for rain in some parts of the UK. Here are the latest weather warning updates, forecasts and weather maps. Read full article: Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds ...→

EasyJet to resume flights in UK and France next month

EasyJet to resume flights in UK and France next month

EASYJET will resume a small number of flights in the UK and France next month with crew and passengers to wear masks. The airline will restart the mainly domes [...] Read full article: EasyJet to resume flights in UK and Fran...→

UK weather: The latest forecast from the Met Office

UK weather: The latest forecast from the Met Office

Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today. We'll be updating this page daily with the latest available live video. This forecast is s [...] Read full article: UK weather: The latest forecast from the...→

Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in EU trade talks exposed - '80% of UK economy'

Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in EU trade talks exposed - '80% of UK economy'

THE UK's Brexit negotiators have consistently overlooked a key factor in the trade talks with the Brussels bloc since Theresa May turned the UK's focus on the [...] Read full article: Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in...→

UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C highs as UK to see HOTTEST day of year - maps, charts

UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C highs as UK to see HOTTEST day of year - maps, charts

HOT WEATHER looks to continue for the foreseeable future, and now the Met Office has said Scotland could see the hottest day of the year on Friday - topping 28 [...] Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C high...→

BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scorching end of May heatwave as mercury soars to 27C

BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scorching end of May heatwave as mercury soars to 27C

BBC Weather forecaster Matt Taylor warned the last few days of the month will see the mercury reach up to 27C in many parts of the country, with some areas on [...] Read full article: BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scor...→

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

THE UK is on track for the driest May since 1986 and Britons will be pleased to know that the balmy temperatures are predicted to continue into June. Read full article: UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy...→

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

BRITAIN has basked in tropical temperatures and sizzling sunshine over the past few weeks, but the warm weather could be about to shift as low pressure looks s [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sp...→

BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temperatures to plunge to 2C as 'dense' fog engulfs UK

BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temperatures to plunge to 2C as 'dense' fog engulfs UK

CAROL KIRKWOOD forecast a dramatic change in the weather across the UK as some areas of the country are set to continue with the good conditions while others f [...] Read full article: BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temper...→

Schools reopening UK: September delay would plunge infection rate to ZERO claims professor

Schools reopening UK: September delay would plunge infection rate to ZERO claims professor

WITH schools set to reopen their doors from next week, fears have arisen over the safety of the plan with Professor Sir Dave King making a case for delaying th [...] Read full article: Schools reopening UK: September delay wo...→

UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-hot as Jet stream to bring highs of 28C this week

UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-hot as Jet stream to bring highs of 28C this week

SCORCHING temperatures are on the way for the UK this week, with highs of 28C possible by Sunday. Weather maps have turned red showing the hot weather spreadin [...] Read full article: UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-h...→

Met Office forecast: Scorching highs return THIS WEEK with temperatures of 27C to bake UK

Met Office forecast: Scorching highs return THIS WEEK with temperatures of 27C to bake UK

HOT TEMPERATURES will return this week after a weekend of wind, rain and changeable weather. In some places, the mercury could soar to 27C. Here is the latest [...] Read full article: Met Office forecast: Scorching highs ret...→

UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26C mini heatwave from today after cold and windy start to Bank Holiday weekend

UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26C mini heatwave from today after cold and windy start to Bank Holiday weekend

THE UK is set for a mini heatwave from today and temperatures could hit 26C in London on Monday. Saturday saw wet and windy conditions for many parts of Britai [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26...→

Split three-day week proposed to get UK economy out of Covid-19 crisis

Split three-day week proposed to get UK economy out of Covid-19 crisis

The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce is suggesting that firms arrange A teams and B teams, typically working Monday to We [...] Read full article: Split three-day week proposed to get UK ...→

If we need childcare to reopen the UK economy, why is it so undervalued? | Christine Berry

If we need childcare to reopen the UK economy, why is it so undervalued? | Christine Berry

The looking after of children is still seen as a private matter rather than a public good. But how does society function without it, asks researcher Christine [...] Read full article: If we need childcare to reopen the UK ec...→

Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in a month as it did last year

Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in a month as it did last year

Government borrowing surged to £62.1 billion in a single month - the highest figure for any month on record Read full article: Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in ...→

UK shares plunge on fears over China push on Hong Kong

UK shares plunge on fears over China push on Hong Kong

The FTSE-100 Index tumbled today over fears for blue chip companies with big operations in Hong Kong after the Chinese government announced controversial new c [...] Read full article: UK shares plunge on fears over China pus...→

UK weather forecast - Britain braced for bank holiday sizzle as soaring temperatures to hit 25C by Monday

UK weather forecast - Britain braced for bank holiday sizzle as soaring temperatures to hit 25C by Monday

BRITONS will continue to sizzle in scorching hot temperatures this bank holiday weekend. The mercury is set to hit 25 by Monday afternoon, tempting coronavirus [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast - Britain braced for...→

UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown hit beaches to enjoy 28C during hottest day on record before thunderstorms strike

UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown hit beaches to enjoy 28C during hottest day on record before thunderstorms strike

BRITAIN is set to enjoy another day of sun and sizzling temperatures today, but some areas will be lashed by thunderstorms. Temperatures could reach 28C again [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown h...→

UK economy on course for a slow rebound, healthcheck show

UK economy on course for a slow rebound, healthcheck show

Hit to demand from coronavirus and looming Brexit means recovery will be ‘measured in years, not months’ Read full article: UK economy on course for a slow rebound,...→

UK economy outperforms in May but severe recession still on the way

UK economy outperforms in May but severe recession still on the way

The UK economy performed better than expected this month, but it remains in the grip of a severe recession, a business survey has showed.  Coronavirus has caus [...] Read full article: UK economy outperforms in May but severe...→

Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for delivery by next month

Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for delivery by next month

The pan-Asian restaurant has released a full list of the restaurants that will reopen for delivery or takeaway Read full article: Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for de...→

Boris Johnson warned spending plan means UK economy 'may NEVER recover' from huge collapse

Boris Johnson warned spending plan means UK economy 'may NEVER recover' from huge collapse

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned the UK economy faces the "very real prospect of a collapse we may never recover from" as a result of the huge coronavirus crisis [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson warned spending plan means...→

UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatwave HALTED as rain storms hit - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatwave HALTED as rain storms hit - latest charts

BRITONS can expect an abrupt end to the scorching heatwave seen in recent weeks, as cooler air is set to move in, bringing with it stormy weather and plunging [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Scorching 28C heatw...→

Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in EU trade talks exposed - '80% of UK economy'

Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in EU trade talks exposed - '80% of UK economy'

THE UK's Brexit negotiators have consistently overlooked a key factor in the trade talks with the Brussels bloc since Theresa May turned the UK's focus on the [...] Read full article: Brexit warning: 'Staggering' omission in...→

Scotland's economy has lagged behind UK since devolution

Scotland's economy has lagged behind the rest of the UK over the two decades of devolution and the situation worsened after the financial crash of 2008, new an [...] Read full article: Scotland's economy has lagged behind UK ...→

UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C highs as UK to see HOTTEST day of year - maps, charts

UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C highs as UK to see HOTTEST day of year - maps, charts

HOT WEATHER looks to continue for the foreseeable future, and now the Met Office has said Scotland could see the hottest day of the year on Friday - topping 28 [...] Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Scorching 28C high...→

UK weather forecast – Britain set for scorching 28C sunshine to bring ‘driest ever’ May to blistering end this weekend

UK weather forecast – Britain set for scorching 28C sunshine to bring ‘driest ever’ May to blistering end this weekend

With 28C temperatures on Friday and Sunday looking set to be the hottest day of the year so far, weather forecasters say the wait for rain will go on into June [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast – Britain set for sc...→

BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scorching end of May heatwave as mercury soars to 27C

BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scorching end of May heatwave as mercury soars to 27C

BBC Weather forecaster Matt Taylor warned the last few days of the month will see the mercury reach up to 27C in many parts of the country, with some areas on [...] Read full article: BBC Weather forecast: UK braces for scor...→

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy to last until June as temperatures set to rocket

THE UK is on track for the driest May since 1986 and Britons will be pleased to know that the balmy temperatures are predicted to continue into June. Read full article: UK hot weather forecast: Heatwave frenzy...→

Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of UK and Ireland is axed

Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of UK and Ireland is axed

Theatre producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh revealed Phantom of the Opera cancelled all future dates. The first and only performance took place at the Curve Theatr [...] Read full article: Phantom of the Opera's 14 month tour of ...→

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sparks churning storms in Atlantic - latest charts

BRITAIN has basked in tropical temperatures and sizzling sunshine over the past few weeks, but the warm weather could be about to shift as low pressure looks s [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Intense heatwave sp...→

Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launch viewing best spots across UK tonight

Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launch viewing best spots across UK tonight

Weather conditions for SpaceX and NASA rocket viewing tonight look promising for much of the UK, and especially in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - but Sc [...] Read full article: Weather forecast for SpaceX rocket launc...→

BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temperatures to plunge to 2C as 'dense' fog engulfs UK

BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temperatures to plunge to 2C as 'dense' fog engulfs UK

CAROL KIRKWOOD forecast a dramatic change in the weather across the UK as some areas of the country are set to continue with the good conditions while others f [...] Read full article: BBC Weather: Carol Kirkwood warns temper...→

UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recovery, says Bank of England

UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recovery, says Bank of England

THE BANK OF ENGLAND's chief economist predicts a rapid V-shaped recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: UK economy set for rapid V-shaped recove...→

UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F heat strikes Britain as NO RAIN for a week - charts

UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F heat strikes Britain as NO RAIN for a week - charts

BRITONS are set to be basked in sunshine over the next few days as forecasters predict dry and warm temperatures for many parts of the UK. Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Blistering 80F hea...→

Schools reopening UK: September delay would plunge infection rate to ZERO claims professor

Schools reopening UK: September delay would plunge infection rate to ZERO claims professor

WITH schools set to reopen their doors from next week, fears have arisen over the safety of the plan with Professor Sir Dave King making a case for delaying th [...] Read full article: Schools reopening UK: September delay wo...→

UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain to bake for TWO weeks – 27C heat

UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain to bake for TWO weeks – 27C heat

BRITONS are set to bask in a two-week heatwave as temperatures soar to 27C, according to a long-range forecast. Read full article: UK heatwave forecast: Long-range chart s...→

UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-hot as Jet stream to bring highs of 28C this week

UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-hot as Jet stream to bring highs of 28C this week

SCORCHING temperatures are on the way for the UK this week, with highs of 28C possible by Sunday. Weather maps have turned red showing the hot weather spreadin [...] Read full article: UK hot weather forecast: Maps turn red-h...→

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for 27C heatwave before June cold snap bites – charts

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for 27C heatwave before June cold snap bites – charts

THE UK is set to scorch in a 27C heatwave this week as temperatures surge towards the end of the month, before the mercury plummets and a bitter cold snap hits [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ...→

Met Office forecast: Scorching highs return THIS WEEK with temperatures of 27C to bake UK

Met Office forecast: Scorching highs return THIS WEEK with temperatures of 27C to bake UK

HOT TEMPERATURES will return this week after a weekend of wind, rain and changeable weather. In some places, the mercury could soar to 27C. Here is the latest [...] Read full article: Met Office forecast: Scorching highs ret...→

BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher begins as UK braces for 26C heatwave

BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher begins as UK braces for 26C heatwave

BBC Weather has forecast temperatures to rise to up to 26C as the UK braces for one of the hottest late Bank Holiday weekends on record after two days of heavy [...] Read full article: BBC Weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorc...→

UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26C mini heatwave from today after cold and windy start to Bank Holiday weekend

UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26C mini heatwave from today after cold and windy start to Bank Holiday weekend

THE UK is set for a mini heatwave from today and temperatures could hit 26C in London on Monday. Saturday saw wet and windy conditions for many parts of Britai [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast - Britain set for 26...→

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for hottest May Bank Holiday in a century

UK weather forecast: Britain braces for hottest May Bank Holiday in a century

THIS MAY Spring Bank holiday is forecasted be the hottest on record for 98 years with temperatures hitting 30C. Read full article: UK weather forecast: Britain braces for ...→

Split three-day week proposed to get UK economy out of Covid-19 crisis

Split three-day week proposed to get UK economy out of Covid-19 crisis

The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce is suggesting that firms arrange A teams and B teams, typically working Monday to We [...] Read full article: Split three-day week proposed to get UK ...→

UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flood warnings issued - heavy rain to batter Britain

UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flood warnings issued - heavy rain to batter Britain

UK WEATHER has taken a turn for the worse this weekend as heavy wind, rain and the threat of flooding replaces the wall-to-wall sunshine and record temperature [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: UK alert as SIX flo...→

If we need childcare to reopen the UK economy, why is it so undervalued? | Christine Berry

If we need childcare to reopen the UK economy, why is it so undervalued? | Christine Berry

The looking after of children is still seen as a private matter rather than a public good. But how does society function without it, asks researcher Christine [...] Read full article: If we need childcare to reopen the UK ec...→

UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorcher odds-on to be hottest for 98 years as Britain basks in sizzling sunshine

UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorcher odds-on to be hottest for 98 years as Britain basks in sizzling sunshine

BOOKIES are predicting the May Spring Bank holiday will be the hottest on record for 98 years with the mercury hitting 30C.  The Met Office predicts temperatur [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorc...→

UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by hottest Spring Bank Holiday for 98 years

UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by hottest Spring Bank Holiday for 98 years

Bookmakers have put odds on for the May Spring Back Holiday to be the hottest on record for 98 years with a record 30C odds on for Monday, but the Met Office p [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Brits to be hit by ...→

Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next month

Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next month

Ikea is set to reopen 19 stores across England and Northern Ireland from 1 June with a new series of safety measures to ensure social distancing, the retailer [...] Read full article: Ikea to reopen 19 stores in UK next mont...→

Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in a month as it did last year

Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in a month as it did last year

Government borrowing surged to £62.1 billion in a single month - the highest figure for any month on record Read full article: Borrowing soars as UK spends as much in ...→

UK shares plunge on fears over China push on Hong Kong

UK shares plunge on fears over China push on Hong Kong

The FTSE-100 Index tumbled today over fears for blue chip companies with big operations in Hong Kong after the Chinese government announced controversial new c [...] Read full article: UK shares plunge on fears over China pus...→

UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher as 25C blast to ROAST Britain - latest charts

UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorcher as 25C blast to ROAST Britain - latest charts

BRITONS can expect to bask in temperatures as high as 25C on bank holiday Monday, as high pressure moves back in driving the mercury back up. Read full article: UK weather forecast: Bank Holiday scorch...→

UK weather forecast - Britain braced for bank holiday sizzle as soaring temperatures to hit 25C by Monday

UK weather forecast - Britain braced for bank holiday sizzle as soaring temperatures to hit 25C by Monday

BRITONS will continue to sizzle in scorching hot temperatures this bank holiday weekend. The mercury is set to hit 25 by Monday afternoon, tempting coronavirus [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast - Britain braced for...→

UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk of thunderstorms today? Latest Met Office forecast

UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk of thunderstorms today? Latest Met Office forecast

THE UK has been enjoying lovely weather this week - but today could put a stop to the sunny spell. Will there be lightning today? Read full article: UK lightning MAP: Is YOUR area at risk o...→

UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown hit beaches to enjoy 28C during hottest day on record before thunderstorms strike

UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown hit beaches to enjoy 28C during hottest day on record before thunderstorms strike

BRITAIN is set to enjoy another day of sun and sizzling temperatures today, but some areas will be lashed by thunderstorms. Temperatures could reach 28C again [...] Read full article: UK weather forecast: Brits in lockdown h...→

UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY slowing

UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY slowing

The closely-watched IHS Markit/CIPS Flash UK PMI index has risen from an historic low of just 12.9 in April to 28.9 this month. Read full article: UK economy plunge in output is FINALLY s...→

UK economy on course for a slow rebound, healthcheck show

UK economy on course for a slow rebound, healthcheck show

Hit to demand from coronavirus and looming Brexit means recovery will be ‘measured in years, not months’ Read full article: UK economy on course for a slow rebound,...→

Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds to hit parts of UK TOMORROW - Latest forecast

Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds to hit parts of UK TOMORROW - Latest forecast

MET OFFICE warnings have been issued for rain in some parts of the UK. Here are the latest weather warning updates, forecasts and weather maps. Read full article: Met Office weather warning: 60mph winds ...→

UK economy outperforms in May but severe recession still on the way

UK economy outperforms in May but severe recession still on the way

The UK economy performed better than expected this month, but it remains in the grip of a severe recession, a business survey has showed.  Coronavirus has caus [...] Read full article: UK economy outperforms in May but severe...→

Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for delivery by next month

Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for delivery by next month

The pan-Asian restaurant has released a full list of the restaurants that will reopen for delivery or takeaway Read full article: Wagamama to reopen 67 UK branches for de...→

EasyJet to resume flights in UK and France next month

EasyJet to resume flights in UK and France next month

EASYJET will resume a small number of flights in the UK and France next month with crew and passengers to wear masks. The airline will restart the mainly domes [...] Read full article: EasyJet to resume flights in UK and Fran...→

UK weather: The latest forecast from the Met Office

UK weather: The latest forecast from the Met Office

Watch the latest UK weather forecast from the Independent for today. We'll be updating this page daily with the latest available live video. This forecast is s [...] Read full article: UK weather: The latest forecast from the...→

Boris Johnson warned spending plan means UK economy 'may NEVER recover' from huge collapse

Boris Johnson warned spending plan means UK economy 'may NEVER recover' from huge collapse

BORIS JOHNSON has been warned the UK economy faces the "very real prospect of a collapse we may never recover from" as a result of the huge coronavirus crisis [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson warned spending plan means...→