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European Elections: Main parties suffer as Lib Dems and Brexit Party excel

The Brexit Party dominated the European Elections in the UK, winning nine out of 12 regions and claiming 29 of 72 seats in the European Parliament. The Liberal Democrats also performed strongly, finishing second and topping the vote in London. They won 19.6 per cent of the total vote and claimed 16 seats.

Boeing 737 Max: FAA chief refuses to say when grounding order will be lifted

The chief of the US aviation regulator has refused to set out a clear timetable for the return to service of the Boeing 737 Max.

China suggests Huawei 5G ban could affect UK investment

Earlier this week, a Chinese diplomat suggested that there could be significant investment implications for the UK if Huawei were to be blocked from Britain’s 5G network.

British house prices show north-south divide

House prices in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have increased by up to 3 per cent in the last year, while London has seen a 1.9 per cent decrease in house prices.

Parliamentary Review co-chairman Lord Pickles attends grand opening of new MET laboratories

Medical Engineering Technologies have celebrated the grand opening of their new laboratory and office facility with co-chairman of The Parliamentary Review The Rt Hon Lord Eric Pickles attending as a special guest at the celebrations.

Retail sales rise as warmer weather returns

Retail sales have seen a 1.8 per cent increase in the three months up to April, coinciding with the return of the warmer weather.

United Utilities to increase investments amid nationalisation fears

British water giant United Utilities is planning to dedicate extra funds to new investments and increasing dividends amid the uncertainty of a potential Labour government renationalisation programme.

Virgin Trains launch legal action against Transport Secretary

Sir Richard Branson has launched a legal challenge against Transport Secretary Chris Grayling's decision to bar Virigin Trains, and its partner Stagecoach, from the bidding process to acquire West Coast Rail.

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