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Turn off the microwave to boost wifi, says UK's media regulator

Turn off the microwave to boost wifi, says UK's media regulator

People should avoid using the microwave at the same time as they are making video calls, watching HD videos or doing something important online because the ovens can slow wifi signals ...

UK unveils $420bn lifeline for firms hit by coronavirus

UK unveils $420bn lifeline for firms hit by coronavirus

Britain said it would launch a £330bn ($399bn) lifeline of loan guarantees and provide a further £20bn in tax cuts, grants and other help for businesses facing the risk of collapse ...

Qatar-UK trade jumps 21% to £6.7bn in 2019

Qatar-UK trade jumps 21% to £6.7bn in 2019

Bilateral trade between Qatar and the UK stood at £6.7bn, registering a 21% growth in 2019, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East, Simon Penny, said during the "3rd SMEs Conference" ...

Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of 2020

Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is ‘not sure’ a UK-EU trade deal will be struck by 31 December, the end of the Brexit transition period.

PM meets ambassadors of UK, Tunisia and Algeria

PM meets ambassadors of UK, Tunisia and Algeria

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani on Sunday the outgoing ambassador of the United Kingdom to Qatar Ajay Sharma.

QFC supports UK firms to expand operations in Qatar: Al-Jaida

QFC supports UK firms to expand operations in Qatar: Al-Jaida

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC), which already has more than 100 UK firms under its ecosystem, has extended its support to them, especially fintechs and SMEs (small and medium enterprises) ...

IAG chief Walsh confident of EU, UK negotiating air transport deal

IAG chief Walsh confident of EU, UK negotiating air transport deal

International Airline Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh said he is confident the European Union and the UK will negotiate a comprehensive air transport agreement as Britain formally exited the union on January 31.

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with US, France, UK

Airbus has agreed in principle to a settlement with French, British and US authorities over an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption, it said on Tuesday.

Irish PM says EU has upper hand in Brexit trade talks with UK

Irish PM says EU has upper hand in Brexit trade talks with UK

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the European Union will have the upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks with the United Kingdom and questioned Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

UK will set out EU trade objectives next month: Brexit secretary

UK will set out EU trade objectives next month: Brexit secretary

Britain will set out more details about its objectives for a free trade deal with the European Union next month after the country leaves the bloc on Jan. 31, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said.

India to auction rare art belonging to diamond magnate arrested in UK

India to auction rare art belonging to diamond magnate arrested in UK

The seized assets of Indian diamond magnate Nirav Modi, arrested in Britain last year over fraud allegations, will be auctioned within the next two months, the Mumbai-based Saffronart auctioneers said ...

Trump invites UK's Johnson to White House in new year: British media

Trump invites UK's Johnson to White House in new year: British media

US President Donald Trump has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit him in the White House in the new year, British media reported on Sunday.