Britain’s ‘Swiss-style relationship’ with the EU is a fantasy

Brexit has consumed four prime ministers – David Cameron, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, and Liz Truss. Now, if the Sunday Times is to be believed, Rishi Sunak may be considering a “Swiss-style relationship” with the EU as a way of improving trade access. Of course the briefing given to the Sunday Times’s veteran political reporters, … Read more

Satellite offices to aid hybrid working? | David Sapsted

The unprecedented growth in hybrid working has led to an increase in demand for ‘satellite’ offices away from city centers, according to a new survey. The Autumn issue of Think Global People magazine is out now A poll of 3,000 office workers across Europe, conducted by global workplace creation company Unispace, concluded that employees’ new … Read more

Satellite to measure forest heads for final testing

A satellite to measure the world’s forests and help tackle climate change is undergoing final testing ahead of launch. The European Space Agency (ESA) satellite, named “Biomass”, left the Airbus Defense and Space site in Stevenage, the United Kingdom, on November 2, 2022. It is now heading to Toulouse, France, for final testing ahead of … Read more

‘The Crown’: Dame Judi Dench wants ‘cruelly unfair’ Season 5 to come with a disclaimer

CNN — Dame Judi Dench has played a British queen before and now she is sounding off about Netflix’s popular dramatization of the royal family. In a letter to The Times, the revered actress shares her concerns about the upcoming new season of “The Crown,” writing that “the closer the drama comes to our present … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, death certificate shows

London CNN — Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, her death certificate has been revealed. The document, published by National Records of Scotland on Thursday, says the late British monarch died at 3:10 pm UK time (10:10 am ET) on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Ballater, Scotland. The cause of death is listed … Read more

Courts continue to determine satellite litigation on witness statements

Despite having broad case management powers in respect of trial witness statements that do not comply with the procedural rules, judges are notably unwilling to impose the more draconian sanctions available to them. This week, in McKinney Plant & Safety Ltd v The Construction Industry Training Boarda claimant who had committed multiple breaches of the … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin makes somber journey through Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland — In a somber, regal procession, Queen Elizabeth II‘s flag-draped coffin was driven slowly through the Scottish countryside Sunday from her beloved Balmoral Castle to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Mourners packed city streets and highway bridges or lined rural roads with cars and tractors to take part in a historic farewell to … Read more

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tom Brady, retirement backflip, Super Bowl, GOAT, greatest of all time

Tom Brady may have accomplished all there is to achieve in the NFL, but the star quarterback is looking to “prove” himself this season after dramatically back flipping on his retirement plans. Brady, who many consider to be the greatest NFL player of all time, initially bowed out of the sport earlier this year after … Read more