Pound to euro exchange rate: Brexit uncertainty sparks ‘higher’ exchange rate before vote

The ongoing Brexit uncertainty “lit a fire” sending the value of sterling soaring last week, according to experts. The failure of Prime Minister Theresa May and her government to find a divorce deal from the European Union has sparked unexpected consequences for the pound. Earlier this month, the pound reached a two month high against […]

Property UK: Brexit uncertainty has mixed affect on housing market across the UK

If a property is purchased with a mortgage, a surveyor’s valuation is required by the lender (Image: Jeremy Walker/Getty Images) Now, a report this morning from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) highlights just how much of an influence Carney’s remarks have had on consumers who were actively considering moving home last month, and […]

SAS Who Dares Wins season 4: Jason Fox hits out at Channel 4 uncertainty over return

The Channel 4 reality show received immediate success with its debut given the Special Forces military strand’s current popularity in the media. Featuring Jason Fox, Ant Middleton, Ollie Ollerton and Mark “Billy” Billingham in an advisory capacity, the ex-servicemen instantly shot to fame when they joined the project. Having completed the show’s third season already, […]

Brexit news: Positive for UK airports but uncertainty remains – how is travel affected?

It has been a year since Prime Minister Theresa May triggered article 50 confirming Brexit and announcing that the UK will definitely be leaving the European Union. Due to leave on the 29 March 2019, a year from today, uncertainty over the UK’s position within the EU still hangs high. In particular, Brexit has caused […]

Mike Pompeo could create a ‘bad cop, worse cop’ scenario as secretary of state, raising uncertainty in the Middle East

REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl US President Donald Trump made waves on Tuesday by abruptly firing former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and choosing CIA director Mike Pompeo for the spot. Trump said that Tillerson’s departure had much to do with his views on the Iran nuclear deal. Pompeo, like Trump, has a tougher approach to Iran, leaving […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Italian election results causes Sterling uncertainty

The pound to euro exchange rate currently stands at 1.1214 according to the latest Bloomberg figures this morning (5 March). This is a continuation of last week’s fall and is considerably less than Friday’s rate of 1.123. The fall last week followed a tense discussion between the EU chief Donald Tusk and the Prime Minister […]

Transgender recruits are openly enlisting in the US military, despite uncertainty created by Trump

Thomson Reuters CHICAGO (Reuters) – Transgender Americans are openly enlisting in the US military for the first time, saying they feel confident that court rulings blocking Republican President Donald Trump’s ban on their service will stand. Nicholas Bade, a 37-year-old transgender man who is among the first of what advocates expect will be a small […]

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane reveals uncertainty over future

Real Madrid are currently having a nightmare season as they sit fourth in the La Liga table, 16 points behind Barcelona. And they have also been less than convincing in the cups as they finished second in their Champions League group and drew 2-2 with second division side Numancia last night. Zidane signed a contract […]

Strictly Come Dancing’s Shirley Ballas ‘lands’ new TV role amid head judge uncertainty

The International Latin Champion will take her first foray into hosting this week having previously been an interviewee on the show. While she is only scheduled to appear as a guest panellist, the 57-year-old could be in for a longer stint. The Sun has reported that ITV would like Shirley to return regularly as they […]

Bitcoin investors will crawl back to gold when crypto-craze uncertainty creeps in

Published time: 1 Jan, 2018 11:21 The hype around digital currencies like bitcoin may have stolen a chunk of the demand for gold, but the precious metal has proven itself a liquid and efficient investment, according to Agnico Eagle Mines CEO Sean Boyd. “I actually think you can build a much stronger case for gold […]