LONDON Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry. | Video
LONDON, June 6 Ford will close its engine
plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union
said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow
to Britain's car industry.
LONDON, June 6 Ford is expected to
announce on Thursday that it is closing its engine facility in
Wales, a source told Reuters, putting at risk 1,700 jobs in what
would be the latest blow to Britain's car industry.
LONDON Carmaker Ford is expected to announce on Thursday that it is closing its engine facility in Bridgend, Wales, a source told Reuters, in what would be another blow to Britain's car industry.
LONDON British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday. | Video
LONDON Britain's unemployment rate fell to its lowest since the mid-1970s in early 2019 as employers hired in the run-up to the original date for Britain's EU departure, but there were signs that Brexit was beginning to weigh on the jobs boom.
LONDON Two environmental activists climbed onto the roof of a train in London's Canary Wharf financial district on Wednesday as part of a third day of action to force Britain to take more radical measures to avert climate change. | Video
LONDON British police dragged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of Ecuador's embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information. | Video
LONDON Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) shut its UK plants on Monday for five days over Brexit, adding to other shutdowns to leave at least half the country's car production off-line in what could be a pivotal week for Britain's divorce from the EU.