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The UK government has unveiled its plans for a new GBP97m supercomputer, which will provide sophisticated weather forecasts, the Department For Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) revealed on Tuesday. Underlining the UK’s position as a world leader in weather and […]
Centrica, the owner of British Gas, reported on Thursday that the UK energy supplier's residential supply operating profit declined by 26% to GBP265m in the first half of
Economics and weather have always been closely linked. Since ancient times, people's behaviour has been significantly impacted by climate and weather.
Retail sales across the UK fell between February and March this year because of bad weather, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported today. The quantity bought in the
UK retail sales declined from December to January, surprising economists who had forecast sales to grow at the start of the year. Figures released today by the Office for
Panic-buying of fuel in March led to a record fall in petrol sales and an overall decline in retail sales in April, the UK's Office for National Statistics
As Brits enjoy the unexpected hot weather this weekend, retailers are likely to be sweating over their sales. The soaring temperatures are set to continue through the weekend till