British pensioners receive warmth from Iceland

British pensioners receive warmth from Iceland
24 January 2009

Icelanders have donated an entire shipping container full of woolly jumpers, socks and blankets to British pensioners, as winter’s chill increases their chances of dying in under-heated homes.

Read more here

Freak snow to cost UK businesses $1.7B

Freak snow to cost UK businesses $1.7B
February 3, 2009

LONDON, England – UK businesses, already hurting from a recession, were counting the cost Monday of the country’s worst snowstorm in almost two decades, as a crippled transport system left commuters stranded, offices semi-deserted and airlines grounded.

Read more here