The subject of Britain’s relationship with Europe is of increasing importance to UK investors. It is a complex and highly political debate which can generate extreme and sometimes emotional views in the British people and indeed in Europeans too.
Flying Scotsman (train) - On 11 May 1926, the Flying Scotsman was derailed by strikers near Newcastle. The British Worker, alarmed at the fears of the General Council of the TUC that there was to be a mass drift back to work, claimed: "The number of strikers has not diminished; it is increasing. There are more workers out today than there have been at any moment since the strike began."