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UK Insights

December 17th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 14.12.2018 / 09:00

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Thursday is the last date for posting Christmas cards, and on Friday we discover this year's Christmas Number One...

Read the business, entertainment, news and sporting highlights for the week ahead, thanks to our global forward planning service from Kantar Media. 

Monday 17th December

UEFA Champions League and Europa League draws

Visa publishes its latest UK Consumer Spending Index 

'An Evening of Music and Entertainment in Memory of Chas Hodges' in London


Tuesday 18th December

International Migrants Day 

Bestselling book of Christmas revealed

British Chambers of Commerce publishes its latest Economic Forecast 


Wednesday 19th December

UK monthly inflation figures published

Danny Dyer and Dani Dyer star in 'Nativity! The Musical' in London

20th anniversary of U.S. President Bill Clinton impeached


Thursday 20th December

Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee announces its latest interest rate decision 

Royal Mail First Class Xmas last posting date

BlackBerry Q3 results announced


Friday 21st December

Christmas Number 1 revealed

Office for National Statistics publishes UK quarterly national accounts

8,000th episode of 'Neighbours' airs on Channel 5


Saturday 22nd December

British boxers Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora rematch at The O2 in London

New 'Watership Down' animated adaptation begins on BBC One

World's biggest lottery drawn in Spain


Sunday 23rd December

Christmas carol services at Canterbury Cathedral 

2018/19 Premier League football fixture: Everton v Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park 

CBI Growth Indicator Survey published


Source : Kantar Media

Editor's Notes

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