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UK Insights

November 5th: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 02.11.2018 / 14:00

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Bonfire night, Oxford St Christmas lights switch-on and the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1.

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

Monday 5th November

Bonfire Night aka Guy Fawkes Night

New UK and London Living Wage rates for 2018-2019 announced

Treasury Committee evidence session on the Budget with witness Philip Hammond


Tuesday 6th November

England and Sri Lanka begin first Test Match at the Galle International Cricket Stadium 

Oxford Street Christmas lights switched on

U.S. midterm elections


Wednesday 7th November

Marks & Spencer half year results announced

Collins Word of the Year announced

New Apple Mac and iPad devices available in stores


Thursday 8th November

Prince William and Duchess Kate attend the Tusk Conservation Awards

Arsenal, Chelsea, Celtic and Rangers in Europa League action

Guinness World Records Day


Friday 9th November

250 elected Members of Youth Parliament hold a debate in the House of Commons

The Emirates FA Cup First Round Proper begins

Chatham House Prize 2018 presented


Saturday 10th November

Royal British Legion Annual Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall

International Rugby Union fixture: England v New Zealand at Twickenham

The Lord Mayor's Show in London


Sunday 11th November

100th anniversary of World War I ending

ATP World Tour Finals begin in London

Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos

Source : Kantar Media

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