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UK Insights

October 22nd: What's happening in the UK this week?

Sarah Wait

Director of Forward Planning Services

Preview 19.10.2018 / 10:00

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This week sees the end of British Summer Time, and Ireland holds its presidential elections.

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


Monday 22nd October

Spike Lee delivers BAFTA David Lean Lecture

Arsenal v Leicester City in the Premier League

Inside Soap Awards in London


Tuesday 23rd October

King and Queen of Netherlands begin UK State Visit

World premiere of Freddie Mercury / Queen biopic at Wembley Stadium

Michael Gove speaks at British Irish Parliamentary Assembly in London


Wednesday 24th October

Sir Vince Cable speech on in-work poverty and Universal Credit in London

Barclays Q3 results announced

UEFA Champions League Group Stage 'matchday three' fixtures


Thursday 25th October

City of London Corporation's City Banquet at Mansion House

OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models list is published by the Financial Times

Lloyds Banking Group Q3 Interim Management Statement released


Friday 26th October

Ireland presidential elections

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Q3 results announced

'Stand Up To Cancer 2018' telethon on Channel 4


Saturday 27th October

John McDonnell visits Nottinghamshire in anti-austerity tour

Sri Lanka v England International Twenty20 cricket match

Simon Le Bon celebrates his 60th birthday


Sunday 28th October

Brazil presidential elections run-off

British Summer Time ends

F1 Mexico Grand Prix at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City

Source : Kantar Media

Editor's Notes

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