O2 have just announced that they will be launching the Palm Pre in the UK on October 16th. The handset - the GSM version of the Sprint device that has been available in the US for several months now - will be priced between free and £96.89 ($159) depending on contract.
Update: O2 in Germany and Ireland will also get the Palm Pre on October 13th and 16th respectively. German pricing details here; Irish details after the cut.
Full contract details after the cut