Monday, July 23, 2018

Economy

Former Tory minister backs Jeremy Corbyn’s demand to end austerity in Autumn budget

A former Conservative minister has echoed Jeremy Corbyn by calling for a dramatic U-turn to end “austerity” in this month’s Budget. Nick Boles broke ranks by urging...

If the Brexit Impact Assessments say what we fear they will, then Labour must...

It is grim to see the symptoms of new variant malady appearing in Conservative ministers.  It’s a progressive illness. At first, the over-confidence and blind optimism make...

Trump’s top immigration nominee dismisses a full border wall

Donald Trump’s pick to oversee American immigration enforcement said a promised wall would not need to cover the entire US-Mexico border and signalled leniency toward young...

Iron Man-style flight suit inventor sets Guinness World Record before falling into lake

A British inventor has set a Guinness World Record for recording the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine-powered suit. Richard Browning, who has been compared to...

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett richer than poorest 160 million Americans combined,...

The three richest people in the world now own more wealth than the entire bottom half of the American population combined, new research has found. Microsoft co-founder...

New Jersey political candidates targeted by xenophobic abuse all win respective election races

The message on postcards mailed to voters in the New Jersey township of Edison was not ambiguous. Stamped beneath the pictures of two Asian school board candidates...

CMA Awards: 51st annual ceremony was one of its most political and emotional to...

The 2017 Country Music Association Awards marked one of its most political and emotional shows in years, as the night offered powerful moments focused on unifying...

Labour ready for Theresa May’s government to collapse at any time, says Deputy Leader...

Labour’s deputy leader says the current political turmoil could topple Theresa May at any time, as he suggested Priti Patel’s secret meetings in Israel had been...

Grenfell Tower: Jeremy Corbyn demands £1bn to install sprinklers in all high-rise social housing

Jeremy Corbyn has called on the Chancellor to set aside £1 billion in the Budget to retrofit sprinklers in all high-rise social housing blocks. In the wake...

A quiet week ahead of us when it comes to the global economy, but...

It looks like it’ll be a quiet week – or at least a quiet week in global economics, for who knows what might happen in politics...