Politics - Archive

October 2018 articles

Taylor Swift, look what you made me do. Swifty has been a hallowed island of political neutrality in a sea of bad blood. But [...]

16 October

John Bercow will step down as Commons speaker next summer, it has been reported just a day after an inquiry into Westminster [...]

16 October

Brexit is now less than six months away. Yet somehow, a deal feels further away than it did just a few weeks ago.  [...]

16 October

Theresa May told her Cabinet to “stand together” in order to get a Brexit deal with the EU today during an extended meeting [...]

16 October

Royal Mail’s remuneration committee chair Orna Ni-Chionna told MPs today she was “embarrassed” at the failure to engage [...]

16 October

Should the government set guidelines on meat consumption to combat climate change? [...]

16 October

Back in July 2016, Theresa May launched her campaign for leadership of the Conservative party by promising radical action on [...]

16 October

I generally presume cynicism in politicians’ arguments. [...]

16 October

Google became the latest name in a long list of high-profile companies to drop out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia [...]

16 October

Retail king Lord Wolfson raised eyebrows at the weekend when he insisted that a no deal outcome to Brexit talks “would not [...]

16 October

The government faces a stark choice between upholding Theresa May’s promise to “end austerity” or meet its target of eliminating [...]

16 October

The global boycott of a high-profile Saudi investor conference gathered pace yesterday as the bosses of JP Morgan, Ford, Blackstone [...]

16 October

A former Westminster city council employee has been found guilty of stealing nearly £1m from its pension fund. [...]

15 October

Theresa May will be given one final chance to sell her Brexit plan to the EU on Wednesday - with a warning from Brussels that [...]

15 October

Theresa May today repeatedly refused to guarantee when the UK would stop being part of the EU’s customs union if a trade deal [...]

15 October