Politics

July 2019 Articles

Business bodies unite to attack post-Brexit immigration plans
Business bodies unite to attack post-Brexit immigration plans
A group of business organisations representing thousands of firms have demanded the next prime minister change proposed post-Brexit immigration plans [...]
July 17, 2019
Von der Leyen gets top job at European Commission
Von der Leyen gets top job at European Commission
The European Parliament yesterday voted German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the first female EU Commission president. Von der [...]
July 16, 2019
Sterling hits new two-year low as no-deal Brexit risk jumps
Sterling hits new two-year low as no-deal Brexit risk jumps
The pound tumbled to fresh two-year lows against the dollar today after the two candidates to replace Theresa May pledged [...]
July 16, 2019
Johnson considering suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit
Johnson considering suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit
Boris Johnson is considering shutting down parliament at the end of October to stop MPs blocking a no-deal Brexit. According [...]
July 16, 2019
Gove now thinks Boris would be 'great' as Prime Minister
Gove now thinks Boris would be 'great' as Prime Minister
Michael Gove appears to have changed his mind about Boris Johnson. Now he thinks the former London mayor would make [...]
July 16, 2019
Von der Leyen says she's open to another Brexit delay
Von der Leyen says she's open to another Brexit delay
Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen addressed the European Parliament today, saying she would be ready to grant a further Brexit [...]
July 16, 2019
We the people need to find a way to dispel the Brexit Blues
We the people need to find a way to dispel the Brexit Blues
The year is 1989. Ronald Reagan on his last day at the White House makes his farewell address. His message [...]
July 16, 2019
Disciplinary matters: The Darroch leak lays bare the erosion of standards at the civil service
Disciplinary matters: The Darroch leak lays bare the erosion of standards at the civil service
The untimely resignation of Sir Kim Darroch as our man in Washington tells us more about society than it does [...]
July 16, 2019
DEBATE: Is legal action a legitimate response if the government tries to prorogue parliament to pursue no-deal?
DEBATE: Is legal action a legitimate response if the government tries to prorogue parliament to pursue no-deal?
Is legal action a legitimate response if the government tries to prorogue parliament to pursue a no-deal Brexit? Alison McGovern, [...]
July 16, 2019
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey calls for 'pause' on HS2
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey calls for 'pause' on HS2
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey has said High Speed Two (HS2) should be “paused” and investment redirected to the north [...]
July 15, 2019
FTSE 100 chairs predict further Brexit extension
FTSE 100 chairs predict further Brexit extension
A majority of the leaders of the UK’s biggest companies think that Brexit will be delayed past Halloween, according to [...]
July 15, 2019
Donald Trump takes credit for China slowdown
Donald Trump takes credit for China slowdown
US President Donald Trump has claimed that his tariffs are damaging China’s economy after its growth slowed to a 27-year [...]
July 15, 2019
May calls Trump's 'go back home' tweets 'unacceptable'
May calls Trump's 'go back home' tweets 'unacceptable'
Theresa May believes it is “completely unacceptable” for Donald Trump to tell four congresswomen of colour to “go back” from [...]
July 15, 2019
One Last Dance: Theresa May celebrates England cricket win with victory boo
One Last Dance: Theresa May celebrates England cricket win with victory boo
Prime Minister Theresa May danced away one of her final weekends in number 10, throwing her trademark shapes in celebration [...]
July 15, 2019