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John McDonnell concedes antisemitism has hurt Labour’s campaign
John McDonnell concedes antisemitism has hurt Labour’s campaign
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that the accusations of antisemitism engulfing Labour have hurt the party’s General Election campaign. [...]
December 8, 2019
General Election: Sadiq Khan's Christmas wishlist
General Election: Sadiq Khan's Christmas wishlist
Election season can be a fruitful time for local councils to stick their hands out and plead with prospective governments [...]
December 8, 2019
Corbyn defends leaked NHS documents amid 'links to Russia'
Corbyn defends leaked NHS documents amid 'links to Russia'
Jeremy Corbyn has defended his party’s decision to release leaked documents detailing UK-US trade talks despite apparent links to Russia. [...]
December 7, 2019
Elon Musk defamation trial: Tesla founder wins case over 'pedo guy' remark
Elon Musk defamation trial: Tesla founder wins case over 'pedo guy' remark
A US jury has ruled that Elon Musk did not defame a British caver who helped in last year’s rescue [...]
December 7, 2019
Ericsson to pay more than $1bn to settle US corruption probe
Ericsson to pay more than $1bn to settle US corruption probe
Ericsson has agreed to pay $1.2bn (£913m) to resolve a US corruption probe. The Swedish telecoms firm has settled the [...]
December 7, 2019
US jobs growth data beats expectations despite trade war concerns
US jobs growth data beats expectations despite trade war concerns
The US economy added 266,000 jobs last month despite economists’ expectations of a slowdown. It was the highest number of [...]
December 7, 2019
General election 2019: Conservatives pledge £550m for grassroots football
General election 2019: Conservatives pledge £550m for grassroots football
The Conservative Party has pledged to invest £550m in grassroots football as part of a plan to back a joint [...]
December 7, 2019
General election 2019: Johnson and Corbyn clash on Brexit in debate
General election 2019: Johnson and Corbyn clash on Brexit in debate
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn once again clashed on Brexit during a head-to-head debate on BBC last night. Labour leader [...]
December 7, 2019
With a general election only days away, vote with your feet and back Small Business Saturday
With a general election only days away, vote with your feet and back Small Business Saturday
In what has been another tumultuous and unpredictable year, today’s Small Business Saturday celebrations mark a welcome respite from the [...]
December 7, 2019
General election 2019: Labour pledges to electrify England's 35,000 buses by 2030
General election 2019: Labour pledges to electrify England's 35,000 buses by 2030
Labour will on Saturday unveil a plan to electrify the country’s entire bus fleet by 2030 and bring “bus services [...]
December 6, 2019
Tate Modern balcony push: Teenager pleads guilty to attempted murder
Tate Modern balcony push: Teenager pleads guilty to attempted murder
A teenager has pleaded guilty to attempted murder after a six-year-old child was thrown from a 10th-floor balcony of the [...]
December 6, 2019
German factory slump: Is the European powerhouse heading for recession?
German factory slump: Is the European powerhouse heading for recession?
Germany has reported a “disastrous” fall in factory production, sparking fears the country could be dragged back towards recession. New [...]
December 6, 2019
Eddie Stobart secures £55m Dbay lifeline
Eddie Stobart secures £55m Dbay lifeline
Eddie Stobart shareholders today backed a £55m rescue deal from a major investor to save the company’s future. Under the [...]
December 6, 2019
New Octopus Renewables trust smashes target in £350m float
New Octopus Renewables trust smashes target in £350m float
Octopus Renewables’ new infrastructure trust smashed investor expectations this morning, successfully raising £100m more than its original target of £250m. [...]
December 6, 2019