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Michel Barnier: Brexit deal 'still possible this week' despite difficult talks
Michel Barnier: Brexit deal 'still possible this week' despite difficult talks
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said today that reaching a fresh Brexit deal “will be difficult” but that [...]
October 15, 2019
Sterling creeps back up as Brexit deal hopes return
Sterling has risen against the dollar and euro this morning as investors regain some optimism over a possible Brexit deal. [...]
October 15, 2019
US slaps sanctions on Turkey in bid to stop Syria action
US slaps sanctions on Turkey in bid to stop Syria action
The US has imposed new sanctions on its Nato ally Turkey in a bid to stop the latter’s military action [...]
October 15, 2019
Police ban Extinction Rebellion protesters from London
Police ban Extinction Rebellion protesters from London
Police have spent the night clearing Extinction Rebellion protesters from Trafalgar Square after banning the activists from London. The Metropolitan [...]
October 15, 2019
No-deal Brexit: The potential winners and losers
No-deal Brexit: The potential winners and losers
As you read this, Brexit negotiators are working around the clock to come to an agreement that will enable the [...]
October 15, 2019
The Queen has set out a new legislative agenda for a government that can’t govern
The Queen has set out a new legislative agenda for a government that can’t govern
Yesterday’s grand state occasion had all the hallmarks of a normal Queen’s Speech, including the fabulous pomp, the Monarch’s gracious [...]
October 15, 2019
City Moves for 15 October - Who's switching jobs at Currencycloud, Frame and Hilton?
City Moves for 15 October - Who's switching jobs at Currencycloud, Frame and Hilton?
Today’s City Moves includes Currencycloud, Frame and Hilton Currencycloud London-based fintech and cross-border payments platform Currencycloud has appointed Barbera De [...]
October 15, 2019
Sorry not sorry: End the apology culture in business
Sorry not sorry: End the apology culture in business
When David Neeleman, the founder of American airline JetBlue, published a YouTube video entitled “Our Promise to You” in 2007, [...]
October 15, 2019
Warning: The conveyor belt of global growth is grinding ever more slowly
Warning: The conveyor belt of global growth is grinding ever more slowly
Where has all the growth gone? It’s the biggest economic question that we face – not just in Britain, but [...]
October 15, 2019
This bland and disappointing Queen’s Speech is no remedy for our broken politics
This bland and disappointing Queen’s Speech is no remedy for our broken politics
“Civilisation is a hopeless race to discover remedies for the evils it produces.” So wrote Jean-Jacques Rousseau, maybe somewhat cynically. [...]
October 15, 2019