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UK
Coronavirus set to be biggest challenge for politicians this year as share prices plummet on a global scale
Friday 28th February 2020

Political commentators across the board react most frequently to the outcomes of decisions made by the electorate and their leaders. Events that shake the world’s status quo, like wars and boundary changes, are man-made events that alter…

12:23
UK
Can Keir Starmer take Labour Party off night-shift
Thursday 27th February 2020

There is absolutely no doubt that currently the Labour Party is little more than a shadow in the Houses of Parliament. Having endured a crushing defeat by the Tories in December, even though their decade-long austerity policies wrecked havoc…

10:07
UK
Johnson accused of hiding as cabinet, Cummings and Patel take flack
Thursday 27th February 2020

Brexit has penetrated every nook and cranny of the UK’s political landscape for the lat four years. Many would argue that this obsession has been to the detriment of business and more specifically of domestic services, and it was the…

10:56
UK
Will Chancellor risk raising taxes in first budget as experts advise
Wednesday 26th February 2020

Rishi Sunak has only been in his new post, as Chancellor of the Exchequer for a few weeks before he has to deliver on the promises that saw Boris Johnson’s government returned to office with an 80-strong majority. He will take to the…

13:01
US
Trump’s changes migrant rules to bolster right-wing support pre-election
Tuesday 25th February 2020

2020 is proving to be a dramatic year for Donald Trump . The maverick President of the United States, has never been known for either his diplomacy or his humility, and as the year unfolds towards an Autumn election, there are certain to be…

10:06
UK
At last Labour leadership hustings, the party fails to unite
Tuesday 25th February 2020

On Sunday, the last of a series of hustings was held in Durham for the leadership of the Labour party, but it appears that the government’s opposition is still in disarray. News headlines are dominated by the coronavirus epidemic, the…

12:30
UK
Johnson’s cabinet gather to finalise blueprint for heavyweight trade fight with the EU
Monday 24th February 2020

UK business is holding its breath as the cabinet gathers today to dot the ‘i’s’ and cross the ’t’s’ of their negotiating plans for their imminent trade talks with the European Union. The CBI has even…

10:16
US
Bernie Sanders inches towards defeating Trump according to new US poll
Monday 24th February 2020

Today, the world is waking to scenes of Donald Trump addressing a stadium of 100,000 people, during his latest tour to India. This display of adulation, is something that the President of the United States can only dream about at home, but…

10:19
UK
Sunak will have to spend big-time to avert council tax rises and continued public support for Johnson
Friday 21st February 2020

When new Chancellor Rishi Sunak sets out the government’s budget for the coming year on 11 March, many will be hoping that as a result of their support of Boris Johnson at the ballot box last December, that his promises to improve police…

14:23
UK
Policing in the capital becomes central issue in Mayor of London campaign
Thursday 20th February 2020

After the Brexit referendum and the subsequent general elections, which saw three Prime Ministers in almost as many years, the British public have become weary, and wary, about ballot boxes. However, in May, Londoners will be called upon to…

10:46
UK
UK’s new immigration plans put business in a panic
Thursday 20th February 2020

During the frantic Brexit debate,  one of the most prominent discussions evolved about the make up of the UK’s workforce. Ardent Brexiteers, including Nigel Farage, consistently came back to the theory that it was the EU’s…

10:27
Brexit
Michel Barnier makes it clear there is no Canada-style trade deal on offer for the UK
Wednesday 19th February 2020

The daily chaos brought to the headlines during the Brexit impasse, have become a thing of the past - until now. Journalists were camped outside the Houses of Parliament for months, becoming a permanent feature in the run up to the general…

09:47
UK
Dominic Cummings’ desire for ‘misfits and weirdos’ backfires
Wednesday 19th February 2020

After, the Tory’s success in the general election in December, as much has been written about Dominic Cummings as about the prime minister. The success of the original Brexit campaign even provided the script for a drama, in which…

10:54
UK
Tory MPs revolt over proposed changes to BBC by PM Johnson
Tuesday 18th February 2020

There is absolutely no doubt that a majority of 80 fills any prime minister with a sense of power, especially after a period during which Westminster was in complete deadlock, over Brexit. In fact, while The Withdrawal Agreement has now been…

09:24
UK
Siobhan Benita claims Mayor of London position for Liberal Democrats
Tuesday 18th February 2020

Although in many ways Labour are the party who are left licking their wounds, and nursing their pride, after their worst showing in a general election for decades, the Liberal Democrats were crushed beyond measure. Leader Jo Swinson, who was…