Thursday, November 21, 2019

UK growth will dip to 1% even if no-deal Brexit avoided, warns OECD

The UK’s GDP growth rate will slip to 1% next year even if a no-deal Brexit is avoided, according to the Organisation for...

Boris Johnson tax cuts: What does the NI policy Boris accidentally announced mean for...

Boris Johnson made the key announcement while speaking to workers in Teesside on the election campaign trail. Pressed by an employee about whether...

Less than 10% of EU aid reaches world's poorest countries, study finds

Less than 10% of EU aid money reaches the countries where it is most needed, according to a study that found levels of...

Brexit LIVE: Labour show true feelings about Leave voters – ‘something WRONG with you’

The key ally of Jeremy Corbyn made the controversial comments at a ‘Love Socialism’ meeting alongside shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry. As Ms...

Iceland accused of putting mackerel stocks at risk by increasing its catch

Iceland has been accused of threatening the long-term sustainability of vital mackerel stocks after unilaterally increasing its catches in the international waters of...

Peston rips apart unionist over Labour’s huge £400bn budget – ‘But this is all...

General Secretary of Unite the Union, Mr McCluskey was savaged by Mr Peston who said, “do you not have any concerns at all?”...

Nicola Sturgeon accused of double standards on exits

Tories hit out at the First Minister’s “double-standards” on the impact of separation as she claimed leaving the Union would be better planned...

Britons FURIOUS with Jeremy Corbyn over new attack on pensioners – ‘The man’s a...

Nearly three million pensioners could face council tax hikes averaging more than £300 a year under Labour plans to scrap discounts for single...

Labour ‘BRIBING voters with list of rotten promises’ Corbyn’s spending plans DESTROYED

Both the Labour Party and Conservative Party have made a number of multi-billion pound pledges as Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson draw the...

Sleazy Sondland overcomes his amnesia and dishes the dirt on Trump | Richard Wolffe

In the latest installment of All the President’s Weasels, the political burp known as Gordon Sondland tried to cast himself as more of...

Register to vote: How to register to vote – when is the deadline, how...

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn went head-to-head for the first time in the 2019 general election on Tuesday with voters around the country...

Sondland points the finger at Trump – and damns others for good measure

When Gordon Sondland walked into the congressional impeachment hearing shortly after 9am, reports were circulating that the Trump administration and the Republican party...

Tory civil war: George Osborne threatens to vote Lib Dem in furious snub to...

In a magazine article, the former Tory chancellor admitted being tempted to back his local Lib Dem candidate Sam Gyimah, who defected to...

Election 2019: How to register to vote in the election if you are military...

There are only 22 days until the December general election, and even less time until the deadline to register to vote. The UK...

Marco Polo parchment sheds light on last year of his life in Venice

Researchers in Venice have discovered a document that strengthens the theory that a group of friars played a hand in the revision of...

Lib Dem manifesto: Every promise Jo Swinson has made as Election 2019 campaign hots...

The Liberal Democrats are the leading pro-Remain party and have said stopping Brexit will make up to £50bn available. The 2019 general election...

General election priorities: The biggest issue facing voters – and it ISN’T Brexit

Brexit has been seen as the single biggest issue facing the country for some time now, but that doesn’t mean that it...

Extinction Rebellion founder’s Holocaust remarks spark fury

A co-founder of Extinction Rebellion has sparked anger in Germany after referring to the Holocaust as “just another fuckery in human history”. Roger Hallam...

Cattle Hill review – udderly bewildering rock'n'roll cows

If you see just one Norwegian animated film featuring a bull being treated for BSE with electroshock therapy, make sure it’s Cattle Hill....

French nun misses out on retirement home place over veil ban

A French nun was forced to turn down a place in a state retirement home because she was told she would have to...

Jeremy Corbyn OUT: Who could replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader if he’s axed?

Quizzed last month on whether he’d resign if Labour lost the upcoming election, Jeremy Corbyn refused to answer, simply insisting the party was...

Terror warning: Brexit deal could spark Northern Irish loyalist bomb campaign in Britain

The Unite general secretary, who is one of Jeremy Corbyn’s closest allies, claimed the withdrawal agreement stands to put communities in an “unbelievably...

John McDonnell left fuming at Boris promise to raise National Insurance threshold

Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that his Conservative Party would raise the threshold at which workers start to pay the National Insurance payroll...

Labour anti-semitism row: Corbyn condemned by own councillor over debate claim

Peter Mason, who serves on Ealing Council in west London, is an outspoken critic of Mr Corbyn’s handling of the scandal which continues...

Sweet spot: Norwegians cut sugar intake to lowest level in 44 years

Norwegians are eating less sugar than at any time in the last 44 years, the health directorate in Oslo has said, announcing that...

Swine flu vaccine case settled but hopes for legal precedent dashed

The Irish government has settled a legal case with a woman who said she developed narcolepsy because of a swine flu vaccine. The health...

Son of former German president fatally stabbed in Berlin

The son of Germany’s former president Richard von Weizsäcker has been stabbed to death in Berlin. Fritz von Weizsäcker, a prominent doctor and the...

‘Better settle it in the boxing ring!’ Voters slam ‘pathetic’ leaders’ ITV debate

The prime minister and the Labour leader went head to head in the live debate, picking at one another over Brexit policies, the...