Brexit: Treasury Select Committee urges UK to accept EU laws during transition period

An influential committee of MPs has thrown its support behind a Brexit transition agreement that sees EU laws continue to reign supreme, stressing that it would...

North Korea: Trump administration contradicts Rex Tillerson’s claim US is ready for talks with...

Officials in Donald Trump's administration have appeared to contradict Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's claim that the US could open talks with North Korea without preconditions.   Mr Tillerson broached the possibility of dialogue...

Doug Jones’ victory in Alabama should make Donald Trump nervous

Let's be honest: Doug Jones is likely to be a three-year senator. I don't want to rain on the winner's parade. The former US attorney, lifted from...

Brexit causes British Chambers of Commerce to trim UK growth outlook until 2019

The British Chambers of Commerce has marginally revised down its economic growth forecast for the UK, citing sluggish household consumption and lacklustre business investment over the...

Disney – 21st Century Fox deal: What does it involve and what does it...

Walt Disney, which has a market value of around $166bn, has struck a $50bn-plus deal to swallow the bulk of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. But what does such a...

Antigua: The island showing that the Caribbean is open for business post-hurricane Irma

It’s a scorching hot day in December and Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue from UB40 are at Mary’s Shack – a ramshackle hut that looks...

Heathrow Airport’s most festive exports, from 27 tonnes of Christmas lights to 6,000 tonnes...

Heathrow - or perhaps it should be Heathrow-ho-ho - has revealed the record-breaking amounts of festive exports that fly through the airport in the run-up to...

Labour is considering moving the Bank of England to Birmingham

Labour is considering moving the Bank of England to Birmingham as part of plans to rebalance the economy and strengthen the regions. A report commissioned by Shadow...

We need to talk about the Tories’ unhealthy obsession with disabled people’s pay and...

Having spent eight months merely to get to the starting line for talks with the European Union on the vital issue of post-Brexit trade arrangements, British...

New research reveals $1.6trillion boost to US economy of more opportunities for women

The US economy would be $1.6trillion larger if women had the same better opportunities at work, new research has revealed.  A study published this week by Standard...

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