Sunday, April 22, 2018

Theresa May needs to be honest with the public about post-Brexit immigration

In three weeks it will be 50 years since Enoch Powell’s infamous “rivers of blood” speech warning about the perils of immigration. His...

UK consumer confidence boosted slightly by wage growth and Brexit progress, survey shows

UK consumers became slightly more confident this month than they were in February, cheered by the prospect of wages inching higher, inflation easing slightly...

US economic growth slows to 2.9% in fourth quarter

US economic growth slowed less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter as the biggest gain in consumer spending in three years partially...

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu ‘rushed to hospital with high fever’

Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed to hospital for tests following an illness. Israel‘s prime minister “is suffering from a high fever and is coughing,” a spokesman...

A bad Brexit could cripple workers’ rights

“Crippling”, “back-breaking” and a “burden”. These are all words Brexiteers Liam Fox, David Davis and Boris Johnson have used to describe EU employment regulation. Despite...

The argument for Brexit still doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

How disappointing to read “I’m a young person who voted for Brexit – and I’d do the same again today” by Benedict Spence....

Don’t expect the EU and the UK to give up political point scoring anytime...

Brexit is confusing, and it is I am afraid going to become more so. That is partly because, as in any debate where...

Why the Brexiteers of Essex are still glad they voted to leave the EU

On the morning of 24 June 2016, the train from London Liverpool Street to Romford carried some unusual commuters on its 15-minute journey. The nation...

Brexit may bring new invasive species to UK risking economic damage, say experts

Invasive plants and animals caused £2bn of damage to the UK economy last year and the problem may worsen after Brexit, conservation groups have claimed. The...

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Trump administration ends policy excluding pregnant immigrants from detention

The Trump administration is reversing a policy that exempts pregnant immigrants from immigration detention. The change in...

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