MPs criticise Sunak for excluding over 1m from financial support

Rishi Sunak has been accused of not helping those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. Ministers said this week that the chancellor has "effectively drawn a line" for many that are not being reached by the...

Summer statement: Sunak to announce youth employment scheme

As part of the summer statement expected on Wednesday, Rishi Sunak is expected to launch a £2bn job creation scheme for under 25s. In an attempt to tackle the rising youth unemployment, the Chancellor will propose...
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Boris Johnson: “Don’t overdo it” at the pub

As pubs, bars, and restaurants are preparing to reopen this weekend, the prime minister has warned people not to "overdo" it. After three months of forced closure, Boris Johnson will lead a Downing Street press...
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson to announce opening of hospitality sector

As restrictions continue to ease in the UK, Boris Johnson is set to announce plans to allow pubs restaurants, museums and cinemas to reopen. The announcement is long-awaited and is expected that plans will come...

Budget 2020: highlights

Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined his plans on Wednesday to protect the country against the outbreak of the coronavirus. Wednesday's Budget included a number of key points, but the coronavirus was a particularly important topic as...
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UK employment rises to record high

Employment in the UK has reached record highs, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed. The Conservative Party's convincing win of December's General Election has provided the nation with some certainty following...
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RICS: UK housing market picks up

New data revealed on Thursday that the UK housing market had an optimistic start to 2020 as sales activity picked up. Data from a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) revealed that...

UK aviation plans net zero carbon emissions by 2050

The UK's aviation industry announced on Tuesday its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The move comes as climate activists call for the climate crisis to be considered with great urgency. Activists such...