Labour

Labour to introduce Bank of England productivity target

Labour have announced plans to introduce a productivity target for the Bank of England (BoE), in a major shake-up to the UK's economic system.  Under the proposed plans, the BoE would be given the responsibility...

Javid announces review of medicinal cannabis

Sajid Javid has announced plans to launch a Government review into the use of medicinal cannabis in the UK. The Home Secretary said experts would look further into the medicinal use of cannabis, which has...

Trump: US will not be a ‘migrant camp’

As the US President defended his administration's immigration crackdown, Trump said that he would not allow the US to become a "migrant camp".  Speaking at the White House on Monday, Trump commented on the government's controversial practice...

Trump attacks Merkel’s government over refugees

Donald Trump has attacked Angela Merkel on Twitter, saying: “the people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition”. It is not the first time that the...

Trump administration attack Trudeau for “double-crossing”

Donald’s Trump’s chief economic adviser has lashed out at Justin Trudeau for “essentially double-crossing President Trump”. In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Larry Kudlow accused the Canadian prime minister of playing a “sophomoric political stunt for...

Trump on G7: “Russia should be in the meeting”

Donald Trump has said he wants Russia to be readmitted into the G7 group of world leaders. Russia was expelled from the group in 2014 following its annexation of Crimea but the US President has said this...

MPs “lose confidence” in TSB chief

MPs have "lost confidence" in the TSB chief executive, Paul Pester. Following the lender's IT meltdown, the Treasury select committee told the TSB board to give “serious consideration as to whether his position was sustainable”. Last month, a failed computer...
Heathrow

Grayling gives Heathrow’s third runway the green light

The transport secretary, Chris Grayling, has given the go-ahead for Heathrow's third runway. Announced in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Grayling confirmed the government's backing for the controversial plan following years of delays and...