Business

Election result 2020: Why business is in the driver’s seat

In our third-generation sheep and beef farming family, the fear of a Labour Government being elected in 1984 was palpable. We were in Ashhurst, a small farming community in the Manawatu for election night. As the triumphant red tide of Labour under the young, hugely popular David Lange swept through traditional National seats, the party […]

Politics

Brexit POLL: Should Boris follow through on threat to walk away from EU with no deal?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Today Brussels refused to hand Britain a Canada-style trade deal despite being members of the bloc for 45 years. In a televised statement, Mr Johnson lashed out at the EU and warned […]

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Remainers vow to abandon Labour after party pledges it will not fight to rejoin EU

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Yesterday, Rachel Reeves, the shadow chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, set out Labour’s Brexit policy stating the UK will not rejoin the EU under a Labour government. She said: “Under a Labour […]

World News

‘Where’s your flag?’ Gibraltar chief MOCKS Spain after Brexit boast – ‘No way, Jose!’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Mr Picardo shared an interview with Mr Margallo which was broadcast by RTVE, Spain’s state broadcaster, on October 5, 2016, in which he was asked about the future of Gibraltar, a British […]

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Eurozone doomed: Single currency finished says Brexiteer – ‘Smoking heap of rubble’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. In a stinging attack, Mr Lowe said said the monetary union was causing untold misery to millions of people across the European Union in countries which have adopted the euro as their […]

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Boris Johnson told to dump withdrawal agreement before Christmas or face ‘fishing wars’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. A new report published by the Centre for Brexit Policy think tank has set out an alarming timetable of events which they say will unfold if Mr Johnson does not scrap the […]

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Galileo blow: £5bn UK rival set to be SCRAPPED with MP branding idea a ‘vanity project’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. In 2018, Boris Johnson’s predecessor as Prime Minister, Theresa May, allocated £92million in cash to investigate the feasibility of the UK building its own system after being frozen out of Galileo, despite […]

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UK economy boost: 6.6% growth in third month of rises since lockdown eased

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. And experts predict economic growth will accelerate throughout the Autumn now that children are back at school enabling millions of parents to head back to their workplace.Both Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi […]

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Boris’s Brexit threats to EU are NOT a bluff – ‘Should have walked away MONTHS ago!’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Prime Minister is planning new legislation that could override parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. The proposed internal market bill could “eliminate the legal force of parts” of the agreement such […]

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Blackford shut down: PM hands Scotland ‘significant’ funds ‘something to complain about’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The SNP has said thousands of jobs could be lost unnecessarily if the Scottish Parliament is denied the financial powers needed to protect Scotland’s economy from the impact of COVID-19. Ian Blackford, leader […]