Saturday, July 21, 2018

Economy News

Prince Harry was ‘nervous’ interviewing Barack Obama for BBC Radio 4

Britain's Prince Harry has admitted he was nervous about interviewing former US President Barack Obama as a guest editor for BBC Radio 4.  “You're excited about this;...

Chili Klaus gives ghost peppers to Danish boys choir, chaos ensues

This could be a way to spice up boring carol singers at Christmas.  Danish musician and YouTube star Chili Klaus is a maverick who challenges people to...

Brexit: UK economy may see boost after Theresa May’s breakthrough deal in Brussels, says...

Policymakers at the Bank of England believe the risk of a “no-deal” Brexit has been reduced by Theresa May’s Brussels agreement last week – and that this...

Gig economy: One in three zero-hours workers juggle at least two jobs at same...

One in three gig economy workers juggle at least two jobs at the same time, according to a study by one of the world’s biggest insurance...

Major films and TV series made in Britain boosted UK economy by £7.7bn in...

TV and box office hits, like the Star Wars franchise, flushed a record £7.7bn into the UK economy’s coffers last year, representing an 80 per cent...

Brexit: Goldman Sachs CEO wades into debate on second referendum after poll shows biggest...

The chief executive of investment bank Goldman Sachs has waded into the debate over whether a second Brexit referendum is needed, after new polling showed Britain...

EU and 12 other countries condemn Japan over whaling and reject claim annual slaughter...

The international community has condemned Japan’s current whaling mission, and questioned the reason it has stated for plans to kill 333 minke whales in the Southern Ocean...

Theresa May insists she will try to sign new trade deals before Brexit transition...

Theresa May will insist on Monday that she will try to sign new free trade deals during the UK’s Brexit transition period, setting herself on a...

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...

There are signs London’s prime property slump is easing

Prime London property has had a tough year, but there are signs that the slump is easing. The capital’s three most expensive boroughs - the City of...