An influential US think tank has warned that almost all possible trading relationships between the EU and the UK after Brexit would be less favourable for the British economy than if it were to stay in the trading bloc. The Rand Corporation, a...
Theresa May, together with her Government, “confuses the hell” out of the European Union and needs to “get unified” if it wants to succeed in Brexit negotiations, according to the head of the UK’s main business association. The damning appraisal by Paul Drechsler,...
A compound derived from marijuana has health benefits and should not be subject to government restrictions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. “Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have some therapeutic value for seizures due to epilepsy and related...
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 breakthrough may boost UK economic confidence in the coming months. The view was relayed in...
More than eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies. The guardians of the global economy have two sets of issues to address. First is what to...
Tony Martin, the four-time time trial world champion, has launched a stinging attack on cycling’s governing body over what he sees as preferential treatment given to Team Sky and Chris Froome in the wake of his abnormal test result. On Wednesday it was revealed...
Labour and the RMT union have warned the US private equity firm Apollo Global Management off pursuing its interest in the transport firm FirstGroup, after the British company rejected a takeover approach. FirstGroup, which operates UK rail franchises including Great Western and TransPennine Express, nearly 20% of local bus routes outside...
There was quality everywhere in Peaky Blinders tonight and right from the opening, which saw Iggy Pop brought in to cover Nick Cave's 'Red Right Hand' opening. We picked up the action with Tommy being tailed by the mafia but well aware of...
Let's be honest: Doug Jones is likely to be a three-year senator. I don't want to rain on the winner's parade. The former US attorney, lifted from hopeless to victory by the accumulating flaws of his opponent, is the first Democrat in...
It’s a scorching hot day in December and Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue from UB40 are at Mary’s Shack – a ramshackle hut that looks out over a sweeping white beach and turquoise sea, and one of Antigua’s most famous...