Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Business

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...

Pro-Brexit thinktank forced to change name after calling itself an ‘institute’ without permission

A thinktank, set up by pro-Brexit Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan, has been forced to change its name after it called itself an “institute” without permission.  The word...

The AllBright: Founders of women-only private member’s club in London insist it isn’t ‘anti-men’

The co-founder of a new women-only private members’ club to which men are only admitted as guests has insisted that its establishment “isn’t anti-men”, but is...

Russia ‘could cut UK’s undersea internet cables’, defence chief warns

Britain’s military has prioritised the protection of undersea cables from Russia because if they are cut or disrupted there would be an immediate and “potentially catastrophic”...

Half UK companies expect to recruit staff in 2018 amid skilled worker shortage, says...

Half of firms expect to recruit staff next year, with smaller firms most confident, according to a new study. A survey of almost 300 companies, employing one...

Flights: more winter mayhem at Manchester and Heathrow

An estimated 20,000 airline passengers are learning their flights to and from UK airports have been cancelled because of freezing fog. On Monday night Manchester airport, Britain’s...

Republican tax plan will steal $1.5 trillion from millennials, says Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough, the conservative co-host of MSNBC’s political commentary show Morning Joe, has said that the Republicans’ tax plan will “steal” trillions of dollars from young...

By 2030, our relationship with Europe will be repaired – it will be as...

Sometimes it is easier to see what might happen in the future if you look 10 or 20 years ahead, rather than 10 or 20 months....

Refugees should be sent home even if they have jobs, says Danish immigration official

A Danish MP has called for all refugees, even those with jobs, to be deported from the country once their home nations are deemed “safe”. Marcus Knuth,...

UK leads the way in Europe for coffee as chains grow at unprecedented rate

The UK led growth in branded coffee shops in Europe for a third straight year amid an expansion of chains from Starbucks to Costa Coffee. The number...