Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Business

Government ‘will refuse to commit to recruiting more ethnic minority judges’

The Government is to refuse to commit to recruiting more ethnic minority judges, The Independent understands, despite the fact that just 7 per cent currently come...

Swedish PM backs new law meaning sex without clearly worded or demonstrated consent is...

The Swedish Prime Minister has backed calls for a sexual consent law which will mean more rape and sexual assault cases can be prosecuted.  Under the proposed...

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...

Theresa May refuses to guarantee EU rules for 48-hour working-week limit will survive Brexit

Theresa May has repeatedly refused to guarantee that EU rules to limit the working week to 48 hours will survive Brexit, as the Cabinet debates the...

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...