Thursday, May 24, 2018

Politics News

One-fifth of UK companies had significant shareholder revolts this year

More than one-fifth of the UK’s publicly listed companies had to deal with significant shareholder rebellions this year, according to an investors lobby group seeking to...

Forget a second Brexit referendum – Remainers would only want to see the negotiations...

Back in early June 2016, a few days before the referendum was held, I was asked by Newsnight if I would call for a second referendum...

Rebecca Dykes: Uber driver ‘confesses to killing’ British diplomat in Beirut

An Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese...

GoCompare to buy MyVoucherCodes in £36.5m deal

Price comparison website GoCompare is buying discount codes site MyVoucherCodes, one of the UK's largest online voucher code sites, in £36.5m deal. GoCompare, known for its adverts...

Jayda Fransen: Twitter suspends Britain First leader retweeted by Donald Trump

The deputy leader of far-right party Britain First, who was retweeted by Donald Trump, has been suspended from Twitter. Jayda Fransen was the subject of headlines around the...

Saudi Arabia set to hike domestic petrol prices by 80% in January

Saudi Arabia plans to raise the price of domestic petrol and jet fuel in January, part of a programme to gradually eliminate energy subsidies as the kingdom...

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...

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...

Mother of Sandy Hook victim attacks Trump for hosting NRA boss at White House...

The mother of a child born in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting has ripped President Donald Trump for an “appalling lack of humanity...

Brexit: UK public are becoming more pessimistic over economic impact of EU withdrawal, finds...

The British public has become more pessimistic about the economic impact of Brexit, a major new survey for the Bank of England has found. A survey by...