Friday, January 19, 2018

UK faces ‘winter of discontent’ after record numbers of families fall below poverty line,...

The UK is facing a new "winter of discontent", experts have warnedas, as a record number of low-income...

Finland’s birth rate plummets to its lowest level in nearly 150 years

Finland’s birth rate is continuing to fall and has reached its lowest level in 148 years. The...

Music industry has a point with its complaints about YouTube

The headline figures in “Measuring Music”, produced by trade body UK Music, suggest that the good...

US Dollar rises after Federal Reserve says it plans to cut stimulus and hints...

The dollar was trading near a two-month high against Japan’s yen on Thursday, after the US...

Is the four-hour week something rich millennials made up?

Quit your tedious nine to five job and carve out a living where you can spend...

Iain Duncan Smith’s Centre for Social Justice drops the ball with latest report

As the minister who brought in the Universal Credit and sowed misery among people with disabilities,...

UK economy to slow rapidly in 2018 as hard Brexit looms, OECD forecasts

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) predicts that the UK economy will slow rapidly in 2018, as...

Theresa May should have sacked Boris Johnson – he has fewer Tory allies than...

“Hug them close” was how Tony Blair’s close aides described his strategy of cosying up to...

Spanish police storm Catalan government buildings to stop independence referendum

Spanish national police have stormed ministries and buildings belonging to Catalonia's regional government to put a...

Warren Buffett says people who are negative about US economy ‘out of their minds’

Uncertainty about how the United States will cope with growing tumult in the world has not...