Thursday, November 23, 2017

Politics

Politics

Budget 2017: What do we know so far?

Philip Hammond will unveil his Budget on Wednesday and, as usual, there have been briefings, rumours and ministerial wrangling ahead of the Chancellor's set-piece occasion. ...

Gaffe overshadows Hammond Budget interviews

Philip Hammond has been accused of being out of touch after claiming "there are no unemployed people" in his pre-Budget interviews. ...

Politicians who tried to make it in reality TV

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale is preparing for a stint on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here. ...

Hammond's Budget to focus on housing and tech

Billions of pounds for housing and high-tech industry are expected to be at the centre of Chancellor Philip Hammond's "positive and upbeat" Budget this Wednesday. ...

Ex-Scottish Labour leader set to go into celeb jungle

A former Scottish Labour leader shouldn't face party suspension for taking part in a reality TV show, Jeremy Corbyn has said. ...

Richard Leonard voted in as Scottish Labour leader

Richard Leonard has been voted as the new leader of Scottish Labour as Kezia Dugdale enters the I'm A Celebrity jungle. ...

Takeaways may be taxed to cut plastic waste

The Government will use next week's Budget to launch a consultation into whether taxes could be used to limit our use of plastic packaging. ...

Varadkar throws a spanner in Brexit works

Friday was supposed to be about money, money, money. And not just because the Prime Minister, Theresa May, has come to Sweden, the birthplace of ABBA. ...

Irish PM: Britain asking for too much on Brexit

Ireland's Prime Minister has told Sky News that Britain is asking for too much in its divorce talks with the European Union. ...

Govt warned of 'difficulties' over Brexit date

Plans to enshrine the exact date and time of Brexit could harm the UK's negotiating strategy, a cross-party group of senior MPs has said. ...

Editor's Choice

Hands up: the theories behind the Merkel-May-Macron huddle

So what were they talking about? An unusual photo of the German and French leaders, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, apparently covering their...