Barclays chairman John McFarlane has warned that a no-deal Brexit would hit Government coffers, resulting in a "significant" drop in tax revenues from financial services. The banking boss, who is also chairman of financial services lobby group TheCityUK, said an orderly divorce...
The Conservative commentator who shared Islamophobic tweets by the deputy leader of Britain First with Donald Trump has claimed it is "irrelevant" the inflammatory posts he subsequently circulated to millions of people were misleading. Ann Coulter, one of only 45 people who the...
A second giant airline appears to have messed up its pilots’ work schedules, and to be at risk of cancelling thousands of flights.  After Ryanair suffered an unprecedented “pilot rostering failure” in September, which led to 20,000 flights being grounded, the union...
The OECD expects Brexit to result in a sharp slowdown in UK growth. In its November forecast, the Paris-based multilateral think tank projects UK GDP growth this year of 1.5 per cent, slowing to 1.2 per cent in 2018. In 2019, when the UK...
David Duke, the former Ku Klux Klan leader, had nothing but praise for US President Donald Trump’s recent tweets featuring anti-Muslim videos from a far-right group in the UK. Mr Duke has long been a supporter of the President and tweeted...
One bitcoin is now worth more than $11,000 (£8,180) after the digital currency’s value soared more than tenfold this year. In the last three days, alone bitcoin has gained more than a quarter in value. That’s far more than most investments return in...
A new poll suggests that a majority of young people in America want a third party involved in US politics. The  poll shows that 71 per cent of those in their early 20s to mid-30s feel that both the Republican and...
The director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank has suggested the Chancellor should be spending more on the UK's infrastructure. At last week's Budget Philip Hammond announced an increase in capital investment spending on things like rail, roads and broadband networks over the...
Britain failed to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with European allies reeling from a wave of terror attacks when it voted to leave the EU, Brussels’s chief Brexit negotiator has said. Michel Barnier’s comment came as he warned that Britain will be cut...
Theresa May has condemned Donald Trump over his retweets of posts from far-right group Britain First - but No 10 said his visit to the UK would still go ahead. A spokesman for Downing Street said: "It is wrong for the President...