11th January 2019

US shutdown bites as federal workers miss payday

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘I don’t need a wall, I want money to plant crops’ Hundreds of thousands of US government workers have missed their first payday of the year as…









UK economic growth hits six-month low

Image copyright PA Growth in the UK’s economy slowed in the three months to November, expanding at its weakest pace in six months. The economy grew by 0.3% during the period, less than the 0.4%…


Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Amber Rudd will make her first major welfare speech on Friday About 15,000 families no longer face having their benefits capped after the government performed another U-turn over its…