27th February 2019


Labour MP Chris Williamson suspended in anti-Semitism row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Williamson: “I’m absolutely determined to clear my name” Labour has suspended MP Chris Williamson over remarks about the party’s handling of anti-Semitism. The Derby North MP…


Trump urged to stay tough over China trade deal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told Congress he was pursuing a trade deal that would protect US firms’ intellectual property Congress has warned the Trump administration that any trade deal…





BBC and ITV set to launch Netflix rival

The BBC, home to crime dramas Luther and Line of Duty, and ITV, maker of dramas such as The Crown and Vanity Fair, are in the “concluding phase of talks” to create a rival to…


Does Help to Buy prop up housebuilders?

Image copyright Getty Images The Help to Buy housing scheme, launched in 2013, is hailed by the government as one of its big successes. The Treasury says 494,108 English homes have been bought through the…