10th March 2019



McDonnell pledges ‘green revolution’ jobs

Image copyright PA Image caption John McDonnell said nationalisation of the energy network and new investment could create thousands of jobs Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has told Scottish Labour’s conference that a “green industrial revolution”…


Brexit could be lost if deal rejected, Jeremy Hunt says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionForeign Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells Andrew Marr the Conservative party is “in very perilous waters” Conservative MPs should back Theresa May’s deal this week or risk losing…


Interserve facing crucial vote on rescue plan

Image copyright Creative Commons Image caption Interserve holds the contract for cleaning Network Rail stations Interserve, one of the UK’s largest providers of public services, is urging shareholders to back a rescue deal or the…


Corby steelworks closure remembered 40 years on

The fallout from the announcement 40 years ago that Europe’s largest steelworks were to close has been revealed in BBC archive material. At their height the works in Corby, Northamptonshire, employed half the town –…


Brexit: Could the UK drop tariffs to zero?

MPs are set to hold key votes next week on the terms of Brexit, the outcome of which could determine whether the UK has greater flexibility to set its own trade tariffs. A second “meaningful…