16th April 2019



Change UK approved for European polls

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Independent Group is now a political party called Change UK The Electoral Commission has approved The Independent Group’s application to register as a political party. The group –…


Why jobs are dominating the Indian election

As unemployment climbs in India, job creation is top of the agenda this election season. By some estimates the country needs to create eight to ten million jobs each year to tackle the problem. But…


Pelosi warns over post-Brexit trade deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption California Democrat Nancy Pelosi is the speaker in the House of Representatives – the third most powerful role in Washington US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has begun an…



EU gives ‘high-level’ protection to whistleblowers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The legislation would mark the first time whistleblowers have been given EU-wide protection Whistleblowers across the European Union have won greater protection under landmark legislation aimed at encouraging reports…



Unemployment across UK shows slight fall

Image copyright Getty Images Unemployment fell by 27,000 in the three months to February to 1.34 million, official Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show. The number of people in work was also virtually unchanged…


JD Sports rewarded for focus on millennials

Image copyright Getty Images A focus on younger consumers has helped JD Sports to buck the retail gloom and report record results. The sportswear retailer said pre-tax profits rose 15.4% to £339.9m in the year…