6th August 2019

Labour government ‘would not block’ indyref2

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John McDonnell said it would be for the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish people to decide on whether to hold another independence vote A future Labour government would not…




Brexit: EU ‘refusing to negotiate’, says Gove

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Gove says it is “wrong” of the EU to refuse to re-open talks Cabinet minister Michael Gove says the EU “seem to be refusing to negotiate…


Barneys New York store chain files for bankruptcy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Barneys has faced a steep rent hike at its flagship Manhattan store US luxury department store chain Barneys New York has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and put itself…



US officially labels China a ‘currency manipulator’

Image copyright Reuters The US has officially named China as a “currency manipulator”, a statement which will intensify tensions between the world’s two largest economies. The announcement by the US Treasury follows a sharp fall…


UK consumer spending falls to record low

Image copyright NurPhoto July’s hot weather failed to boost consumer spending in the UK which fell to a new low amid Brexit uncertainty and slow real wage growth. Average retail sales over the year to…


How Brexit could change the taste of whisky

Whisky is one of the UK’s most important exports. Currently EU regulations require a product labelled ‘whisky’ or ‘whiskey’ to be aged for a minimum of three years. A post-Brexit deal between the UK and…