21st August 2019

Three ways Trump wants to kickstart the US economy

Image copyright Getty Images Fears of a possible recession on the horizon has led the White House to begin considering several emergency measures to kickstart the US economy. Donald Trump likes to claim credit for…


HS2: How much work has already been done?

The government is launching a review into the HS2 high speed rail link but billions have already been spent on the project. Phase 1 of the development between London and Birmingham is due to open…


Government to review tax plan for fuel imports

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is reviewing its tax plans following warnings that the country’s oil refineries are under threat from a no-deal Brexit. On Tuesday, the BBC reported that UK refineries face…





Ryanair wins court bid to block Irish strike

Image copyright Reuters The High Court in Dublin has blocked a proposed strike by Ireland-based Ryanair pilots on Thursday and Friday. Ryanair’s lawyers in Ireland told the court that the pilots union, which represents around…


Government finances weaker than expected in July

Image copyright Getty Images The UK posted a smaller-than-expected budget surplus in July as government spending increased. The lower July surplus leaves the government finances in a weaker position overall for the first four months…