3rd September 2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson defeated as MPs take control

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson reacts to losing key Brexit vote Tory rebels and opposition MPs have defeated the government in the first stage of their attempt to pass a…


M&S set to drop out of FTSE 100

Image copyright Getty Images The end of an era is looming for Marks and Spencer, with the retail giant expected to be relegated from the FTSE 100 index of Britain’s biggest listed companies on Wednesday….


Brexit: Tory MP defects ahead of crucial no-deal vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Johnson is facing a showdown in Westminster Conservative MP Phillip Lee has defected to the Liberal Democrats ahead of a showdown between Boris Johnson and Tory…


Pound volatile in further Brexit turmoil

Image copyright Getty Images The pound has made gains on currency markets after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons. Tory MP Phillip Lee’s defection to the Liberal Democrats lifted…


HS2 railway to be delayed by up to five years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGrant Shapps keeping ‘open mind’ over future of HS2 The first phase of the HS2 high-speed railway between London and Birmingham will be delayed by up to…



Spending Review: What’s it all about?

Image copyright Getty Images The government’s next Spending Review will be unveiled on Wednesday, giving details of how much money will be allocated to different departments during the 2020-21 financial year. Chancellor Sajid Javid will…