Speaking to Sophy Ridge, she said Labour would “look carefully” at proposals on corporation tax but added: “What we don’t want to see right now is what the chancellor is doing, particularly in relation to council tax, the imposition of additional costs at a point when our country is experiencing the worst economic crisis of
This week, it felt like we were starting to recover from the chaos that was the beginning of the year. If you, like me, shed literal tears of joy upon seeing the sun shining on a walk around the block this week, then this roundup of photo stories is for you. Black History Month is
“We have no time to waste,” he said. “If we act now, decisively, quickly and boldly we can finally get ahead of this virus, we can finally get our economy moving again. And the people in this country have suffered far too much for too long. We need to relieve that suffering.”
Explaining the government’s economic response to the pandemic, Mr Sunak told the Financial Times: “We went big, we went early, but there is more to come and there will be more to come in the Budget. But there is a challenge [in the public finances] and I want to level with people about the challenge.”
Estimates put it at around 1,270 sq km. Greater London is about 1,500 sq km; the Welsh county of Monmouthshire is roughly 1,300 sq km. That’s big by any measure, although not as large as the monster A68 berg which calved in July 2017 from the Larsen C Ice Shelf on the western side of
According to Saudi prosecutors, Khashoggi was forcibly restrained after a struggle and injected with a large amount of a drug, resulting in an overdose that led to his death. His body was then dismembered and handed over to a local “collaborator” outside the consulate, prosecutors said. The remains were never found.
Ms Sturgeon replied: “Jackie Baillie is accepting at face value Alex Salmond’s account of all of this. I do not accept his account of much of this, which is why when I sit before the committee I will go through in detail what happened and what did not happen, and I think that is the
“All I remember is living here,” she continued. “I’ve just lived here all my life. I went to summer school in Japan, and that’s literally it. But I feel like I’ve contributed to the UK in a way that I think is worthy of being celebrated, or at least being eligible to be celebrated.”
Rescuers have successfully refloated 28 pilot whales on a notorious New Zealand beach where they had repeatedly beached themselves. The long-finned pilot whales were part of a pod of around 50 first found on Monday at Farewell Spit, known for its mass strandings. At least 15 from the pod have died. However, the surviving whales,
NEW DELHI — In early February, politicians from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party started signing up for a social network that almost nobody had heard of. “I am now on Koo,” India’s commerce minister posted on Twitter to his nearly 10 million followers. “Connect with me on this Indian micro-blogging platform for real-time, exciting and
Explaining the return of all pupils to England’s schools on 8 March, the government said in its roadmap document: “By February half-term, studies suggest the total loss in face-to-face learning could amount to around half a school year, with two-thirds of a normal year lost if the return to face-to-face education in schools is delayed
“I got a call from the border agent,” he said. “He said he didn’t need a Covid test but he had to go to the hotel. They said because my child is underage an adult would have to go with him. We had to try to book the quarantine hotel online and then my wife
“If we were to believe that May would enable us to reopen, then I believe we’d have a really strong summer, but the uncertainty and the lack of information about dates, potential quarantine measures and the cost of testing needed to get back into the UK that makes doing our job an impossible task,” she
The shrapnel from an uncontained failure, however, can cause serious damage to the rest of the plane, and if it passes through the cabin, it can be lethal. Experts say the failure in the Denver incident appears to have been uncontained, but the damage to the aircraft itself was thankfully minor.
It was standard industry practice, according to the CCRC application for Mr Hayes, to select a rate within that accurate range best suited to the bank’s commercial interests – based, for example, on the trades it had done. That was, according to him and the other defendants in rate-rigging trials, in line with a fiduciary
Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr if he would apologise following the ruling, Mr Hancock said the contracts had been published “just after a fortnight late” on average, “because my team were working seven days a week, often 18 hours a day, to get hold of the equipment that was saving lives”.