A full list of candidates for the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election on August 1st
As The Pound continues to plummet, the price of peanuts has been rising steadily. Now seen as the safe option for investors.
This post discusses the challenges facing the Lithium ion battery market as exponential growth will produce a huge volume of batteries which have reached their end of life. These batteries must be recycled. To achieve this, governments and the private sector must work to improve current battery recycling infrastructure.
The U.K. will plunge into recession if it leaves the European Union without a divorce deal, with the pound plunging in value and the economy shrinking by 2% in a year, Britain’s official economic watchdog said Thursday. The Office for Budget Responsibility made its assessment as chances of an economically disruptive no-deal Brexit appear to […]
Who would have guessed it? (Just about everybody with a pulse, and even an iota of interest in Scottish politics I would think). The Scottish Tory fanboys, and girls, are at it again, flashing their knicker elastic at Boris Johnson as he ascends to the lofty position of being the last Prime Minister of a […]
One of Britain’s most well-known political leaders and television personalities will make a special appearance at the first-ever Australian Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in August. Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage will deliver a keynote speech at the inaugural CPAC Australia. According to the event’s website, CPAC Australia “is a conference for those that despaired at […]
There is a good reason why every civilised country in the world tightly regulates its financial system. The 2008 global financial crisis, after all, was largely the result of rolling back financial regulation. Crooks, criminals, and grifters are a fact of life, and no financial system can serve its proper purpose unless investors are protected […]
NUR-SULTAN – The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA), the financial regulator of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), introduced the first regulatory framework for loan- and investment-based crowdfunding platforms, reported the AIFC press service. “This new framework is one of AFSA’s ongoing commitments to promote innovation in the financial sector consistent with the latest industry […]
Boris Johnson has a great chance of becoming the next Torie chairman. Photo: AFP / Tolga Akmen There are many indications that the British government crisis will continue under the new Prime Minister. On Tuesday, the result of the Tory original election will be announced. New party and thus head of government is either Boris […]
Ok, slight lie in the title – we’re sacking off this week’s Wrap-Up because it’s eclipsed by what happened yesterday. And to kick things off, yesterday’s story about Boris was pure, unadulterated comedy in the style of The Thick Of It. Our future Prime Minister brandished a kipper, easily the world’s funniest-named fish, atop his […]
If you plan to threaten the other party, then it better be a very credible threat. One that you can actually deliver. One that makes the other party genuinely frightened. You also better be careful that they guy you threaten can’t reach for a bigger counter threat. Now, I’m not actually sure what the British could threaten us Irish with. That they’ll wreck our economy? How? Just around 10% of Ireland’s exports go to the UK (here) and that is a continually dwindling number. Irish dependency on the UK is just not what it used to be..
LONDON, (Reuters) – British lawmakers yesterday approved proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, showing again their resolve to stop a divorce from the European Union without an agreement. The three-year Brexit crisis is deepening as Boris Johnson, the favourite to win the […]
Quick, before the Conservative Party announces our new Blusterer in Chief, here’s everything you need to know about Brexit and how we got tot his point: Brexit starts in 2015, when David Cameron, as Britain’s prime minister and the leader of the Conservative Party, makes an election promise to hold a referendum on whether Britain […]