Politics

Politics

Brexit and Neorealism: quickly explaining why the UK needs Trump out...

One of the first things you’re taught in international relations class is the school of neorealism, which posits that the international system exists in...
borrowing

Will UK borrowing highs lead to new austerity measures?

UK government borrowing between April and June has jumped to £127.9bn, the highest amount since records began in 1993. In order to combat the effects of...

How reckless housing policy will further divide UK society

As British philosopher John Gray discussed in a recent article, there is a deep and widening cultural rift in British society. While this rift,...

UK fiscal sustainability questioned as May GDP growth 3.7% below expectations

While some have praised the 1.8% growth in UK GDP in May, it lagged far behind the forecast 5.5% growth for the month, as...

Green Homes Grant: £2bn insulation scheme could support over 100k jobs

As part of the government's 'mini budget' on Wednesday, Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed pundits' predictions by announcing a 'Green Package', the bulk of which...

Sunak mini budget means additional 73% of homes exempt from stamp...

As per predictions, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his 'mini budget' on Wednesday, in which he brought in a six month stamp duty holiday for...

Global equities stung by US COVID cases and potential second lockdown

After a somewhat sore day of trading, global equities were shown mercy with a (very) partial recovery towards the end of the Tuesday session. After...

Sunak to announce stamp duty holiday for properties under £500k

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a 'mini budget' on Wednesday, in which he will propose a stamp duty holiday, similar to the...

746 arrested in ‘biggest ever’ crime sting as EncroChat phone network...

After cracking the code of encrypted phone service EncroChat, an international police effort has seen 746 criminals arrested in the 'biggest ever' organised crime...

UK High Court rules against Nicolás Maduro in row over Venezuelan...

The UK's High Court has ruled against the Venezuelan government in a legal battle over access to $1 billion worth of gold currently held...