Will Britain see a cut in VAT or helicopter money?

While the Prime Minister has urged those hitting the pubs to be sensible, he is hoping that people are not so cautious with their wallets.  Figures released in late June showed that the UK discovered its economy had contracted in April by the largest percentage in recorded history. A few days later, non-essential shops reopened … Read more Will Britain see a cut in VAT or helicopter money?

Britain buys space firm Oneweb in £800m deal

Britain buys space firm Oneweb in £800m deal that will boost efforts to create home-grown sat nav system, and help deliver super-fast broadband By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:00 BST, 3 July 2020 | Updated: 22:17 BST, 3 July 2020 Britain has bought space firm Oneweb at auction in an £800m deal … Read more Britain buys space firm Oneweb in £800m deal

The bizarre Super Saturday rules that will see Britain reopen but unlike it’s ever looked before 

Boris Johnson has urged pub-goers not to ‘overdo it’ this weekend as police chiefs warned that Britons could be restricted to just two hours of drinking. Bars and restaurants in England will be allowed to open their doors for the first time in three months tomorrow on what has been dubbed ‘Super Saturday’.  In a … Read more The bizarre Super Saturday rules that will see Britain reopen but unlike it’s ever looked before 

The bizarre Super Saturday rules that will see Britain reopen but unlike it’s ever looked before 

Britons have been warned not to ‘overdo it’ this weekend as bars, restaurants and other parts of the hospitality sector reopen their doors for the first time since the lockdown was imposed on ‘Super Saturday’. But as thousands are expected to enjoy a trip to the cinema, a family meal out or even walk down … Read more The bizarre Super Saturday rules that will see Britain reopen but unlike it’s ever looked before 

David Starkey says ‘slavery was not genocide’ as ‘so many damn blacks live in Africa and Britain’

Historian David Starkey could lose his University of Cambridge fellowship after he claimed ‘slavery was not genocide’ because ‘so many damn blacks live in Africa and Britain.’ Dr Starkey, 75, was accused of racism following an interview with BeLeave founder Darren Grimes, during which he argued the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement is ‘wholly and entirely a product … Read more David Starkey says ‘slavery was not genocide’ as ‘so many damn blacks live in Africa and Britain’

David Starkey says ‘slavery was not genocide’ as ‘so many damn blacks live in Africa and Britain’

Historian David Starkey could lose his University of Cambridge fellowship after he claimed ‘slavery was not genocide’ because ‘so many damn blacks live in Africa and Britain.’ Dr Starkey was accused of racism following an interview with BeLeave founder Darren Grimes, during which he argued the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement is ‘wholly and entirely a product of … Read more David Starkey says ‘slavery was not genocide’ as ‘so many damn blacks live in Africa and Britain’

Britain announces 176 more Covid-19 deaths

Britain today announced 176 more coronavirus deaths as government experts estimated up to 3,000 people are still getting infected each day in England but the crucial R rate has dropped in every region. Department of Health chiefs say the official number of laboratory-confirmed victims now stands at 43,906 — but separate government figures show the UK … Read more Britain announces 176 more Covid-19 deaths

Boris Johnson vows to tear up planning red tape in his driver to rebuild Britain and create jobs 

Boris Johnson vowed today to bulldoze Britain’s bloated planning system to help get the economy moving again. Relaunching his Government, the Prime Minister pledged to bring forward ‘the most radical reforms of our planning system since the end of the Second World War’. He said the move, which will see ministers take the axe to … Read more Boris Johnson vows to tear up planning red tape in his driver to rebuild Britain and create jobs 

ALEX BRUMMER: Boris battles for Britain

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to open blue water between his Tory government and those that came before. No austerity and ‘we are not going to cheese-pare’ our way out of trouble, is his recipe for the coronavirus economic response. In terms of firing up output, there is much less on offer than the rhetoric. … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Boris battles for Britain

EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be who will be one of the first people in Britain to get married post-lockdown

A bride-to-be has told of her heartache that her father cannot walk her down the aisle when she becomes one of the first people in Britain to get married under the post-lockdown rules on Saturday. Francesca Freeman, 24, and Giles Orchard, 26, were forced to cancel their June ceremony after all public gatherings – including weddings … Read more EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be who will be one of the first people in Britain to get married post-lockdown