Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Reuters Switzerland has a reputation as a rather quiet and cautious place, sitting apart from the noisy events of the continent surrounding it. It may therefore come as a surprise for us in Britain to learn that Swiss voters will...
More than 15,000 trains have been cancelled or delayed since the timetable changes came into force in May ( Getty/iStock ) An overwhelming majority of the public would support renationalising the railways amid cancellations, delays and complaints of poor service from private rail...
Nine of the 13 manufacturing sub sectors showed a decline according to the ONS ( PA ) UK manufacturing had its worst month in more than five years in April, flying in the face of hopes that the first quarter’s GDP slump was...
Founded on the principles of being based on clinical need, not ability to pay, the idea of being refused healthcare because of being unable to afford the bill is alien to most of us ( PA ) Reading the appalling case...
Captain William Howard Hughes Jr had been living undetected in California for 35 years ( US Air Force ) A fugitive military officer with top secret security clearance, who had been missing for almost 35 years, has been discovered living under a false...
Calves and sheep suffer from overcrowding and overheating in transport lorries, say critics ( Reuters ) One of the SNP’s most high-profile supporters has defected to the Animal Welfare Party, in protest at Nicola Sturgeon’s refusal to back a ban on live animal exports. Kay...
The prime minister made the comments before flying back to the UK at the end of the two-day summit ( EPA ) Theresa May has brushed off Donald Trump’s outspoken attack on the EU over trade, insisting the West was still working “collectively” as...
A CVA allows market forces to operate while minimising wasteful adjustment costs ( PA ) What should happen to people who can’t repay their debts? In the ancient world it was common to enter “debt bondage”, a form of slavery. More recently we...
Getty Big businesses will have to justify the salaries of top bosses and lay bare the gap between their chief executive’s pay packets and the average worker for the first time. Under new laws being laid in parliament on Monday, UK listed...
The company’s standard tariff remains cheaper than the average of the Big Six providers ( Getty ) Renewable energy supplier Bulb has announced plans to raise prices for its members following “substantial increases” in the wholesale cost of gas and electricity. Bulb...

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