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NEWS | Published January 15th 2020, 9:45 am

IAG boss Walsh attacks Flybe bailout

Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways owner IAG, has called the government rescue of rival airline Flybe “a misuse of public funds”.

NEWS | Published January 14th 2020, 2:02 pm

Former speaker John Bercow’s official expenses raise eyebrows

John Bercow’s official expenses from his waning months as speaker have revealed that thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money was spent on visits, drinks and dinner events.

NEWS | Published January 14th 2020, 11:00 am

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hails record-breaking Sergio Aguero

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has heaped praise on his forward Sergio Aguero, after his hat-trick in a 6-1 win at Aston Villa saw him become the top overseas goalscorer in Premier League history.

NEWS | Published January 14th 2020, 9:40 am

EU trade deal “enormously likely” in 2020, Johnson says

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that he is “very, very confident” that a trade deal between the UK and the EU can be agreed by the December 31 cut-off point for the Brexit transitional period.

NEWS | Published January 13th 2020, 6:06 pm

Nominations closed: Labour’s runners and riders

At 14:30 this afternoon the Labour Party officially closed its its nominating process for both the leader and deputy leader of the party. Going forward to the next round there will be five candidates for the leadership and five for the deputy leadership.

NEWS | Published January 13th 2020, 11:11 am

Local councils "don’t care” about the High Street, retail boss says

Tony Brown, head of troubled retailer Beales has said that councils “really don’t care” about supporting High Street trading.

NEWS | Published January 13th 2020, 11:11 am

Iranian protests see pressure increase on country’s leadership

This weekend saw a series of large demonstrations across the Islamic Republic of Iran after what the Iranian government finally admitted that it was responsible for the shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, with the loss of all 176 passengers and crew.

NEWS | Published January 13th 2020, 10:15 am

Johnson and Varadkar to visit Belfast on Monday to mark Stormont restoration

Prime minister Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit Belfast on Monday to mark the return of the Stormont executive.

NEWS | Published January 12th 2020, 11:00 am

Labour leadership candidate Clive Lewis suggests there should be referendum on Royal Family

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has suggested that there should be a referendum on the future of the Royal Family during his Labour leadership campaign launch in south London.

NEWS | Published January 11th 2020, 12:12 pm

Neil Golding takes the reins as Saracens Rugby Club chairman

Lawyer Neil Golding has been appointed new Saracens chairman in place of the retiring Nigel Wray.

NEWS | Published January 10th 2020, 11:30 am

Ian Murray qualifies for Labour deputy leadership race

Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray has secured the required number of nominations from Labour MPs and MEPs to allow him to run in the party’s deputy leadership contest.

NEWS | Published January 10th 2020, 11:11 am

Gardiner not standing, 24 hours after announcing he might

Shadow secretary of state for international trade Barry Gardiner (Brent North) confirmed this morning that he will not be putting his name forward to become the next leader of the Labour Party. The announcement comes less than 24 hours after he said he was considering entering the race.

NEWS | Published January 10th 2020, 10:00 am

Michelle Ballantyne hopeful of support for Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

MSP Michelle Ballantyne hopes to garner the required support of 100 party members to qualify for the contest to succeed Ruth Davidson as Scottish Conservative leader.

NEWS | Published January 9th 2020, 4:04 pm

Barry Gardiner exploring Labour leadership bid

The shadow secretary of state for international trade Barry Gardiner (Brent North) has confirmed that he is seriously considering joining the race to become the next leader of the Labour Party.


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