Economics

Expert reaction to Boris Johnson's announcement on industrial research and development spending under a future Conservative Government

17 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

Boris Johnson has announced plans to increase spending on industrial research and development spending under a future Conservative Government. Prof Venki Ramakrishnan...
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China has been reluctant to commit to the farm purchases Trump touted

China has been reluctant to commit to the farm purchases Trump touted

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The White House said in mid-October that China would buy as much as $50 billion worth of US farm products. But that has not yet been confirmed by the second-largest...
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Give the Lib Dems a fair crack of the whip | Letters

18 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Readers on the Liberal Democrats being squeezed out of TV debates, their economic philosophy and their decisions to stand candidates against other remainers in Canterbury and...
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US budget deficit jumps above $1 trillion for the first time in more than 6 years

US budget deficit jumps above $1 trillion for the first time in more than 6 years

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The gap between federal expenditures and receipts grew 34% from a year earlier to $134 billion in October. Lawmakers typically have more tools to reduce the national debt when...
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The Guardian view on trade after Brexit: a new cliff edge looms | Editorial

20 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Tesla's decision not to locate a factory in the UK exposes a fatal flaw in Boris Johnson's plan The pace of an election campaign tests the attention span of even the most...
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The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics are taking on the world's biggest problems. We talked to them about the wealth tax, Medicare for All, and some huge misunderstandings about migration

The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics are taking on the world's biggest problems. We talked to them about the wealth tax, Medicare for All, and some huge misunderstandings about migration

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are winners of this year's Nobel Prize in Economics, awarded for their work in development economics . They spoke with Business Insider about...
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Hillary Clinton says Brexit means the UK is ‘missing out' on making money

Hillary Clinton says Brexit means the UK is ‘missing out' on making money

20 hours ago   |   Metro

Hilary Clinton speaking with Julia Gillard at the launch of King's College London's new event series ‘World Questions' Hillary Clinton said Brexit has divided the country so...
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Top 1% of earners in UK account for more than a third of income tax

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Tax revenues ever more reliant on small group of high earners, says Institute for Fiscal Studies The top 1% of earners in the UK now account for more than a third of income tax...
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FOMC Chairman Powell testimony: Labour market is not sending any signal that it is too hot

21 hours ago   |   FXCM   |   2 articles

Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, is testifying before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress with key quotes, via Reuters, found...
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Trump claims Ivanka created 14m jobs. The entire economy only added 6m

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The US president made an extreme claim about his daughter's efforts while speaking in New York Speaking in front of the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, Donald Trump made...
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry share an adorable new photo from Archie's Christening

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Thierry Henry named new Montreal Impact head coach as Arsenal legend returns...

Thierry Henry named new Montreal Impact head coach as Arsenal legend returns to management

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Watch the John Lewis Christmas advert featuring excitable Edgar the dragon

Watch the John Lewis Christmas advert featuring excitable Edgar the dragon

The John Lewis Christmas advert has arrived and, as always, it's truly magical. Watch the 2019 advert in full, featuring Edgar the excitable dragon, as he learns the true... Read more ...

Premier League confirm dates of January 2020 transfer window

Premier League confirm dates of January 2020 transfer window

When does the window open & close? The 2019/20 Premier League season is well underway. 12 games in we are already getting an idea about who will be around the top of the table... Read more ...

Novak Djokovic will be 'frustrated' by Roger Federer advantage at ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic will be 'frustrated' by Roger Federer advantage at ATP Finals

Daniela Hantuchova reckons Novak Djokovic will get frustrated if the London crowd cheer for Roger Federer more than him tonight. Read more ...

John Lewis Christmas advert 2019: Retailer apologise over Excitable Edgar clip

John Lewis Christmas advert 2019: Retailer apologise over Excitable Edgar clip

JOHN LEWIS released its epic Christmas advert this morning, but it seems the adorable Excitable Edgar left viewers in tears prompting the retailer to apologise for making... Read more ...

Mario Mandzukic ‘set to start training with Man Utd as determined Juventus...

Mario Mandzukic ‘set to start training with Man Utd as determined Juventus star pushes for January transfer'

MARIO MANDZUKIC is reportedly planning on starting training with Manchester United next month as he pushes to seal a move to Old Trafford in January. Juventus are determined to... Read more ...

Furious Bachelorette fans slam Carlin Sterritt's 'ugly' commitment ring

Furious Bachelorette fans slam Carlin Sterritt's 'ugly' commitment ring

He was crowned the winner of The Bachelorette - and Angie Kent's heart - on Thursday night's finale episode. Read more ...

Nigel Farage confirms he won't back down to let Boris win

Nigel Farage confirms he won't back down to let Boris win

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he won't be backing down in Hull Nigel Farage has confirmed he won't be standing any more candidates down just to let the Tories win. The... Read more ...

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Gabby Allen warns women off I'm A Celeb star ex Myles Stephenson as he will 'never change'

Gabby Allen has sent a warning to women that her I'm A Celebrity star ex Myles Stephenson will “never change”. Read more ...