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January 16, 2019 4:45 AM Trump's White House DOUBLES cost of US government shutdown as 800,000 STILL without pay

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s administration has doubled the estimated cost to the US economy caused by a partial government shutdown over the Mexico border wall funding row. The US government has been partially “shut down” for the longest period in American history. The measure came into force shortly before Christmas because Trump could not secure funding 518

January 15, 2019 8:35 PM Boris Johnson REVEALS 'simple' solution to UNITE the Commons after May's Brexit defeat

BORIS JOHNSON has revealed the “simple” solution to ensure that a Brexit agreement is passed in the House of Commons after the Prime Minister was dealt a massive defeat over her Withdrawal Agreement. Theresa May’s Brexit agreement was defeated by a historic by 432 votes to 202, with a majority of 230. Speaking on Channel 4 News, Boris Johnson revealed 512

January 14, 2019 9:00 AM 'Who BELIEVES YOU?' Piers Morgan CONDEMNS Mandelson for 'apocalyptic' no deal warning

PIERS MORGAN ridiculed Peter Mandelson’s credibility - claiming that the Remainer’s warnings of a no deal catastrophe are “apocalyptic” and unrealistic. Piers Morgan took Peter Mandelson to task for his scaremongering anti-Brexit tactics, claiming that no-one believed his “apocalyptic” warnings anymore. The Good Morning Britain host ridiculed the former 120

January 14, 2019 6:35 AM 'Browbeaten' Carlos Ghosn being mistreated in Japanese jail, says wife

Mr Ghosn is kept in an unheated cell, lost almost seven pounds and is given only rice and barley to eat, his wife claims. In a nine-page letter, Carole Ghosn said: "My husband's is a case study in the realities of this draconian system". Japanese authorities arrested Carlos Ghosn on 19 November and charged him with under-reporting his income by about 140

January 11, 2019 10:55 AM British economy hit by 'steep decline' in manufacturing

The biggest brake on growth comes from a drop in car production, amid factory shutdowns, weak demand and falling diesel sales. The nation's GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is compared to growth of 0.4% recorded in the three months to October. The data reveals that on a rolling 132

January 11, 2019 3:35 AM China to be world LARGEST economy by 2030

THE US will lose its place as the world’s biggest economy by 2030, falling below China and India, according to a new report. The study was produced by UK banking firm Standard Chartered. Britain, France, Italy and Canada are all predicted to fall out of the world’s top 10 economies. They will be overtaken by Turkey, Brazil and Egypt which are forecast 128

January 11, 2019 12:08 AM Newspaper headlines: May's Brexit 'phone plea' to union bosses

Theresa May's latest efforts to get her Brexit deal through Parliament are recorded on some front pages. As the Metro notes, the prime minister spoke to union leaders - including Unite's "Red" Len McCluskey - on Thursday. It describes her "begging them to help" convince MPs to back the withdrawal agreement she struck with the EU. The Times also leads 250

January 9, 2019 2:13 PM EU tricks EXPOSED? Brexiteer reveals REAL reason big business supported Remain

DURING the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, senior executives at big businesses strongly favoured remaining in the EU but the real reason why they backed Remain was not what people might think, Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan claimed in his bombshell book. Ahead of the Brexit vote on June 23, 2016, a YouGov poll showed small business owners were more eurosceptic 119

January 4, 2019 9:42 AM Economy Energy banned from taking on new customers

Energy supplier Economy Energy has been banned from taking on new customers until it improves its customer service. The energy regulator, Ofgem, said the ban would remain in place for three months to allow the firm to improve its customer contact procedures. It must also address billing and payment failures, and issue customer refunds in a timely manner 76

January 4, 2019 1:39 AM Fat cat Friday: Top bosses' 2019 pay already matches the average annual salary

Chief executives of leading UK companies are now paid 133 times more than the average worker. A report by the High Pay Centre think tank and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says chief executives of FTSE 100 firms have average pay packets £3.9 million, around £1,000 per hour. Published on what it calls "Fat Cat Friday", the report 103