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January 12, 2019 11:09 AM 'Brexit a pain in the a**!' Irish farmers plead EU to give into UK to avoid sector WIPEOUT

IRISH farmers have pleaded the European Commission to "step in" to avoid a no deal Brexit with the United Kingdom in fear trade tariffs could "wipe out" the Irish beef sector. Concerns are rising in Ireland about the potential risk of a no deal Brexit to the local farming industry. Theresa May is forecast to suffer a humiliating loss in Parliament as only 206 MPs are expected 126

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 136

January 8, 2019 4:20 PM BREXIT BLOCK: Macron vows to EXCLUDE UK's creative industries from future EU trade deal

EMMANUEL Macron has pledged to restrict market access to the European Union’s markets for Britain’s creative industry in order to protect “cultural diversity” in France. The French President confirmed he will maintain his country’s opposition to include audiovisual services in any future free trade agreements signed by the EU including Britain’s post-Brexit 124

December 13, 2018 11:04 AM Buyout giant TPG in talks to wash hands of Victoria Plum

TPG, which bought Victoria Plum in 2014, has been holding talks about merging it with Bathstore, Sky News learns. Sky News has learnt that TPG has been exploring a merger of Victoria Plum, which it bought in 2014, with Bathstore, the high street chain which trades from more than 150 stores across the country. Sources said the talks between TPG and Bathstore 145

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM US sends Iraq PROVOCATIVE demand as nuclear sanctions bite

PRESIDENT Trump’s energy secretary has visited Iraq to demand the country end its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity, and open its energy sector to US investment, as the Trump administration steps up pressure on Iran after quitting the nuclear deal. Rick Perry accompanied the largest ever US trade delegation during a visit to Iraq. Iraq was granted 100

December 3, 2018 5:13 PM Mike Ashley calls for online tax to save the High Street

Mike Ashley has called for a new tax on online retailers to help revive ailing town centres. The Sports Direct owner told MPs that the "internet is killing the High Street". His answer is taxing all retailers that make more than 20% of their turnover online - and not just online-only operators. Mr Ashley said a tax would hit his own £400m online operation 90

December 1, 2018 12:01 AM 'IT'S PROPAGANDA' Javid defends programme to stop radicalisation

HOME Secretary Sajid Javid has staunchly defended a controversial programme designed to stop young people being radicalised into extremist acts. More than 6,000 people were referred to Prevent in 2016-17, down from 7,500 the previous year, with most either requiring no more action or being sent to other services, and 332 receiving support through Channel 48

November 29, 2018 1:48 PM Brussels bid to SNATCH British business DISMISSED: London backed to THRIVE post-Brexit

A BRUSSELS attempt to poach finance and insurance firms away from London in a post-Brexit swoop on British businesses has been rubbished by a City boss. Brexit will have very little impact on the City of London's talent pool despite efforts to entice workers to other European business hubs, according to John-Claude Hesketh, partner of advisory firm Marlin 45

November 25, 2018 11:21 AM Former Australian judges call for anti-corruption body to restore confidence in democracy

The call to clean-up government come as a survey found 85% of Australians believe some politicians are corrupt. In a letter to prime minister Scott Morrison, 34 ex-judges, including Sir Gerard Brennan, the former chief justice of the High Court of Australia, say there is public suspicion that corruption is behind many government actions. The letter says "secrecy 61

November 14, 2018 11:27 AM World War 3 WARNING: Iran leader Rouhani vows to DEFEAT Trump as tensions peak

IRAN President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to “defeat” Donald Trump after the US unleashed fresh sanctions on Tehran. The White House reimposed biting economic restrictions after hauling the US out of a key 2015 global deal that limited Iran’s nuclear abilities. A fresh wave of US sanctions launched at the start of November are targeting Iran’s oil sector 77