I understand the Government’s keenness to achieve a free trade agreement with the EU, but we need to be careful that the price is not too high.
Posts Tagged: America
Economically, it could be transformational, as it has been in Norway, which established its fund back in the early 1990s. It is now worth over a trillion dollars.
The President’s state visit has already been postponed at least once. Doing so again is the least worst option.
With an alarmingly few legislative days before Christmas, a looming shutdown is the last thing Congress and the White House needs on their plates right now.
Ignoring the family unit means pressures on benefits – and burdening some poorer families with the highest effective marginal tax rate in the developed world.
The Republicans are so determined to rid themselves of their candidate the leadership is thinking of running a write-in challenger.
Not surprisingly, the country remains sharply divided as to the merits of its leader – a division that can hardly be missed in this new polling.
Williamson must ensure that our Armed Forces have enough troops, that the MoD gets them the equipment they need, and help drive reform in NATO.
Diego Zuluaga: The Paradise Papers. The rich are paying more tax than ever – and tax havens are a force for good
For the most part, capital in offshore centres is invested, fetching rates of return far in excess of the value that most government expenditure can generate.
A new book laments how the Right allowed this bully, fabulist and serial abuser of women to get to the White House.
I have said previously that I believe the Government has been pursuing a sensible negotiating approach to date. I maintain that view.
Regional allies will be reassured by the President’s presence as White House watchers try to see what ‘America First’ means overseas.
Sanjoy Sen: Nudged out of a gas-guzzler, I’m an environmentalist’s dream. But how much difference does switching to hybrids make?
Whatever else unfolds in the coming years, we need to look near and far for learnings and solutions to our emissions challenges.
Ben Roback: Republican Wars. Establishment congressmen v Trump’s backers – and the President himself. Who will win?
His high-risk legislative strategy seems to be based on writing off 2017-18, and relying on the midterm elections returning a much more supportive caucus.
Terry Barnes: A disaster for the centre-right. Its last effective Anglosphere government falls in New Zealand
It has been dispatched by one man – New Zealand First’s party leader, Winston Peters, who has Labour’s inexperienced leader in his pocket.