Are we watching a repeat of the U.S. election taking place in the UK?

When the Prime Minister called for a General Election on April 18, Jeremy Corbyn was seen by many as the outsider; unfathomable that he might come close to Downing Street. This morning The Times published a YouGov poll, predicting a hung parliament. The poll predicts that Mrs May will walk away with 310 seats, and Mr… Read More Are we watching a repeat of the U.S. election taking place in the UK?

The fallout after Trump fires the director of the FBI

Yesterday, the President of the United States fired the man leading an investigation into his ties with Russia. James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, found out about his dismissal from television news; before he had heard from the White House. According to a statement from Trump’s press secretary, Mr Comey was “removed… Read More The fallout after Trump fires the director of the FBI

Corbyn launches populist campaign for Downing Street as he vows to rise against the media and the establishment

The Leader of the Opposition today launched Labour’s campaign for June’s General Election. In a speech that seemed to channel U.S. president Donald Trump, Jeremy Corbyn launched an attack on the media, the elites and the establishment, pledging to run a government “for the people”. The Labour Party is currently lagging behind Theresa May’s Conservatives by… Read More Corbyn launches populist campaign for Downing Street as he vows to rise against the media and the establishment

UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’

The United States is ready to strike a new bilateral trade agreement with Britain, according to the U.S. Speaker of the House. Paul Ryan was addressing a Central London audience when he pledged his commitment to working with the president and the UK government to achieve a trade deal between the two nations. “The United States stands ready to forge… Read More UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’

Controversial U.S. news anchor dropped after sexual harassment allegations

A controversial, right-wing anchor on the U.S. news channel Fox News has been dropped from the network. Bill O’Reilly’s departure was announced by Fox’s parent company 21st Century Fox in a statement of only a single sentence. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill… Read More Controversial U.S. news anchor dropped after sexual harassment allegations