A sword of Damocles hangs over the economy of the North-east of England. That at least is the implication of the government’s own economic analysis when it comes to Brexit.  Internal research leaked from Whitehall earlier this year suggested the North-east’s economy...
UK consumers became slightly more confident this month than they were in February, cheered by the prospect of wages inching higher, inflation easing slightly and progress being made on Brexit negotiations, a survey shows. The GfK UK consumer confidence index rose to a...
How disappointing to read “I’m a young person who voted for Brexit – and I’d do the same again today” by Benedict Spence. Always willing to read views different from my own, I was hopeful I would get a cohesive argument...
On the morning of 24 June 2016, the train from London Liverpool Street to Romford carried some unusual commuters on its 15-minute journey. The nation had made a seismic decision its media had not anticipated. Reaction was needed, and fast. But the nation’s...
US economic growth slowed less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter as the biggest gain in consumer spending in three years partially offset the drag from a jump in imports. Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.9 per cent annual rate...