The Tories have one issue on their plate – Brexit. And it’s seasoned with plenty of snake oil, says Emily Hohler.
Despite the overwhelmingly remain-leaning sentiments of the House of Commons, Brexit is proceeding relatively well, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Britain’s employment figures have never looked better. Thankfully, says Matthew Lynn, we’re not alone.
Drier summers and a rapidly growing population mean parts of Britain will run out of water in 25 years. What can we do about it, and how much would it cost?
“Modern monetary theory” – or MMT – is all the rage among progressive thinkers, especially in the United States. What is it? And does it stand up to scrutiny? Stuart Watkins reports.
In the UK it feels line there is no news except for news on Brexit. But there are a few bits of good news around, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
With productivity falling around the world, many fear the global economy is stagnating. That’s possible, says John Stepek. But it could also be that low interest rates are creating a new breed of zombie corporation that’s sapping our ingenuity.
Vince Cable is to step down as leader of the Liberal Democrats. Matthew Partridge looks at the odds on who will replace him.
Worldpay has emerged as probably the most spectacular British business success of the last decade, says Matthew Lynn. And it all started at Royal Bank of Scotland.
Given the political mess the country is in, you might assume that Britain was in economic meltdown. But in truth, we are enjoying something of a purple patch.
The speaker of the House of Commons has thrown a spanner in the works of Brexit that will prolong the process even further. John Stepek looks at the risks to your money.