Today’s weak economy shouldn’t aid the Tories: but that was true in 1992 too

Voters are influenced not by whether growth may be slightly higher or lower, but by which party crafts the better narrativeDespite one or two scares along the way, the UK has not suffered a recession since the deep slump of 2008-09, but it came close t…

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Corbyn’s warning about the stinking rich could smell sweet to struggling workers

The UK now has more than 150 billionaires, and that ought to be an admission of failure, according to the opening shots of Labour’s election campaignShould anybody have nine zeroes to their name? In the opening stages of the election campaign, Jeremy C…

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Has the UK escaped a recession? Experts debate the data

Two former members of Bank of England’s rate-setting committee on Britain’s economic prospectsBrexit uncertainty drives up job lossesHow has the Brexit vote affected the UK economySenior adviser to Cambridge Econometrics and member of the Bank’s MPC fr…

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BA’s early dive into carbon offsetting gives it an edge in the climate PR battle

For a piffling $3m annual bill, Britain’s biggest airline has polished its green credentialsThe pledge by International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 is bold, in the context of a global aviati…

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BA’s early dive into carbon offsetting gives it an edge in the climate PR battle

For a piffling $3m annual bill, Britain’s biggest airline has polished its green credentialsThe pledge by International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 is bold, in the context of a global aviati…

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