CBI is wrong to see cost as big issue in Labour’s nationalisation plans | Nils Pratley

Details such as fair purchase prices and effect on foreign investment are what really need explainingThe Confederation of British Industry is barking up the wrong tree when it howls about the “eye-watering” cost of Labour’s nationalisation plans, which…

Read more

CBI is wrong to see cost as big issue in Labour’s nationalisation plans | Nils Pratley

Details such as fair purchase prices and effect on foreign investment are what really need explainingThe Confederation of British Industry is barking up the wrong tree when it howls about the “eye-watering” cost of Labour’s nationalisation plans, which…

Read more

Margrethe Vestager gets second term in EU competition job

Dane has won renown for taking on tech firms, upsetting Donald Trump in the processMargrethe Vestager, the high-flying Danish politician who has taken on Apple, Amazon and Google, will stay in charge of Europe’s competition rules and take charge of EU …

Read more

No deal will mean so many compromises for Britain: Trump will make sure of that

Concessions on food standards, data protection, taxes on tech giants … EU membership was never like thisBritain’s abject weakness as a trading nation is on full display in Biarritz at this weekend’s G7 summit. The warm embrace from Donald Trump for his…

Read more

Tech giants despise politics? Hardly – they are in the thick of it and being called out | John Naughton

Silicon Valley’s countercultural aura is gone now that Google develops AI for China and Palantir helps monitor immigrationIf there was one thing that united the founders of today’s tech giants in their early days it was contempt for politics, manifeste…

Read more