The U.K. and the U.S. are still in trade negotiations for a deal following Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. The U.K. has been pushing for a quick deal but it now looks likely that negotiations will only conclude after the U.S. election on November 3.
The full extent of Johnson’s appetite for Trumpian chaos is hard to know because he believes many opposing things at the same time and is congenitally indecisive. Inside City Hall, he had a reputation for agreeing with people who gave contradictory advice in successive meetings. The trick was to be the last person in the […]
But we still have a vast empire, our fleet is intact, and we possess large sums in gold. We still have allies, who possess immense resources and who dominate the seas. We still have the gigantic potentialities of American industry. The same war conditions which caused us to be beaten by 5,000 planes and 6,000 […]
Speaking on the way to New York for the UN General Assembly, Mr Johnson replied to every question about his dealings with the entrepreneur from the media by saying he only wanted to discuss his upcoming trip.
British Airways: British Airways says flights to mainland Spain will be going ahead as normal so it won’t be giving money back if customers can no longer travel. Instead of a refund, the airline is offering customers a voucher worth the value of the booking which can be used to rebook their holiday at a later […]
John Apter, national chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: ‘There is a real risk some members of the public will take advantage of the current situation and treat this weekend as a party weekend ahead of the tighter restrictions being introduced on Monday.
“Work carried on through the night until there was no sign that the thing had ever been there. He must have panicked as he would know that it does not look good for the mayor of London to have such a blatant disregard for the law,” the neighbour said.
Slowly rising traffic: At rush hour 8am today traffic was up on the same day last week but down on yesterday . Congestion was 50 per cent below average today – almost as high as Monday’s busiest day of the lockdown yet when it was 49% below average. That was a 2 per cent increase […]
Winston McKenzie: We had no option but to vote the Tories in. It’s no good people saying: ‘well, you voted him in. You deserve the fallout’. We have a prime minister in situ at the present moment, who simply hasn’t got the ambition, he hasn’t got the ambition, to solve Brexit. This guy likes to […]
In a grim assessment of the slog to come, Prof Whitty said: ‘Everybody I think in the country will know, and it has been widely reported that the period over autumn and winter, which is the period when all respiratory viruses have an advantage because people crowd together, more things are done indoors amongst other […]