John Humphrys - Shamima Begum: Should Britain Allow Her Back ‘Home’?
Shamima Begum, one of three London schoolgirls who ran away to join Islamic State fighters in Syria in 2015 now wants to return to Britain.1 day ago
Tories unlikely to gain enough seats to solve Brexit woes in event of snap election
YouGov polling of more than 40,000 people to forecast individual constituency results – using the MRP model which foresaw the 2017 hung parliament – has the Conservatives five points clear of Labour, but only gaining four seats5 days ago
Voting Intention: Conservatives 41%, Labour 34% (3-4 Feb)
Latest YouGov Westminster voting intention figures9 days ago
Expectation of second referendum dwindles as Brexit Day approaches
The number of Brits who think being called back to the ballot box was the most likely next step in the course of Brexit has almost halved since mid-January10 days ago
Brexit uncertainty drives Nissan’s manufacturing plans away
Nissan has abandoned plans to build the new X-Trail SUV at its Sunderland plant, claiming that they had taken the decision for “business reasons” but tellingly also warning that uncertainty over Brexit was making it hard for businesses to plan for the future.10 days ago
John Humphrys - Britain’s Defence: What Do We Want?
It’s as perennial as drivers finding themselves snow-bound on Bodmin Moor in a winter storm. Every year defence chiefs complain that they’re being asked to run the armed forces on a shoe-string, and every year MPs complain that the suits in the Ministry of Defence haven’t got a clue about financial management. Eventually the row thaws and we forget about it all until the next one. But is it time to get a grip: to make up our minds what we really expect from our armed forces, make a realistic assessment of what it would cost and then decide whether or not we’re prepared to pay for it?15 days ago
Business leaders voted Remain, but expect No Deal
Most business leaders voted to stay in the EU but now see a No Deal Brexit as the most likely outcome - a third feel unprepared for what’s coming16 days ago
Brexit indecisiveness is seriously damaging Corbyn
Despite riding high in the aftermath of the 2017 general election, the Labour leader's favourability rating has returned to its pre-election doldrums and Brexit is a big part of the reason why17 days ago
Eurotrack: German and French public don’t think EU should give way on Brexit date
Britons would want the EU to agree to an extension request, although MPs seem to have other ideas17 days ago
Dyson’s moving to Singapore – but what do consumers think?
Last week the high-tech vacuum cleaner and hand dryer company Dyson announced that it would be moving its headquarters from Wiltshire to Singapore in order to “future proof” itself.17 days ago