UK enters recession
The largest economic contraction on record between April and June this year has officially seen the UK enter recession, after the economy shrank 20.4 per cent compared with the first quarter of the year.
PM hints at changes to UK asylum laws after Brexit
Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that his government must weigh up changing asylum laws after Brexit to deter migrants from attempting to cross the English Channel, calling it “very, very difficult” to legally return those who make the crossing from France at present.
UK and Japan nearing trade deal
The UK and Japan are aiming to have the outline of a post-Brexit trade deal agreed by the end of August following face-to-face talks in London last week.
ONS figures show levelling out of Covid-19 cases
According to new figures from the Office for National Statistics [ONS] Infection Pilot Survey released on Friday, Covid-19 cases in the UK are now levelling out or in decline despite a recent increase.