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SNP to push for Brexit extension and national poll

The SNP will call for a three-month extension to the Article 50 deadline in Saturday’s historic sitting in the House of Commons, paving the way for an early general election.

Pound surge halted amid Brexit deal concerns

The upward momentum of the pound, triggered by Thursday’s news of a Brexit agreement between the UK and EU, has halted amid growing concerns that the DUP could prevent the deal from gaining parliamentary approval.

Prime minister to chair climate change committee

Boris Johnson is to chair a committee to focus on reducing government emissions.

Johnson announces new Brexit deal

Boris Johnson has announced that he has reached an agreement with the EU over a new deal.

Government considers nationalising Northern Rail franchise

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has said that the government is weighing up taking the Northern Rail franchise into public ownership.

“Many issues” still stand in the way of Brexit deal, Taoiseach says

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that there are “many issues” still to be resolved before a new Brexit deal can be agreed.

IMF: Slowest global growth since financial crisis

The International Monetary Fund has announced that the global economy has grown at its slowest pace since the financial crisis.

Surprise rise in unemployment suggests jobs market slowdown

The UK jobs market has showed signs of slowing after the rate of unemployment suddenly went up in the June to August period.

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