“We can take the scientific evidence and act accordingly, or we can find ways to remain unconvinced that robust and immediate action is necessary. The problem with the latter choice is that we will continue to test our world to destruction until we finally have the ‘evidence’ to show that its viability and habitability have been destroyed. And by the time we come to our senses, it is likely be too late to do anything about it.” … [Read more...] about How Prince Charles and President Trump Differ on Climate Change: In Their Own Words
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Brexit timeline: Charting Britain's turbulent exodus from Europe April 2019: Brexit delayed until Halloween With the April 12 deadline looming after the third defeat of May's deal, EU leaders met again in Brussels to discuss a second delay. The only question was how long should it be? In the end, the UK and EU agreed to a "flexible" extension until October 31 — which can end sooner if the Brexit deal is approved. The UK had to take part in EU elections in May because their exit wasn't secured in time. … [Read more...] about UK prepares for no-deal Brexit
Ten days ago traders believed there was just a 5pc chance of a rate cut on 30 January. But a spate of poor economic data combined with hints from the outgoing Mr Carney and his colleagues sent the probability soaring to more than 70pc on Friday. … [Read more...] about Bank of England expected to cut rates as dire retail sales point to economic trouble
Next week's snowbomb will be preceded by freezing temperatures this weekend, with the Met Office telling Mail Online that the mercury could drop to -3C in parts of the UK on Sunday. … [Read more...] about UK weather forecast: Seven days of snow to hit -3C Britain – is your area affected?
As well as calling for low-skilled EU migrants to continue to be allowed into the UK after Brexit, the business groups also urged the government to make sure the new border control system has 'flexibility' built into it to protect against skills shortages. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson tells businesses to focus on training current UK workers and to ‘stop lobbying for unlimited labour from the EU’ as Downing Street slaps down an offer to help design Britain’s post-Brexit immigration system