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British Attitudes Survey: More Britons 'back higher taxes'

British Attitudes Survey: More Britons 'back higher taxes'
British Attitudes Survey: More Britons ‘back higher taxes’ Nearly half of Britons think the government should raise taxes and increase spending, an annual poll of public opinion suggests. At 48%, it is the highest proportion to support such measures since 2004, according to the British Social Attitudes survey. The survey also found the public were becoming more sceptical of the... Read More

Trump ‘set to slap trade sanctions on China after Beijing fails to deal with North Korea’

Trump ‘set to slap trade sanctions on China after Beijing fails to deal with North Korea’
  Trump ‘set to slap trade sanctions on China after Beijing fails to deal with North Korea’ The White House has repeatedly requested that China exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on Kim Jong-un’s regime and the US President is thought to be looking at a range of options, including tariffs on steel imports from Beijing. One US official said:... Read More

'Boaty McBoatface' submarine returns home

'Boaty McBoatface' submarine returns home
‘Boaty McBoatface’ submarine returns home Boaty McBoatface, the UK’s favourite yellow submarine, has returned from its first major science expedition. The vehicle was used in the Antarctic to map the movement of deep, cold water as it moves away from the White Continent towards the Atlantic Ocean. Scientists say this flow of water plays an important role in helping to... Read More