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The Neoliberal Looting of America

The private equity industry, which has led to more than 1.3 million job losses in the last decade, reveals the truth about free markets. “An examination of the recent history of private equity disproves the […]


Decoding Trump’s attack on Europe

His incendiary tour of the continent seeks to reverse the gains Europe has achieved over the last 70 years. “Mr. Trump’s blistering attack on European states for not meeting their military spending obligations is misplaced. […]


Europe’s landmark privacy law comes into force

LONDON(TIP): The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on Friday, May 25, giving EU citizens new rights over how their personal data is used. It has been billed as the biggest shake-up of […]


British Prime Minister May agrees with France, Germany on upholding N-pact with Iran

LONDON(TIP): In sharp variance to US position on Iran Nuclear deal, British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed with the leaders of Germany and France on Thursday, May 17 to uphold the Iran nuclear deal after […]

United States

Trump arrives in Davos to promote his ‘America First’

European finance ministers express concern about trade war DAVOS (TIP): President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland on Thursday, January 25, to attend the World Economic Forum where he will push his “America First” agenda and […]

Business & Economics


BRUSSELS (TIP): The EU’s top court ruled on December 20 that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world. The case […]


Key ally of British prime minister resigns amid porn scandal

LONDON (TIP): Key ally of British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to resign on Dec 20 after an investigation concluded he made misleading statements about pornographic images found on a Parliament computer in his office in 2008. Damian Green, who […]


UK criticises Muslim Brotherhood, defends Western policy

LONDON (TIP): British foreign secretary Boris Johnson singled out the Muslim Brotherhood and its associates for criticism on dec 7 in a speech calling for a renewed western diplomatic push in the Middle East to tackle Islamic extremism. Speaking to diplomats […]


UK Plans to Double Visas to Non-EU Professionals Post Brexit

LONDON (TIP): The UK will double the number of visas offered to non-EU nationals who show promise in the field of technology, art and creative industries, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced, as part of […]


EU says little progress made in Brexit talks with Britain

BRUSSELS (TIP): Brexit talks have made little progress, the European Union’s negotiator said on Thursday, meaning he cannot yet recommend broadening the negotiations beyond the focus on the terms of Britain’s exit to include key issues such as future trade relations. Michel […]


Divisions over UK PM May’s future burst into open with plot to topple her

LONDON (TIP): Divisions over the future of British Prime Minister Theresa May burst into the open on Oct 6 with allies saying she should carry on and a former Conservative Party chairman claiming the support of 30 lawmakers for a plot […]


India to roll out red carpet to UK SMEs

LONDON (TIP): India has started to “roll out the red carpet” to UK SMES instead of subjecting them to a barrage of regulations. The move comes as India hopes to ramp up exports from Britain. “Earlier the mindset of […]

Sports News


LONDON (TIP): Roger Federer insists he is only slightly surprised to find himself tantalisingly within touching distance of a record eighth Wimbledon title despite his 36th birthday fast approaching. The Swiss star reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the 12th time […]