Markets slide as tech slowdown fears mount

Image copyright Reuters A sell-off continued among US stocks on Tuesday as investors fretted that the US-China trade war would take its toll on the technology sector. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell as much as 500 points, while the broader S&P 500 sank into negative territory for the year to date. The tech-heavy Nasdaq […]

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What to look for in Brexit declaration?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Gatwick airport: Brexit’s impact will be felt at UK borders The EU and UK are poised to complete the document that will spell out the shape of their future post-Brexit relationship and pave the way for a trade deal. The Political Declaration on the future framework will sit alongside the […]

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Brexit: Sturgeon has ‘constructive’ Corbyn talks

Image caption Ms Sturgeon and Mr Corbyn discussed their mutual opposition to the draft Brexit agreement Jeremy Corbyn has held “constructive” talks over Brexit with Scotland’s first minister, who is due to meet Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday. A spokesman for the Labour leader said he and Nicola Sturgeon discussed their “common opposition” […]

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Michael Barrymore: Police argue for nominal payout

Image copyright PAImage caption Michael Barrymore was arrested on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock Entertainer Michael Barrymore should receive “nominal” damages over the wrongful arrest he claims destroyed his career, judges have been told. The TV presenter is claiming more than £2.4m from Essex Police, which is challenging the ruling at […]

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