“I don’t understand it at all. I think it was a very balanced report. There was nothing in that report that was not already known,”
Source: Australia removed from UN world heritage climate report – BBC News
“For the last 30 years, the IFS has really built its reputation on the independence and integrity of our work, and actually there is no sum of money from anywhere in the world which would influence what we said”.
Source: EU exit could add two years to austerity, IFS says – BBC News
The European Union grew out of a desire for peace in a war-torn and divided continent. Five years after World War II ended, France and Germany came up with a plan to ensure their two countries would never go to war against each other again. The result was a deal signed by six nations to pool their coal and steel resources in 1950.
Source: BBC News – What is the EU and how does it work?
They argue that the benefits of HS2 can be achieved much more cheaply, with lower CO2 emissions, and they want their analysis examined by government.
Source: HS2 rail link ‘over-priced’ say transport experts – BBC News
According to the Office for National Statistics, there was a 20,000 rise in net migration to the UK from the 313,000 for the year to December 2014.
Source: Net migration to UK rises to 333,000 – second highest on record – BBC News
Almost two-thirds of the 214 flats are in foreign ownership. A quarter are owned by companies in offshore tax havens. One Singapore owner said he used his £2.6m flat ‘a couple of times a year’
Source: Politicians condemn 60% foreign ownership of London skyscraper | Society | The Guardian
Leaving the European Union would tip the UK into a year-long recession and lower Britain’s economic growth by 3.6%, according to Treasury analysis.
Source: EU referendum: Brexit ‘would spark year-long recession’ – Treasury – BBC News
The ambition of EU leaders to create a single European state has been compared to the aims of Adolf Hitler by the Vote Leave campaigner Boris Johnson.
Source: Boris Johnson makes EU and Hitler comparison – BBC News
“Very unfair” and a “tax on learning” were two of the phrases used by Mr Osborne
Source: Osborne letter pledging to scrap tuition fees surfaces after 13 years – BBC News