David Cameron’s long-awaited speech on immigration – which has been billed as his blueprint to win back disaffected Conservatives and others now voting for anti-EU UKIP – will be delivered today.
from Anatole Kaletsky:
For the past five years, Britain has been a haven of political and economic stability amid the turbulence in Europe. No longer.
Teaching staff and leisure workers have taken the biggest hit to their take home pay in real terms over the last three years, according to the latest edition of Britain’s most comprehensive survey of the labour market.
After Germany’s foreign minister saw “no reason for optimism” after talks in Moscow on Tuesday, today Hungary’s Peter Szijjarto meets Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Violence is on the rise again in eastern Ukraine and tougher sanctions against Russia remain a live possibility although EU foreign ministers limited themselves to targeting a few more Ukrainian separatists earlier this week.
After European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi managed to bring his colleagues into line to sign up to his 1 trillion euros or so target to push into the ailing euro zone economy, today sees a raft of third quarter GDP reports which are likely to show just why more help may be needed.