Sunday, 15 January 2017

Brexit Flip-Flop: Bank of England Head Says Exit Will Hit EU Harder Than UK

The head of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, appears to have switched his stance on Brexit. Having been committed to staying in the EU, and repeatedly warning the British public of the risks of leaving, he's now flip-flopped and admitted it does not pose the threat he once thought it might. That comes in the wake of recently-revised positive growth forecasts.

Friday, 6 January 2017

UK Fat Cats Already Made More Money in 3 Days Than Britons Will Make All Year

2017 has only just been rung in, but already leading company bosses in the UK have made more money in the first 3 working days of the year, than the average Briton does for the next twelve months.

A think tank's released the figures showing a striking pay gap between high-ranking CEOs and average employees. RT's Anastasia Churkina takes up the story

Mexico: Protests Rage as Petrol Prices Shoot Up 20%

Mexicans have demonstrated for a fifth-straight day against a sudden increase in the cost of fuel. Government deregulation has sent prices surging more than 20 percent since January 1.

The latest protest follows a night of widespread looting across several cities with hundreds of stores ransacked.

Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.

Trump Presidency: Does Mexico Have Its Back to the Wall? (Parts 1 & 2)