2021-04-10 18:00:10| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Hopes of a rapid recovery overshadow the fact that the Tories have failed to reinvent the way the UK does businessIn some government circles, the excitement before Britains opening-up and return to something like normality is making ministers giddy.Grant Shapps says everyone may start booking a foreign holiday now that he is at work revamping last years colour-coded map of the world. With a traffic-light system of testing and quarantine rules in place, it is likely that nowhere will be out of bounds for Britons to visit. Inside No 10, last years recession is forgotten and the possibilities during the second half of the year are considered to be almost boundless. Continue reading...
2021-04-09 13:28:18| The Economic Times
The highest ranked official of the administration of President Joe Biden to visit Israel, Austin will meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz, where discussions will cover "shared priorities" and reaffirm Washington's commitment to Israel maintaining military superiority over its neighbours.
2021-04-06 16:33:19| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
First the former PM left us to deal with Brexit. Now hes not answering calls about a growing access and lobbying scandalBack when David Cameron was a PR for culturicidal London TV franchise Carlton his sole non-Westminster job before politics the Guardians then media correspondent rang him for a story. Cameron answered his office phone, but clearly decided he didnt want to speak to her. Consequently, he pretended to be the cleaner. I cant prove it was him, the journalist reflected later, but it certainly sounded a lot like him.Zip forward to the present, and it has now been a full 36 days since the former prime minister first declined to take calls from the Financial Times on the collapse and mushrooming fallout of Greensill, the specialist bank for which he was an active payrolled lobbyist with what he hoped was $60m worth of shares. There was one time Cameron accidentally answered the phone to the FT, then breezed Do you want to ring my office? before hanging up. Said office has not cared to answer a single call or text. Continue reading...
2021-04-06 09:08:15| The Economic Times
"It'll be in deployment around the third week of April," he told BBC TV, adding he was confident that the government would meet a target of offering all adults a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of July.
2021-04-05 12:41:49| The Economic Times
Ukraine said the drills, called Cossack Mace, were large-scale international exercises that would strengthen cooperation between Ukrainian forces and NATO armies.