Latest News

Government Failing the Nation on Immigration

Posted by on 31, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Government Failing the Nation on Immigration

Government is failing to see the facts when it comes to immigration and cultural change and is failing the public by dumbing down the issue, says a new report by Elephant Policy Centre, a think tank. (more…)

Businessman sentenced for cooking the books

Posted by on 31, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Businessman sentenced for cooking the books

Businessman sentenced for cooking the books

A Leicestershire businessman, who stole more than £180,000 through a tax scam, has been sentenced. (more…)

Feelings of insecurity widespread in Europe

Posted by on 31, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Feelings of insecurity widespread in Europe

Feelings of insecurity widespread in Europe

Feelings of insecurity across several dimensions are widespread in the EU, even among those who are materially well-off. (more…)

Household spending increases slightly for second month in a row

Posted by on 31, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Household spending increases slightly for second month in a row

Visa’s UK Consumer Spending Index, compiled by IHS Markit, pointed to a further increase in household spending at the end of the third quarter. That said, the +0.2% annual increase was softer than the +0.4% rise seen in August. (more…)

Tobacco smuggling gang jailed for 26 years

Posted by on 31, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Tobacco smuggling gang jailed for 26 years

Tobacco smuggling gang jailed for 26 years

An eight-strong tobacco smuggling gang, which brought more than two million illegal cigarettes into the North East hidden among fridge freezers, have been jailed for more than 26 years. (more…)

Three arrests in fuel fraud raids

Posted by on 9, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Three arrests in fuel fraud raids

Three arrests in fuel fraud raids

Three men have been arrested and a suspected fuel laundering plant dismantled as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into a suspected multi-million pound fuel fraud.
(more…)

Clothing wholesaler sentenced for VAT fraud

Posted by on 9, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Clothing wholesaler sentenced for VAT fraud

A Rochdale clothing wholesaler has been sentenced for forging documents to steal almost £120,000 in VAT repayments. (more…)

Global award for engineer with vegan vision

Posted by on 9, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Global award for engineer with vegan vision

Global award for engineer with vegan vision

A talented PhD student from Northumbria University, Newcastle has won a major international award for his vision to create vegan-friendly buildings made of natural materials, such as mushrooms. (more…)

Briton trapped in Mallorca, Spain facing extradition proceedings to Qatar over £30k debt

Posted by on 9, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Briton trapped in Mallorca, Spain facing extradition proceedings to Qatar over £30k debt

Briton trapped in Mallorca, Spain facing extradition proceedings to Qatar over £30k debt

British father of 3 Steven Williams from Wales, is stuck in Mallorca, Spain pending extradition proceedings to Qatar over an outstanding debt, despite having made consistent monthly payments. If Steven is sent to Qatar, he could face decades in prison. (more…)

Uncertain future for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit

Posted by on 9, Oct 2018 in News | Comments Off on Uncertain future for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit

Uncertain future for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit

More than 3.7m EU citizens living in the UK could find themselves in a state of “eternal limbo” following Brexit, according to the findings of a new report by a Northumbria University academic. (more…)