Consumer confidence highest in over a decade in Britain

A new survey reveals that consumer spending is at the highest in over a decade since Boris Johnson's decisive election victory

Kate Forbes is Scotland's first female finance secretary

Kate Forbes has been appointed as Scotland's first female finance secretary in a mini-reshuffle prompted by the sudden resignation of Derek Mackay earlier this month

Credit flow is slowly reviving, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI said that credit flow was reviving and is expected to improve further in the coming months on the back of steps taken by the central bank and the government

Need to think big to achieve $5 trillion economy, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the aim of a $5 trillion economy was ambitious but the country would have to think big and move ahead to realise the goal

US Supreme Court partially okays Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B concerns with US treasury secy

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of the H1B visa regime with US counterpart treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin during their first meeting, highlighting the contribution of Indian firms and professionals to...

US asks public schools to let transgender access to bathrooms

The US administration has issued guidance directing public schools to let transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

Will ‘Teflon’ President Zuma survive the latest scandal?

Former US President Ronald Reagan was called by his detractors “the Teflon president”. The nickname was coined by Patricia Schroeder, a Congresswoman, and reflected on how a plethora of scandals surrounding his presidency seemed to have no effect...

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Women of India, Women of Britain, Women of the World

They nearly did it. The Indian cricket team nearly won the world cup in cricket. The women came a lot closer than the men.

Bank of England cut growth forecast

Brexit negotiations initially got off to a shaky start as it seemed that British cabinet ministers were unable to reach an agreement on the best course of actions and the government also seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Brexit deal in tatters

The ongoing and tense negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much. The news brings the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact.

A Bird In Hand

On Friday we received a refusal notice for a planning application to convert a dwelling into a 9 bedroom HMO, in a conservation area

LESS IS MORE

We are underway with the works in a property in Wembley. The aim is to convert the property into a 5 room HMO



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