Dominic Cummings blasts both Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer in tirade – and predicts how Labour could ‘win next general election easy’

Boris Johnson’s former chief adviser has raged against both the Conservatives and Labour, claiming neither are focused on “being a serious government”. In the wake of Labour’s Hartlepool by-election defeat, Dominic Cummings branded the party’s leader Sir Keir Starmer as a “beta-lawyer-gamma-politician” who “obsesses on media reality not actual reality”. He also claimed he had no knowledge of who Labour’s […]

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Adidas Reports 27% Growth in Q1, Indicating Slow Return to ‘Normal’

Adidas is fighting its way back to pre-pandemic levels, reporting Q1 revenues grew 27 percent to 5.27 billion euros. In 2019, the last “normal” year for shoppers, the German activewear giant brought in 5.9 billion euros. The results were slightly higher than consensus estimates and the company adjusted its outlook upwards for the full year, predicting growth in the high […]

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The Tailor, the Florist, the Violin Maker: Improvising to Survive

Shops in Hamburg, Germany, have been pushed to the brink by lockdowns and curfews in the pandemic and the uncertainty of when a return to something like normal may happen. Photographs by Hayley Austin Reporting by Jack Ewing and Hayley Austin Germany is known for luxury cars, machine tools and other goods that have protected the overall economy from the […]

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‘What the hell did you expect?’ Guy Verhofstadt’s Brexit tweet backfires spectacularly

Jersey: Alex Beresford asks if it was ‘political stunt’ by Johnson When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Boris Johnson […]

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John McDonnell demands Keir Starmer invokes ‘more radical’ policies after historic loss

John McDonnell: 2019 manifesto ‘not radical enough’ for today When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Former Shadow Chancellor of […]

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Russian Spy Team Left Traces That Bolstered C.I.A.’s Bounty Judgment

WASHINGTON — In early 2020, members of a Taliban-linked criminal network in Afghanistan detained in raids told interrogators that they had heard that Russians were offering money to reward killings of American and coalition troops. The claim, that Russia was trying to pay to generate more frequent attacks on Western forces, was stunning, particularly because the United States was trying […]

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Analysis-Indian airlines risk consolidation, plane repossessions amid COVID-19 surge

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s airlines are under renewed pressure to raise cash or face the risk of having to downsize, consolidate or have their planes repossessed by lessors as a surge of COVID-19 infections roils travel.FILE PHOTO: An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft takes off in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File PhotoPassenger traffic fell nearly […]

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Revolve Profits Surge As Outings Are Back

They’re dressing for nights out on the town again. Revolve Group, the Los Angeles-based online retail company known for clothing and apparel targeted at younger shoppers, reported a record $22 million in net income in the first quarter of 2021, a roughly 435 percent increase from last year.   In the three months ending on March 31, the company’s net sales […]

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