Nissan Europe chairman Gianluca De Ficchy, speaking about Brexit, has told reporters: ‘If there will be a no-deal – and a no-deal will be associated with WTO tariffs application – that won’t be sustainable for us.’ Photograph:   Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images

No-deal Brexit tariffs of 10 per cent on vehicles would be unsustainable for Nissan in Europe, where it runs Britain’s biggest car factory, the Japane(...)

When  two countries  share a common border the absence of a customs union necessitates customs checks. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Robert Shiller is a Nobel prize-winning economist, famous in part thanks to his book Irrational Exuberance, which successfully predicted the bursting (...)

Charles Moore: Herself Alone (Allen Lane £35), the third volume of Moore’s authorised biography of Thatcher, is published this week. Photograph:  David Levenson/Getty Images

At their annual conference in Manchester this week, the Conservative Party promised to flood the National Health Service with cash, hire 20,000 new po(...)

Freddie Scappaticci has denied he is Stakeknife

A police inquiry into one of the biggest spy scandals in the history of British intelligence has recommended that more than 20 people including senior(...)

 Nissan will review its decision to make a new Qashqai car in Sunderland  if there is a no-deal Brexit. Photograph:  Oli Scarff / AFP / Getty Images

Nissan will review its decision to build the Qashqai sport utility vehicle at its Sunderland plant if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, according (...)

New targets: Zuckerberg, Putin, Megan Markle and Prince Harry. Photograpsh: Avalaon

There was a time during its 1980s heyday when Spitting Image was watched by 15 million people each week, when it seemed as central to British politica(...)

Margaret Thatcher considered Fr Ryan, above, to be the main channel between the IRA and Libya for a decade. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Unionists in Northern Ireland have called for the extradition from the Republic of Ireland of a former priest turned IRA member who admitted obtaining(...)

The Grand Hotel in Brighton after the IRA bombing in 1984. Photograph: PA

A Catholic priest maintained a network of Europe-wide contacts used to generate arms and money for the IRA, a documentary revealed. Patrick Ryan help(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson has claimed that the EU was ‘pursuing a similar goal to Hitler in trying to create a powerful superstate’, and that the plucky English Brexiteers would ‘set the country free’. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

“To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.” The German philosopher Theodor Adorno made this statement for the first time in 1949. It implies at lea(...)

  Robert Mugabe  at an event before the closure of his party’s annual conference.  Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi

Robert Mugabe Born: February 21st, 1924 Died: September 6th, 2019 As the armoured vehicles rolled in to Harare in November 2017, after weeks of polit(...)

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