Robert Peston

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Jon Snow: ‘I feel proud to have contributed to Channel 4 News, let alone to have anchored the programme for the last 32 years. I’m looking forward to new adventures and new challenges.’ Photograph: Channel 4 News/PA

Jon Snow is to step down from Channel 4 News at the end of the year after 32 years at the helm. The 73-year-old broadcaster and journalist, who is th(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson attendiing the House of Commons. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP via Getty Images

For some terrible sin in a previous life, I was condemned, in this one, to be a follower of the English football club, Nottingham Forest. The well of (...)

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier arriving at Brussels Midi station on December 5th,  after the last round of Brexit talks in London

Deal or no-deal, Brexit isn’t going away any time soon. The only thing to be decided in the coming days is the difference between a very hard or hard (...)

Michael O’ Leary surprised the market earlier this month by selling €400 million of shares to further strengthen Ryanair’s balance sheet, already one of the strongest around. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Accustomed as we are to Michael O’Leary slathering on the hyperbole to achieve his own ends, ITV’s Robert Peston had no reason to argue when the Ryana(...)

 Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald before the start of Tuesday’s leaders’ debate on RTÉ. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The RTÉ leaders’ debate on Tuesday night was relatively well received, with most viewers saying it had been one of the most enjoyable debates of the e(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during an election campaign event in Dinnington, near Sheffield, on the final day of campaigning on Wednesday. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

With opinion polls classifying dozens of constituencies as too close to call, Britain’s election night is set to be a long one, with some of the most (...)

Brexit Party campaign rally at Mill Farm, home of AFC  Flyde, in Wesham on Saturday. Last week’s local elections saw a large electoral shift towards parties that are anti-Brexit. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The connections between business – the economy – and politics are not always obvious. Decisions over interest rates and taxes have consequences: not a(...)

What should the Government do, particularly in the context of the budget? Photograph: Alan Betson

How should the Government prepare for Brexit? With the budget now a matter of days away, it is only to be expected to hear calls for the Irish economy(...)

Television presenter Robert Peston has moved to clarify remarks he made on his ITV show on Sunday about Ireland “undermining” Britain.

Television presenter Robert Peston has moved to clarify remarks he made on his ITV show on Sunday about Ireland “undermining” Britain. Mr Peston said(...)

Robert  Peston on ‘Peston on Sunday’. Photograph: ITV

TV presenter Robert Peston has suggested that Ireland has “undermined” British governments for at least the last century. In an interview with promi(...)

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