BBC’s Brexit coverage pessimistic and skewed, say MPs

BBC’s Brexit coverage pessimistic and skewed, say MPs

Image copyright PA A group of 72 MPs have written to the BBC accusing it of being pessimistic and skewed in its Brexit coverage – in the months since the vote on the EU. In a letter to the director general, they said the BBC is “unfairly representing” Leave voters by focusing on those who […]

Lord King: Scotland ‘could be independent’

Media caption“I don’t think there are any major problems in terms of currency” – Lord Mervyn King Scotland “could be an independent country” but would risk taking a hit to its public finances, the ex-governor of the Bank of England has said. Lord King told BBC Newsnight that while questions had been raised over which […]

Mosul offensive: On the road to the ‘caliphate’ mosque

Hundreds of civilians remain trapped in the west of the Iraqi city of Mosul, as government forces battle so-called Islamic State militants. BBC reporter Feras Killani is the only international journalist to have had access to the frontline as the troops advance towards a symbolic mosque in Mosul’s densely-populated Old City. Mosul offensive: On the […]

8 Vols to miss spring football practice with injuries – Knoxville News Sentinel

8 Vols to miss spring football practice with injuries – Knoxville News Sentinel

CLOSE x Embed x Share VIDEOS: TENNESSEE VOLS FOOTBALL 2017Butch Jones talks spring practice, staff changes | 4:32 Tennessee football coach Butch Jones discussed the start of spring practice and staff changes on Monday. Rhiannon Potkey/News Sentinel CLOSE x Embed x Share VIDEOS: TENNESSEE VOLS FOOTBALL 2017Video: Butch Jones ready for spring practice | 1:25 […]

What we’re watching as Alabama football begins spring practice – AL.com

Part I of the offseason is about to end with spring practice starting Tuesday in Tuscaloosa. The first of 15 workouts will begin in the afternoon behind closed doors. It culminates April 22 on A-Day in Bryant-Denny Stadium in the familiar spring ritual. Every year is different, of course, and this March/April will bring a […]

San Francisco bars travel to SD for city employees – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

San Francisco bars travel to SD for city employees – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

CLOSE x Embed x Share San Francisco city administrators added South Dakota to a list of states to which their employees are banned to travel using city or state funds following the approval of a bill they view as discriminatory. Wochit Buy Photo Politics Tile – 3(Photo: Argus Leader)Buy Photo South Dakota has made the […]

Low UK interest rates ‘hurt productivity but saved jobs’ – BBC News

Low UK interest rates ‘hurt productivity but saved jobs’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Years of ultra-low UK interest rates probably hit productivity, but were a price worth paying to avoid higher unemployment, the Bank of England’s chief economist has said. Andy Haldane said low rates kept some “zombie” firms alive, but the trade off was far more people stayed in work. A Bank modelling […]