Briefings

18 December...

In today's briefing, Lyle Hill looks ahead to today's 'Brexit Cabinet' which is set to examine what the UK's future relationship with the EU should look like.

18 December...

15 December...

In the final briefing of the week, Lyle Hill looks ahead to later today when the first formal agreement on the Brexit negotiations will take place at a meeting of the Council of Europe.

15 December...

14 December...

As she heads to Brussels following her first parliamentary defeat on Brexit, Scott Reid asks if ‘Mrs nice May’ is no more.

14 December...

13 December...

As the latest Star Wars film premiers in London, Stuart Taylor looks at the ways in which France is rolling out the red carpet for businesses looking at relocating away from London after Brexit.

13 December...

12 December...

Adam Shaw takes a closer look at the election race in Alabama, where the prospect of a Democrat senator is as high as it has ever been since 1990.

12 December...

11 December...

As temperatures plummet as low as -10C, Lyle Hill contrasts how the UK and the US have coped with the extreme weather.

11 December...

8 December...

As Brexit and Trump continue to dominate the news, Scott Reid looks to a less-covered story - the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence.

7 December...

Adam Shaw looks at more serious backdrop to the amusing front page of today's edition of The National.

7 December...

6 December...

In Wednesday's briefing, Donald Trump risks sparking anger in the Arab and wider Islamic world as he is expected to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in a speech later today.

6 December...

5 December...

Stuart Taylor examines the issue of Northern Ireland in Brexit negotiations.

5 December...

4 December...

In our first briefing of the week, Lyle Hill looks at whether Theresa May can secure a divorce deal in Brexit negotiations, and at what cost?

4 December...

1 December...

In today's briefing, Adam Shaw looks at the prospects for President Trump's state visit to the UK following his latest Twitter outburst.

1 December...

30 November...

In Thursday's briefing, Scott Reid looks back on another eventful day on the US President's Twitter page.

30 November...

29 November...

In Wednesday's briefing, Lyle reports that agreement appears to be close between the UK and EU over the so called "Brexit Bill".

29 November...

28 November...

The currency of the future or "a fraud"? Stuart Taylor looks at the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, after it soared to a record high price yesterday.

28 November...

27 November...

Stuart Taylor looks at the government's new industrial strategy which is a bid to improve the UK's poor productivity.

27 November...

24 November...

With the highest-grossing Black Friday sales expected today, will UK shoppers follow the US by bringing their taser to shop floors?(!) Adam Shaw explains in the last briefing of the week.

24 November...

23 November...

Has 'Spreadsheet Phil' delivered enough in the Budget to save himself? Scott Reid looks at the Budget in context, and the challenges facing the Chancellor going forward.

22 November...

In Wednesday's briefing, Stuart Taylor looks to Harare, where mass celebrations fill the streets following Robert Mugabe's resignation as president.

22 November...

21 November...

Adam Shaw explains why the relocations of two EU agencies are the first tangible impact of Brexit in Tuesday's briefing.

21 November...