Briefings

25 March 2019...

Stuart Taylor kicks off the week by examining Trump's complicated exoneration from reports of Russian collusion and why Boris Johnson would be a "pointless" prime minister.

25 March 2019...

22 March 2019...

In the final briefing of the week, Katie Stanton argues that the onus should be on companies to make going green easier for households.

22 March 2019...

21 March 2019...

In the penultimate briefing of the week, Scott Reid laments the "omnishambles" that is Brexit. On the other hand, happily, Britain is one of only three countries to become happier in the last three years.

21 March 2019...

20 March 2019...

Tom Gillingham calls for a tax on hot takes this morning: is it time for deliberatively provocative, ill-considered comments to feel the same backlash as single use plastics?

20 March 2019...

19 March 2019...

In this morning's briefing, Scott Reid tries not to chunter from a sedentary position at John Bercow's bold move to rule against another meaningful vote on Theresa May's deal if unchanged.

19 March 2019...

18 March 2019...

Stuart Taylor laments a busy week ahead for Theresa May and Brexit. Also on the agenda: Germany's two largest banks are in merger talks which could reshape the banking sector.

18 March 2019...

15 March 2019...

In this morning's briefing, Iain Gibson asks: when will men and women be equal in terms of global financial wealth?

15 March 2019...

14 March 2019...

In this morning's briefing, Scott Reid looks ahead to tonight's Brexit vote - third time's a charm, right?

14 March 2019...

13 March 2019...

In this morning's briefing, Stuart Taylor asks: when will there be an end to the circus that is Brexit?

13 March 2019...

12 March 2019...

In this morning's briefing Katie Stanton asks: who cares what the nationality the victims of tragedies are?

12 March 2019...

11 March 2019...

Find out why women need to be bulls, not girls in this morning's briefing, by Katie Stanton

11 March 2019...

8 March 2019...

As the week draws to a close, Adam Shaw provides a touch of light relief with some thoughts on the state of rugby. Also on the agenda, Theresa May's under pressure and Mike Ashley's moving to Debenhams.

8 March 2019...

6 March 2019...

Stuart Taylor takes us back in time via his grandparents' loft this morning. Old newspaper articles during the troubles in Northern Ireland offer stark insights into the future of integration for the nation.

6 March 2019...

5 March 2019...

Is Mr Popular about to fall from grace? Katie Stanton examines Justin Trudeau's potential demise in this morning's briefing.

5 March 2019...

4 March 2019...

Ahead of the start of the International Motor Show in Geneva tomorrow, Stuart Taylor suggests there is unusually high anxiety among enthusiasts surrounding global growth, innovation and - of course - Brexit.

4 March 2019...

1 March 2019...

In the last briefing of the week, Iain Gibson questions whether the proposal to offer Uber employees the opportunity to reinvest in the company could be a goer.

1 March 2019...

28 February 2019...

The day after the Meaningful Vote that wasn't (again), Scott Reid takes a look at the latest state-of-play with Brexit.

28 February 2019...

27 February 2019...

If Scott Reid had a penny for every time he'd heard "Gosh, it's mild!" or "Hot, isn't it?" in the last 24 hours, he'd be a rich man.

27 February 2019...

26 February 2019...

Do you know your 'keks' from your 'breeks'? In today's Daily Briefing, Tom Gillingham thanks the NYTimes for taking an innocent look into the dialectic fractures of British society.

26 February 2019...

25 February 2019...

Following on the coattails of the Oscars award ceremony on Sunday evening, Stuart Taylor looks ahead to another blockbuster this week in the hotly-anticipated meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi.

25 February 2019...