Lawmakers convene in the House of Commons as the European Union agreed Monday to delay Britain’s exit date from the bloc to Jan. 31, once again postponing Brexit and potentially paving the way for a British general election beforehand.
In the midst of the fear and disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, some citizens may be about to receive a welcome surprise in the form of free money, also known as “helicopter money.” CNBC’s Silvia Amaro explains why central banks and politicians are considering this rare measure to keep economies moving.
The Conservatives and Labour have been outlining their main pitch to voters. The Prime Minister Boris Johson in his first major speech of the campaign said a Conservative government would unite the country and “level up” the prospects for people with massive investment in health, better infrastructure, more police, and a green revolution. But he […]