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The Ghettoisation of the Welsh

Without dispute Wales is probably one of the most beautiful countries on earth, but unfortunately the Welsh themselves are being priced out of their own communities.

Will the ECB make a difference?

Mario Draghi has arguably the hardest job in economics. Central bank governors are generally unappreciated when they do their job well, or are even attacked by politicians when they exhibit the independence that  is often needed.

The EU, Immigration and racism

Watching the news and seeing hundreds, if not thousands, of people from outside the European Union trying to get in to better their lives[1] and being branded as ‘illegal immigrants’[2] should get people sitting up and asking a really basic question:

Investigating UKIP-onomics

The recent council and European elections in the UK have confirmed once and for all that UKIP are a genuine political force in Britain. In winning the European elections, and pushing Labour very hard in many local polls, Nigel Farage’s party should now be taken seriously by the Westminster elite,

UKIP Stuns the Political Establishment

Nigel Farage has led UKIP’s People’s Army to an outstanding win in the European elections, a win that has left the other three main parties in total disarray.

A balanced recovery?

With the economy confirmed as growing at 0.8% in the first three months of this year – broadly at its trend pace, confounding those who confidently predicted much stronger activity – economists and commentators have been picking through the detailed data.

Read the EU Ballot Paper Carefully

Before you put your cross in the box for the EU election on Thursday 22nd May make sure that you have looked at the ballot paper very carefully and read every entry, otherwise you might just vote for the wrong party.

Why UK interest rates may have to rise soon

After seven long years, the UK economy might now be back where it used to be. We won’t know for sure until the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) publishes its next monthly GDP figures, but there’s a decent chance that May 2014 will be the month in which GDP got back to its previous peak.

David Cameron Promises to Keep Bashing His Head Against a Brick Wall

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has promised that he will continue to bash his head against the brick wall of the European Union in an attempt to reform it before giving the UK a referendum on whether we stay in or not.

Euracism Works Both Ways

Ex-Labour immigration minister, Barbara Roche, who chairs the cross party Migration Matters Trust, is leading a campaign to brand UKIP as ‘Euracists’.

The Putin Paradox: How it affects investors

Latest developments in the Ukraine crisis are game-changers for investors, according to a leading global investment analyst.

The observations from Tom Elliott, International Investment Strategist at deVere Group

Nigel Farage Targets Zero Hour Contracts

In a move that will strike a chord with many workers Nigel Farage, the UK Independence Party leader, has said that UKIP will ‘tackle the scandalous zero-hour contracts’.