US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan
May 22, 2019

Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendance for first step in plan Palestinians believe will be in favour of Israel

The US will hold an international economic workshop in Bahrain in late June, seeking to encourage investment in the Continue reading

Hammond plays down Brexit delay increasing chance of second vote
May 7, 2019

Time likely to be too tight for referendum before end of October, says chancellor

Philip Hammond has played down the possibility that the UK could use the delay to Brexit to hold a second referendum and stressed that he still Continue reading

US and Saudi Arabia blocking regulation of geoengineering, sources say
April 14, 2019

Delegates at UN environment assembly say the oil producers are protecting their industries

The United States and Saudi Arabia have hamstrung global efforts to scrutinise climate geoengineering in order to benefit their fossil fuel industries, according to multiple sources at Continue reading

Julin Castro: the US should launch a Marshall plan in Central America
March 28, 2019

Exclusive: 2020 candidate is calling for US to emulate 1948 aid program as alternative to Trumps proposed wall in interview with the Guardian

The US should launch a 21st-century Marshall plan in Central America to help stricken countries combat gangs Continue reading