UK sovereign debt outlook downgraded from ‘stable’ to ‘NEGATIVE’

UK government debt outlook downgraded from ‘stable’ to ‘NEGATIVE’ by US credit rating agency Fitch after Liz Truss’ mini-fiscal debacle By Laurence Dollimore For Mailonline Published: 7:06 PM EDT, October 5, 2022 | Updated: 7:37 PM EDT, October 5, 2022 A leading US credit rating agency has lowered its outlook for Britain’s public debt from … Read more

Photographer dragged out of Tory conference criticizes ‘manhandling’ by security

A photographer who was removed from the Conservative Party conference despite having a press pass has criticized the security for “abusing” him. European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) photojournalist Tolga Akmen said he snapped photos of Liz Truss crossing the bridge to get to the International Convention Center in Birmingham, before going to the hall where the … Read more

Greenpeace protester storming Liz Truss’s Tory conference speech he worked for in parliament

A Greenpeace eco-fan who stormed Liz Truss’ first Tory conference speech when party leader was working for MPs in the House of Commons can be revealed. Ami McCarthy interrupted the Prime Minister during her opening address to Conservative members in Birmingham today before being dragged away by security. Assisted by Rebecca Newsom, Greenpeace’s head of … Read more

Liz Truss has the ‘anti-growth coalition’ in his sights. But what exactly is it?

Liz Truss’ speech to members of the Conservative Party on Wednesday had one key message: “I will not let the anti-growth coalition hold us back.” According to Truss, those in the coalition “prefer protesting to acting” and “talking on Twitter rather than making difficult decisions”. She also speculated: “They are taxiing from North London townhouses … Read more

Watch: Truss promises ‘iron grip’ on UK finances after market turmoil

British Prime Minister Liz Truss defended her economic plans after her government’s tax cuts sparked turmoil in financial markets. She addressed Conservative Party members in her first conference address as leader. Photo: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images

Joe Lycett unveils new portrait of Liz Truss with a very sweaty message

Stand-up comic and Liz Truss “superfan” Joe Lycett has unveiled his latest artwork in tribute to the Prime Minister He told his Instagram followers that he painted the piece at an event at his home to raise money for SIFA Fireside, a Birmingham charity that aims to help homeless people in the city. “While the … Read more

Tax cuts were ‘bitter-tasting medicine’, says James Cleverly ahead of Prime Minister’s critical conference address

JAmes Cleverly, the Secretary of State, has likened the government’s mini-budget to “bitter-tasting drugs”. He also said he believes Labor’s huge lead over the Tories is a “blip” and that when the economy starts to grow “voters will come back to us”. He told Times Radio: “Over the past few decades we have seen the … Read more

British Prime Minister Liz Truss fights for job after outcry over tax cut proposal

Liz Truss should celebrate her first month as Prime Minister of Great Britain. Instead, she fights for her job. Truss spends her first Conservative Party conference as leader this week to reassure financial markets, shaken by her administration’s transparent economic promises, as she tries to restore her authority to a party that fears its chances … Read more

Tory Party Conference Final LIVE: Liz Truss Faces New Battle With Tory Rebels Over Benefits

l iz Truss said she must take a “responsible” approach to public finances as she enters another battle with the Tory rebels over the amount of benefits. The prime minister has so far declined to confirm whether benefits will be increased in line with rising inflation, meaning some of the poorest households could face a … Read more