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Stephen Colbert slams Trump for weaponizing teachers, asks God about the NRA’s claim to divine gun rights

“The national conversation continues to be how to keep our children safe from gun violence,” Stephen Colbert said on Thursday’s Late Show, and “for the president, for the Republican Party, for the NRA, every option is on the table — except fewer guns.” President Trump did a lot of coerced listening on Wednesday, but he “actually does have a suggestion…

Theresa May’s attempt to please everybody on Brexit will end up pleasing nobody

Theresa May’s Brexit ‘war Cabinet’ met last night to attempt to finally agree the government’s Brexit policy. Both sides of the Cabinet’s Brexit divide reportedly “thinks they got what they wanted” Yet the government’s latest Brexit compromise has already been ruled out by the EU. There is no breakthrough on any of the fundamental Brexit questions facing May’s government. LONDON…

This app teaches your kids how to save money (because you suck at it)

This interview is part of our series of Growth Stories. We interviewed the founders and CEOs of 20 of the fastest growing startups in Europe. We asked them about their companies, their companies’ culture, and their lives, trying to understand how these three factors played a role in the achievement of such impressive growth. The two most important things in…

London property is worth more than Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, and Edinburgh combined

London’s property market is worth £1.5 trillion, representing 18% of the entire UK market. But growth is slowing — just 1.5% price growth over the last 12 months. Sheffield has the fastest growing prices of the top 10 UK cities, with 5.6% growth over the last year. LONDON — London’s property market is worth a total £1.5 trillion according to…

Theresa May is preparing to make a major U-turn on EU citizens’ rights ahead of Brexit

Theresa May is reportedly ready to give in to Brussels demands and grant permanent residency to EU migrants who arrive during a Brexit transition period. Just three weeks ago, the prime minister insisted citizens who arrived after March next year would be treated differently to those arriving before. The Home Affairs Committee has warned May that creating a two-tier immigration…

Theresa May risks defeat as Labour joins with Tory rebels in plot to stay in EU customs union

Theresa May faces major defeat in her plan to cut all ties with the EU’s customs union. Conservative rebels plan to join Labour MPs in keeping Britain in a customs union after Brexit. Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare his support for a customs union in a major speech on Monday. Labour MPs reportedly believe there is a “60-70%” chance…