Kate Andrews

Kansas's abortion vote could prove decisive for the US midterms

3 August 2022 11:06 pm

In 2020, 56.2 per cent of Kansas voters cast their ballot for Donald Trump – 15 percentage points in his…

Why Liz Truss u-turned over public sector pay

2 August 2022 10:08 pm

That was quick. Less than 15 hours after pledging a robust reform of public sector pay, Liz Truss has performed…

The real difference between Sunak and Truss's tax policies

2 August 2022 12:53 am

The Tory leadership race is becoming a test of patience. Today Rishi Sunak has laid out his plan to slash…

Trussonomics doesn’t add up

30 July 2022 9:00 am

I’ve been lucky enough in my working life so far to hold a string of jobs that have allowed me…

Did Rishi Sunak's interview gamble pay off?

30 July 2022 5:52 am

Rishi Sunak took a major risk tonight, agreeing to a one-on-one interview with Andrew Neil on Channel 4 News. As…

Why is Liz Truss's campaign painting her as a victim?

26 July 2022 3:38 pm

I suspect Rishi Sunak will watch back last night’s BBC Tory leadership debate with some regret. His frequent interruptions of Liz…

Do Truss and Sunak's spending pledges add up?

21 July 2022 10:18 pm

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss have only a few weeks to make their case before postal voting begins on 1…

The economic battle between Sunak and Truss

21 July 2022 1:53 am

The Tory grassroots have got themselves a real economic debate this summer: Rishi Sunak’s ‘Thatcherite’ economic philosophy vs Liz Truss’s…

Is Sunak really a big state believer?

12 July 2022 3:30 pm

There’s something strange happening in Tory politics. It’s not surprising to see leadership candidates taking special aim at the current…

Why Rishi Sunak quit

9 July 2022 9:00 am

Why Rishi Sunak quit

Rishi Sunak will be missed as Chancellor

6 July 2022 3:15 pm

We will never know the counterfactuals of the past few years. What if another MP had been made Chancellor when…

Does Joe Biden want to protect women’s rights – or his majority?

2 July 2022 9:00 am

Does Joe Biden want to protect women’s rights – or his majority?

Putin’s billions: have sanctions backfired?

25 June 2022 9:00 am

Is the Kremlin winning the sanctions war?

The Tories are picking inflation winners and losers

22 June 2022 9:00 pm

Inflation rose to 9.1 per cent on the year in May, taking the UK’s consumer price index to a 40-year-high.…

Is Britain getting back to work?

14 June 2022 7:55 pm

The economic lesson of the week is that headlines are often deceiving. Yesterday’s GDP update for the month of April…

Boris can’t wish the tax burden away

8 June 2022 10:50 pm

After an uncomfortably close confidence vote for the Prime Minister on Monday, Boris Johnson’s premiership still hobbles along. But for…

‘Famine is part of Russia’s strategy’: Zelensky’s economic adviser on Putin’s tactics

4 June 2022 9:00 am

President Zelensky’s economic adviser on the reality of Putin’s tactics

What the Sue Gray report tells us about the ‘party elite’

25 May 2022 11:17 pm

Britain’s ‘party elite’ – perhaps better-termed ‘Covid elite’ – were hiding in plain sight throughout the pandemic. Even before the…

Mervyn King: Needless money-printing fuelled inflation

18 May 2022 11:00 pm

Some £500 billion was printed by the Bank of England during the pandemic – a staggering sum that caused very…

Unemployment is low – so why aren’t wages improving?

18 May 2022 12:21 am

For the first time ever, the number of UK job vacancies – now almost 1.3 million – has overtaken the…

Andrew Bailey's inflation excuses have been exposed

17 May 2022 2:53 am

This afternoon the Bank of England’s governor Andrew Bailey appeared, as he has done many times before, in front of…

The perils of 'Bidenflation'

11 May 2022 11:37 pm

Has inflation peaked in the United States? Today’s update from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the annual rate of…

Are we heading towards a recession?

5 May 2022 10:43 pm

The US Federal Reserve yesterday announced its biggest interest rate rise in 22 years. Today, the Bank of England follows…

New York has become the city that never eats

2 May 2022 4:00 pm

Is there anything more extraordinary than dining in New York City? Whetheryou’re sitting down for the Michelin star experience of…

Has Carole the tarantula cured my arachnophobia?

30 April 2022 9:00 am

I’ve been an arachnophobe my whole life. I can’t remember a time when videos of spiders, or even photos or…