Research consistently finds that immigration has little, if any, impact on the employment prospects of UK-born workers. But it doesn't account for possible regional variations.
Public opinion is likely to pose an additional constraint to Boris Johnson's attempts to strike post-Brexit trade deals.
Before we declare the end of austerity, it is important to explore what exactly austerity was – and remind ourselves of the terrible toll it has had on many people's lives.
Promises in the Tory manifesto on the NHS fall well short of what is needed.
A more generous pledge than last time, but how will it play out in reality?
The manifesto is perhaps unsurprisingly dominated by the big picture, with the economic emphasis on nationalisation and climate change.
In the UK today, the term 'craft beer' has so many associations that there's a danger it may end up meaning nothing at all.
Restoring Britain's woodlands and peatlands isn't just a utopian dream.
Monitoring the timing of recurring biological events is key to understanding the effects of climate change.
There were 590,000 incidents of assaults and threats on shop workers in 2018.
It's not all about the economics – people's sense of well-being may help explain anti-immigration attitudes.
With Brexit and another general election on the horizon, these spending plans are highly likely to change.
The U.K. prime minister sought to suppress Parliamentary opponents, saying he – not they – represents the will of the British people. It put Queen Elizabeth II in a real bind.
Is this all part of Boris Johnson's master plan to negotiate a better Brexit deal with the EU?
Every so often a 'sure thing' comes along when the markets decide that a currency is going to move in only one direction.
Hong Kong’s protesters like many Brexiters seek political freedom – but this may come at a heavy price.
From Cape Town to Kisumu and Greater Manchester, cities around the world are seeing the benefits of festivals that celebrate traditions and people.
Urgent intervention is needed to secure H&W – and other strategic UK industrial assets – before key skills and capacity are irretrievably lost.
Gig economy workers in the UK report better self-worth and happiness.
Brexit should not be Johnson's sole focus if he wants to re-engage the disaffected voters he'll need to bring on side in a general election.