Mr Sunak’s budget paved the way for higher taxes than many Tories would like. But the Chancellor had to do something drastic to repair national finances, writes Victor Hill.
As the UK vaccination programme reaches its next phase and the end of lockdowns looms, requiring people to carry vaccine passports is proving politically contentious.
Two EV battery giga-factories are in prospect in the UK. The battery sector is charging ahead, but there are problems too writes Victor Hill.
There are numerous spacecraft orbiting the Earth right now and, by next week, three orbiting Mars. The Space Age has entered a new phase, writes Victor Hill.
The Biden administration in Washington and the European Commission in Brussels have vowed to regulate social media more robustly. But there is little agreement on exactly how to do it, writes Victor Hill.
Some pharmaceutical companies have managed to develop a coronavirus vaccine in record time, while others have given up.
There is evidence that new Covid-19 mutations are more contagious than the original virus and could be deadlier. But the vaccine developers are on the case, writes Victor Hill.
The US under President Biden must find a way to recover from the trauma of the coronavirus pandemic and the deep political divisions exposed on 06 January, writes Victor Hill.
This is a scary time for British farmers and fishermen. But there could be huge opportunities for the food industry, writes Victor Hill.
As the vaccination programme takes centre stage in 2021, some nations will far better than other, writes Victor Hill.