Mr Johnson came to power with a promise to resolve the issue of care for the elderly. Yet the package currently on offer will satisfy no one while failing to secure enough care beds, says Victor Hill.
Economics & Markets
Master Investor’s Investing in the Age of Longevity event took place in central London this week with a line up of some of the most eminent scientists in the field.
The purpose of COP26 was to formulate initiatives that would decelerate global warming and make the politicians feel good about themselves.
Most world leaders and global bigwigs jetted into Glasgow this week in their private jets to preach redemption from climate sin. What are the chances they will save the planet, asks Victor Hill?
Mr Sunak presides over an economy in radical transition and subject to extreme turbulence. His achievement on Wednesday was to persuade his sympathisers that post-Brexit Britain has a bright future – if only we hold fast, writes Victor Hill.
China is making ominous threats against Taiwan. What are the chances that China might seize the territory by force? And what would be the consequences, asks Victor Hill.
Coal, gas and oil prices are rocketing. Victor Hill asks if the root cause of these trends has been overlooked.
Inside the mind of the Master Investor: Influential British investor Jim Mellon reveals his latest thoughts on the markets.
This week, the UK’s Tories proclaimed a new economic model at their love-in in Manchester. Is their vision credible, asks Victor Hill?
The German federal elections were inconclusive, though signalled a leftward lurch. The richest country in Europe mainly wants a comfortable but quiet life, writes Victor Hill.