BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) – At least 36 people were killed and 50 injured on Saturday night when nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways, police said.
Some in Whitehall were wary about the government showing its hand on industry. But next week’s policy unveiling will provide a welcome focus
The government is this week scheduled to unveil its industrial strategy for Britain. It promises to be a fascinating document. Although this industrial strategy has received far less publicity than Brexit, it could have a more significant long-term impact on Britain then leaving the European Union. But that impact depends on the government not only producing a substantial plan but also sticking to it over years and parliaments, which will not be an easy task.
Until Theresa May made her speech on Brexit last week, there were growing fears in the business world that the industrial strategy could be a damp squib. It is understood that there have been splits within government about how detailed the industrial strategy should be – because of fears that it could show Britain’s hand too early in negotiations with the EU on Brexit.
Ex Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers says he still struggles with addiction, three years after a drugs sting.
2017 could see first reversal since China opened its economy in 1979
The time new cars are allowed on the road before being tested could rise under government proposals.