Economy Tag Archive

Iranian government pulls the plug on the nation’s internet


Following a 50% increase in the price of petrol in Iran on November 15th, protests have swept across the country. A wave of anti-government and political unrest has washed over...

The steady decline of UK high streets


Cuts, inflation, and price increases aren’t only affecting the general public but businesses as well. The past couple of months have seen major high street companies being...

Report shows Brexit could leave a bitter aftertaste on the North


Rural areas in the North need to band together to protect themselves from the potential fallout of Brexit and to try and use it as a force for good, a report has found. The...

The magic money tree of the council


Earlier this year The Chronicle revealed that Pat Ritchie, the Chief Executive of Newcastle Council, had been awarded a £8,500 pay rise under shady circumstances – she now...