Phi Wire Hand Picked Politics - Live

  • Ben Bradshaw | The Government should listen to the Commons on recognising Palestine

    • source icon
    • 13:29
  • Neal Lawson | Labour must embrace Proportional Representation

    • source icon
    • 12:30
  • Mark Wallace | Sir Andrew Green receives a peerage

    • source icon
    • 12:14
  • Tristram Hunt | Why Labour would give teachers a break

    • source icon
    • 12:04
  • LabourList | The racist MEP who will save UKIP £1m a year

    • source icon
    • 11:52
  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

Story Tracker

Select Story:

Retail sales fall

Retail sales fall
There was more bad news for the High Street today as retail sales posted an unexpected monthly fall in December.

Sales dropped 0.1% in December compared with the previous month, the Office for National Statistics revealed.

Analysts had expected a rise of around 0.2%. 

The ONS put the disappointing figure down to weak sales of household goods, which fell 3%.

The poor figures come after a tough week for the High Street which saw retail chains HMV and Blockbuster enter administration.

Green Box: Retail sales fallClick to open

+ Expand all - Collapse all

Recommended External Links

Full access for £22 a month...

PoliticsHome PRO Find out more