Inside the meeting of Tory MPs planning to bring down Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Inside the meeting of Tory MPs planning to bring down Theresa May’s Brexit plan

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND — As Conservative MPs met at their party conference to discuss how to stop the prime minister’s Brexit plans, a government whip sent by Downing Street sat furiously taking notes. Andrea Jenkyns, the Brexit-supporting MP, acknowledged his presence uneasily. Owen Paterson, a former secretary of state, turned towards the whip and addressed him…

Inside Onward: The new Conservative think-tank preparing for life after Brexit

Inside Onward: The new Conservative think-tank preparing for life after Brexit

LONDON – When Will Tanner started Onward, the new Conservative think tank currently making waves in Westminster, it was just nine months after he decided to leave politics for good. He had resigned as the deputy head of May’s Policy Unit, as part of a wider post-election exodus from Number 10. For Tanner, the party…

Inside the UK factory where 1,000 MINIs are made every day

Inside the UK factory where 1,000 MINIs are made every day

The MINI factory in Oxford assembles 1,000 cars a day. Each MINI starts as a series of steel panels, these panels are imported each day from the MINI plant in Swindon. The Swindon Plant uses 100,000 tonnes of steel a year. Around 1,000 robots are used to weld each car body before it’s painted. It…

Go inside the hottest neighborhood in San Francisco, where home prices have appreciated over 110% in the last 6 years

Go inside the hottest neighborhood in San Francisco, where home prices have appreciated over 110% in the last 6 years

For a long time, Bernal Heights was the best kept secret in San Francisco real estate. Short commutes into downtown, relatively affordable homes, and 360-degree views from atop its hills made it a desirable place for artists, musicians, and tech workers to settle down. But the residential enclave located south of the city’s pricey Mission…

What it’s like inside the internment camps China uses to oppress its Muslim minority, according to people who’ve been there

What it’s like inside the internment camps China uses to oppress its Muslim minority, according to people who’ve been there

Uighur men gather for a holiday meal in Turpan County, Xinjiang, in September 2016. They are not mentioned in this report. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images New details have emerged of the re-education camps in which China has been accused of imprisoning up to 1 million Uighurs, a majority-Muslim ethnic minority, in the country’s western region of…

Inside ‚United for Change,’ the new centrist party trying to transform British politics

Inside ‚United for Change,’ the new centrist party trying to transform British politics

LONDON – Talk of a new political party is dominating discussions in the bars and coffee shops of Westminster as both the Conservatives and Labour spend their summers in varying degrees of internal warfare. With the main two parties increasingly polarised and dysfunctional, discussions have turned to the possibility of a new party prepared to…

Inside McVitie’s factory where 6,000 tons of Chocolate Caramel Digestives are made each year

Inside McVitie’s factory where 6,000 tons of Chocolate Caramel Digestives are made each year

McVitie’s is a British food brand which was founded in 1830. The company have a variety of factories around the UK producing many of their famous products including Digestives, Hobnobs, Penguin bars, and Jaffa Cakes. We visited their Manchester factory, which is one of many located around the UK producing popular products such as the…

Inside Solovair’s shoe factory where it helped make the first ever pair of Dr Martens

Inside Solovair’s shoe factory where it helped make the first ever pair of Dr Martens

Solovair is a British shoe manufacturer, originally founded as a co-operative in 1881. Over its long history Solovair has made boots for the British army and in 1959 it helped to create the first pair of Dr. Martens boots. Solovair made Dr. Martens shoes under licence for over 30 years but now it now only…

Inside McVitie’s Manchester factory where 2 billion Jaffa Cakes are made every year

Inside McVitie’s Manchester factory where 2 billion Jaffa Cakes are made every year

McVitie’s is a British food brand which was founded in 1830. The company have a variety of factories around the UK producing many of their famous products including Digestives, Hobnobs, Penguin bars, and Jaffa Cakes. We visited their factory in Manchester to see how Jaffa Cakes are made. McVitie’s produces 2 billion Jaffa Cakes every…