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Chris Evans comments for 2023 May 29

Dear Reader, Inflation remains rampant in Britain at 8.7pc, still in excess of forecasts – leading many to question whether the Bank of England has the credibility to contain the situation. Szu Ping Chan and Melissa Lawford investigate just how high interest rates will need to rise to tame inflation, and just how devastating theContinue reading “Chris Evans comments for 2023 May 29”

The Telegraph Frontpage for the Pentecost weekend of May 2023

Jeremy Hunt has said he is comfortable with Britain falling into a recession if it is necessary to defeat inflation, days after the IMF said Britain would avoid a downturn. Jeremy Hunt will accept a recession if it brings down inflation The Chancellor said he would back the Bank of England in raising interest ratesContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for the Pentecost weekend of May 2023”

The New York Times looking at the 4th week of May 2023

Gail Collins and Bret Stephens The Republican Presidential Plot Is Thickening Tim Scott and Ron DeSantis are on the near horizon. Ezra Klein Liberals Are Persuading Themselves of a Debt Ceiling Plan That Won’t Work The limit Congress imposes is dumb, but Biden can’t just wave it away. Andrew Tate Thought He Was Above theContinue reading “The New York Times looking at the 4th week of May 2023”

The Telegraph Frontpage Tuesday 2023 May 23

Madeleine McCann detectives to search reservoir German police looking for Madeleine McCann’s body are set to begin a major search of a remote Algarve reservoir that suspect Christian Brueckner previously visited. Scotland Yard detectives are understood to have travelled to the area, but will only have a “watching brief”, report Gerard Couzens and Martin Evans.Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage Tuesday 2023 May 23”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Monday 2023 May 22

By Daniel Hardaker Supporters and allies of Suella Braverman fear that questions over her conduct are intended to discredit her as she attempts to tackle net migration. Meanwhile, friends of Phillip Schofield claim the presenter is “heartbroken” over his exit from This Morning. Suella Braverman ‘victim of smear campaign’, allies claim Allies of the HomeContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Monday 2023 May 22”

The weekend of 2023 May 20-21

Jeremy Hunt warns that Britain is at risk of talking itself into economic decline because of a growing sense of “insidious” and “corrosive” negativity. Saturday’s essential news Don’t talk down Britain | Writing for The Telegraph today, the Chancellor warns that critics on the Left and the Right who portray the UK as on theContinue reading “The weekend of 2023 May 20-21”

The third week of May 2023 in the picture

Tuesday May 16: Rishi Sunak met the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky at Chequers. Sunak promises Zelensky hundreds of drones and missiles Britain will deliver “hundreds” of long-range attack drones and air-defence missiles to Ukraine, Downing Street has announced. Joe Barnes reports that Rishi Sunak hosted talks with Volodymyr Zelensky at Chequers to discuss further militaryContinue reading “The third week of May 2023 in the picture”

Landlord reforms: what you need to know

By Tom Haynes PERSONAL FINANCE REPORTER If you’re a landlord, it’s time to pour a stiff one: the Renters’ Reform Bill is finally here. The big changes include landlords losing the right to evict tenants without having to prove any fault, as well as the power to raise rents more than once a year. LandlordsContinue reading “Landlord reforms: what you need to know” The New Iran-Syria Agreement Is A Geopolitical Win For China

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Simon Watkins. The new cooperation deal between Syria and Iran gives China more space to implement parts of its One Belt, One Road plan. With the new agreement, Iran is cementing its position as regional energy supplier. Iranian ally Iraq offering oil supplies, for example – is a…

After the earthquake the Arab League agreed to reinstate Syria

Nothing has changed since Syria was forced out of the Arab League, but now Syria is readmitted to the Arab League again.