The Telegraph reveals that consultants were paid a total of £1 million a day to work on the NHS Test and Trace system for more than a year, despite ministers being “very worried” about the spending.
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News from the UK for 2023 March 02
King Charles III has asked the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to move out of Frogmore Cottage for good to allow Prince Andrew to move in. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been asked by the King to hand over the keys to Frogmore Cottage, but were not told it had been earmarked forContinue reading “News from the UK for 2023 March 02”
The Telegraph’s Frontpage in the morning of 2022/11/03
By Danny Boyle Good morning. The Bank of England is expected to unveil the biggest interest rate rise since Black Wednesday. On the other side of the Atlantic, US officials are ‘concerned’ about Russian sabre-rattling. Rising inflation may sink house prices by 30pc As it tries to control the runaway inflation that is battering BritishContinue reading “The Telegraph’s Frontpage in the morning of 2022/11/03”
Asia in review for the first half of September
Looking at the headlines from Asia which reached us in Europe
Danny Boyle looking at The Telegraph’s front page for 2022/10/17
By Danny Boyle Good morning. New Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is today expected to set out billions of pounds of savings to stabilise the public finances. News of his emergency statement saw the pound climb higher in early trading. New Chancellor to make emergency statement After a weekend of talks, Jeremy Hunt is today fast trackingContinue reading “Danny Boyle looking at The Telegraph’s front page for 2022/10/17”
The Telegraph 2022 September 05 – 11
September 05 By Danny Boyle After seven weeks, the Tory leadership contest comes to a close today – and Liz Truss is widely expected to win the race. We look at what she will do if she becomes Britain’s new prime minister. Truss could freeze bills to avoid energy ‘Armageddon’ By lunchtime, we will knowContinue reading “The Telegraph 2022 September 05 – 11”
Economic pain for all or for the poorer majority
We can not allow the capitalist governments and central banks in Europe to follow the US Fed’s lead in willing to throw the economy into a recession, destroying millions of more jobs.
Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg
August 15 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s hopes for stability ahead of a historic Communist Party congress are quickly dwindling. His country’s economic slowdown deepened in July as strict Covid Zero measures and a slumping real-estate market threaten the chances of a recovery to a “reasonable” range. Key reading: China Announces Patrols to Protest US Senator’sContinue reading “Balance of Power in the 3rd week of August 2022 from Bloomberg”
Global Headlines looked at the beginning of June 2022 by Bloomberg
3 June 2022 Gun plea | Biden called for a ban on sales of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, pleading with Congress to toughen laws following a spate of mass shootings. Still, he acknowledged that Congress is unlikely to restrict them, with Republican lawmakers, who can block the passage of bills in the Senate, vowingContinue reading “Global Headlines looked at the beginning of June 2022 by Bloomberg”
Stories the Week brought to you from 2022 May 26 – June 01
Every Thursday the weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States The Week looks at what happened in the previous week and presents a broad spectrum of political viewpoints.