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The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25

September 19 Hurricane Fiona leaves Puerto Rico without power Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast with heavy rains and maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour on Sunday, triggering landslides and knocking out a power grid still recovering from Hurricane Maria five years ago. The storm downed electricity transmission lines, causing a “blackoutContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25”

The Week of 2022 September 12 – 18

September 12 Russian forces target Ukraine power stations while retreating Retreating Russian forces attacked Ukrainian power stations and other infrastructure as they fled from Kharkiv province in the face of a Ukrainian counterattack to reclaim territory seized by Russia early in its invasion. Russia’s precision strikes caused a fire at a large power station outsideContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 12 – 18”

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”

The Guardian looking at Europe at the end of August

The long-gone legacy of the USSR’s first and last president The death of Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet president whose reforms ultimately led to the fall of the USSR and the demise of communism in central and eastern Europe, was met with an outpouring of praise – at least in the west. Effusive leaders hailedContinue reading “The Guardian looking at Europe at the end of August”

The Telegraph looking at the 4th week of August 2022

During Brexit negotiations, it was clear that the UK was not willing to pay the painful economic price Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Britain must show the EU it’s not all talk and no trousers when it comes to ‘no deal’ Britain is yet to follow through on a single “no deal” threat it has madeContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the 4th week of August 2022”

Promises of energy contributions

Be aware that anyone can easily be fooled and fall victim to scams, especially now when there are still so many uncertainties regarding refunds or concessions on energy bills.

EU Commission proposing an emergency intervention in Europe’s energy markets to tackle dramatic price rises

The EU Commission is bringing further proposals to the table which Member States can swiftly adopt and implement, to ease the pressure on households and businesses.

The Telegraph 2022 July 18 – July 24

July 18 We will soon discover the two Tory leadership hopefuls facing a head-to-head in the race for Number 10. With time running out for the candidates to make their pitches, the gloves were off in last night’s televised debate. Five of our writers give their verdicts on who they think came out on top.Continue reading “The Telegraph 2022 July 18 – July 24”

The Guardian Headlines for 2022 July 11 -July 17

July 11 Exclusive / Uber broke laws, duped police and secretly lobbied governments, leak reveals 124,000 documents expose inner workings behind US tech firm’s rise as a global empire responsible for 19m journeys a day ‘Violence guarantees success’ / How Uber exploited taxi protests for strategic gain ‘Kill switch’ / Uber bosses told staff toContinue reading “The Guardian Headlines for 2022 July 11 -July 17”

The New York Times from July 04 – July 10

The headlights for the 1st week of July by the New York Times