Rishi Sunak is considering the return of Covid travel restrictions for the first time since pandemic rules were scrapped in February, amid concern over soaring cases in China. And the world has paid heartfelt tributes to Brazil’s football legend Pelé, who has died at the age of 82. Headlines: Today’s essential news Covid curbs |Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Friday 2022 December 30”
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Have the Bank of England just made the cost of living crisis worse ?
Originally posted on Strategus:
The BoE is currently predicting that on the back of soaring energy costs this winter inflation will peak at 13.3%. That would be the highest level for 42 years and as a response to that, last week the BoE increased interest rates from 1.25% to 1.75%. The doctrine of monetary policy…
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”
The Independent from 2022 July 25 – July 31
July 25 Fears thousands wrongly told to pay back pandemic benefits Nearly 15,000 people say they have been wrongly ordered to pay back universal credit payments, as the government attempts to claw back £500m in pandemic benefit handouts. Many have been told to repay the money in error simply because they missed phone callsContinue reading “The Independent from 2022 July 25 – July 31”
Rishi Sunak warns Britons to brace for even higher energy costs in autumn
It is all too easy for the big earners to make the public believe that it is their wages that cause inflation, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Russia taking full advantage of energy crisis in Europe
Millions of people around the globe will feel the impact of soaring natural gas prices this winter. The previous Winter we had already to fight an unseen enemy, which took the world in its grip. The virus which takes us now comes to us by countries who have the power of gas and electricity. ToContinue reading “Russia taking full advantage of energy crisis in Europe”