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The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 28

By Danny Boyle Beijing is facing unprecedented disobedience as anti-lockdown demonstrations spread across China. We have the latest from on the ground – and the response of stock markets. Anti-lockdown marches sweep China in threat to Xi It is the most direct challenge to Beijing since the Tiananmen Square protests. Chinese protesters have called forContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 28”

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 Guardian looking at the third week of August 2022

Whilst the Kremlin is trying to do something unprecedented: to steal another state’s nuclear reactor, the West feels the results of the different sanctions because of the war, in its purse, presenting Europe with a cost of living crisis.

The Guardian looking at the first week of August

The Guardian looks at women footballers and at researchers that warn that climate breakdown could exacerbate or trigger other catastrophic risks, plus further events for the first week of August 2022.

Khashoggi killing forgotten as leaders woo Mohammed bin Salman

As the realities of the end of free movement are felt acutely by millions of British holidaymakers this summer, people in the UK and the EU have discussed their reasons for applying for a European passport after the Brexit vote.

The Telegraph looking at the world the first week of August

August 01 Queen hails ‘inspiration’ as Lionesses make history The Queen hailed England’s women footballers as “an inspiration for future generations” after they thrilled the country with an epic victory in the final of Euro 2022. The Lionesses’ 2-1 win over Germany, after a near-perfect run to the final, was watched at Wembley Stadium andContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the world the first week of August”

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”

Everywhere in Europe the same

All over Europe citizens are confronted with skyrocketing consumer prices. For many people the energy bill is presented by almost unaffordable invoices. Ordinary working people are struggling to find a balance between money coming in and money going out. The governments should not be surprised that more unions are poised for industrial action over theContinue reading “Everywhere in Europe the same”