2022 end of July Bloomberg selection

July 25 The contest to succeed Boris Johnson moves up a gear today with the first head-to-head debate between the two candidates vying to become Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. It’s unlikely to be pretty. Key reading: Truss Promises Low-Tax UK Investment Zones in Pitch to Tory Base The Pound’s Woes Run Deep,Continue reading “2022 end of July Bloomberg selection”

The Independent from July 11 – July 24

July 11 Nadhim Zahawi vows to publish tax returns if he becomes PM amid HMRC probe Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has vowed to publish his tax returns if he wins the Conservative Party leadership contest and becomes prime minister, following The Independent’s revelation that HMRC experts are investigating his financial affairs.   The leadership hopeful claimedContinue reading “The Independent from July 11 – July 24”

The Big Question: How do British wages compare to inflation?

How do British wages compare to inflation? British workers have suffered the largest drop in regular pay since records began, with wages falling by nearly 3 per cent.   Earnings excluding bonuses fell by 2.8 per cent between March and May this year when inflation is taken into account, Office for National Statistics (ONS) data shows.   This wasContinue reading “The Big Question: How do British wages compare to inflation?”

The New York Times from July 18 – July 24

A life-threatening heat wave was continuing its march in the 4th week of July, across Western Europe, whilst in Italy there was again a political crisis.

The New York Times from July 11 – July 17

July 11 Ukrainain soldiers salvaging parts from a Russian armoured vehicle. The British military recently estimated the number of dead Russians at 25,000.Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times Russia seeks recruits for its war in Ukraine Russian forces desperately need new soldiers. Already, the government is using what some analysts call a “stealth mobilization”Continue reading “The New York Times from July 11 – July 17”

The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24

July 18 Heatwave / UK braces for record temperature as first ever red heat warning comes into effect Network Rail says to avoid trains unless absolutely necessary, with much of country covered by extreme heat alert ‘Shameful diversion tactic’ / UK’s ‘quick-fix’ asylum policies criticised in damning MPs’ report ‘It’s socialism’ / Heated Tory leadershipContinue reading “The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24”

Our selection from the Observer 2022 July 11 July 17

July 11 Leaked Documents Show How Uber Embraced Violence to Achieve Its Corporate Ambitions A trove of new leaked Uber documents shows just how far executives went to expand the company, encouraging management to embrace violence in order to advance their corporate ambitions. By Courtney Vinopal READ MORE A ‘Tax the Rich’ Climate Protest ShutsContinue reading “Our selection from the Observer 2022 July 11 July 17”

The Week 2022 July 11- July 17

July 11 Leaked Uber files suggest company used covert tech to thwart raids Leaked documents suggest Uber used a “kill switch” and other covert technology to prevent European regulators from examining the ride-hailing company’s business practices as it challenged taxi services around the world, according to more than 124,000 documents known as the Uber filesContinue reading “The Week 2022 July 11- July 17”

Bloomberg main messages for 11-17 July 2022

July 11 In the end, the anger on the streets of Sri Lanka finally breached the security, tear gas and rubber bullets that had helped President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to hold on to power. The defining images that surrounded his resignation this weekend were of people jumping into the presidential pool, rifling through medicine cabinets, and helpingContinue reading “Bloomberg main messages for 11-17 July 2022”

The New York Times from July 04 – July 10

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

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