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The Frontpage for 2022/11/04

The word of the year may well be permacrisis, but every day we can encounter similar phenomena as in the past, like war, disease, financial disaster and many other problems, so also in November 2022.

The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 All Saints holiday

Looking at what happened in the world in the All Saints holiday.

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…

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”

The Guardian looking at the week of May 01-07

The first seven days of May 2022 as seen by the Guardian.

January 31 – February 4 by the eyes of the Telegraph

A look at some articles in the Daily Telegraph from January 31 – February 4.

Rising prices in Great Britain and help from the government

The British Government announced Thursday 3 February that the energy regulator’s new price cap – the maximum amount suppliers can charge customers for each unit of energy will add hundreds of pounds onto the annual bill for 22 million homes.

Rule-breaking parties at Downing Street, Rusia-Ukraine border matters a.o news of the week

Curious if Boris Johnson shall release the full investigation report about alleged parties in Downing Street. Have also a look at otter matters that got into the press.