September 2022 coming to an end with severe storms.
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”
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”
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”
July 05 Energy shortfalls were always part of the equation in the response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But few were prepared for gas becoming a second front in President Vladimir Putin’s wider conflict with the US and its allies. In less than five months of war, Moscow has retaliated against successive waves of internationalContinue reading “Bloomberg main messages for 04-10 July 2022”
July 04 Biden says July 4th is time to unite and celebrate nation’s ‘goodness’ President Biden celebrated the Fourth of July with a White House cookout where he called for Americans to set aside their divisions. “The Fourth of July is a sacred day in our country — it’s a time to celebrate the goodnessContinue reading “In the picture for 2022 July 04 – July 10 by The Week”
Good afternoon. We hope you’ve had a sunny weekend wherever you are. If you’re in the UK you’d be forgiven for being overwhelmed with the political chaos of the past few days. However, there’s been plenty of good news happening elsewhere this week: from Sierra Leone’s expansion of women’s rights to the unexpected recovery ofContinue reading “The Guardian reviewing July 04 – July 10 of 2022”