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Spring Budget 2022: An Overview

All the new announcements made by the Chancellor in the first Budget of 2022....
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4 min read
Bitcoins

EU Parliament votes against crypto MiCA proposal

The Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) proposal has failed to pass today in the European Parliament....
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3 min read
South Africa

South African Parliament targeted in suspected arson attack

A deadly fire has swept through the South African Parliament building, destroying much of its historical architecture....
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3 min read
Reichstag

Olaf Scholz is the new German Chancellor as Merkel’s tenure comes to an end

Olaf Scholz was confirmed as the next German Chancellor by the Bundestag earlier today as Merkel departs....
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3 min read
Pound Coin

Bank of England keeps interest rates at 0.1%

The Bank of England’s MPC has kept interest rates at 0.1% – which is an all-time low....
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1 min read
Palace of Westminster

Autumn Budget 2021 and Spending Review

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak is delivering the Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021 – find out all the changes here....
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8 min read
COVID-19

Chancellor refuses to reimplement major COVID restrictions

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said England will not to subject to major COVID restrictions, due to the economic impact they would have....
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1 min read
Wind Turbines

Bill Gates and Boris Johnson to make a joint investment into the sustainable energy industry

Gates has promised to match the UK’s investment sum of £200m to aid green energy projects in the country....
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2 min read
Dublin, Ireland

Republic of Ireland will be increasing corporation tax

The Irish government has joined the agreement to set a global minimum corporation tax of 15%....
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1 min read
Ryanair

Probe into Ryanair and BA over COVID refunds closed by regulator

The investigation looking into if Ryanair and BA broke the law by offering vouchers or rescheduling instead of refunds has been closed by the regulator....
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2 min read
UN

What world leaders had to say at the UN General Assembly

Catch up on speeches by various world leaders at the UN General Assembly, setting out plans for topical issues such as climate change, COVID-19 and international collaboration....
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5 min read
Bitcoin with USA and China Flags

China has made all cryptocurrency related transactions illegal

China has taken the final step to make any involvement with cryptocurrencies illegal after steps towards this began a few years back....
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2 min read
Field

The Rising Cost of Living: Surging Energy Prices and National Insurance Contributions

The average British household will see energy bills and NI contributions increase as the economic repercussions of COVID-19 start to take its toll....
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6 min read
USB-C

The EU could make USB-C on devices mandatory

The EU could be making it mandatory for devices to use a USB-C port in the future....
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2 min read
Airport

New changes to travel rules in England

New changes to travel in England will see the green and and amber list be scrapped and Day 2 PCR tests replaced in October....
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1 min read
Submarine

Australia, U.K. and US unveil new Security and Defence Partnership

UK, US and Australia forces will form a new defence partnership in order to combat extremism and other global security threats, such as Afghanistan....
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3 min read
Palace of Westminster

Boris Johnson makes position changes in latest Cabinet Reshuffle

The makeup of the U.K. cabinet has had some changes in Boris Johnson’s latest cabinet reshuffle....
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3 min read
Coin Jar

Forecasts project US Social Security Program will be insolvent by 2033

The program is running out of money quickly and is projected to be depleted fully by 2033....
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3 min read
Game Over Screen

China introduces new legislation to tackle gaming addiction

Under 18s in China will be limited to playing online games for one hour a day, only weekends and public holidays....
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2 min read
Afghanistan Flag

House of Commons at full capacity for the first time since pandemic for debate on the Taliban’s resurgence in Afghanistan

The House of Commons was back to its pre-COVID capacity for an emergency debate on the escalating situation in Afghanistan. ...
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10 min read
COVID-19 Test

NHS Covid tests for travellers to the UK have had costs reduced

NHS Test and Trace PCR tests for travellers are reducing in cost, after Sajid Javid described testing providers as acting like ‘cowboys’....
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2 min read
Palace of Westminster

The rumours behind Rishi Sunak’s demotion

Rishi Sunak’s position as Chancellor was cast into doubt as leaks emerged that the PM was considering demoting him....
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2 min read
New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigns after allegations of sexual harassment

The 56th Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo has resigned after a report alleged he made inappropriate comments to several women....
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2 min read
Climate change protest

Boris Johnson and the ongoing climate crisis

The climate crisis has been the focus of the PM’s attention this week, after he claimed Thatchers’ closure of the coal mines has aided the fight against climate change....
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4 min read
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Spring Budget 2021: Austerity 2.0 in Disguise?

Analyses whether the measures set out in the Spring Budget 2021 shows that austerity has returned within the UK....
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3 min read