Customers shop at a store in London.
The British government on Wednesday said it would cap wholesale electricity and gas costs for businesses at less than half the market rate from next month, helping relieve the pressure of soaring energy costs but adding to the government’s fast-rising spending.
One accusation levelled at the government is that after 12 years of Tory rule, Britain is broken. Inflation is soaring, growth is stagnant, and the NHS is on its knees. Of course, it should come as little surprise that we are experiencing massive disruption. After a global pandemic and two years of on-off lockdowns, we are not alone in
This week I gave my inaugural lecture to my first-year medical students. My message was simple: everything affects our health. Who we are, what we do, where we work, who we love, where we come from — all of it. Which is why, as we doomscroll through the bin fire that is our current government and their dogged
Usually, the market in political commentary overshoots. Every other week for Tony Blair was his “worst week ever”, as Alastair Campbell used to say. Gordon Brown was written off and then managed to claw back enough ground to deny the Conservatives a majority. Theresa May could do no wrong, and then she could do no right, but
European Union member states, the Group of Seven industrialized countries and Australia said on Friday that they have reached an agreement on price caps for Russian petroleum products.
Dubai Customs (DC), in partnership with the Dubai Digital Authority, has unveiled the Early Cargo Targeting System to enhance security measures and combat illegal trade.
Sri Lanka is completing the pre-requisites to unlock a $2.9 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and expects rapid approval from the global lender, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Saturday.