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Thousands die in Ukraine. Zelensky: A portrait of blunder?
Zelensky poses for Vogue and his wife wearing designers clothes while his citizens die in war.
Supermarket rations bottled water as drought declared across half of England
Eight of England's 14 Environment Agency areas move into drought status, including East Midlands, London and Devon and Cornwall
SEC Probes Coinbase on Staking, Asset Classification, Stablecoin Products
Coinbase said the SEC’s requests have to do with the company’s staking programs, asset listing process, classification of assets and stablecoin products.
Which energy firms met Boris Johnson – and how big are their profits?
Vital statistics on power-generation firms suspected of having cashed in on high energy prices
Work from home: a meal, a waitress and a robot
A woman who uses a wheelchair is able to work as a waitress at a Mong Kok restaurant from her Tsing Yi home, thanks to a robot that allows her to remotely serve customers.
Truss tax plans could put millions at risk of ‘real destitution’, says Sunak
Candidates to be next prime minister clash over how to tackle energy crisis at hustings in Cheltenham
Disney overtakes Netflix in battle for subscribers
Disney will launch a new ad-supported streaming service in the US in December, as it overtakes Netflix in the race for paid subscribers.
What are the options for managing skyrocketing energy bills this winter?
Explainer: The looming hardship is fuelling support for Don’t Pay UK campaign, but there are other approaches
UN trade body calls for halting cryptocurrency rise in developing countries
The UN trade and development body, UNCTAD, has called for action to curb cryptocurrencies in developing nations, in three policy briefs published on Wednesday.
Nicola Sturgeon says Liz Truss asked her ‘how to get into Vogue’
Scottish first minister said Truss ‘looked a little bit as if she’d swallowed a wasp’ when she told her she had been in Vogue twice
Young workers have been hit hardest by COVID fallout, says UN labor agency
The number of young people globally who can’t find a job this year is set to reach 73 million – that’s a full six million more than before COVID-19, the UN labor agency said on ...
Suella Braverman received £10,000 leadership bid donation from prominent climate denier’s firm
Attorney general declared the donation from company owned by Terence Mordaunt, who chaired the climate sceptic thinktank Global Warming Policy Foundation
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