Sterling collapses, pound plunged nearly 5% as investors fly into dollars

The pound plunged nearly 5% at one point to $1.0327, breaking below 1985 lows. The currency is still down some 7% in just two sessions. Investors lost confidence in Britain's economic management.
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2 days ago

After BTS, BLACKPINK tops Britain's albums chart; becomes first K-pop girl group to achieve the feat

Band's second full-length album beat albums by Suede, Rina Sawayama and other global pop stars on the official singles chart. 'the album' became the first million-selling album from a K-pop girl group, selling more than 1.4 million copies. The band has recently extended its lead as the most-followed musical act on YouTube.
#RinaSawayama #BTS #Britain #News #Entertainment #Music

2 days ago

Harry snubbed dinner invite with Charles, William at Balmoral Castle

Prince Harry declined invitation to have dinner with his father and brother. The new monarch of great Britain reportedly phoned his younger son to say it would not be 'appropriate'
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5 days ago

Queen’s stirring funeral shows the power of pageantry

The mood of gritty realism that describes life in modern Britain was briefly punctured in Ambridge on Monday when a funeral was briefly mentioned in The Archers. It also felt like the last hurrah of a former world power.
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1 weeks ago

Arsenal v PSV Eindhoven postponed due to national mourning of Queen

UEFA says a new date will be communicated in due course. The queen died aged 96 last week, which led to a raft of postponements across different sports in Britain over the weekend.
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2 weeks ago

EU watchdog considers measures to ease energy market strains

The european securities watchdog said on Monday it is actively considering potential measures to ease strains in energy markets where some participants face difficulties in finding enough cash to cover positions. The EU and Britain are battling to mitigate the shock of what some politicians have dubbed an energy war with Russia, which has slashed gas exports to Europe.
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2 weeks ago

Arsenal vs PSV Eindhoven postponed due to national mourning of Queen

UEFA said a new date will be communicated in due course. The queen died aged 96 last week, which led to a raft of postponements across different sports in Britain over the weekend. However, the EFL, which manage the three divisions below the Premier League, said that matches will return as scheduled from Tuesday.
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2 weeks ago

Bank Holiday For The Queen's Funeral Could Help Tip The UK Into Recession, Experts Fear

The warning comes after it emerged Britain’s economy grew by just 0.2 per cent in July, less than analysts had expected. Recession is defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth. The bank of England has said it expects a recession by end of the year.
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2 weeks ago

King Charles III gets frustrated during declaration signing, internet calls it a 'priceless' moment viral video

The throne was officially proclaimed the King of Britain on September 10. He was seen irritated with the size of the desk and a pen tray. Twitter users called it the most priceless moment of the ceremony.
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2 weeks ago

The Famous Five books are getting a multicultural makeover - The Week

A young reader sees the Britain they are familiar with, one that is multicultural and inclusive. Sufiya Ahmed was commissioned by Hachette to write a four-part ‘Famous Five colour short stories’ series. Her debut book, My Story: Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, was published by Puffin Books in 2012.
#SufiyaAhmed #Hachette #FamousFive #Britain #News #Entertainment #Books

2 weeks ago

Here’s how Google is remembering Queen Elizabeth II

The tech giant’s logo usually appears in bright red, yellow, blue and green colours. But it has turned grey to mourn the death of Britain’s queen Elizabeth II who passed away on September 8th, at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
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2 weeks ago

Queen Elizabeth II's Death: Know The Sweet Story Behind The Photo Used To Announce Her Demise

The longest reigning monarch in Britain’s history passed away on sept 8. The estate is situated in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. News was announced on social media platforms twitter and Instagram.
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2 weeks ago

India Women vs England Women 1st T20I: No music to be played in dressing room as England mourns Queen's demise

The lone sporting occasion in Britain unaffected by the passing of queen Elizabeth II is expected to be a low-key affair. The visiting Indian team has been asked to refrain from playing music in the dressing room. There won't be any commercial activity permitted inside the stadium.
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2 weeks ago

Putin wishes King Charles 'success, good health and all the best'

Russian president Vladimir Putin has congratulated the new monarch on the accession to the throne. He is formally proclaimed Britain's new monarch, following the death of queen Elizabeth II.
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2 weeks ago

New UK leader Liz Truss finalises huge power subsidy plan

A source familiar with the situation told Reuters that Truss is considering freezing energy bills in a plan that could cost towards 100 billion pounds. The energy price support and the promised tax cuts could cost 179 billion pounds, or about half Britain’s historic pandemic spending push.
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2 weeks ago

Greece strolls past Great Britain with 16-point triumph

Greece beat great Britain 93-77 to extend their Eurobasket 2022 group win streak to three wins. The Greeks held the upper hand throughout the game after an early 15-8 deficit. Kostas Sloukas (21 points) and Giorgos Papagiannis (17 points) paced the Greeks in this game.
#KostasSloukas #eKathimerini #Eurobasket2022 #Greeks #Greece #News #Sports #Basketball

3 weeks ago

Uday Kotak gives a 'reality check' as Indian economy overtakes Britain to become world's 5th largest economy

The unprecedented moment is hailed by several industrialists, business tycoons, and bankers. A reality check of population denominator: India: 1.4 bn vs the UK.068 billion. We have miles to go...LEt’s be at it!
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3 weeks ago

Japan calls for creditor nations' talks on Sri Lanka debt restructuring

Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki urges all creditor nations to discuss Sri Lanka's debt restructuring. Sri Lanka has reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for a loan of about $2.9 billion, the global lender said on Thursday. The South Asian nation is in its worst economic crisis since independence from Britain in 1948.
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3 weeks ago

Dollar touches 20-year high, but kept in check by euro, as rates in focus

The dollar index scaled a fresh two-decade peak of 109.48 before retreating. The greenback was up 0.73% against Japan's yen, while Britain's notched a fresh 2-1/2 year low. The euro was supported by growing expectations for European Central Bank (ECB) rate hikes.
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4 weeks ago

Dollar hits 20-year high as markets hunker down for higher rates for longer

The dollar index scaled a fresh two-decade peak of 109.48 against a basket of peers. The euro was down a quarter of a percent in early European trade at $0.99415. Britain's pound sank to a 2-1/2 year low. European peers in the doldrums as hawkish European Central Bank comments boosted expectations for a supersized September rate hike.
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4 weeks ago