UK's Kwarteng tells city bosses he is confident his economic strategy will work

The pound touched an all-time low of $1.0327 on Monday and British government bonds sold off at a ferocious pace. Kwarteng said he was confident his economic strategy would work. He stressed the need for close cooperation with the Bank of England.
#Kwarteng #Reuters #British #News #Business #Markets


2 days ago

MC Explains: Why is the British pound getting pounded? Blame it on Liz Truss's tax largesse

The pound sterling hit a record low against the dollar on tuesday. The measures were aimed at lending a hand to the economy that is stumbling towards a recession. But the government estimates that the cuts will cost $45 billion by 2026.
#LizTruss #British #News #Business #Economy


2 days ago

British pound plummets to record low, but why Rishi Sunak's prediction trending

The pound crashed to an all-time low and bond yields surged to the highest in more than a decade, sparking talk of emergency action by the Bank of England. The market mayhem unleashed by the government’s fiscal plan went into overdrive after the government pledged further tax cuts.
#RishiSunak #HindustanTimes #British #News #Business #Markets


3 days ago

UK gilts on track for biggest loss since at least 1957: Reuters analysis

The yield on the 10-year British government bond is up 131 basis points so far this month, the biggest move on record in Refintiv records. The previous record was in September 1986, which saw a rise of 126 basis points.
#Reuters #British #News #Business #Markets


3 days ago

British author of ‘Wolf Hall’ saga Hilary Mantel dies at 70

Dame Hilary Mantel died "suddenly yet peacefully" surrounded by close family and friends, publisher says. She won the Booker Prize twice for Wolf Hall in 2009 and its sequel Bring Up the Bodies in 2012.
#HilaryMantel #BooksandLiteratureNews #British #BookerPrize #News #Entertainment #Books


6 days ago

Brad Pitt, Australian musician Nick Cave display ceramics in art debut

The Sara Hilden Art Museum, located in the southern Finnish city of Tampere, was initially scheduled to exhibit solely the wide variety of works by British artist Thomas Houseago. But he reportedly persuaded the museum include works by his friends Pitt and Cave.
#BradPitt #Australian #Finnish #Tampere #News #Entertainment #Art


1 weeks ago

Brad Pitt, Nick Cave make surprise art debut in Finland

The Sara Hilden Art Museum, located in the southern city of Tampere, was initially scheduled to exhibit solely the wide variety of works by British artist Thomas Houseago. The 58-year-old singer-songwriter reportedly persuaded the museum include works by his friends Pitt and Cave. Both men acknowledged being excited and nervous about presenting their art in public for the first time.
#BradPitt #British #Finland #News #Entertainment #Art


1 weeks ago

Brad Pitt makes surprise debut as a sculptor at Finland art gallery

The 58-year-old actor has unveiled his sculptures in a lakeside art museum in Finland. The sculptures were revealed by the actor as part of a larger exhibition by British artist Thomas Houseago.
#BradPitt #TheGuardian #British #Finland #News #Entertainment #Art


1 weeks ago

Biden signs official condolence book for Queen; avers 'her legacy will loom large' in UK

Tens of thousands of police, hundreds of British military soldiers, and an army of authorities have been making final preparations for the queen's royal funeral. The president and first lady paid their respects to the queen while visiting her casket lying in state on Sunday, September 18.
#Biden #RestoftheWorldNews #British #News #Entertainment #Books


1 weeks ago

ONGC wants govt to scrap windfall tax, use dividend to tap into earnings

ONGC wants government to scrap windfall profit tax levied on domestic crude oil. It also favours a floor price for natural gas at USD 10 per million British thermal unit. The government-dictated gas price for the legacy fields is USD 6.1 per mmBtu.
#ONGC #British #News #Business #Economy


1 weeks ago

Timothée Chalamet reveals THIS Oscar-winning actor warned him against starring in superhero films

The actor was the first man to appear solo on the print cover of British Vogue in its 106-year-history. In his interview with the magazine, he opened up on his carer and more. He revealed how the actor offered him some advice in 2018.
#TimothéeChalamet #Vogue #Oscar #ArtsEntertainment #CelebritiesEntertainmentNews #News


1 weeks ago

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Guillermo Takes Shots with Emmy Winners

The right-hand man went back-to-back with last night's Emmy winners. He convinced sheryl Lee Ralph to dedicate a song to him and Julie Garner to scratch him back with her award before he decided it was time for tea. After a couple of shots, Guillermo began practicing his British accent with Jonh Oliver.
#sherylLeeRalph #Emmy #British #News #Entertainment #Tv


2 weeks ago

US anchor claims 'British brought civilisation to India'; Shashi Tharoor, others respond

An american television news anchor was seen commenting on the UK's role in the development of weaker countries. He also said that India has not been able to build even a single beautiful building after the Britishers left. Congress MP, who is himself a vocal critic of British colonisation in India, has also written several books on it.
#ShashiTharoor #Congress #american #British #India #News #Entertainment #Tv


2 weeks ago

King Charles speaks of 'weight of history' in first Parliament address as British monarch

The 73-year-old monarch will now fly to Edinburgh to lead a procession behind the late queen’s coffin. The coffin will lie-at-rest at the cathedral for 24 hours to allow members of the public to pay their respects.
#Charles #Mint #British #Edinburgh #News #Science #Enviornment


2 weeks ago

Mazda & the allure of Persian mythology

The story is linked to the exodus of the Parsis from Persia. The story begins with a thief breaking into the British museum to steal the Cyrus Cylinder. It sets the tone of the novel, that people will kill to get what they want. He communicates to the four researchers who work with him.
#Parsis #British #Persia #News #Entertainment #Books


2 weeks ago

How Rafael Nadal declined to meet Queen Elizabeth II

Rafael Nadal declined a chance to meet the monarch at the 2010 Wimbledon. The Spaniard had the chance to lead the British head of state at the event. He opted against it expecting a possible meeting after the match but it didn't happen.
#RafaelNadal #Spaniard #British #News #Sports #Tennis


2 weeks ago

Rafael Nadal sends deepest condolences after Queen Elizabeth’s death

The 22-time grand slam winner tweeted his condolences to the royal family and the British people. He once declined a rare invitation from the queen in 2010, so he missed the royal opportunity to focus on his second-round match.
#British #News #Sports #Tennis


2 weeks ago

Arsenal and Manchester United hold minute's silence to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - Eurosport

A minute's silence was held before the start of the second half of their Europa League group game against FC Zurich. Both sides gathered around the centre circle to pay tribute to the queen. The queen, who ruled for longer than any monarch in British history, passed away at her residence in balmoral.
#Elizabeth #Arsenal #EuropaLeague #British #News #Sports #Football


2 weeks ago

British Pound Latest: GBP/USD Still Searching for Convincing Support

Prices, Charts, and AnalysisSterling is likely to remain weak in the short term. PM Truss to announce energy price cap details. A range of Fed speakers have been telling the market that the central bank will continue to hike, and hike hard if needed.
#Truss #Fed #British #News #Business #Economy


3 weeks ago

Hamilton and Verstappen's view on Ricciardo ahead of potential link-up

Daniel Ricciardo has insisted he would be open to taking a reserve driver role with Mercedes, Ferrari or Red Bull if it were offered to him. The 33-year-old will leave McLaren at the end of the 2022 season after the British manufacturer signed Oscar Piastri on a pre-contract agreement in a controversial move.
#DanielRicciardo #Mercedes #British #News #Sports #F1Racing


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