Volatile week as investors assess recession outlook

LONDON — European markets closed sharply higher on Friday to close out a volatile week as investors around the world assessed inflation and fears of an economic recession. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index closed for the time being 2.6%, its best day in more than three months, with tech stocks contributing 3.8% to the lead … Read more

Scotland’s hospitality sector could lose £50m due to railway strikes, body warns

huh Ospitality bosses say businesses across Scotland could lose around £50million as a result of industrial action taking place on the railways this week. Leon Thompson, executive director of UKHospitality Scotland, said members of the organization have reported cancellations this week as RMT members are taking industrial action over a pay freeze and changes to … Read more

Johnson’s Conservative Party loses by-election – Alittihad Newspaper

Johnson’s Conservative Party loses by-electionAlittihad newspaper Al Ittihad newspaper Interim elections pose a tough test for Boris JohnsonAl Bayan newspaper Johnson refuses to resign if by-election is lostMiddle East newspaper See full coverage of the news on Google News

Ireland’s five-match tour in New Zealand vs All Blacks and Maori All Blacks: how to watch live on Sky Sports | Rugby Union News

Johnny Sexton leads Ireland as captain on their New Zealand tour, live on Sky Sports Andy Farrell will lead Ireland to a first-ever win over the All Blacks on New Zealand soil this summer, exclusively live on Sky Sports. The tour will be Ireland’s first since a 2018 Series 2-1 win against the Wallabies in … Read more

Johnson denies plans to end cuts to bosses’ wages and bank bonuses

B Oris Johnson has maintained that he has no plans to relax caps on boss pay or lift caps on bankers’ bonuses as millions feel the pressure of the crisis on the cost of living. The prime minister also said it remains “the plan” to raise corporate taxes, but tried to attribute the policy to … Read more

Lowy Institute’s Michael Fullilove speaks about the extradition of Julian Assange at National Press Club

A prominent Australian critic of Julian Assange has issued a new warning about the arrested WikiLeaks founder. A leading foreign policy analyst and prominent critic of Julian Assange says the arrested WikiLeaks founder should not be the Australian government’s “sole priority”. Michael Fullilove, executive director of the Lowy Institute, has urged the Albanian government to … Read more

Strikes cripple UK railways, unions warn of more

Passengers board a tube at Stratford station as train services continue to be disrupted after the nationwide strike by members of the railways, maritime transport and transport union, along with workers from London Underground, in London on Wednesday. (File photo: AP) LONDON: Strikes paralyzed Britain‘s rail network on Thursday as union bosses, train companies and … Read more

2 Nigerians charged in UK over alleged organ harvesting plan

LONDON (AP) – British police on Thursday charged a man and a woman with conspiracy to bring a child to the UK to harvest organs there. The Metropolitan Police of London said Nigerian nationals Ike Ekweremadu, 60, and Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, are charged with conspiracy to arrange or facilitate the travel of another person … Read more

Sunrise: David Koch takes three weeks off TV for daughter’s wedding abroad

The star surprised viewers by announcing that they would be away from TV screens for a significant period of time. David Koch is taking three weeks off work for his daughter’s wedding in London. The Sunrise star told viewers on Thursday that he would be taking a break to enjoy the special time with his … Read more

UK declares ‘national incident’ after polio is detected in sewage samples

A once-common illness that can cause paralysis or even death has made a shock and worrying comeback in the UK two decades after the latest case. The UK has declared a “national incident” after fragments of a debilitating disease, long thought to have been essentially eliminated, resurfaced in sewage samples. Routine sewage monitoring in parts … Read more