Annexation Day, Trouble in the Baltic Sea, UK tax cuts, Brazil election
04 October 2022 | 10:23 am
Vladimir Putin poses with Moscow's four proxy leaders of eastern Ukraine provinces annexed this Friday in a ceremony at the Kremlin. For the Russian president, it is not mission accomplished but rather no going back in a war directed at Ukraine and the West.
Beijing this week slashed interest rates to boost demand after its zero-COVID policy and a property crash rocked the economy. China's woes will hurt global growth but could also help to cool inflation.
Sources say the former envoy to Myanmar has been detained for violating immigration laws. Britain has expressed concern about the reported detention of Vicky Bowman, whose husband is a famous activist.
The UK is set to learn whether Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak will succeed Boris Johnson as the next prime minister. The new Conservative Party head faces a long and pricey to-do list, including the cost-of-living crisis.
Liz Truss on Monday won the backing of Conservative Party members to take over from Boris Johnson as the United Kingdom’s next prime minister.The foreign secretary fended off competition from her opponent, ex-finance chief Rishi Sunak, by securing the backing of 81,326 of the 172,437 of Conservative Party members who cast their vote in an election that closed Friday.
Liz Truss has finally succeeded Boris Johnson as the become the United Kingdom's new prime minister, who resigned in July after a series of scandals. Truss, 47, defeated rival Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership contest, and she follows Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May as the third female British Premier Minister.
People around the world and in Britain are mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the U.K.'s longest-reigning monarch and one of the most enduring royal personalities the world has known. She died Thursday at the age of 96.
The world is paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who has died at the age of 96. She reigned for 70 years over a British economy that was transformed in many ways. Our Business Editor Kate Moody looks at how the economy has changed, the cost of living crises that have bookended her time on the throne, and what's in store for businesses during the period of national mourning.
Grief comes in many shapes and forms — especially when experienced collectively. People joining the crowds outside Buckingham Palace have a broad spectrum of views on Queen Elizabeth II and her legacy.
King Charles III has been visiting Northern Ireland on the latest leg of his tour after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Meanwhile, police are facing criticism over their treatment of anti-monarchy protesters.
During Elizabeth's reign, her profile faced to the right, while Charles's will face to the left. Seemingly a small matter, but changing queen to king on banknotes, coins, stamps and post boxes comes at a cost.
Queen Elizabeth's eight grandchildren, including Prince William and Prince Harry, stood by her coffin as members of the public filed by to pay respects. Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden has arrived to the UK.
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