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UK pledges an extra £1bn in military support to Ukraine
The UK will provide an additional £1bn in military aid for Ukraine, a near-doubling in its support for the fight against the Russian invasion.
G7 pledges to raise $600bn to counter China’s Belt and Road
The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations.
G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China's Belt and Road
Group of Seven leaders on Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China's older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project.
G7 leaders meet amid political pressures at home
Amid the beauty of the Bavarian mountains and fields, a fundamental truth is immediately striking at this G7 Summit.
Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until mid-2030s
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he aims to remain in power until the middle of the next decade, despite calls for him to quit, which would make him the country's longest continuously serving leader in 200 years.
Big crowds take to London streets to protest soaring costs. “We want food, stop financing war”
Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday in a protest over the soaring cost of living in Britain. “We want food, stop financing war”, is the main motto against Johnson’s government priorities to finance others inst...
Britain has approved Assange’s extradition – war criminals and murderers, rejoice
Priti Patel’s decision to hand over the WikiLeaks co-founder shows the price of investigative journalism anywhere the US holds sway
Elon Musk sued for $258bn over claims he ran a pyramid scheme to promote Dogecoin
The world's richest man - alongside Tesla and SpaceX, the companies he is CEO of - are accused of "promoting Dogecoin to profit from its trading".
Corruption blights the developing world but the US and Europe are accomplices
State capture is growing on every continent but only because the west helps to launder and hide money stolen by kleptocrats
First time on a yacht? Avoid these 7 amateur mistakes
Many people are chartering yachts for the first time this summer. Here are top tips on booking, packing and budgeting for the trip.
Rishi Sunak's Billionaire Wife Akshata Murty Builds Ties To World's Super-Rich
Akshata Murty describes Catamaran Ventures on LinkedIn as a family office based in London and Bangalore that focuses in the UK on local brands
Ashley Cole robbery: Accused blames DNA link on stolen items
A courier accused of robbing former England footballer Ashley Cole has claimed DNA linking him to the scene was found on items stolen from his van.
Why can't the US stop soaring oil and gas prices?
Texas oilman Jason Herrick is scrambling to pump more oil, chasing the promise of profit as oil prices soar.
World Economic Forum: Davos distracted by war in Europe and growing global division
It is not easy to disturb the tranquillity of Davos, but Vladimir Putin has managed it.
Chinese takeover of UK's largest microchip producer faces national security review
A review of the reported £63m deal had been demanded by MPs while a former National Cyber Security Centre chief had warned it posed a greater threat to British interests than Huawei's involvement in the 5G network.
Brexit: Minister says UK's focus is peace in Northern Ireland as US warns trade deal at risk over protocol change
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said making changes to Northern Ireland's post-Brexit trade arrangements could damage the peace agreement that governs its political parties. It is another blow for negotiations with the US.
UK inflation soars to 9%, the highest level in more than 40 years
Headline CPI rate fuelled by increase in household energy bills plus rising food and transport costs
The Russian bank, the Bruce Willis ad and the $900m sanctions battle
Ministers warned that millions owed after alleged fraud by ex bosses of National Bank Trust could help fund Putin’s war effort
World's biggest contract catering company Compass sees 'significant new business opportunities' ahead
Before COVID-19 struck, Compass Group was serving 5.5 billion meals a year around the world but, as governments around the world introduced lockdowns, it faced a calamitous collapse in business as workers and students were sent home.
PM to reveal plans to revive struggling town centres in Queen's Speech
Councils would be given extra powers to help rid high streets of derelict shopfronts and restore "neighbourhood pride".
Inflation, not abortion, is the likely key issue in US midterms
Some women voters in Phoenix suburbs say they are more concerned about the cost of living than abortion rights.
More than 2m adults in UK cannot afford to eat every day, survey finds
One in seven adults estimated to be food-insecure, up 57% from January, owing to rising cost of living
After handing the strategic company to China, Boris Johnson finally joins lobbying for UK chip designer Arm to list in London
Government fears damage of losing out to New York in battle to attract tech floatations, after losing it previously to China.
BP profits double to $6.2bn, fuelling calls for energy windfall tax
Results are ‘obscene’, say unions, after soaring oil and gas prices help company to beat forecasts
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