Women's World Cup: Fifa's threat to ban European broadcasters is not a skilful move
USA, winners in 2019.
USA, winners in 2019.
The Bank of England, London. cristapper/ShutterstockThe Bank of England has increased its benchmark interest rate to 4.5% – the seventh rise since May 2022, when the base rate was just 1%. It is now at the highest level since 2008.
Bright ideas for British business. Ayhan Turan/ShutterstockTech sector complaints about the difficulties of doing business in the UK have been repeated more recently by the manufacturing sector.
A JetBlue employee poses next to a Boston replica of London's Big Ben before the launch of nonstop flights between Boston and London in 2022. David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesThe World Health Organization declared on May 5, 2023, that the COVID-19 pandemic is no longer a public health emergency.
A meeting of some of China’s most senior politicians at the end of April 2023 concluded with a fairly cautious assessment of the country’s economic recovery. Things are improving, they said, but domestic demand needs to improve.
Discrimination can be hard to pick up. aluxum/iStock via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.
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Hydrogen has potential, but it faces some big challenges, including a lack of pipeline infrastructure. Petmal/iStock/Getty Images Pluss plusHydrogen, or H₂, is getting a lot of attention lately as governments in the U.S., Canada and Europe push to cut their greenhouse gas emissions.
Financier Ivan Boesky was the real-life inspiration for Gordon Gekko of 'Wall Street.' Yves Gellie/Gamma-Rapho via Getty ImagesInsider trading is the term used to describe the illegal act in which someone relies on market-moving, nonpublic information to decide whether to buy or sell a financial asset.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy got the House to approve a package that could reduce the Medicaid program's scale. Alex Wong/Getty ImagesThe legislative package the U.S.
Place your bits. CronislawNew gambling rules are being proposed by the UK government for the first time since the invention of the smartphone. But these “reforms for the digital age” are silent on cryptocasinos, where you can bet online using cryptocurrencies.