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European Central Bank outpaces US Fed with half-point hike

Thursday, 2 February 2023, 14:40 Last update: about 18 hours ago

The European Central Bank has chugged ahead with another outsized interest rate increase, underlining its drive to subdue high inflation even as the European economy slows and the U.S. Federal...

Sunak marks 100 days as UK prime minister as problems mount

Thursday, 2 February 2023, 09:10 Last update: about 23 hours ago Associated Press

U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has angry unions to the left of him, anxious Conservative Party lawmakers to the right and, in the middle, millions of voters he must win over to...

Australia is removing British monarchy from its bank notes

Thursday, 2 February 2023, 07:55 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Australia is removing the British monarchy from its bank notes. The nation's central bank said Thursday its new $5 bill would feature an Indigenous design rather than an image of King Charles...

Alec Baldwin faces involuntary manslaughter charge in set death

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 09:29 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Prosecutors linked Alec Baldwin to an expansive list of alleged failures in firearms safety as they filed a felony involuntary manslaughter charge Tuesday against the actor in the fatal shooting of a...

EU lawmakers move to lift immunity of scandal suspects

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 09:27 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

An influential committee at the European Union’s parliament voted unanimously on Tuesday to lift the protective immunity of two lawmakers being sought by Belgian authorities on suspected links...

Global report highlights link between corruption, violence

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 09:09 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Most of the world continues to fail to fight corruption with 95 % of countries having made little to no progress since 2017, a closely watched study by an anti-graft organization found...

Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 07:41 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

 Boeing bids farewell to an icon on Tuesday: It’s delivering its final 747 jumbo jet. Since its first flight in 1969, the giant yet graceful 747 has served as a cargo plane, a...

Ukraine: 'Fast-track' talks underway for missiles, planes

Sunday, 29 January 2023, 06:23 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Ukraine and its Western allies are engaged in “fast-track” talks on the possibility of equipping the invaded country with long-range missiles and military aircraft, a top...

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