Economic policy

New Covid restrictions ‘could cost UK economy £4bn a month'

8 minutes ago   |   Evening Standard   |   2 articles

The Institute of Economic Affairs said ‘Plan B' measures being considered by the Government could knock 2% off the country's economic output.
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My Christmas wish? Nobody comments on my body | Maeve Higgins

50 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

My true objective is not to hate my body and not to worship it either. The less we speak about bodies, the better The holidays are coming, and I am ready. I finally know what...
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WTI Price Analysis: Oil has room to rise after recapturing $72 mark

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

WTI price is looking to retest weekly tops above $72. Omicron optimism and China stimulus back the higher-yielding oil. WTI could rise towards $74 before the bear cross gets...
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USD/CAD refreshes multi-week low amid bullish oil prices, eyeing 1.2600 ahead of BoC

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

A combination of factors dragged USD/CAD to a three-week low on Wednesday. Crude oil shot back above the $72.00/barrel mark and underpinned the loonie. Retreating US bond...
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‘So vague, it invites abuse': how Twitter's new privacy policy helps the far right

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

The policy meant to tackle doxxing on the platform has left many anti-fascist activists locked out of their accounts How could a policy intended to protect against doxxing and...
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Swampy on tunnels, bailiffs and 25 years of protest: ‘We need to stop capitalists destroying the planet'

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

He became a household name in the 90s, then disappeared from view. But he never stopped protesting. Now the man known as the human mole is busier than ever Dan works in...
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How Legal Teams Can Work Well Remotely

1 hour ago   |   ABC Money

The concept of working remotely was once a perk offered by a small percentage of businesses. But, it's now almost the norm coupled with variations of hybrid and Work From Home...
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Minister breaks cover to insist Government ‘does follow Covid rules'

1 hour ago   |   Metro

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Liz Truss has insisted the government ‘does follow the rules on...
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Dementia: Study identifies one measurement which could determine your risk

Dementia: Study identifies one measurement which could determine your risk

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

DEMENTIA has been found to be more common in people belonging to a lower economic class, research has found.
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Agtech startup Gardin raises $10.8m for crop monitoring tech

2 hours ago   |   UKTN

Agtech startp Gardin has raised $10.8m in seed funding for its optical sensors that remotely monitor crops and provide data to farmers. The Oxford, UK-based startup said it...
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