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Europe must help poor countries fight the coronavirus, beginning by donating more doses

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Tomas Tobé is the chair of the Committee on Development in the European Parliament. Jutta Urpilainen is the European commissioner for international partnerships. During the...
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Sunak faces ‘messy' economic outlook as inflation eats into his Budget, Resolution foundation says

5 hours ago   |   The Independent

The chancellor should plan for tax rises, even if he hopes to avoid them, the thinktank says
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US entered recession in June driven largely by women afraid of Covid, says economics professor David Blanchflower

5 hours ago   |   The Independent

‘The US sneezes and the UK really does catch a cold', says former Bank of England adviser of a possible British recession
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British households will be £1,000 worse off next year, thinktank warns

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Resolution Foundation finds household incomes set to fall by about 2% amid cost of living squeeze British households will be £1,000 worse off next year from a cost of living...
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Treasury says it needs to modernize its economic sanctions

7 hours ago   |   The Independent

The Treasury Department says that the economic and financial sanctions the United States has employed over the past two decades to battle global terrorism, nuclear...
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The Guardian view on China's missile launch: the arrival of a peer competitor | Editorial

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Unlike the Soviet Union, China is an economic, technological and military challenger to the US. That raises questions - especially for Taiwan Whether China tested a...
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Italy's president condemns violence over coronavirus workplace rules

13 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Italy's president strongly criticised the violence that has erupted amid protests over the country's new coronavirus workplace health pass requirement, saying it appeared aimed...
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Boris Johnson's levelling up plan 'completely inadequate': 'Cannot possibly be serious'

Boris Johnson's levelling up plan 'completely inadequate': 'Cannot possibly be serious'

15 hours ago   |   Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON'S plan to "level up" the country is "completely inadequate", a leading economics expert told Express.co.uk.
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China's economic growth stalls after power shortages

20 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

China's economic growth is sinking under pressure from a construction slowdown and power shortages, prompting warnings about a possible shock to its trading partners and global...
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Spanish prime minister vows to abolish prostitution and make good on election pledge

20 hours ago   |   The Independent

Sex work, a recurring theme in the PM's speeches, remains one of the country's biggest economic contributors
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