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Euro zone inflation hits new record
Euro zone inflation came in at 8.1% for the month, according to preliminary figures, up from April’s record high of 7.4% and above expectations of 7.8%.
Rising prices have been exacerbated over recent months by the war in Ukraine, particularly food and energy costs.
Inflation — which remains persistently high not just in Europe, but also in the U.K., U.S. and beyond — is causing headaches for central banks, which are also balancing the risk of recession.
Funding COI reforms ‘difficult’; belt tightening needed - Premier
Finance Minister seeks to cut BVI’s over-reliance on financial services
Premier and Minister of Finance Dr Natalio Wheatley has indicated that the BVI’s over-reliance on its financial services industry, one of its two main economic pillars, should n...
Gov’t to take action to recuperate grants acquired fraudulently
Minister for Social Development Marlon Penn said the government will be looking to take action to recuperate any funds issued to people under the House of Assembly Assistance Gr...
Fahie sends notice of absence to HOA Speaker
Former Premier of the Virgin Islands Andrew Fahie has officially sent word to the House of Assembly (HOA) informing them of his absence from the latest sitting.
German unemployment rises in June as Ukrainian refugees look for work
German unemployment rose in June, Labour Office figures showed on Thursday, as Ukrainian refugees are registering with the office in search of work.
58% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck after inflation spike - including 30% of those earning $250,000 or more
As the prices for goods keep climbing, even wealthier Americans are feeling financially strained.
It's alive! How belief in AI sentience is becoming a problem
AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe t...
US newspapers continuing to die at rate of 2 each week
Despite a growing recognition of what theoretically count as a problem, the United States continues to see newspapers die at the rate of two per week, according to a report issu...
N.Korea may be behind new $100 mln cryptocurrency hack, experts say
North Korean hackers are most likely behind an attack last week that stole as much as $100 million in cryptocurrency from a U.S. company, three digital investigative firms have ...
NATO launches biggest military buildup since end of Cold War
The US on Wednesday pledged more troops, warplanes and warships for Europe as NATO launched its biggest military expansion since the Cold War in response to Russia’s invasion of...
At finish line, U.S. Supreme Court readies climate, immigration rulings
The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Thursday to issue its final two rulings of its current term, one on federal agency power to tackle climate change and the other on President Joe...
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