Daily Archives: September 18, 2019

Inflation surprise as computer game prices drop

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Inflation growth slowed sharply in August to 1.7% after computer game prices dropped and clothing prices were slow to recover from the summer sales. The Consumer Prices Index measure of inflation fell below 2.1% in July, according to the Office for National Statistics. It is the lowest rate …

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Lloyd’s ‘devastated’ at sexual misconduct report

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Lloyd’s of London’s boss has said he was “devastated” by a report detailing evidence of sexual harassment and assault against women at the company. Chief executive John Neal admitted that when he saw an investigation by Bloomberg : “We thought there were signs that it was a reality.” …

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British Airways pilots call off next week’s strike

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES British Airways pilots have called off the next strike in their dispute, which had been scheduled for 27 September. Last week, a two-day stoppage called by the pilots’ union, Balpa, forced BA to cancel almost all its flights. The strike followed failed negotiations between the union and …

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Why the Fed’s interest rate move matters

Image copyrightREUTERS The Federal Reserve, the US central bank, is expected to cut its main interest rates at a meeting in Washington on Wednesday. If it does, the aim will be to stimulate the US economy and get inflation closer to the Fed’s target of 2%. But it will have …

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Anti Police brutality (a call for justice?)

Anti means against, this is the peculiar situation I find myself in, the issue on ground for the past few weeks have been perplexing at best yet every party involved cannot deny the truth that this matter has escalated beyond their control; from the protest to the shooting, to the …

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Dream Chaser part eight

Ever remember when you were still in secondary or primary school and have that one teacher who always seems to be our parents’ favorite or worse, the one who has been tasked with mending you and applying force when necessary to make sure you stay in line. This was the …

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