Improved prospects for the UK economy according to the latest report from the IMF. The Fund said UK is expected to avoid a recession this year, with the economy growing 0,4% in 2023, compared to the a previous forecast of a 0,3% contraction last year.
Protestors yelling shut down Shell stormed the oil corporation giant annual shareholders meeting in London with security having to step in to protect board members. Proceedings were delayed as the protesters ran to the front of the room where executives were sitting on stage, and some demonstrators had to be carried out of the building by security.
Vehicles were set on fire and dozens of young people clashed with police in Wales in what authorities described as “large scale disorder” following a road accident with two teenagers killed in a motorcycle crash. The unrest broke out in the district of Ely in Cardiff Monday night.
Global production of shipping containers has fallen significantly as demand for goods sank following the easing of pandemic restrictions, leaving the corrugated steel boxes piled up at major ports.
By LAURENCE DE MELLO IN BUENOS AIRES
The 2022 discovery of a suspected WWII U-boat in Argentine waters has ignited an intense political debate within the closed corridors of the Argentine Government, resuscitating embarrassing historical ties between President General Juan Domingo Peron and Nazi Germany.
Three western US states have agreed to draw less water from the drought-depleted Colorado River in exchange for US$1.2bn in federal funding. Arizona, California and Nevada said the deal would conserve at least 3 million acre-feet of water to the end of 2026.
The soaring price of the UK staple fish and chips has become a national controversy from the moment a portion of the dish in Somerset can cost as much as £14, while the UK average is £9, according to the ONS, reports BBC. But, the 19% increase has nothing to do with profiteering, the National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) says.
At least 20 people were killed and several more were injured in a fire that started around midnight Sunday in a student dormitory at a secondary school in Mahdia, southwest of the city of Georgetown, it was reported.
The Irish nationalist party, Sinn Fein, has become the largest party in Northern Ireland in Sunday's local election results. But rather than break a political deadlock in the North, Sinn Fein’s striking gains may harden the sectarian divide that has long complicated its fragile government.
James Cleverly, United Kingdom's Foreign Minister, delivered a significant speech today in Santiago de Chile, outlining the United Kingdom's vision for its future relations with Latin America. Against the backdrop of the bicentennial celebration of the UK-Latin America relationship, Cleverly expressed his pride in the UK's historical support for the region's struggle for independence two centuries ago, positioning the UK as “the oldest friend of the region.”