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ECB & BoE: "when a bank fails there is a lawful Hierachy [of blame] that the Swiss have trampled on"

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Telegraph[/url]"]The Bank of England has attempted to reassure debt investors after the rescue of Credit Suisse triggered heavy losses and stoked fears of collateral damage to other banks.Threadneedle Street and the European Central Bank both spoke out on Monday against the decision by Switzerland’s financial regulator to f ...

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'UK will not return Elgin Marbles to Greece', says Rishi Sunak

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     Fasces
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The UK government is believed to find even a long-term lending of the Marbles to Greece intolerable. Sunak said, 'The British Museum's collection is legally protected, and we don't intend to alter that'London: Rishi Sunak, on Monday ruled out possibilities of changing the law in order to permanently return the controversial Elgin Marbles to ...

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Silicon Valley Bank collapsed on Friday

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The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and its UK subsidiary has sent ripples across the tech and life-sciences world.Though generally unheard of, it is the bank that tech and medical science companies use in the US but even more especially in the UK.Its customers include most of the big names in the UK and all of its customers have now been l ...

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"UNITED Act" tabled by Senator Coons for US-UK FTA with special provisions for GFA!

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US Senate - Senator Coons[/url]"]Mr. COONS (for himself and Mr. THUNE) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on To provide the President with authority to enter into a comprehensive trade agreement with the United Kingdom, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate an ...

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Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem mixes and blesses King Charles' Coronation Oil

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Telegraph[/url]"]A new batch of Coronation oil has been made using olives harvested from groves on the Mount of Olives, the burial place of the King’s paternal grandmother, Princess Alice of Greece, Buckingham Palace has announced.The olives were pressed just outside Bethlehem and the oil, which will be used to anoint both ...

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Greece & Turkey revive earthquake diplomacy

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DW[/url]"]Greece & Turkey revive earthquake diplomacyGreece is assisting Turkey in dealing with the earthquake. The disaster may prove, once again, that Athens and Ankara can be good neighbors when it really counts.In his farewell speech shortly before Christmas 2022, Burak Ozugergin, the Turkish ambassador to Athens ...

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Exit Brexit, Part Deux

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"On virtually every measure, from business investment to exports to employment, Britain is falling behind its peers. Think tank scholar John Springford put it simply: “If you impose barriers to trade, investment and migration with your biggest trading partner (EU), then you’re going to have quite a big hit to trade volumes, and to investment a ...

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Chinese Balloon Shot Down Over American Airspace

A presumed PRC spy balloon was just shot down over North Carolina. This reminds me of the lyrics of a song from the 80's . It's funny how life can imitate art.

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Poland’s bravery has humiliated Germany

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Telegraph[/url]"]Poland’s bravery has humiliated GermanyDespite having more to fear from Putin, Poland has done what Germany should have done and promised to. It's becoming a military superpowerKyiv had hoped for a clear green light from Germany at the Ukraine Defence Contact Group meeting at Ramstein air base on Friday to ...

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The Environmental Catastrophe of Green Technology

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Telegraph[/url]"]The green revolution is fuelling environmental destructionNet zero warning as the staggering true cost of going green is revealedA rare earth mine along Myanmar's border with China, an industry causing extreme en ...

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Hey Wokesters!

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I'll just leave this here....

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Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai's UK lawyers call for meeting with Rishi Sunak

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Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai's UK lawyers call for meeting with Rishi SunakJailed Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai's international legal team have asked UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak for an urgent meeting ahead of his trial on national security charges later this year.The trial on charges of colluding with foreign forces an ...

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Xi of Arabia and the petroyuan drive

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Xi of Arabia and the petroyuan drivePepe Escobar, The Cradle.co, December 16, 2022Xi Jinping has made an offer difficult for the Arabian Peninsula to ignore: China will be guaranteed buyers of your oil and gas, but we will pay in yuan.[img]https://media.thecradle.co/wp-content/uploads ...

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Erdogan: "Our rockets can and will hit Athens"

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ekathimerini[/url]"]Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan added Sunday to a long series of bellicose statements he and his ministers have directed at Greece, this time threatening to strike the country, specifically capital Athens, with a missile “unless you stay calm.”“Greece is afraid of our missiles. They say that the T ...

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