Brexit has fueled a surge in UK food prices, says Bank of England policymaker UK cost of living crisis

Brexit is contributing to a surge in food prices in the country heads into recessiona senior Bank of England policymaker has warned. Swati Dhingra – the newest member of the Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC), which sets interest rates – also used an interview with the Observer to suggest that the coming run of central … Read more

Serbia fans ‘showed fascist slogans and sang about killing Albanians’ at game | Serbia

Serbia supporters displayed fascist slogans and aimed racist chants towards ethnic Albanians during their side’s match against Switzerland on Friday night, according to an eyewitness account given to the Observer. The scenes at Stadium 974 in Doha, where Switzerland won 3-2 to secure a last-16 place in a match that spilled over during the second … Read more

South African president to mount legal action in face of impeachment threat | South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa, the embattled president of South Africa, has rejected calls to step down and said he will seek a judicial review of a report handed over last week by an independent panel appointed by parliament that accused him of “serious misconduct”, aides said. The move may forestall looming impeachment but could plunge South Africa … Read more

Brexit has fueled a surge in UK food prices, says Bank of England policymaker UK cost of living crisis

Brexit is contributing to a surge in food prices in the country heads into recessiona senior Bank of England policymaker has warned. Swati Dhingra – the newest member of the Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC), which sets interest rates – also used an interview with the Observer to suggest that the coming run of central … Read more

USA vs Netherlands LIVE: World Cup 2022 latest score, goals and updates – Daley Blind doubles Dutch lead

Fifa World Cup: Results and reactions from day thirteen The Netherlands face the USA as the World Cup knockout stage begins in Qatar. The opening last-16 clash of the tournament sees the winners of Group A, the Netherlands, take on the runners-up of Group B, the USA, with a place in the quarter-finals up for … Read more

Putin’s ‘lover’ makes rare public appearances but avoids mentioning the Ukraine war or health problems

Putin’s ‘lover’, 39, makes rare public appearance but shuns mention of bloody Ukraine war – or the claim that he soiled himself after falling down the stairs Alina Kabaeva, 39, is thought to be the long-time mistress of Vladimir Putin, 70 She made a rare public appearance today, opening a new gymnastics center It’s thought … Read more

Cost of living: British Museum, Scottish Power and Harrods targeted by ‘warm up’ protesters over rising energy bills | UK News

Harrods, Scottish Power and the British Museum were targeted as protesters occupied buildings across the UK as part of a campaign against rising energy bills and fuel poverty. A series of “warm-ups” were held by members of Don’t Pay UK, Fuel Poverty Action, Just Stop Oil and others, in which people were invited to go … Read more

Pakistan v England: Tourists’ toil with the ball as important as batting records

England are 158 runs ahead of Pakistan, who only have three first-innings wickets remaining After the sledgehammer comes the scalpel. England clobbered Pakistan with their run scoring, but it is the surgical way in which they picked their way through the home batting that may ultimately decide the first Test in Rawalpindi. In Test cricket, … Read more