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BoE governor gambles by insisting bond-buying operation will end

According to Andrew Bailey, the central bank’s responsibilities for monetary policy and financial stability are working against each other. Please make use of the sharing options available through the share button located at the top or side of articles. Copying articles to distribute to others is against FT.com’s terms of service and copyright policy. To […]

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Israel’s sea deal with Lebanon raises questions.

Israel and neighboring Lebanon have reportedly reached a “historic agreement” regarding their shared maritime border, according to Israel’s prime minister, which may allow for natural gas exploration and lower hostilities between the rival nations. The agreement, which comes after months of negotiations mediated by the United States, would represent a significant improvement in ties between […]

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Iranian oil employees strike

As ongoing anti-government protests seep into significant facets of the nation’s economy, workers at an Iranian oil company went on strike on Monday. Numerous workers at a plant in the Iranian province of Bushehr blocked roads as part of an anti-government protest, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Several social media posts claim that […]

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German rail services hit by ‘deliberate’ sabotage

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ESPN and other Disney networks go dark on Dish and Sling TV

Dish Network and Sling TV no longer carry any Disney-owned channels, such as regional ABC affiliates, ESPN, FX, and 17 others. Disney’s carriage deal expired at 3AM ET on October 1st, according to Dish, and they requested approximately $1 billion more to extend it. Disney’s channels had to be temporarily removed from both platforms as […]

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Europe boosts defenses of energy assets after Baltic Sea ‘sabotage’

North Sea oil and gas companies have reported strange drones flying close to sites. Following the alleged damage of the Nord Stream pipelines in Denmark, European nations increased military patrols to safeguard energy supplies in the North Sea and off the coast of Italy. Norway went on a show of force by sending torpedo boats […]

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Rapping Utah grandma state Senate candidate

Linda Paulson, a Republican running for the Utah state Senate and famous for her popular campaign video where she raps her message for the midterm elections, says she wants to drown out the “haters” and that “God, family, and the Constitution” are all that America needs. “Our daughter Brenda wrote this rap in honor of […]

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Leaks on Russian gas pipelines raise concerns about sabotage

Leaks on Russian gas Tuesday’s inauguration of a long-awaited pipeline that will bring Norwegian gas to Poland in an effort to strengthen Europe’s energy independence from Moscow was overshadowed by a series of unusual leaks on two natural gas pipelines running from Russia under the Baltic Sea to Germany. These leaks raised suspicions of sabotage. […]

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Kaine to vote against Manchin permitting bill

Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) proposal for permitting reform was dealt a blow Tuesday morning when Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine (D) said he would vote against a motion to start debate on the proposal. Kaine stated that he will vote against a motion to proceed to the legislative vehicle that Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) […]

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Russians blocked from fleeing country by border guards

On Monday, as tens of thousands joined lengthy lines to leave the country, Russian border guards began preventing men of military age from leaving. Despite reports in local media that an order could be made in response to the ongoing sham referendums in occupied Ukraine, the Kremlin insisted it had no plans to close the […]