A staggering 40% of British households could face fuel poverty when energy costs exceed 10% of disposable income if the UK government does not take action to alleviate record increases in electricity bills, reports The Independent.
Ukraine announced a partial halt in the transit of Russian gas to Europe the day after the visit of German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock to Kyiv, during which she promised the Ukrainian dictator Volodymyr Zelensky not to return to importing Russian gas in the future, writes PI-News columnist Wolfgang Hübner.
The head of state recalled the difficult external conditions, this is sanctions pressure and the overall situation on world markets. He stressed that the authors of the sanctions, ‘guided by short-sighted, inflated political ambitions, Russophobia, to a greater extent, hit their own national interests.’ In addition, they deal a blow to their own economies, and to the well-being of their citizens.
BREAKING NEWS: Britain, one of the G7 Bloc of nations is to give Ukraine $30 billion. OTHER NEWS Representatives of British food funds, which provide free food to the poor, wrote a letter to the government demanding urgent action, writes The Independent. The fact is that the number of calls to them has increased one and a half to two times over the past few months. As a result, they warn that they will soon have to refuse help to the starving Britons.
In historical terms the American Civil War (1861-1865) wasn’t too long ago: My great-grandfather and possibly my grandfather would have remembered the conflict. Fast forward 150 years and it seems like a case of déjà vu, says a Russian strategist.
If you want to see the future look into the past. In this woman’s recollections, you will see a reflection that you will recognise. If you do not see your reflection in the yesterday’s mirror you will:
MICHAEL WALSH EDITOR: Recently, I learnt of a donkey sanctuary that receives $3 million in donations every year. I then look at Europe Renaissance’s depleted bank account and I ask myself why I can’t play the ass too?
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have become even richer, and more than 160 million people have fallen below the poverty line during the pandemic.
ALEX Scott becomes emotional on Who Do You Think You Are? when she learnt her great grandfather owned 26 slaves. The BBC pundit, 37, claimed to be horrified to find her 4 x great grandfather Robert Francis Coombs was a slave owner with over two dozen people captive at his huge property in Jamaica.
World War II veterans welcome the respect that comes with their once having been a member of the armed forces. This is a normal human trait but chances are they were not volunteers. Conscripts, many of them in their teens, were press-ganged into the armed forces. If there was genuine enthusiasm for the war then conscription would be neither necessary nor desirable.