Inflation looks set to “comfortably exceed 5%” next spring as a likely energy bill hike for millions of households takes effect, the Bank of England’s deputy governor has said. Ben Broadbent made the remarks amid questions about whether the Bank may act soon to tackle rising prices with an interest rate hike – or be
8:00 AM ET Jeff Wagenheim UFC 269 is not just the promotion’s final pay-per-view event of 2021, it also is among the year’s best offerings. Wrap up Saturday night’s event in colorful paper and put a big, bright bow on this holiday season gift for fans. There are two championship fights — one of them
The FDA union has lost a High Court challenge over Boris Johnson’s decision to back Priti Patel following accusations that she bullied staff. The prime minister decided last year that the home secretary did not breach the ministerial code by bullying members of her team. This was despite an investigation by the then independent adviser
Norway is again showing that the all-electric car future is closer than people think, as November car sales in the country see internal combustion engine car sales crumble. The Scandinavian country has been the leading market for electric vehicles in term of adoption per capita. As many markets are introducing plans to “ban” gas-powered cars
In this article ALO-FR .FKRX300 TSLA 7267.T-JP 7203.T-JP VOW3-DE BMW-DE A car is fueled with hydrogen at the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on September 13, 2017. TOBIAS SCHWARZ | AFP | Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a history of expressing strong opinions about hydrogen and hydrogen fuel cells.
2:52 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN LOS ANGELES — Nine days and three fights later, we’re still not much closer to finding true clarity in boxing’s loaded lightweight division. Gervonta Davis remained undefeated on Sunday night with a tougher-than-expected unanimous decision victory over Isaac Cruz. For the first time in Tank’s career, he was extended the
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technology adoption in a stunning way. Almost every field of work and life is now connected online to their target audience or consumers. Education, too, is a booming sector with more and more students studying online and institutions trying out new ways to teach in hybrid classes. Technology adoption has
A minister has denied that the government acted too late in reintroducing travel restrictions after the discovery of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Speaking to Kay Burley on Sky News, policing minister Kit Malthouse said: “We have to be agile, we have to recognise that all these things are impositions on people’s lives and lifestyles.
The CBI has cut its forecasts for economic growth thanks to costs and shortages over recent months – and warned that the emergence of the Omicron variant could see it dragged back further. UK GDP is now expected to notch up a still strong 6.9% growth this year and 5.1% in 2022 – but that
The world is transmitting more data today than ever in history. This is likely to increase almost six times between 2020 and 2025. Last year, the world generated 33 zettabytes of data and by 2025 this number could reach 175 zettabytes, far outpacing the rate of growth of facilities to store them. One zettabyte equals
Italians face tougher rules from Monday if they are not vaccinated against COVID-19. The ‘Super Green Pass’ will require vaccination, rather than including those who have received a recent negative test result, and it will be needed to attend sports events, concerts, theatres, indoor restaurants, and public events. The normal Green Pass, which can be
Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has received a four-year jail sentence as a court delivers the first verdicts in a number of cases which could see her imprisoned for decades. The 76-year-old has been in detention since 1 February when the military seized power in a coup. Ms Suu Kyi has been charged
Kacper Pempel | Reuters Hackers have taken $196 million from crypto trading platform Bitmart, a security firm said Saturday. Bitmart confirmed the hack in an official statement Saturday night, calling it “a large-scale security breach” and writing that hackers withdrew about $150 million in assets. However, blockchain security and data analytics firm Peckshield estimates that the
The grandfather of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes has said that the couple behind his death “must never see the light of day again”. Arthur, a six-year-old from Solihull, West Midlands, was poisoned, starved and beaten by his father’s girlfriend Emma Tustin, 32, and his father Thomas Hughes, 29, in a prolonged campaign of “evil abuse”. Tustin was
4:53 PM ET Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — Viktor Hovland made consecutive eagles and closed with consecutive bogeys while overcoming a six-shot deficit to win the Hero World Challenge on Sunday and keep Collin Morikawa from reaching No. 1 in the world. So wild was this final round of the year for golf’s elite that
Musicians including Dave, Little Simz, and Ghetts have been honoured at this year’s MOBO Awards. The ceremony, which showcases the best black music in the UK, Africa, the Caribbean, and beyond, also hailed London rapper Central Cee as the best drill act. Rapper Dave won album of the year after picking up the most MOBO