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(Bloomberg) -- UK leadership front-runner Liz Truss plans to rush through tax cuts to tackle the country’s cost-of-living crisis, the Telegraph reported.She will immediately reverse the increase in national insurance brought in this year if she’s elected Prime Minister, the paper reported, citing a campaign source. The previous plan had been for the change to take effect in April. The hastier timeline would mean workers’ take-home pay would rise from November.Truss has been promising tax cuts to
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Former British prime minister Gordon Brown said on Monday that the Bank of England had been slow to raise interest rates but he said suggestions that the central bank could lose its independence would be "a very bad mistake." Brown was the finance minister who granted the BoE its operational independence over monetary policy in 1997. Liz Truss, the frontrunner in the race to become the next prime minister, has criticised the Bank and vowed to review its remit.
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Cuban firefighters have been joined by special teams sent by Mexico and Venezuela as they battle for a second day to control a fire blazing at a big oil tank farm
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Footage taken on Monday, August 8, in Gaza City showed civilian infrastructure reduced to rubble after three days of cross-border fighting between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad.On Sunday night, an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire took effect in Gaza. Prime Minister of Israel Yair Lapid said Israel would “respond strongly” if the ceasefire was violated.In a statement, US President Joe Biden welcomed the truce and called on all parties “to fully implement [it] and to ensure fuel and humanitarian supplies are flowing into Gaza” and urged reports of civilian casualties to be investigated in a timely manner.Video filmed on Monday by Mohammed Asad shows scenes in Gaza City in the aftermath of the airstrikes. Credit: Mohammed Asad via Storyful
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A massive oil-fed fire burned for a second day on Saturday near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, as Mexico and Venezuela sent teams to help fight the inferno and Cuba accepted a U.S. offer of unspecified "technical advice". On Friday evening, lightning struck one of eight storage tanks at the facility 60 miles east of Havana. "We express deep gratitude to the governments of Mexico, Venezuela, Russia, Chile ... which have promptly offered material aid in the face of this complex situation," tweeted Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.
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Dozens of people were injured after a lightning strike started a significant fire at an oil tank in Matanzas, Cuba, on Friday, August 5, according to officials.Matanzas government officials reported that 77 people were injured and 17 people were still missing as of Saturday morning. The President’s office confirmed that the missing people are firefighters who were working near the blaze.“Extinguishing the fire may still take time, but recovery strategies are already being outlined,” said Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez. He also thanked several other nations, including Mexico and Venezuela, for providing aid, and the United States for “technical advice.”The fire currently threatens power supply for the island, which was already experiencing an energy crisis that led to government scheduled power outages that began last week, reports said.The Office of the President said this drone footage was captured in the early morning hours on Saturday. Credit: Cuba President’s Office via Storyful