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Ted Cruz explains his bill to house migrants in Democrat-led jurisdictions
Modern slavery cases across Britain have rocketed during the pandemic, according to a leading charity. The Salvation Army says it helped 2,662 survivors of slavery in England and Wales between July 2020 and June 2021, of whom 470 had been forced to commit crimes such as growing or dealing drugs, begging and shoplifting. The Salvation Army believes the economic and mental health impact of the pandemic could be to blame for the significant rise in the number of people targeted by criminals looking for "slaves".
LONDON (Reuters) -A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.
The launch of a new fund has brought new investors to the party.
Moscow, the capital of Europe's worst Covid-hit nation, will shut non-essential services between October 28 and November 7 as deaths soar and vaccination rates stall in the country, the city's mayor said Thursday.
Adele's new single Easy On Me has reached the top of the UK singles chart and broken streaming records after registering 24 million listens in one week. The singer beat Ariana Grande's 2019 record of 16.9 million streams in a week for the song 7 Rings. Adele's single also clocked up 217,300 chart sales, the highest since Ed Sheeran's Shape Of You in January 2017.
Retail sales volumes took a surprise dip last month to achieve their longest losing streak on record, according to official figures released as a measure of consumer confidence showed a slump to levels last seen in February.
Police officer kicks man to ground during arrest
Sir Archie Lamb, who has died a few days before his 100th birthday, joined the Foreign Office aged 17 as a filing clerk and retired from it 43 years later as Ambassador to Norway, the first of its clerical staff to reach such a height as the FO began basing promotion on talent rather than privilege.
Votes at 16 backed in German coalition talks after success of Fridays for Future . SPD, Greens and FDP make pledge in acknowledgement young people must have say country’s future
European leaders gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a standing ovation on Friday at her last EU summit after a 16-year reign that helped guide the bloc through major ups and downs.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake was felt by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a press conference in Wellington, on Friday morning, October 22.Ardern was holding a press conference announcing a new COVID-19 framework in Wellington when the earthquake struck roughly 360 km away in Taumarunui on the country’s North Island, according to GeoNetIn footage streamed live on Facebook, Ardern can be seen reacting to the shaking and gripping her podium, before calmly turning back to the reporter and saying, “Ah, sorry, a slight distraction – would you mind repeating that question?” Credit: Jacinda Ardern via Storyful
Highest number of reported cases since July 17.
The broadcaster was diagnosed with cancer four years ago.
Johnson & Johnson is considering bankruptcy to help deal with 40,000 lawsuits accusing the company's baby powder products of causing cancer.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
The United States and three European powers agreed Friday in consultations in Paris on the need for Iran to return quickly to talks amid growing alarm over a delay.
The London borough where Emma Raducanu grew up has decided against bestowing its highest honour on the teenage tennis superstar because it does not want to "embarrass her". At a special meeting this week, Bromley council rejected a proposal to award the 18-year-old the Freedom of the Borough following her win at the US Open. Instead Conservative councillors voted to “monitor the ongoing dialogue between council officers, Emma and her family and agree a suitable celebration of her victory”.
The government has been accused of ignoring Covid advice – here's what the experts are saying.
Sweden has confirmed that same-sex marriage would not prohibit a monarch or an heir to the throne from retaining their right to rule.