Here's our latest round-up of what's happening related to the war in Ukraine this Wednesday.
Jagot will be the seventh woman appointed to the court, replacing Patrick Keane once he reaches mandatory retirement age
Ursula von der Leyen says leaks on the Nord Stream gas pipeline are "acts of sabotage" amid an energy stand-off with Russia. On Monday, the natural gas pipeline that runs through the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany was damaged in a total of three places. Prior to the discovery of these leaks, two underwater blasts were recorded. The European Commission president warned of the "strongest possible response" in the event of an attack on active European energy infrastructure.Source: PA
Wes Streeting said Labour would not oppose scrapping the ban in the short term, but was not ruling out regulation in future.
According to Reuters, major leaks in two Russian pipelines were reported on Sept. 26.
Central bankers are often accused of speaking in code or of making Delphic pronouncements. William McChesney Martin, the longest-serving chair of the US Federal Reserve, was well known for it. More famous still on this front was Alan Greenspan, the Fed chair from 1987 to 2006, who revelled in nuance.
MPs express disbelief over sterling slump as privately some fear PM’s government is ‘dead on arrival’
Russia says the diplomat was caught red-handed carrying out espionage activities
Billie Lourd and Kaitlyn Dever admit to Melissa Nathoo that they were so blown away by George Clooney and Julia Roberts' dance moves in Ticket To Paradise that they couldn't move.
Latvia has hosted a military training day with High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) flown in for the occasion from Germany.
Farmers and conservationists fear the Government plans to cut planned subsidies for large-scale habitat restoration to prioritise food production.
A North East shopping centre was evacuated today (Wednesday, September 28) after a suspicious item was found in the car park.
Animal charities are struggling with an increase in demand.
A trade union representing postal workers in the UK said on Tuesday that it has called for a further 19 days of strike against Royal Mail, the latest in an escalating standoff between the union and the postal service company. The planned strikes would be spread across October and November, said the Communication Workers Union (CWU), which represents 115,000 postal workers at Royal Mail. The strikes come days after Royal Mail said it had informed the CWU that it wanted to "modernise the ways of working with them".
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has criticised the UK government's mini-budget, saying the plans for tax cuts and spending will increase inequality and counteract the Bank of England's monetary policy. The conflicting government and currency policies, of seeking to ramp up growth via tax cuts and rein in inflation through interest rate rises, attracted sharp comment from the global financial institution on Tuesday. "It is important that fiscal policy does not work at cross purposes to monetary policy," a spokesperson said.
Swap rates, which mortgage pricing is based on, have increased in response to economic conditions.
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Two more of the biggest mortgage providers have suspended mortgage deals as the Bank of England signalled it would raise interest rates to rein in inflation after the chancellor's mini-budget. Santander and HSBC withdrew mortgage products on Tuesday as the Bank's chief economist indicated it would hike interest rates to new highs in November and the cost of UK government borrowing rose.
The Cabinet minister described the UK as ‘Europe’s unicorn factory’ in a speech to investors in New York.