We find out if the Amsterdam star is an optimist. .
We find out if the Amsterdam star is an optimist. .
The Opec+ cartel of oil-producing nations has announced a production cut of two million barrels per day. It is a big and dramatic move from the grouping which accounts for around 44% of global oil production. Although expectations had been growing in recent days of a major cut - first one million barrels, then one and a half and then two - it is nonetheless a loud message from Opec+ (Opec and allies such as Russia) that the fall in oil prices since May has gone too far and needs to be addressed.
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Liz Truss went into her first Conservative Party conference as prime minister hoping for a faction-uniting celebration of her tax-cutting agenda.But it was not the jamboree she had hoped for, with Cabinet members breaking rank, publicly criticising each other and accusing Tory colleagues of staging a “coup”.The government's major U-turn on cutting top-rate tax set the agenda for this week's conference, and here we take a look at what we have learned during the event in Birmingham.
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<p>A vet revealed the dog breeds he wouldn't have as a pet - because they have a history of health problems and land owners with massive bills.</p><p>Ben Simpson-Vernon, 31, from Chigwell, Essex, said he would never own a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.</p><p>He said they heart problems are common, with over 50% developing mitral valve disease by the age of five and almost all by the age of 10. </p><p>The vet would never own a dachshund, due to their history of back problems, or a chow chow because temperament problems are common, he said.</p><p>Shar peis are off his list because of their problems with excessive wrinkly skin and any flat face dogs like pugs and bulldogs would not be his choice of pet due to breathing problems.</p><p>Ben says ultimately all dogs have some health problems, however steps can be taken to make sure owners are buying from the right place.</p><p>He said: "To some extent every dog breed is slightly more or less prone to health issues.</p><p>"If you have got your heart set on a dog that might potentially come with more health problems, make sure to use The Kennel Club assured breeder scheme.</p><p>"It's also worth having genetic tests done of the parents to see if they’re more or less likely to develop any problems.</p><p>"You can also look for alternatives of the same family."</p><p>Ben also made a video talking about the five dog breeds he WOULD get.</p><p>His list included the greyhound, the Border Terrier, the vizsla, the Labrador and a mongrel. </p><p>Ben said: "I wanted to raise awareness on both dogs to get and not to get.</p><p>"A Labrador and Border Terrier are not bad choices for first time owners - greyhounds as well.</p><p>"There's something for everyone."</p><p>Ben says these are some of the best dogs, in his opinion.</p><p>"People often pick dog breeds based on how they think the experience will be within their family.</p><p>"So, if anyone is thinking of getting a dog, speak to as many people as possible, vets, family, breeders."</p><p>"They've all got different qualities.</p><p>"Border Terriers are quite cuddly, whilst the vizsla's are very high energy breeds and mongrels have diverse genetics and are less prone to health problems because they're less inbred."</p><p>When he shared his view on social media, many agreed.</p><p>One said: "I had a dachshund, and we called her our million-dollar dog because of what we spent on back surgery and recovery."</p><p>Another added: "I have always wanted a sausage dog but I just know it wouldn’t be fair."</p>
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<p>Nearly half of Americans can’t live without their electronics (48%) and WiFi (46%), according to new research.<br></p><p>A survey of 2,000 U.S. adults revealed that other essentials – besides food and water – people can’t go without include medicine (55%), electricity (53%) and gasoline/petrol (51%).</p><p>The study examined respondents’ perspectives on supply chain issues and found that nearly half say the issues have “somewhat affected” their lives (45%) – from impacting their cost of living, their jobs and finding basic essentials.</p><p>One respondent said, “baby formula is really hard for me to find,” and another noted, “I had to cut back on spending so much on groceries.”</p><p>On average, Americans buy a third of their essentials online, with respondents 35-44 being the most likely to get at least half of their necessities this way.</p><p>The research suggests that brighter days may be on the horizon – two in five Americans are optimistic that the situation involving global supply chain disruptions will get better. </p><p>But change doesn’t happen overnight: A third of respondents predict supply chain disruptions will continue for another two years (34%). </p><p>While 30% think supply chain issues will remain the same, the same percentage believe things will only worsen (30%).</p><p>Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of WithSecure, the survey also tested respondents’ knowledge about basic economic terms, discovering that although seven in 10 Americans are “confident” in their understanding of supply chain issues – only 59% actually know what the term means. </p><p>Regarding supply and demand, less than half of respondents knew that it determines product prices and services in a free market (41%), while only 45% think it determines gas prices.</p><p>The majority of people, however, have a better understanding of what inflation and recession mean, with 64% and 57% selecting the correct definition respectively.<br></p>
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