Economics professors Muhammad Ali Nasir and David Spencer explain why wage hikes do not herald economic disaster

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Sian Norris analyses the rhetoric of war in Nigel Farage's performance at CPAC, and explores its links to fascist theory
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- Netherlands coach Mark Parsons will leave his role by mutual agreement following the team's failure to defend their women's European Championship title this year, the Dutch FA (KNVB) announced on Wednesday. The Dutch finished second in Group C to qualify for the knockout phase...
By Erikas Mwisi Kambale BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo - Hundreds of prison inmates in the eastern Congolese city of Butembo have escaped after the facility was attacked by an armed group overnight, local authorities said on Tuesday. Two police officers were kil...
LONDON - British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday summoned China's ambassador to Britain, Zheng Zeguang, to explain China's actions towards Taiwan. "I instructed officials to summon the Chinese Ambassador to explain his country's actions. We have seen increasingly aggress...
KYIV - Four Russian missiles hit a village on the southern outskirts of Ukraine's city of Zaporizhzhia early on Wednesday, killing a 52-year-old woman who was found in the rubble, the regional governor said. "Four private buildings have been totally destroyed. Several dozen house...
By Joice Alves LONDON - Sterling slid to its lowest level against the euro in two weeks on Wednesday as investors turned their focus to the energy crisis hitting economic growth prospects in Britain. According to press reports, Britain is making plans for organised...
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Economics professors Muhammad Ali Nasir and David Spencer explain why wage hikes do not herald economic disaster
Sian Norris analyses the rhetoric of war in Nigel Farage's performance at CPAC, and explores its links to fascist theory
James Grace explores the number and nature of EU rules on the UK statute book
Tornado Cash becomes the latest crypto organisation to face sanctions from US authorities as it faces accusations of helping to launder proceeds from North Korean linked hackers.
Representations of virtual currency bitcoin are seen through broken glass in this illustration taken, June 25, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

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- A senior Ukrainian official suggested a series of explosions at a Russian air base in Crimea could have been the work of partisan saboteurs, as Kyiv denied any responsibility for the incident deep inside Russian-occupied territory. The adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy also suggested Russi...
By Kevin Liffey LONDON - One person was killed on Tuesday when a Russian air base near seaside resorts in the annexed Crimean peninsula was rocked by a series of blasts that Moscow said were detonations of stored ammunition, not the result of any attack. Local witnesses said they had heard at least...
By Natalia Zinets and Max Hunder KYIV - Ukraine reported intense Russian shelling across the frontlines on Tuesday as both sides traded blame for the weekend strike on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex which triggered international concern about a potential atomic disaster. Heavy fighting was report...
ISTANBUL - The Razoni, the first ship to depart Ukraine under an U.N.-brokered deal, is looking for another port to unload its grain cargo as the initial Lebanese buyer refused delivery citing a more than five-month delay, Embassy of Ukraine in Lebanon said on Monday. "According to the information...
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- Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said on Wednesday that a visit to Taiwan by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was a deliberate attempt by Washington to irritate China. "I see no ot...

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Baidu looks to have gained permits to operate driverless taxis in two of China’s biggest cities in a major step along the way to driverless vehicles.
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Tornado Cash becomes the latest crypto organisation to face sanctions from US authorities as it faces accusations of helping to launder proceeds from North Korean linked hackers.
Representations of virtual currency bitcoin are seen through broken glass in this illustration taken, June 25, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
The soft drinks giant has announced the new NFT collection as it continues its journey into the metaverse.
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Mandel v3.1 Release Features

The Mandel v3.1 release blockchain software distills months of research and development into a network upgrade that is full of useful features and fixes.  The Blue Papers outlined some of these features. The API+ Blue Paper recommended several improvements to mitigate lost transactions and improve...
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LONDON - British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday summoned China's ambassador to Britain, Zheng Zeguang, to explain China's actions towards Taiwan. "I instructed officials to summon the Chinese Ambassador to explain his country's actions. We have seen increasingly aggress...
By Jennifer Rigby LONDON - Britain is launching a polio vaccine booster campaign for children in London aged below 10, after confirming that the virus is spreading in the capital for the first time since the 1980s. The UK Health Security Agency has identified 116 polioviruses from 19 sewage samples this year in London, after first sending an alert about finding the virus in June. The levels of poliovirus found and genetic diversity indicated that transmission was taking place in a number of London boroughs, the agency said on Wednesday. No cases have yet been identified but, in a bid to get ahead of a potential outbreak, GPs will now invite...
LONDON - Britain is still working out what it should do about large profits made by electricity generators, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday. "We are engaging with the electricity sector to drive forward reforms and to ensure the market delivers better results for peop...
By William James LONDON -Raymond Briggs, creator of the bittersweet children's book "The Snowman", has died aged 88, his family announced on Wednesday. First published in 1978, the pencil crayon-illustrated wordless picture book sold more than 5.5 million copies around the world while a television adaption became a Christmas favourite in Britain and was nominated for an Oscar. It tells the story of a boy whose smiling snowman comes to life to play during the night and then takes him on a flight through British winter landscapes. The book ends on a melancholy note when the boy wakes to find the snowman has melted. "We k...

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By Joice Alves LONDON - Sterling slid to its lowest level against the euro in two weeks on Wednesday as investors turned their focus to the energy crisis hitting economic growth prospects in Britain. According to press reports, Britain is making plans for organised...
LONDON - The British government is working on new cost-of-living support measures for the next prime minister to consider, Treasury minister Simon Clarke said on Wednesday, amid growing calls for more support to households facing rising energy bills. "Of course, the Government is...
By Liangping Gao and Kevin Yao BEIJING -China's factory-gate inflation eased in July to a 17-month low, defying global cost pressures as slower domestic construction weighed on raw material demand, although consumer price increases hit a two-year high as pork supplies tightened....
- Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday every vehicle it manufactures in Michigan would be assembled using solar and other renewable energy sources by 2025, as the automaker aims to lower its emissions. Michigan-based Ford has signed a renewable energy purchase pact with local provider...

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- Motown legend Lamont Dozier, the prolific singer-songwriter who composed and produced hits such as "Stop! In The Name Of Love," "Baby Love" and "Two Hearts," has died at the age of 81, his family said on Tuesday. Dozier died at his home on Monday, they said in a statement....
SAO PAULO - Latin American financial start-up Nubank said on Tuesday that Brazilian pop singer Anitta has left its board of directors, some 14 months after joining it, and will now become a global brand ambassador for the digital bank. The fintech, backed by investors such as War...
By Matt McKnight - After a pandemic-induced delay, a permanent exhibition focused on Bruce Lee's philosophy is opening at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle, with support of the Bruce Lee Foundation. His daughter Shannon Lee, wh...
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES - Hollywood actress Anne Heche remained hospitalized in critical condition, comatose and connected to a breathing machine on Monday, four days after suffering severe injuries in a fiery Los Angeles car crash, a spokesperson for the performer said....

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- Netherlands coach Mark Parsons will leave his role by mutual agreement following the team's failure to defend their women's European Championship title this year, the Dutch FA (KNVB) announced on Wednesday. The Dutch finished second in Group C to qualify for the knockout phase...
- The Confederation of African Football (CAF) launched a new club Super League concept on Wednesday which they claim will usher in a new era of prosperity for football on the continent, but final details over its structure and funding have yet to be confirmed. The plan will see 2...
By Sudipto Ganguly - Serena Williams' decision to bow out has left tennis staring at the beginning of the end of the sport's golden era, a dreaded but inevitable prospect that has long been on the horizon. The American, who will turn 41 next month, said that the cou...
LONDON - Heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury says he is coming back to boxing with a new trainer and wants to complete a trilogy against fellow-Briton Derek Chisora. The WBC champion said in April, after beating compatriot Dillian Whyte at Wembley stadium, that he had promised...

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- Netherlands coach Mark Parsons will leave his role by mutual agreement following the team's failure to defend their women's European Championship title this year, the Dutch FA (KNVB) announced on Wednesday. The Dutch finished second in Group C to qualify for the knockout phase...
By Erikas Mwisi Kambale BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo - Hundreds of prison inmates in the eastern Congolese city of Butembo have escaped after the facility was attacked by an armed group overnight, local authorities said on Tuesday. Two police officers were killed and part of the prison was damaged by a fire during the attack by Mai-Mai militiamen, said Antony Mwalushayi, a spokesperson for the army's operations against armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province. He did not say how many prisoners had escaped, but Butembo Mayor Mowa Baeki-Telly said it was in the hundreds and appealed to residents to help round them...
LONDON - British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday summoned China's ambassador to Britain, Zheng Zeguang, to explain China's actions towards Taiwan. "I instructed officials to summon the Chinese Ambassador to explain his country's actions. We have seen increasingly aggress...
KYIV - Four Russian missiles hit a village on the southern outskirts of Ukraine's city of Zaporizhzhia early on Wednesday, killing a 52-year-old woman who was found in the rubble, the regional governor said. "Four private buildings have been totally destroyed. Several dozen houses have been left without windows and roofs," Governor Oleksandr Starukh wrote on Telegram. Rescue workers were still digging through the rubble hours later, the governor said. Electricity and gas supply to the village of Kushuhum were also disrupted, he added. (Reporting by Max Hunder; editing by Tom Balmforth and Jon Boyle)...