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Inflation Is Linked To Aging Population, Claims Study

The longer we live, the more we can expect the cost of living to keep rising, according to new research. A shrinking working-age population across the world linked with increasing demand from retired workers is making goods more expensive and...

One Country With Two Presidents Can’t Last For Long

What happens next for Venezuela? Two presidents, 1,000,000% inflation and sitting atop the world’s largest oil reserves with a ruined economy. US President Donald Trump is the latest world leader to recognise Juan Guaido as the country’s rightful interim president. He...

A Country With An Economy Flushed Down The Toilet

The cost of living is a worry for expats wherever they live but the wheelbarrows of cash needed to buy the basics in Venezuela are mind-boggling. The government is trying to cope by printing new bank notes that devalue the...

Is Anyone Really Controlling The UK Economy?

The UK economy is performing weaker than expected, which has forced the Bank of England to put a hold on plans to increase interest rates. The bank’s influential rate-setting monetary policy committee sat on their hands and adopted a wait-and-see...

US Federal Reserve Holds Fast On Hiking Interest Rates

The US Federal Reserve has left interest rates unchanged for another month as inflation levels out near the target for the economy. The rate setting Federal Open Market Committee decision was unanimous. The last time rates went up were in March,...
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Manchester City Set To Appeal Ban From Europe

The world of football is waiting with bated breath to see if Manchester City lodges an appeal against a two-year ban from European football. The...

Stardust Fails To Glitter As Oscars Lose Audience

The magic of the Oscars used to sprinkle a smattering of stardust as Hollywood celebrated glittering movies in style. But the swagger has long gone...

Can You Claim A Share Of Yahoo’s Data Breach Claim Settlement?

Around 500 million internet users who trusted web portal Yahoo to look after their personal information can claim a share of $117.5 million compensation...

Trump Acquitted As Impeachment Show Trial Winds Up

In one of the least surprising events in Us politics, President Donald Trump has been acquitted of all charges at his impeachment trial. Well, some...