Here are the key points from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget speech: • The chancellor says there are “challenging” months ahead, adding that inflation in September was 3.1% and is likely to rise further – the OBR expect it to average 4% over the next year • Pressures caused by supply chains and energy crisis will
Not long ago, 100% renewable energy was a distinction reserved for remote communities avoiding costly energy imports. But now, some U.S. states are reaching very high levels of renewable energy, and the largest urban areas on the planet are targeting 100% renewable operations, basing their futures around variable power from wind and solar tied to energy storage.
What is thought to be the final image of Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film Rust shows her standing in front of Alec Baldwin before the actor accidentally shot and killed her. The 42-year-old cinematographer can be seen dressed in a beanie with headphones on and her back to the camera, while Baldwin
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In this article INFO Solar Farm at Death Valley Gary Weathers | Brand X Pictures | Getty Images Surging solar costs, driven my raw material price increases and supply chain constraints, could delay or even cancel more than half of 2022’s expected utility-scale solar buildout, according to a new report from energy consultancy Rystad Energy.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro should face a series of criminal indictments over his response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a committee of the country’s senators . The committee voted 7-4 to formally approve a report calling for prosecutors to try Mr Bolsonaro on charges ranging from charlatanism and inciting crime to misuse of public
In this article GOOGL Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O keynote session at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on May 7, 2019. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Alphabet reported profit and earnings for the third quarter that topped analysts’ estimates. The company’s shares were little changed after the report.
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In this article MSFT Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft shares edged 1% higher in extended trading Tuesday after the software and hardware maker reported fiscal first-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates. Here’s how the company did: Earnings: $2.27 per share, adjusted, vs. $2.07
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Sudan’s prime minister Abdalla Hamdock and his wife are at home “under heavy security” after the military seized control in a violent coup. The premier was allowed to return to his house in Kafouri, in the state of Khartoum on Tuesday, according to an official who asked to remain anonymous. But it has yet to
Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have gone to their first Wrexham game since they took over the football club in February. The Hollywood stars were at York Road stadium on Tuesday evening to watch the side’s away match against Maidenhead United in the National League. The Berkshire team won the clash 3-2. The Deadpool actor
Rishi Sunak has claimed his budget will deliver a stronger economy “fit for a new age of optimism”. In comments released by the Treasury ahead of the chancellor’s address to MPs in the Commons on Wednesday, Mr Sunak said the budget will commence the “work of preparing for a new economy post-COVID”. “An economy of
The government has U-turned by deciding to put legal controls on water firms dumping raw sewage in the sea and rivers across the country despite recently forcing Tory MPs to vote down similar proposals. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced on Tuesday that the Environment Bill “will be further strengthened with
This is, technically speaking, Rishi Sunak’s third budget. But it might better be thought of as his first. After all, the first two of them, in March of 2020 and 2021, were so embroiled in all things COVID that they might be better thought of as emergency budgets. Neither gave much thought to the longer-term
In the wake of last week’s unveiling of a Swedish single-seat personal electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, Israeli company Air One now introduces a two-seat rival to allow individual consumers to fly themselves around. Flying car startup Air has rolled out its dual-person eVTOL for pre-orders, ahead of expected deliveries in 2024. Now in the