Kwarteng: UK economy must expect more tax cuts and deregulation | Economic policy

Liz Truss plans to radically reshape the UK economy with even more tax cuts and fewer regulations, her chancellor has said, declining to set a limit on how much public debt could be incurred in the process. “There’s more to come,” Kwasi Kwarteng told BBC One’s Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg, two days after his unofficial … Read more

North Korea tests ballistic missile as US aircraft carrier arrives for joint military exercises | World News

North Korea has tested a short-range ballistic missile as a US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea for joint military exercises. It was launched on Sunday from the western town of Taechon and flew 370 miles (600km), said the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, before landing off North Korea‘s east coast. The launch is the … Read more

Eliud Kipchoge takes 30 seconds off his men’s marathon world record in Berlin | Marathon

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has shattered his own marathon world record, winning the Berlin event with a time of two hours, one minute and nine seconds. The 37-year-old’s finishing time to win the race on Sunday was some 30 seconds faster than his previous world-best mark, set in the German capital four years ago. Kipchoge has … Read more

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Warzone 2.0 to Be Separate But Integrated Installs

The time has come to brace your SSDs for impact, readers: heavy shelling is incoming in the form of potentially humongous Call of Duty file sizes. As you’ll no doubt already be aware, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 launches next month, with Battle Royale sequel Warzone 2.0 following on 16th November, 2022. The series, … Read more

Longer battery life and better sound

Apple’s AirPods Pro (2nd-Gen) are a worthwhile update to what are already one of the best pairs of Bluetooth wireless earbuds out there. The new AirPods Pro still don’t deliver audio as crisp as Sony’s more expensive WF-1000XM4s or support high-quality codecs/lossless audio. However, they make up for these shortcomings with vastly improved ‘Active Noise … Read more

Chicken farm giant linked to River Wye decline was sued over water blight in US | Rivers

One of the world’s biggest food giants with a supply chain linked to the ecological decline of the River Wye faced claims over similar pollution scandals in the US, the Observer can reveal. Campaigners warned two years ago that the clear waters of the Wye, one of Britain’s best-loved rivers, were being blighted by thick … Read more

Nuclear attack would cause ‘political destruction for Russia’, says aid worker

A Ukrainian aid worker said he does not fear a nuclear attack because it would cause “political destruction” for Russia – but said the damage already inflicted by the war is already akin to a nuclear strike. Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the West of “nuclear blackmail” on Wednesday and warned “it’s not a bluff” … Read more