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Following is a snapshot of how some of the world's biggest central banks are addressing risks related to climate change and in some cases helping to tackle it, as well as their thinking on how much more they should be doing. U.S. FEDERAL RESERVE - The Fed has joined the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS), an international group exploring ways to build climate risk into bank management, supervision and regulation. It has begun conducting more research on the economic implications of climate change.
Sterling extended its fall against the U.S. dollar on Friday, dropping below $1.39, hurt by the U.S. Federal Reserve's hawkish surprise and an unexpected fall in Britain's retail sales. The pound dropped against a strengthening dollar on Thursday after the Fed surprised markets by signalling it would raise interest rates and end emergency bond-buying sooner than expected. British retail sales fell 1.4% between April and May as a lifting of lockdown restrictions encouraged spending in restaurants rather than shops.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is poised to pardon the jailed leaders of Catalonia's failed 2017 independence bid, betting the time has come for a political gamble that he hopes will ultimately cement his legacy. Opinion polls show about 60% of Spaniards - as well as all the country's main opposition parties - oppose freeing the nine politicians and activists sentenced to long terms in 2019 for their role in the chaotic and at times violent events that triggered Spain's biggest political crisis in decades. But by acting in the coming days, Sanchez believes he can use an accelerating economic recovery and a successful COVID-19 vaccination programme to ride out the ensuing tide of unpopularity and repair any collateral damage before national elections due in 2023.
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A west London singer-songwriter who fell foul of Covid-19 lockdown laws with a festive street party said he was prosecuted and fined without knowing his case had been taken to court. Charlie Freeman ran into trouble with police when he organised a charity fundraising concert in Portobello Road last Christmas, having spent lockdown providing musical entertainment to passers-by from the window of his home. Freeman emailed police to explain what had happened and “never heard another peep” before he left London to go on tour.
In their first public appearance since WarnerMedia merged the two development divisions this past April, execs from HBO Max and Adult Swim previewed their upcoming slates, releasing new footage from adult-skewing offerings “10-Year-Old-Tom” and “Smiling Friends,” while talking up several more. Created by Michael Cusack (“YOLO: Crystal Fantasy”) and Zack Hadel (of the popular YouTube […]
Former defender represented United between 1992 and 2011, sporting numerous classic kits across more than 400 appearances
The Queen Mother thought Charles and Diana's marriage was a 'terrible mistake'.
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Boris Johnson’s spin doctors did not put him up for an interview with Andrew Neil at the general election because he is a “gaffe machine”, Dominic Cummings has claimed. During the 2019 December election, the PM refused to be interviewed by veteran broadcaster Andrew Neil who was at the BBC at the time. Mr Neil, who is now chairman of GB News, challenged Mr Johnson, saying it was “a question of trust” for the Prime Minister.
Following a successful pop-up in the UK capital, the beauty brand is set to lay down roots outside North America
If I was starting to save for my retirement from age 50, I wouldn't waste time and would quickly build up a portfolio of best-buy UK stocks. The post No savings at 50? I’d invest in top UK shares appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
Britney Spears has said she has “no idea” if she will ever perform on stage again.
Liberal Democrat Sarah Green is the country’s newest MP after winning the Buckinghamshire seat.
Farley applied for the role in West Ham’s academy through the Premier League’s Coach Inclusion & Diversity Scheme.
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By taking control of elections and voter suppression, Republicans are destroying American democracy