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Month: August 2022

BBC

Ovo Energy boss proposes plan to stave off household bill crisis

Ovo Energy’s boss has sent the government a 10-point plan to cut energy bills based on earnings. Source

Street racing crash spans entire block, causes 00's in damage
CNN

Street racing crash spans entire block, causes $1000's in damage

Street racing crash spans entire block, causes $1000's in damage Source

The New York Times

Brazilian Officials Reach Truce on Voting Machines Targeted by BolsonaroPresident Jair Bolsonaro has claimed that Brazil’s voting machines are vulnerable to fraud, with little evidence. Election officials agreed to explore changes to security tests before the October election.By André Spigariol and Jack Nicas

Brazilian Officials Reach Truce on Voting Machines Targeted by BolsonaroPresident Jair Bolsonaro has claimed that Brazil’s voting machines are vulnerable to fraud, with little evidence. Election officials agreed to explore changes to security tests before the October election.By André Spigariol…

The Guardian

‘It’s cold, it’s mouldy, we’re ill non-stop’: the UK families living in fear of winter

‘Your children should feel safe and secure and happy,’ says Alifjane Begum, one of millions who live in cold homes. ‘They’re not’ Cold homes will cost children’s lives and cause long-term damage, warn experts Last winter Ayaat, four, was “severely…

BBC

Newspaper headlines: 'Act fast on energy hikes' and Giggs trial ends

Liz Truss is urged to deliver cost-of-living help and Ryan Giggs’ trial collapses – Thursday’s papers. Source

UN rights chief releases controversial Xinjiang report on her final day
CNN

UN rights chief releases controversial Xinjiang report on her final day

Against China’s wishes, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday released a much-anticipated report on China’s treatment of Uyghur and other Muslim minority peoples in its northwestern Xinjiang region. Source

The Guardian

Safe workloads would help fix Australia’s nurse shortage, union says

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation goes to jobs summit saying nurse-to-patient ratios more important than pay Follow the day’s news, live Get our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcast Achieving safe workloads for nurses is more…

BBC

US life expectancy falls to lowest level since 1996

The two-year decline is the steepest seen in a century and was mostly fuelled by Covid-19. Source

Don't expect home prices to come crashing down
CNN

Don't expect home prices to come crashing down

Rising mortgage rates are taking a toll on the US housing market. But those hoping for prices to drop probably won’t catch a break anytime soon. Source

The New York Times

U.N. Experts Plan Perilous Visit to Ukrainian Nuclear Plant ThursdayThe international team prepared to cross the front lines to inspect the embattled, Russian-held Zaporizhzhia plant, but it was not clear how long the Russians would let them stay.By Andrew E. Kramer

U.N. Experts Plan Perilous Visit to Ukrainian Nuclear Plant ThursdayThe international team prepared to cross the front lines to inspect the embattled, Russian-held Zaporizhzhia plant, but it was not clear how long the Russians would let them stay.By Andrew E….