The FOI request by The Times also revealed that in September 2018, the month the college's UK-China Global Issues Dialogue Centre was created, it banked £200,000 from an agency of China's State Council, the country's administrative authority. … [Read more...] about Cambridge University college that produced ‘reputation-laundering paper for Huawei’ banked £200,000 from the Chinese state and £155,000 from the telecoms giant
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Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: “The pace of the fall has been breathtaking, with oil-related stocks bearing the worst of the pain. We are now closing in on a technical correction [10% fall] after just six abysmal trading sessions. To give some perspective, we already witnessed a 10% fall in the UK market in September and October of this year, but this took place over six weeks, not six days.” … [Read more...] about Russian central bank raises interest rate to 17% to prevent rouble’s collapse
Though there were nationalists and far-right nationalists among Kiev’s protesters, and there are some in the new interim government, there decidedly weren’t and aren’t many – if any – bona fide fascists. This line has been both taken up and debunked (thoroughly), but any discussion of fascists at all is a Kremlin win. If you’re busy trying to decide how anti-Semitic Ukraine’s right wing is, then you’re not busy watching Russian soldiers slip across the border. (Ukraine’s chief rabbi is stalwartly pro-Kiev, by the by, and has taken up propaganda-busting, pointing out that the diverse anti-Yanukovych coalition is now anti-Putin.) … [Read more...] about Russian propaganda over Crimea and the Ukraine: how does it work?
It also found areas where the average price tag on a home is close to £500,000 include Dorking in Surrey (£498,422), Lewes in East Sussex (£491,304), Oxford (£479,099), Chesham in Buckinghamshire (£462,210), Borehamwood in Hertfordshire (£476,791) and Bath (£464,617). … [Read more...] about Britain’s mini housing boom: Stamp duty cut adds £30,000 to average property asking price with sales up 20% as house-hunters battle to buy before six-month tax break ends
But the drop in the oil price since June cannot entirely be explained by these factors. The last time the price halved, the financial crash was in full swing. So it is possible that factors affecting supply and demand will have only a marginal part to play in the next six months. More important will be the expectation of rising interest rates in the US. … [Read more...] about As oil prices continue to fall, could it spell global trouble for the year ahead?