Chancellor 'examines plans for a one-off hit' on oil and gas firms'

Is Rishi lining up ‘Windfall Tax Lite’? Chancellor ‘examines plans for a one-off hit’ on oil and gas firms in a bid to appease Tory opponents and help ease the cost-of-living crisis Rishi Sunak and the PM ‘privately open-minded about the idea of a windfall tax’ Tory MPs told not to criticise windfall tax online ‘because a U-turn is in the […]

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‘Tsunami of cultural change’: The battle over Australia’s museums

The culture wars have long raged across the Australian media and arts landscape, but the battle appears to have been won by progressives inside the nation’s museums. As the world’s museum directors prepare to make another attempt to come up with the definition of a museum, after years of controversy between conservatives and reformers, the heads of Australia’s museums have […]

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European hospitality struggles with hundreds of thousands of vacancies

European restaurants struggle to fill thousands of vacancies for waiters and cooks – as French hospitality bosses blame Macron’s furlough scheme that saw workers sit at home on FULL PAY France has an estimated 250,000 vacancies in restaurants and cafes to fill Europe is struggling to fill hundreds of thousands of staff vacancies  The sector is buckling under pressure from […]

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All the pomp, circumstance: Taylor Swift delivers NYU commencement speech, receives honorary degree

Taylor Swift’s hit song “22” takes on a whole new meaning after gracing the stage with New York University’s class of 2022. The Grammy-winning singer and songwriter received a Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa, from the Manhattan-based university Wednesday, delivering the commencement speech with atimely joke. “The main reason I’m here is because I have a song called ’22,’” […]

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Baby boy, 1, raped to death by evil Russian soldiers, Ukraine claims

A one-year-old boy has been sickeningly raped by depraved Russian soldiers in Ukraine, according to official sources in Kyiv. According to Ukraine's Ministry of Defence, a total of 10 incidents of rape were reported in the space of an hour on Friday, including eight child victims. In a tweet the ministry wrote: "Today, in just one hour, 10 reports of […]

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Remains of Colorado mom found 4 years after she went missing

The remains of a Colorado mother of three have been recovered more than four years after she went missing, the Boulder District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Rita Gutierrez-Garcia was 34 years old when she was last seen near downtown Longmont around 2:30 a.m. on March 18, 2018, at a bar celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day, CBS Denver reported. The investigation into […]

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