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Was the Bank of England largely to blame for the UK’s inflation?

Aug 1, 2023
A new British pressure group is calling for the UK’s central bank to “lose the power to create unlimited amounts of money out of thin air.”
A new pressure group blames Britain’s central bank and its quantitative easing program for much of the problem in the United Kingdom.
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What’s going wrong with post-Brexit Britain?

Jun 7, 2023
Brexit supporters blame the Conservative government for failing to exploit the benefits of leaving the European Union.
In a photo from 2017, the EU and UK flags wave outside Parliament in London. A recent survey finds that British majorities believe successive Conservative governments have mismanaged Brexit and that the initiative was a mistake.
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New UK fiscal metric paints a rosier picture of the national debt

May 17, 2023
The U.K. has adopted an additional fiscal statistic that suggests public finances are not in such a bad shape after all.
The U.K.'s new “public sector net worth” measure offsets debt by including government-owned infrastructure, such as railways.
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Is Brexit to blame for Britain's mess?

Nov 9, 2022
Some critics of the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union say the country’s recent turmoil should drive it back into the bloc.
Anti-Brexit demonstrators march in London on Oct. 22.
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Reducing the climate impact of dirty diapers

Sep 20, 2019
U.K.-based company The Nappy Gurus is encouraging parents to use cloth diapers rather than disposable ones to reduce their environmental impact.
Cloth diapers on a clothesline.
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Brexit looms over U.K. economy as Theresa May steps aside

Jun 6, 2019
Economists blame Brexit for low productivity
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for a European Union (EU) summit at EU Headquarters in Brussels on May 28, 2019.
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Britain enjoys revival of pilgrimages

Aug 29, 2018
The modern treks are not necessarily religious and they can boost local economies.
A group of pilgrims resting among the gravestones outside of St. Mary's Church in Rye at the end of their journey. 
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