Truss finally admits defeat on tax benefit for the wealthy

ft.com Prime minister cuts her losses and abandons plan to ditch top rate of income tax after outcry

Saudi prince has immunity in Khashoggi killing lawsuit, say lawyers

investing.com - Lawyers for Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, facing a U.S. lawsuit over the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, told a court on Monday the crown prince's appointment as prime minister...

Tax U-turn wins Truss some time but damage to credibility remains

theguardian.com PM said she was prepared to make unpopular decisions – but then buckled, so now she will be seen as both unpopular and wrongLatest news from the Conservative conference – liveSo it turns out the lady was for turning,...

Japanese prime minister says gov't investment in digital transformation will include Metaverse, NFTs

investing.com Fumio Kishida, the prime minister of Japan since 2021, has said the government will be making efforts to promote Web3 services, including those dealing with nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, and the Metaverse. In an Oct....

Japanese prime minister says gov't investment in digital transformation will include metaverse, nonfungible tokens

cointelegraph.com Fumio Kishida, the prime minister of Japan since 2021, has said the government will be making efforts to promote Web3 services. In an Oct. 3 speech before Japan’s National Diet, he said local authorities will use...

All the times Truss and Kwarteng defended tax cut plans before U-turn

theguardian.com Liz Truss’s government has abandoned its plan to abolish the 45% top rate of income tax in a humiliating U-turn, after a growing Conservative revolt over the policy and a turbulent reaction from markets. We look back...

Japanese prime minister says gov't investment in digital transformation will include metaverse, NFTs

cointelegraph.com According to Fumio Kishida, the government of Japan's investment in digital transformation had already included issuing NFTs to local authorities using digital solutions.

‘Phenomenal Security Breach’ As New U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss’ Mobile Phone Number Leaked

forbes.com Current mobile phone numbers for British Prime Minister and Chancellor are being sold online.

What We Know About Italy's Next Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's Views

newsweek.com After her election victory to be Italy's prime minister, Meloni will inherit a "perfect storm of policy issues," according to analysts.

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday

cnbc.com All three major averages closed out a losing quarter and a losing month. The Dow closed below 29,000 for the first time since November 2020. The economy is still running hot despite the Federal Reserve's best efforts...

The global elite have forgotten Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

vox.com Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh on October 24, 2017.  | Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images Four years later, the Saudi crown prince...

Wall Street opens higher; pound rallies after UK tax retreat

apnews.com NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as Treasury yields ease off their multiyear highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.9% in early Monday trading. The British pound strengthened and borrowing costs for the...

Markets and MPs will need more than a tax U-turn from Truss

ft.com The prime minister’s authority has already been seriously damaged

Italy manufacturing activity contracts for 3rd month running

investing.com ROME - Italy's manufacturing sector contracted for a third month running in September, a survey showed on Monday, with inflationary pressures and uncertainty over the economy hitting order volumes. The S&P Global...

Japan PM vows to combat rising utility bills, benefit from weak yen

investing.com By Leika Kihara TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday vowed to take steps to cushion the blow from rising electricity bills and maximise the benefits to the economy from a weak yen such as by...