For the sake of the Russian economy, the Central Bank cannot continue its waiting game strategy for too long hoping that speculators give up before it does, says Mike Ingram, a market strategist at BGC Brokers in London.
Oil prices that have collapsed to 5-year lows will dramatically hit Canada, as energy sales provide about 30 percent of the budget revenues, Jennifer Winter, Associate Director at University of Calgary, told RT.
Supermarket giant Morrisons binned of 10,000 Cornish pasties after their delivery driver arrived 17 minutes late for collection, according to a report on hunger in the UK. The report also found that 4.3 million tons of edible food is discarded annually.
Congress is poised to give a foreign mining company 2,400 acres of national forest in Arizona that is cherished ancestral homeland to Apache natives. Controversially, the measure is attached to annual legislation that funds the US Defense Department.
The US House of Representatives’ resolution passed Tuesday declares not only war against Russia, but a war for Kiev against Donetsk and Lugansk, Daniel McAdams, executive director at the Ron Paul Institute, told RT.
George Osborne is facing criticism after it was revealed that his highly anticipated extra £2 billion per year of “extra NHS funding” actually includes a re-allocation of £750 million from the Department of Health.
The Tower of London hosted a networking dinner for global arms manufacturers, mere days after the extremely popular ‘sea of poppies’ remembrance installation closed. Tower managers have been accused of “crass insensitivity.”
OPEC is not a monolithic organization and it fails to agree on common policy, so it’s unlikely that the upcoming Vienna meeting will become a deciding factor on oil prices, Adrian Salbuchi, International consultant, told RT.
The Libyan government owes the UK £14 million for an aborted training program aimed at helping the depleted post-Gaddafi army to recover. The program was abandoned after recruits sexually attacked locals near their Cambridgeshire barracks.