Official figures show that inflation in Britain has unexpectedly risen back above the Bank of England’s target, but with the Brexit date approaching there is little pressure on policymakers at the central bank to raise interest rates.
Satellite photos show what appear to be armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police parked in a sports complex in the city of Shenzhen, in what some have interpreted as a threat from Beijing to use increased force against pro-democracy protesters across the border in Hong Kong.
The man who was Britain’s top finance official until three weeks ago broke his silence on the new administration Wednesday, saying 'unelected people' are pushing the government toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn’t backed by Parliament or the voters.
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