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Switzerland's economy ministry said it froze $8 billion of Russian assets out of $50 billion stored in Swiss deposits
The Swiss economy ministry announced on Thursday that it had frozen $7.94 billion (7.5 billion Swiss francs) worth of Russian assets as of November 25, 2022. This is apart from ...
What is it like to be repeatedly asked where you are from?
When a senior royal aide repeatedly asked a prominent black charity boss where she was "really from", during a Buckingham Palace reception, it sparked an outcry. Being intrusive...
Royal aide steps down after racist comments -Buckingham Palace
A member of the British royal family's household has left her role after making "unacceptable and deeply regrettable" comments about race and nationality to a woman at a grand r...
William and Kate heckled by protestors during US tour
Prince William and Kate Middleton faced protestors heckling them for ‘not being elected’ during their tour of Boston.
£4.5bn lost to fraud in three COVID schemes as Rishi Sunak's Eat Out to Help Out scheme recorded 9.5% rate of fraud, HMRC says
The revelation emerges during a hearing of the Treasury Committee, which hears the HMRC seized a non-fungible token cryptocurrency asset and is "ahead of the game" compared to "...
Ngozi Fulani: Lady Susan Hussey's race comments were abuse, says charity boss
A black British charity boss who was repeatedly asked where she was "really" from at a royal reception has told the BBC the encounter was "abuse".
UK to trial Elon Musk's satellite broadband equipment in remote locations
Britain is to trial using low Earth orbit satellites to provide high-speed internet connections to remote homes and businesses, with the initial sites supported by equipment sup...
HSBC head dismisses idea China is trying to get hold of the bank's Asian operations
Cuts are being made across HSBC's business as pressure mounts from the bank's largest shareholder.
Starlink: Elon Musk's satellites to beam high-speed broadband to remote areas of UK in government trial
Three locations will have the equipment installed to begin with, allowing them to link up to the satellites and access broadband 10 times faster than previously available.
Founder of bankrupt crypto firm FTX Sam Bankman-Fried breaks his silence, with thousands locked out of savings
FTX, a cryptocurrency exchange that operated around the world, collapsed as panicked traders pulled $6bn out of the company in just three days after a series of bombshell allega...
Sam Bankman-Fried Interviewed Live About the Collapse of FTX
Sam Bankman-Fried, co-founder of the cryptocurrency firm FTX, gave his first live interview since his company filed for bankruptcy. Andrew Ross-Sorkin of The New York Times aske...
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