‘Financial turmoil in Birmingham’

The Financial Times leads on news that Birmingham City Council has declared itself effectively bankrupt. The broadsheet claims equal pay deals at the local authority are responsible for “draining” its resources. The “largest local authority in Europe” is in “financial turmoil”, The i Paper added. Metro says that water companies are “blatantly breaking the law” […]

Nato vs. Russia: who would win in a conflict?

  Since Vladimir Putin launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Nato has scrambled to present a united front against Russia. Although member states have plied Kyiv with weapons, as well as punishing Russia with the most severe economic sanctions ever imposed on a major economy, they have wavered on Ukraine’s bid to join the alliance. […]