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#Breaking144 – Bank of England considers biggest rate rise for more than 25 years


MPC meets on Thursday under pressure to follow other central banks in monetary tightening

Published: Aug.01: 2022: https://www.ft.com/content/3eb06681-9705-4c10-af71-3c6ed4dce648

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#Breaking144 – Iran’s intelligence ministry arrests several members of the Baha’i faith on s pying charges, state TV reports.


“It is rare for the ministry to report the arrests of members of Baha’i. The report does not say how many were detained. The detentions raise concerns about potential crackdowns on followers of the religion.”

Published: Aug.01: 2022: https://bit.ly/3OPfJyp

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#Breaking144 – Two people are in hospital following a shooting late Sunday night at a party near Pearson International Airport.


“According to Peel Regional Police, multiple gunshots rang out shortly before 11:45 p.m. in an industrial area in Malton, on Northwest Drive, near Zahavy Way.”

Published: Aug.01: 2022: https://bit.ly/3vvrwLz

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#Breaking144Update – Kentucky’s governor has predicted that bodies will continue to be found “for weeks” as the death toll from devastating flooding rose to 28 and rescuers embarked on a long and grueling effort to locate victims.


“Some areas in the mountainous region are still inaccessible following the flooding in the state’s east that turned roads into rivers, washed out bridges and swept away houses. Off-and-on rain plus poor mobile phone coverage are also complicating rescue efforts.”

Published: Aug.01: 2022: https://bit.ly/3PTRtMQ

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#Breaking144 – Israel Prisons Service Northern District Commander Arik Yaakov pins the blame for the breakout at Gilboa Prison last year on the prison commander, Freddy Ben Shitrit.


““It’s not an accident that it happened there,” Yaakov says. But he argues this does not reflect on the district as a whole and refuses to accept part of the blame. He says he thought at the time that Ben Shitrit was a good commander, but has since come to believe that he lied to him.”

Published: Aug.01: 2022: https://bit.ly/3JntgvL

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#Breaking144 – The Egyptian pound plunges to a near all-time low of more than 19 to the dollar, in the world ’s number one wheat importer where prices have soared.


“Egypt’s currency has not fallen so sharply since December 2016, when it hit 19.3 to the US greenback after a drastic devaluation.”

Published: Aug.01: https://bit.ly/3blS22Z