Gas prices jump 24pc as Putin turns off the taps

Ggood morning. We’ve seen the first sign that Vladimir Putin is serious about his threat to turn off the taps. Gazprom confirmed it’s cut off flows of natural gas to Poland and Bulgaria as they had failed to pay in roubles, adding that supplies will be halted until payment has been made. European gas prices … Read more

Forge Health Announces Transformative Clinical Outcomes Showing Positive Impact of its Unique Behavioral Health Care Model on Medical Utilization and Overall Health | Business & Finance

WHITE PLAINS, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 26, 2022– Forge Health, a leading provider of value-based mental health and substance use care, today announced results from a groundbreaking national payor-led clinical outcomes research study. The study showed that Forge patients maintained significant improvement in both medical utilization and overall health outcomes a full 12 months after treatment. Unlike … Read more

King’s Lynn Vancouver Butchers closing down in Broad Street ‘due to Covid-19 & rising electricity prices’

A well-known West Norfolk butcher’s shop announced it will close at the end of this week. Vancouver Butchers, which has been serving Lynn for 26 years, said it will shut up shop for good at the end of the day’s trading on Saturday. The Broad Street business cited Covid-19, electricity price hikes, lack of council … Read more

A major recession is coming, Deutsche Bank warns

New York CNN Business — Deutsche Bank raised eyebrows earlier this month by becoming the first major bank to forecast a US recession, albeit a “mild” one. Now, it’s warning of a deeper downturn caused by the Federal Reserve’s quest to knock down stubbornly high inflation. “We will get a major recession,” Deutsche Bank economists … Read more

TalkTV trumps rivals as 400,000 tune in for Piers Morgan Uncensored

The former Good Morning Britain presenter also comfortably beat Andrew Neil’s launch show on GB News on June 13 that secured a peak viewership of 336,000 viewers. However, the rest of TalkTV’s slate fell short of its rivals on launch night. The News Desk with Tom Newton-Dunn had an average audience of 54,200 in the … Read more

Inflation, supply issues threaten 2022 profits

The General Motors world headquarters office is seen at Detroit’s Renaissance Center. Paul Hennessey | LightRocket | Getty Images DETROIT — There’s growing concern among Wall Street analysts that higher costs and supply chain disruptions will put pressure on 2022 earnings for General Motors and Ford Motor — even more than initially expected. Ahead of … Read more

‘No evidence’ of sustained hit to UK exports to EU since Brexit trade deal

There is no evidence of a “sustained decline” in UK exports to the EU since the Brexit deal kicked in, a report has found. Experts said sales into Europe remained strong, despite a 25pc relative decline in imports from the bloc compared with the rest of the world. The research, published by the Center for … Read more

Twitter locks down to stop staff ‘going rogue’ over Elon Musk takeover – live updates

Ggood morning. Twitter has locked down changes to its website in an effort to stop unhappy staff ‘going rogue’ and making unauthorized changes in the wake of Elon Musk’s $44bn takeover. Elsewhere, public sector net borrowing came in under forecast in March, with £18.1bn added to the debt pile. 5 things to start your day … Read more

Rupert Murdoch’s TalkTV braces for potential advertising boycott

Rupert Murdoch’s TalkTV fears being hit with an advertising boycott as the opinionated news network prepares to challenge the BBC. The insurgent news channel launching on Monday night at 7pm is wary of facing a similar backlash that struck rival broadcaster GB News when some of the world’s biggest brands paused their campaigns following pressure … Read more

Markets tumble as panic grows over China’s zero Covid collapse

MArkets tumbled across the world on Monday as fears of a new Chinese lockdown sparked panic buying in Beijing. Around £40bn was wiped off the FTSE 100 which dropped 1.9pc, amid concerns over a wave of draconian restrictions to prevent the collapse of China’s zero Covid policy. Economists warned the world’s second-largest economy may already … Read more