Bulb chief used government advisory role to ‘brief against’ rivals

Collapsed supplier used access to ministers to criticise competitors’ green credentials and exaggerate its own Too good to be true – Bulb’s rapid rise and fall Collapsed energy supplier Bulb Energy appears to have used its role advising ministers on green business to exaggerate its own environmental credentials, while playing down rivals’ progress. Bulb’s chief executive, Hayden Wood, used a […]

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Why Amit Mitra is important to Mamata

No longer Bengal’s finance minister, Amit Mitra, Mamata’s principal chief advisor, will still advise and aid the ‘chief minister and finance department on all matters relating to management of state finance’, represent the ‘state government in national and international events/meetings/committees’ and examine ‘important proposals/files and policy issues relating to financial matters referred to him for advice/views’.Ishita Ayan Dutt reports. West […]

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China's industrial profits growth accelerates in October

Profits in October rose 24.6% from a year earlier to 818.7 billion yuan ($128.1 billion), the official data showed, quickening from a 16.3% gain reported in September. The industrial profit data covers large firms with annual revenues of over 20 million yuan from their main operations. Profits at China's industrial firms grew at a faster pace in October, the statistics […]

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Tucker Carlson: How can America survive three more years of Joe Biden?

Tucker: Why Joe Biden is so deeply unpopular ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ host examines what’s causing the president’s horrible approval rating. It is hard to have a lot of faith and political polling obviously, especially after the last couple of presidential elections. The polls weren’t just wrong, they were insane. They told us things like Hillary Clinton could take Texas and Joe Biden is a lock to win Florida.  In […]

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Despite Biden vow, Afghanistan evacuees admitted to US underwent almost no vetting after interviews: report

Almost none of 82,000 refugees from Kabul were vetted Former Assistant Secretary of State Robert Charles discusses the potential national security threat as it has come out almost none of the 82,000 people airlifted this year from Kabul were vetted. Only a small number of the Afghanistan evacuees who came to the U.S. following President Biden’s decision earlier this year […]

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European Shares Seen Tad Higher At Open

European stocks are likely to open higher on Monday after China’s central bank indicated possible easing steps to support a slowing economy. The upside, however, may remain limited as Europe battles a fresh wave of coronavirus infections. The People’s Bank of China flagged chances of policy easing by making some changes in the wording of the third-quarter monetary policy implementation […]

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