World

  • BusinessBBC

    US rate setter tells BBC 'no hurry' to cut interest rates

    A key member of the US central bank, Raphael Bostic, tells the BBC rates might only ease "at the end of 2024".

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  • LifestyleBBC

    Behind the doors of an almshouse in Brixton

    Photographer Jim Grover's latest exhibition, Behind the Blue Doors, looks at the history of an almshouse in Brixton.

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Brazil's president creates two new Indigenous territories, bringing total in his term to 10

    SAO PAULO (AP) — President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Thursday announced the creation of two new Indigenous territories for Brazil, bringing the total number of new reserves during this term to 10. The Cacique Fontoura reserve will be in Mato Grosso state and the Aldeia Velha territory will be in Bahia state. They will cover a combined total area of almost 132 square miles (342 square kilometers). Speaking at a ceremony in Brasilia, Lula's said Indigenous peoples should be patient as he seeks

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  • NewsBBC

    Columbia University: Ilhan Omar's daughter suspended and 108 arrested for Gaza protest

    Democrat politician Ilhan Omar's daughter has also been suspended from college for participating.

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  • EntertainmentThe Canadian Press

    Choctaw artist Jeffrey Gibson confronts history at US pavilion as its first solo Indigenous artist

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jeffrey Gibson’s takeover of the U.S. pavilion for this year’s Venice Biennale contemporary art show is a celebration of color, pattern and craft, which is immediately evident on approaching the bright red facade decorated by a colorful clash of geometry and a foreground dominated by a riot of gigantic red podiums. Gibson, a Mississippi Choctaw with Cherokee descent, is the first Native American to represent the United States solo at the Venice Biennale, the world’s oldest c

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    US committee releases sealed Brazil court orders to Musk's X, shedding light on account suspensions

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A U.S. congressional committee released confidential Brazilian court orders to suspend accounts on the social media platform X, offering a glimpse into decisions that have spurred complaints of alleged censorship from the company and its billionaire owner Elon Musk. The Republican-controlled House Judiciary Committee late Wednesday published a staff report disclosing dozens of decisions by Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordering X to suspend or remove a

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  • NewsBBC

    DfE says 85,000 more free childcare places needed in England

    The Department for Education estimates about 40,000 staff are also needed in England by September 2025.

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