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Recent articles by Danica:

Bank of England makes biggest interest rate hike in 30 years

The Bank of England rolled out its biggest interest rate increase in three decades Thursday. → Read More

UK Treasury chief delays detailing new economic plans

UK Treasury Chief Jeremy Hunt has delayed a statement on the country’s economic affairs until Nov. 17 → Read More

UK inflation accelerates to 40-year high as food prices rise

British food prices rose at the fastest pace since 1980 last month, driving inflation back to a 40-year high and heaping pressure on the embattled government to balance the books → Read More

Liz Truss’ waning power brings political plots, and jokes

LONDON (AP) — Powerless, humiliated, labeled a “ghost” prime minister and compared unfavorably to a head of lettuce — this is not a good week for Liz Truss. Britain’s prime minister was scrambling … → Read More

UK leader in peril after Treasury chief axes 'Trussonomics'

New U.K. Treasury chief Jeremy Hunt has reversed most of an economic package announced by the government just weeks ago, including a planned cut in income taxes → Read More

U.K. leader Truss in peril after Treasury chief axes 'Trussonomics'

The U.K.'s new Treasury chief ripped up the government's economic plan on Monday, reversing most of the tax cuts and spending plans. → Read More

UK Treasury chief scraps nearly all government tax cut plans

LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Jeremy Hunt on Monday reversed most of an economic package announced by the government just weeks ago, including a planned cut to income tax. In a bid to soothe tu… → Read More

Despite turmoil, UK Treasury chief says economic plan stays

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief on Thursday rejected suggestions that the Conservative government would reverse course on economic plans that have roiled financial markets even after Prime M… → Read More

King Charles III decides not to attend climate summit

King Charles III has decided not to attend the international climate change summit in Egypt next month, fueling speculation that the new monarch will have to rein in his environmental → Read More

King Charles III decides not to attend climate summit

King Charles III has decided not to attend the international climate change summit in Egypt next month. → Read More

UK train strikes and energy hikes add to a week of turmoil

Trains in Britain have all but ground to a halt coordinated strikes by rail workers added to a week of turmoil caused by soaring energy prices and unfunded tax cuts that roiled financial markets → Read More

UK's Truss meets with fiscal watchdog amid economic crisis

British Prime Minister Liz Truss and her Treasury chief have met with the independent Office of Budget Responsibility amid efforts to ease concerns about unfunded tax cuts that have unleashed turmoil on financial markets → Read More

Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen at Windsor Castle

Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle on Thursday for the chance to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II. → Read More

Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen in Windsor

Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle for the chance to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II as the chapel where the late monarch ... → Read More

Queen Elizabeth II's death certificate says 96-year-old monarch died of old age

Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle for the chance to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II as the chapel where the late monarch was → Read More

British pound stabilizes, but turmoil still roils UK economy

The British pound has stabilized as U.K. authorities tried to ease investor concerns after the biggest tax cuts in 50 years sent the currency tumbling to a record low → Read More

Bank of England fails to reassure markets after pound plunge

The Bank of England has sought to reassure financial markets after the British pound touched an all-time low against the U.S. dollar, but its entreaty has fallen flat for investors concerned about the government's sweeping package of tax cuts → Read More

British pound plunges to new low as tax cuts spark concern

LONDON (AP) — The British pound fell to all-time low against the U.S. dollar early Monday after Treasury chief Kwasi Kwarteng pledged a sweeping package of tax cuts, fueling concerns about the gove… → Read More

With ceremonies over, King Charles III faces biggest task

Now King Charles III faces the task of preserving a 1,000-year-old monarchy that his mother nurtured for seven decades. → Read More

With ceremonies over, King Charles III faces biggest task

The king has been clear that he intends to slim down the monarchy, limiting the number of working royals and reducing the expense of supporting them. → Read More