1st Jun 2023


Investigative journalist wins libel case by Brexit campaigner

Brexit campaigner, millionaire Arron Banks has lost his libel case against investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr of the Guardian. Banks, the founder of the pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.EU, sued Cadwalladr for defamation over a TED Talk video and a tweet, claiming he was defamed after comments Cadwalladr made about his relationship with Russia. The case, concluded by the judgement of the High Court, has been going on for nearly three years.

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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.

Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.

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