As the Bank of England announces its biggest interest rate jump in 33 years, many Britons will be asking the same thing - how will this hit my pocket? The pound has yet again been sent spiralling by the news the central bank was raising the base rate by 0.75 percentage points to 3 per cent.Interest rates are now at the peak they reached in 2008, with the bank warning of the longest period of recession since reliable records began.This video explains what it all means. Source: PA
Republicans erupted when the president said they wanted to cut Social Security and Medicare.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Who did he think he was? Conan the Barbarian?
The truth-challenged GOP congressman appeared to get into a brief confrontation ahead of President Joe Biden's address to Congress.
Britney Spears Took Some Bikini Pics In A London Hotel Room, And She Looks Like She's Having The Best Time
Britney Spears is back to sharing bikini pics, and she seems to be having great fun!
- Fox News
Valerie Bertinelli is sharing how much weight she's lost after cutting out one thing for a whole month.
- Business Insider
China is mad at the US for blasting its suspected spy balloon, but a few years ago, state TV bragged its fighter pilots could shoot one down
Video from China state TV shows a 2020 training exercise involving Chinese fighter pilots shooting down a surveillance balloon.
- Associated Press
A small California city that was overrun by visitors four years ago when heavy winter rains produced a “super bloom” of wild poppies has a message for the public after this year's deluge: Do not come. The poppies are beginning to bloom but so far on a small scale — and the canyon where they grow and parking areas are now completely off-limits, Lake Elsinore Mayor Natasha Johnson told a press conference where she recounted the chaos of 2019. Poppies are found throughout California in spring and summer, but usually not as extensively as the blankets of gold that in 2019 covered slopes near Lake Elsinore, a city of 71,000 in Riverside County about 60 miles (96 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles.
- Saints Wire
The Las Vegas Review-Journal's Vincent Bonsignore reports that the Saints and Raiders have already agreed on trade compensation for quarterback Derek Carr, but no deal is imminent:
- The Guardian
Republican extremist appears to reference Chinese surveillance dirigible by parading halls of Congress with white balloon
Can astrology predict who will win the 2023 Super Bowl? This is what the stars have to say about match between the Eagles and the Chiefs and who will win.
- NBC Sports Boston
Peyton Manning easily could've run away from Tom Brady and the Patriots when he was figuring out his post-Colts career, but he embraced the challenge of facing the New England juggernaut.
- The Daily Beast
Hunter Larkin for KansasA 23-year-old Kansas mayor who re-installed himself in office last month in what some horrified observers said was “essentially a coup” is refusing to leave in the face of furious community opposition.At a contentious city council meeting Monday night, Goddard Mayor Hunter Larkin invoked the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, suggesting that he—Larkin—was also a visionary attempting to “change the world.”In a move that one Goddard resident likened to “Germany in 1935,” Larkin
The EA Madden game which has predicted the correct Super Bowl winner with almost 70% accuracy just placed its bets on this year’s game
In 2015, it even predicted the exact score.
A Clip Of Adele's Reaction To Harry Styles Winning Album Of The Year Is Going Viral, And It's Only 4 Seconds But It's Pretty Dang Messy
"Adele was so real for this."
Handler fires back at the conspiracy theorist lawmaker's odd new complaint.
- The Telegraph
Ukraine claims the last 24 hours were the deadliest of the war for Russian troops, as Moscow hurls tens of thousands of freshly mobilised soldiers and mercenaries into relentless winter assaults in the east.
Matthew McConaughey says he and Kate Hudson were 'legitimately kind of pissed off at each other' while filming the iconic 'You're So Vain' scene for 'How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days'
During an Instagram Live chat, the stars looked back on making the famous rom-com in celebration of its 20th anniversary.
People Are Sharing Songs They Didn’t Realize Were Overtly Sexual Until They Grew Up, And I Confess I Was One Of The Gullible Little Goobers
I can't believe I was singing these high-key nasty songs at the top of my lungs as a kid.
- Business Insider
ABC anchor calls out Sen. Marco Rubio during tense exchange over Chinese spy balloon: 'This happened 3 times under the previous president'
Rubio wondered aloud why Biden "waited so long" to tell people about the Chinese spy balloon, but was called out by ABC's Jonathan Karl.
George Santos grabbed an aisle seat at the State of the Union. Not everyone was eager to shake his hand.
Seated beside GOP Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Santos soon discovered that not everyone, including some Republicans, was interested in seeing him.