NYC, California pensions ask credit card firms to help track suspicious gun buys

NYC, California pensions ask credit card firms to help track suspicious gun buys

New York City Comptroller Brad Lander speaks during a “Defend Democracy” rally, taking place on the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., January 6, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Top New York … Read more

Cash-strapped Britons give up pets as living costs soar

Cash-strapped Britons give up pets as living costs soar

LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Stood on her hind legs to greet any prospective owner who might approach her glass-doored kennel, Harriet is a black English cocker spaniel abandoned as a deepening cost-of-living crisis pushes growing numbers of Britons to part with their pets. She was found running along a busy road in London after … Read more

Cucumber crisis: rising energy prices leave British greenhouses empty

Cucumber crisis: rising energy prices leave British greenhouses empty

Cost of growing a cucumber to jump from 25p to 70p High energy costs mean that crops are not planted Pressure is likely to push up food prices ROYDON, England, March 31 (Reuters) – In a small corner of south-east England, huge greenhouses are empty and rising energy costs are preventing their owner from using … Read more