UK economy enjoys ‘unprecedented growth spurt’

Shoppers leave a shop 08:51 AM Cost pressures A lot of attention is going to gravitate towards the cost pressures within the private sector that the UK PMI picked up on. Manufacturers flagged shortages of raw materials and high shipping costs, while service providers highlighted increased staff salaries. Although that […]

France to investigate 76 mosques suspected of ‘separatism’ in ‘unprecedented’ crackdown on Islamist extremists

France’s response to terror attacks perpetrated by Muslims caused outrage in many Islamic countries (file photo) – FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP via Getty Images France’s embattled interior minister on Thursday announced raids on dozens of mosques suspected of Islamist extremism following Emmanuel Macron’s pledge to fight “separatism” in the wake of terror […]

‘Everyone has different ideas of what feels safe to them during COVID’: How 4 college students spent an unprecedented fall semester

This summer, MarketWatch spoke to four college students as they prepared for a fall semester unlike any other. We recently checked back in to see how the pandemic has affected their studies and the way they’re thinking about their futures.  The fall semester has been busy for Luz Chavez. The […]

Keeping Schools Closed Is, Yes, Unprecedented

(Bloomberg Opinion) — First there were a  spate of teacher lawsuits aimed at keeping public schools shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic. Now we’re seeing a rash of litigation aimed at forcing schools to open. Parents in several states are suing to require in-person instruction. Private school parents have also filed lawsuits challenging […]