Ireland to unveil budget to tackle cost of living and energy crises
The Irish government will on Tuesday unveil its budget for the upcoming year and its plans to deal with widespread problems caused by the cost of living and energy crises. "There will always be demands on us to do more and to spend more but we are in really uncertain times, we are dealing with a crisis caused by a huge war in Europe and we cannot be sure how long this will go on for," he said.Finance minister for Ireland's three-party governing coalition Paschal Donohoe will reveal the spending measures at about 1200 GMT in the Dail, the state's lower house of parliament.
with $ 0.9544, the European currency is recording a new low. The reason is the energy crisis and weak economic prospects. © Photo: Photo: dpa/Monika Skolimowska A woman holds a wallet in her hand in which banknotes are stuck. (Symbol image)
The euro is still under high pressure on the financial markets. On Wednesday, the community currency again fell to a 20-year low with $ 0.9544. The European Central Bank (ECB) had set the reference course on Tuesday afternoon even higher at $ 0.9644.
still puts many other currencies under considerable pressure. The US currency receives buoyancy from the generally uncertain location, since it is considered a global reserve currency.
The weather map every Australian needs to see as rain bomb strikes Sydney
After a third consecutive La Nina was confirmed for Australia this year an overall picture is emerging that could mean floods, heatwaves and tropical cyclones from October until April 2023. The areas most likely to see flooding because so much rain will fall are far north and south-east Queensland, western Sydney and coastal New South Wales.
In addition, there is the tight monetary policy course of the US Federal Reserve Fed , which is faced with powerful interest rates against the high inflation. For its part, the euro will be burdened by the energy crisis in Europe and the weak economic outlets. (dpa)
Who would win in a fight between these fictional characters? .
Who do you have in a bout between Superman and Captain Marvel, or Hermione Granger and Katniss Everdeen, or James Bond and Jason Bourne? Of course, barring some sort of crossover, these characters would never actually interact, let alone duke it out, but it’s fun to imagine what the outcome would be. Here are some more hypothetical matchups between fictional characters, and who we think would win. Do you agree or disagree?