Interest rates rise again to counter higher prices

By Ben KingBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesInterest rates have increased for the third time in four months as the Bank of England tries to calm the rise in the cost of living.The rise from 0.5% to 0.75% means rates are now at their highest level since March 2020, when Covid lockdowns began.Energy bills…

Ottawa police chief resigns amid anti-mandate protests

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Before taking over at the Ottawa Police Service, Peter Sloly was a member of the Toronto police force for 27 yearsOttawa Police Chief Peter Sloly has resigned after weeks of criticism for his handling of anti-vaccine mandate protests that have paralysed the city.Protesters have occupied the centre of Canada’s capital…