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Liz Truss has defended her economic plans on local radio stations this morning, insisting she “had to take urgent action to get our economy growing”. But it was “squeaky fund time” yesterday, says The Sun: pension funds holding £1trn in British savings were narrowly rescued from “disaster” by the Bank of England splurging £65bn on government bonds. Hurricane Ian has made landfall in Florida. The 500-mile-wide cyclone has battered the state with 150mph winds and 18ft storm surges, leaving more than two million people without power. . Maya was born to a surrogate beagle mother in June and is still healthy 100 days later.