In the headlines
The Bank of England has raised interest rates for the 14th time in a row, to 5.25%. They’re now at their highest level in 15 years; inflation remains nearly four times the Bank’s 2% target. Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie are separating after 18 years of marriage. The 51-year-old is the second Canadian PM to announce a split while in office, after his father, Pierre, in 1977. “Just stop worrying” has been voted the most futile piece of advice you can give someone. Other contenders in the survey of 2,000 British adults included “fight fire with fire” and “forgive and forget”.