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Strikes and hikes: This week in the UK and US economy

Discover the news beyond the headlines with our daily selection of the stories that matter.

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Our daily selection of the global stories that really matter. Discover the news beyond the headlines with Curio. Every morning, host Manish Verma selects analytical and thought-provoking articles from the world’s leading publications, leaving you better informed and ready for your day. In today's episode... Nurses in the UK have staged their biggest strike in NHS history over pay, but the UK government says it simply cannot offer them more money. The Financial Times discusses whether public sector workers can be afforded a pay rise without jeopardising the economy. Then later, both the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve has this week risen interest rates to their highest since the global financial crash. The Wall Street Journal asks why when inflation seems, on the face of it, to be easing.

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