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Saving For a Space Ship

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  1. Full story: Petrol station chaos worsened by motorists filling up with wrong fuel https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2021/sep/27/uk-petrol-crisis-panic-buying-suspends-competition-law-oil-army-ftse-sterling-business-live
  2. there are big charging issues, that are improving... ie recent vw / tesco suparmarket charge tie up expansion , but you have to weigh that against many being able to charge at home and ... ive been driving a 2014 renault kangoo for nearly 3 years with onl 75 mile in summer 60 in winter , max range & slow charging rate (up to 3.4 kw), but manage fine as I only do local trips as many folks do, 23 k miles in that time, 79k miles total now . no money spent on servicing or parts aprt from tyres. renault say no long term services needed , they only change filters , save me loads in fuel costs
  3. Suppliers in China for Apple, Tesla, Intel, Nvidia, Qualcomm, NXP, Infineon, ASE Forced to Halt Production amid Energy Crackdown The Everything Shortage keeps promising to keep getting worse. https://wolfstreet.com/2021/09/26/suppliers-in-china-for-apple-tesla-intel-nvidia-qualcomm-nxp-infineon-ase-tech-forced-to-halt-production-amid-chinas-energy-crackdown/
  4. Some of the damning comments in the article cheered me up https://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/buy-to-let/five-charts-show-25-years-buy-to-lets-changed-britain/ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/buy-to-let/wanted-landlord-10-properties-bought-400/
  5. Supply chain crisis: Tories poised to U-turn on foreign worker visas https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/sep/24/supply-chain-crisis-tories-poised-turn-foreign-worker-visas
  6. How buy-to-let upturned Britain's property market https://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/buy-to-let/five-charts-show-25-years-buy-to-lets-changed-britain/ 'I wanted to be a landlord with 10 properties, but I bought 400' Buy-to-let investors who weathered tax changes and recession have now been rewarded https://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/buy-to-let/wanted-landlord-10-properties-bought-400/ ......then came covid / recession / credit crunch 2 ?
  7. More Than Half U.K. Adults Say Shortages Disrupt Food Shopping https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-24/more-than-half-u-k-adults-say-shortages-disrupt-food-shopping
  8. But for many for who the eviction ban was not extended .... Evicted in less than 10 minutes: courts fail tenants broken by pandemic https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2021-09-23/evicted-in-less-than-10-minutes-courts-fail-tenants-broken-by-pandemic
  9. Cornwall homeless to be housed in holiday parks https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-58652903
  10. Welsh renters given six-month notice periods until end of year News Six-month notice periods will remain in place in Wales for the majority of evictions until at least the end of December as ministers choose to extend COVID-related protections. https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/news/news/welsh-renters-given-six-month-notice-periods-until-end-of-year-72634
  11. Leaseholders are beaming a doomsday clock onto a building to count down to financial ruin https://www.bigissue.com/news/housing/leaseholders-launch-doomsday-clock-to-count-down-to-their-financial-ruin-over-cladding/
  12. I don't recall much debate on hpc about whether this current hpi bubble is a bull trap. Could it be one ?
  13. China’s Evergrande crisis shakes international markets https://twitter.com/i/events/1440092360126259206
  14. A Year To Evict And £35k In Costs – The Cost Of Evicting A COVID Rogue Tenant by UK Landlords Revealed https://www.valuewalk.com/a-year-to-evict-and-35k-in-costs-the-cost-of-evicting-a-covid-rogue-tenant-by-uk-landlords-revealed/
  15. Is evergrande a massive Ponzi scheme? IMO, there seems to be a relictance in the MSM to mention the word ponzi in this case or discuss if it is indeed applicable THE WOLF STREET REPORT: China’s Crackdown on Debt, Tech & Evergrande Sends Frazzled Wall Street Titans to China https://wolfstreet.com/2021/09/19/the-wolf-street-report-chinas-crackdown-on-debt-tech-evergrande-sends-frazzled-wall-street-titans-to-china/ https://youtu.be/JYd4q5gkWNM
  16. As empty homes numbers shoot up in the capital, new report 'Nobody's Home', calls for housing development in London to meet local needs not investors’ priorities https://www.actiononemptyhomes.org/nobody-home Report https://www.actiononemptyhomes.org/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=1da4d3b3-6012-4cab-a7f0-36e71c166a9b
  17. Buy Nothing Day is going to more than a day this Nov... https://www.buynothingday.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buy_Nothing_Day
  18. Not a single G20 country is in line with the Paris Agreement on climate, analysis shows https://edition.cnn.com/2021/09/15/world/climate-pledges-insufficient-cat-intl/index.html
  19. US, UK and Australia forge military alliance to counter China Aukus partnership will enable Australia to have nuclear-powered submarines for the first time https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/sep/15/australia-nuclear-powered-submarines-us-uk-security-partnership-aukus What a Collapse of China’s Evergrande Would Mean https://wolfstreet.com/2021/09/15/what-a-collapse-of-chinas-evergrande-would-mean/
  20. Press release End of temporary insolvency measures Temporary insolvency restrictions protections are being lifted and new targeted measures to support small business and commercial tenants introduced https://www.gov.uk/government/news/end-of-temporary-insolvency-measures
  21. "Aside from food prices, used car prices also continue to go up. They increased 4.9% between July and August, and have increased cumulatively by 18.4% since April 2021." https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2021/sep/15/uk-inflation-jumps-boosted-higher-food-restaurant-prices-business-live
  22. end of the £20 a week UC benefit hike, when major inflation hits perhaps flooding . storms ove the winter may be the final straw Futurama - Death By Snu Snu
  23. Chinese ambassador to UK barred from British parliament Move agreed by Speakers of Commons and Lords follows imposition of sanctions on British MPs by Beijing https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/sep/14/chinese-ambassador-to-uk-barred-from-british-parliament
  24. China property giant Evergrande admits debt crisis as protesters besiege HQ Disgruntled investors voice anger at headquarters as company appoints advisers and says firesale of assets won’t cover debts https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/14/china-property-giant-evergrande-admits-debt-crisis-as-protesters-besiege-hq
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