England’s women reach the Euro 2022 final with a stunning win over Sweden

CNN — England’s women banished the heartbreak of their two recent major semifinal defeats by beating Sweden 4-0 to reach the final of Euro 2022. It didn’t all go host England’s way, however, as Sarina Wiegman’s side had to weather some serious first-half pressure from a world class Swedish side. But Beth Mead’s smart turn … Read more

CNN Poll: Most Americans are dissatisfied with Biden, the economy and the state of the country

CNN — The summer of 2022 is a season of deepening and widespread discontent, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. The survey finds the public’s outlook on the state of the country the worst it’s been since 2009, while its view on the economy is the worst since 2011. And nearly 7 … Read more

China bank crisis: Authorities try to stem anger over frozen deposits

Hong Kong CNN Business — Chinese authorities will start refunding bank customers whose accounts have been frozen for months, following some of the biggest protests the country has seen since the start of the pandemic. Customers from four rural banks in the central province of Henan, and one in neighboring Anhui province, will be repaid … Read more

The Hajj is back and Saudi Arabia is hoping to cash in

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN — Oil has added trillions of dollars to Saudi Arabia’s coffers over the decades, but it’s a resource that will someday run out … Read more

Premarket: Price cap on Russian oil could shake up the market

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. London CNN Business – Europe and the United States have barred the import of Russian oil to … Read more

The West wants to go further on Russian oil. Inflation makes that difficult

New York CNN Business – Europe and the United States have barred the import of Russian oil to cut off a crucial revenue source for the Kremlin. But the plan to pile pain on President Vladimir Putin, forcing him to reconsider his war in Ukraine, hasn’t worked. Russia is making just as much money from … Read more

Rail strikes and labor shortages are hurting the UK economy

London CNN Business – The United Kingdom has a jobs problem. There just aren’t enough workers to keep its economy moving forward, and many employees are growing angry about inflation taking a large bite out of their paychecks. The problem escalated Tuesday as thousands of rail workers went on strike over demands for better pay … Read more

Biden announces new initiatives to curb methane during international climate meeting

CNN – President Joe Biden on Friday convened a meeting of more than 20 of the world’s largest economies to discuss steps to curb methane emissions to address the climate crisis as well as efforts to stabilize global energy markets amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. At the US-hosted Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, … Read more