British Think Tank Report Says EU Food Policies Raise Food Prices

A new report from the TaxPayers’ Alliance, a British nonprofit, argues that British food prices have been made artificially higher—an estimated seventeen percent so—by a combination of EU “tariffs, subsidies, and overly restrictive regulations.” The 51-page report comes as Britain crafts its future ahead of 2019’s Brexit, which will likely leave British lawmakers solely responsible […]

Global insurers look to raise rates after catastrophic quarter

Global insurers look to raise rates after catastrophic quarter

(Reuters) – Insurers and reinsurers around the globe are looking to raise rates after what looks set to be their most costly quarter on record. A recreational vehicle (RV) that caught fire is pictured following Hurricane Irma in Cudjoe Key, Florida, U.S., September 24, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Hurricanes Irma and Maria alone caused as much […]