UK tax plan hurts investor confidence
UK chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has vowed to double down on his controversial tax-cutting drive despite investor jitters, at least 41 people have died in protests in Iran sparked by the death of a young woman who was arrested for allegedly violating Islamic dress code. Plus, the FT’s Polina Ivanova explains how Russia’s military conscription is affecting remote regions of the country.
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