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PR24 is the next price review for water companies in England and Wales, setting price controls and standards from 2025-2030. Ofwat is currently working with water companies to establish the framework for PR24, which will create value for customers, communities and the environment. They’re also exploring how markets can drive innovation and efficiency. How Ofwat…

Cyber Attack

Cyber Attack

In today’s world, it’s important to be aware of the dangers of cyber attacks. With so much of our lives being lived online, it’s only a matter of time before someone tries to take advantage of that. That’s why, in this blog post, we’re going to be talking about cyber attacks. We’ll cover everything from…

2022 Winter Olympics boycott is not a lecture, says Kerry

2022 Winter Olympics boycott is not a lecture, says Kerry

The US diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics was not about lecturing China but about “standing up for human rights”, the US climate envoy has said. John Kerry told Stephen Sackur, of BBC News’s Hardtalk programme, that addressing climate change was so important, it should be kept separate from other areas where there is…

China’s detention camps: Held in chains for using WhatsApp

China’s detention camps: Held in chains for using WhatsApp

Amid growing international concern about China’s human rights record, an unofficial tribunal in London is due to announce its findings on whether Chinese actions in the Xinjiang region amount to genocide. Erbakit Otarbay is one of an estimated one million Kazakhs, Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities held as part of a mass incarceration programme. He…

Afghan war: Nobody listened to us, Pakistan says

Afghan war: Nobody listened to us, Pakistan says

Pakistan’s national security adviser has said Western governments’ failure to heed his country’s advice has left Afghanistan in crisis. Moeed Yusuf told BBC News’s Hardtalk programme’s Stephen Sackur about the impact the war in Afghanistan has had on Pakistan and warned the cycle of war would repeat itself without introspection by Western governments. Watch the…

Indonesia volcano: BBC reporter surrounded by houses buried in ash

Indonesia volcano: BBC reporter surrounded by houses buried in ash

Houses have been buried by hot ash after a volcano erupted in Indonesia on Saturday. Mount Semeru on the island of Java engulfed villages, submerging vehicles and leaving glimpses of rooftops behind. Fourteen people are known to have died and dozens were injured, authorities said. Watch the BBC’s Valdya Baraputri, surrounded by buried buildings, describe…