U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss Fires Treasury Chief, U-Turns on Taxes

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal


Today's News

Today's headlines include news of protests and arrests at an art gallery, the potential for conflict between China and the United States, and changes to the U.K.'s tax code. There is also news about the slow start to 5G technology and the Mississippi River approaching record-low levels.


  • Protesters were arrested for throwing soup on a painting by Van Gogh.
  • Xi Jinping is preparing for a conflict with the United States.
  • UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has fired the treasury chief and reversed a decision on taxes.
  • Durham's Steele dossier case has hit hurdles from his own FBI witnesses.
  • UnitedHealth has boosted its earnings forecast on rising revenue.
  • WSJ – It is difficult to find an answer online to whether Chinese people like Xi Jinping.
  • Superfast 5G gadgets are off to a slow start.
  • A Federal Reserve President has admitted to violating financial trading policies.
  • The Mississippi River is approaching record-low levels and threatening commercial traffic.
  • Kroger is merging with Albertsons in a $24.6 billion deal.