[482] Listen – News Headlines from October 2022

Completion Date: 01 Nov 2022
Medium: Paint & ink on acid-free mount-board
Dimensions: 51 x 76cm (20 x 30 inches)

News headlines (and random thoughts) spanning the month of October 2022.

01 October
S&P500: 3,585
Bitcoin: 19,302
CO2: 415.67
FTSE100: 6,893
USD/GBP: 1.12
Fed Funds Rate: 3.08
Biden: 42,3%

31 Oct
S&P500: 3,901
Bitcoin: 20,478
CO2: 416.52
FTSE100: 7,036
USD/GBP: 1.16
Fed Funds Rate: 3.08
Biden: 42.4%

01 Oct
Ukraine counter-offensive continues

02 Oct
Brazil polarised as Bolsonaro seeks re-election and Lula aims for comeback

03 Oct
Lula and Bolsonaro to face run-off in Brasil election

04 Oct
North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

05 Oct
Japan condemns N-Korea’s ballistic missile launches

06 Oct
In rebuke to West, OPEC & Russia to raise oil prices with big supply cut

07 Oct
Justice department is said to believe Trump has more documents

08 Oct
US clamps down on China’s access to chip technology

09 Oct
Crimea bridge: Putin accuses Ukraine of ‘terrorism’

10 Oct
US condemns ‘brutal’ Russian strikes on Ukraine

11 Oct
Putin unleashes barrage of missiles on Ukraine civilian areas

12 Oct
Zelensky asks G7 leaders form more air defence systems

13 Oct
Jan 6 Committee Subpoenas Trump

14 Oct
Teenagers have become the new faces of Iran protests

15 Oct
UK markets react negatively to Truss’ Thatcherite economic plan

16 Oct
Market turmoil continues in UK

17 Oct
Russia attacks Ukraine with “kamikaze” drones

18 Oct
UK Prime Minister Liz Truss apologizes for mini-budget ‘mistakes’

19 Oct
Russia attacks Ukraine’s power grid

20 Oct
Liz Truss resigns as UK PM

21 Oct
Jan 6 committee subpoenas Trump
Bannon sentenced to 4 months in prison for Contempt of Congress

22 Oct
China’s Xi secures third term

23 Oct
Xi cements power by packing top team with loyalists

24 Oct
Rishi Sunak UK PM front-runner after Boris Johnson drops out

25 Oct
Rishi Sunak becomes UK PM

26 Oct
Putin watches first Russian nuclear drill since invasion of Ukraine

27 Oct
Iran protests rage as thousands defy security forces

28 Oct
Elon Musk now owns Twitter. Fires CEO.

29 Oct
Violent extremism warning ahead of US election

30 Oct
Russia suspends grain deal over Crimea attacks

31 Oct
Lula beats Bolsonaro to return as Brazil president

31 Oct
Explosions in Kyiv as Russia attacks Ukraine infrastructure