Elsewhere on Wednesday,

-- A Blackrock, Elon, Bitcoin and ESG conspiracy in Redditor land.

-- The BoE’s crack down on “secretive” cloud computing services.

-- The ban on unvaccinated people is also hitting China.

-- We are all Britney now.

-- That time Russia covered up an anthrax lab leak.

-- Behind the scenes of the Australian vaccine debacle.

-- Face masks will remain compulsory on the London Underground.

-- No holidays for five million Brits who received the Indian-made AstraZeneca jab.

-- Lebanon on the brink of fuel and power shortages.

-- On the origin of systemic risk.