The prospect of a UK interest rate rise has receded further after the Bank of England cut its forecasts for growth, wages and inflation. However, the governor, Mark Carney, warned borrowers against getting too comfortable with rock-bottom rates. Read more >>
To understand the cartoon, you have to be familiar with an English idiom. If someone kicks the can down the road, they put off confronting a difficult issue or making an important decision, typically on a continuing basis: I appreciate that he doesn’t want to raise taxes, but sooner or later you have to stop kicking the can down the road. The difficult decision Mark Carney has put off is raising interest rates. The comment by the can suggests that the decision cannot be put off indefinitely. See here to learn about the perils of keeping interest rates so low.
If you run out of something, you use all of something and do not have any left: Some hospitals are running out of blood supplies.