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Month: October 2022

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Braverman quits the Home Office but Chief Whip and Deputy remain in post

Suella Braverman has criticised Liz Truss's premiership as she quit as home secretary but Downing Street says the Chief Whip and the Deputy remain in post. The popular figure among the Tory right said she had made a “technical infringement” of the rules by sending an official document from a personal email and was now taking responsibility. “I have made a mistake; I accept responsibility; I resign,” she wrote in […]

todayOctober 19, 2022 2

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Embattled Truss makes last minute cancellation of trip away from Westminster

A growing number of Tory MPs are demanding she quits Liz Truss has cancelled a trip out of Westminster at the last minute as a growing number of Tory MPs demand she quits and she faces what is seen as a confidence vote in the Commons. Downing Street declined to give a reason for why she pulled out of the scheduled visit on Wednesday, with a source just saying it […]

todayOctober 19, 2022 2

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Hong Kong protester beaten at Manchester consulate fears he will be silenced

He says he was dragged into the grounds of the building and assaulted on Sunday A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester who was beaten at the Chinese consulate in Manchester has said he fears for his family’s safety and that he will be silenced. Bob Chan spoke at a press conference in central London on Wednesday after he was dragged into the grounds of the building and assaulted on Sunday. He […]

todayOctober 19, 2022 2

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James Bond actor Daniel Craig receives same honour as 007 at Windsor Castle

He's been made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George James Bond actor Daniel Craig has received the same honour as that bestowed on his character 007 as he was honoured at Windsor Castle for services to film and theatre. Craig wore a dark navy suit as he was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George – the same honour held […]

todayOctober 18, 2022 3

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after death of three week old boy

The three-week-old was found not breathing in Sparkhill this morning A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a newborn boy in Birmingham. The three-week-old baby was not breathing when officers were called to Dovey Road in Sparkhill at just after 3.40am on Tuesday, West Midlands Police said. Paramedics took him to hospital but he was pronounced dead soon afterwards. A man was arrested […]

todayOctober 18, 2022 4

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Former court reopens as live music venue backed by Snow Patrols Gary Lightbody

A former Co Down bank and courthouse has reopened as Northern Ireland’s newest live music venue. The Victorian era magistrates’ court on Bangor’s seafront was decommissioned in 2013, when campaigning began to turn it into an arts venue. Bangor’s latest freeman Gary Lightbody, from the band Snow Patrol, is among the project’s supporters – though community groups ultimately made it happen. Bangor Shared Space started the campaign to bring it […]

todayOctober 18, 2022 3

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Liz Truss apologises for mistakes and vows to lead Tories into next election

The pressure on the Prime Minister gained traction with five Tories now openly calling for her to go after just six weeks in power Liz Truss has apologised for her “mistakes” and pledged to lead the Tories into the next general election as she fought for her job after a bonfire of her tax-cutting plans. The Prime Minister said she has “adjusted what we’re doing” after the Government’s fiscal policies […]

todayOctober 17, 2022 5

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BP to buy US biogas producer Archaea Energy for 36bn

BP has sealed a 4.1 billion dollar (£3.6 billion) deal to buy US renewables firm Archaea Energy. The move for the biogas producer is the latest deal by BP designed to rapidly grow its alternative fuels business in an effort to support its net zero ambitions. The British oil major has offered to buy Archaea for 26 dollars per share, representing 3.3 billion dollars and will take on debt worth […]

todayOctober 17, 2022 4

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Mini budget U turns ease pressure for big interest rate hikes say experts

The latest mini-budget U-turns will help ease pressure for aggressive interest rate rises and slash government borrowing costs, but more hefty measures will be needed to plug the gaping hole in Britain’s public finances, experts have warned. Economists have already begun reining in their expectations for interest rates after new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt took the axe to nearly all of his predecessor’s mini-budget plans. The independent forecasts from the Office […]

todayOctober 17, 2022 4

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