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China bristles as UK minister arrives in Taiwan for trade talks
The two-day visit bears political significance as it’s the first trip by high-level British official since Prime Minister Rishi Sunak took office. China on Monday hit back at British Trade Policy Minister Greg Hands over his visit to Taiwan for talks with senior officials defying Beijing’s warnings not to have
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Putin places ‘Killjoy’ nuclear missile in Belarus. Can hit London in nine minutes
Information revealed by the UK. It is a hypersonic weapon and very difficult to stop. A satellite image released by the British Ministry of Defense reveals that a Russian missile with nuclear capabilities was flown last week to Machulishchi airport in Belarus.   This missile, by name of Killjoy, is
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Interest rates set to rise to levels not seen since 2008 when Bank of England makes announcement at 12pm
The Bank of England is also set to release long-term inflation forecasts, which are expected to show that the cost of living next year will be much higher than its target of 2%. A rise of 0.75 percentage points is anticipated, the biggest since 1992 – pushing the base rate
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U.K. politicians call for “urgent independent investigation” into Liz Truss phone hack claim
Political leaders in the United Kingdom have called for an investigation into the government’s handling of national security, after an unconfirmed report claiming that a personal phone used by former Prime Minister Liz Truss was targeted by suspected Russian hackers. The Mail on Sunday report, which cited unnamed sources, suggested that private messages exchanged
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Former UK PM Liz Truss’ phone was hacked by Russian agents
Liz Truss’s phone, which contained private messages and official messages on top secret details of negotiations, was hacked by Russian agents when she was the UK foreign minister. The personal phone of former British Prime Minister Liz Truss, who lasted just 44 days in power amid a massive economic crisis
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King Charles coin design: Royal Mint begins production of first coins for circulation featuring the King
Production of the first coins of the King for circulation has started at the Royal Mint, beginning the transition from Queen Elizabeth II to her son’s portrait on the nation’s coinage. The move represents the biggest change to UK coinage since decimalisation, with a memorial 50 pence in honour of
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UK: Penny Mordaunt drops out, Rishi Sunak to be next prime minister
Rishi Sunak will succeed Liz Truss as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after Penny Mordaunt withdrew from the Conservative Party leadership race. The former finance minister (in the government of Boris Johnson) will be the new prime minister of the United Kingdom, and the first non-white in British history,
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Boris Johnson pictured flying back from Caribbean to run for prime minister
Boris Johnson was flying to the UK from his Caribbean holiday to attempt an extraordinary comeback as prime minister after telling an ally he is “up for it”. Trade minister Sir James Duddridge said the man who stood down six weeks ago after being ousted by his own cabinet following
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Who could replace Liz Truss? Here are the front-runners in race to become next UK PM
London, Oct 20: Embattled British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Thursday resigned, ending her humiliating tenure at 10 Downing Street on her 45th day in the job following an open revolt against her chaotic leadership. Her resignation as British PM triggered another leadership race – the second in just four
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British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns after just 44 days in office
Liz Truss has said she was resigning as prime minister, brought down by her economic programme that sent shockwaves through the markets and divided her Conservative Party just six weeks after she was appointed. She said: “I recognise though given the situation, I cannot deliver the mandate on which I
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North Sea oil and gas exploration ‘good for the environment’
Plans to allow oil and gas exploration in the North Sea will be “good for the environment”, the UK’s climate minister has said. Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, said the move was “entirely compatible” with climate targets. More than 100 licences could be issued for the coast off
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UK Trade Minister Conor Burns sacked over ‘serious misconduct’ claim
Liz Truss fired Burns over a complaint about his behavior at Tory party conference. LONDON — Trade Minister Conor Burns has been fired from the U.K. government following a complaint of “serious misconduct” at the country’s ruling Conservative Party’s annual conference this week. The MP has also been suspended from
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