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How Washington chased Huawei out of Europe
The Chinese tech giant is scaling back in Brussels, Paris and London and pivoting to its domestic market.
Boris Johnson ‘almost served in Liz Truss’s Cabinet as foreign secretary’
Boris Johnson almost served in Liz Truss’s Cabinet as foreign secretary, according to a new book. Ex-PMs reportedly discussed front-bench role focused on dealing with the war in Ukraine
Mike Bloomberg apologises to guests after Boris Johnson criticises China in speech
The former Prime Minister is said to have been critical of China during a speech to guests at the five-star Fullerton Bay hotel in Singapore
How HAVE the Tories left us with high tax, migrant crisis and wokery?
Two very gloomy stories caught my eye this week. They invite the same question. After 12 years of Conservative government, what on earth has it all been for?
Mitch McConnell wins top GOP leadership slot, with 10 splitting for Rick Scott. 'I voted for change,' Lindsey Graham said
The vote makes McConnell the longest-serving Senate leader in history as Democrats keep control of the upper chamber.
Wanted: A foreign policy for Britain’s Rishi Sunak
The new prime minister wants to reset the UK’s relationships internationally, but he doesn’t have much room for maneuver.
Growing majority of Britons think Brexit was a mistake, new poll shows
A top pollster revealed that 57% of the UK's population think Brexit was not a good choice, as opposed to 43% who think it was.
Rishi Sunak U-turn and wishes without plans
Rishi Sunak decided not to participate in the UN climate change conference, COP27. The government also blocked King Charles from participating, even though he was one of the first in the world to warn us of the dangers of climate change.
UK drops plans for £250m national flagship yacht
Plans for a national flagship yacht to promote the UK abroad have been shelved, the defence secretary has announced.
What is COP27 and why is it important?
World leaders are discussing action to tackle climate change at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt.
Indian Hacking Group Targeted Critics Of Qatar FIFA World Cup: Report
The Qatari authorities said the allegations are "patently false without merit". The 31-year-old employee of an accountancy firm who is alleged to be the mastermind denied the claims made by the Sunday Times.
Flip flop: UK PM Rishi Sunak will now attend COP27, reversing decision to skip
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will attend the COP27 summit in Egypt next week, he said on Wednesday, reversing a much-criticised decision to skip the annual climate gathering to work on pressing economic issues at home.
CVS, Walmart, Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 bln to settle U.S. opioid claims - sources
CVS Health Corp (CVS.N), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) have agreed to pay about $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of U.S. state, local and tribal government lawsuits accusing the pharmacy chains of mishand...
Boris Johnson is about to sign a contract with an American company to get millions for giving speeches. Something he did until very recently for free.
The public has two choices: to appreciate his ability to give brilliant speeches that has remained hidden until now, or to assume that this is the way to pay him back for the great amount of weapon sales he facilitated to Ukraine. Just a...
Britain’s climate leadership unravels under Rishi Sunak
UK fails to pay climate finance funds on time, as new prime minister takes over amid turmoil in London.
'There is no more retirement': Runaway prices are pushing seniors back to work as the future of Social Security remains 'under threat'
“Unretirement,” or the act of going back to work after retiring, isn’t just for young Buccs like Tom Brady.
Liz Truss's personal phone was hacked by Russian agents. Top-secret negotiations between Truss and international allies downloaded
LIZ Truss’s personal phone was hacked by agents suspected of working for Russian President Vladimir Putin. They gained access to top-secret details of negotiations with key international allies – as well as private messages she exchanged...
Britain wants an election. It’s not getting one
The UK political system — and the Conservatives’ rock-bottom poll ratings — mean public clamor for a general election will be ignored.
2 UK MPs Question Suella Braverman's Return To PM Rishi Sunak's Cabinet
On Wednesday, Labour leader Keir Starmer accused Rishi Sunak of giving Braverman a job in exchange for her support in the race for the leadership.
Team Rishi Sunak: Who's In, Who's Out
Penny Mordaunt, the other contender to 10 Downing Street has been re-appointed as Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons.
Rishi Sunak aims to bring factions together in cabinet reshuffle
The PM's reshuffle of his top team signals his priorities: unity and stability (for the party, not for the British people). But can it work?
Rishi Sunak vows to fix Liz Truss's mistakes - but not his mistakes as a Chancellor - in first speech as PM
In his first speech as PM, Rishi Sunak vowed to restore trust and lead the UK through "a profound economic crisis" that he, as a Chancellor, created.
Rishi Sunak become UK prime minister supported by 150 votes, in the same day Xi Jinping has been re-elected as China’s president with 2,995 votes
From now on, every time you hear someone who will claims that the United Kingdom is a democracy, or that the method of government in England is more democratic than China, is either stupid, or a crook, or both. Like it or not, Rishi S...
No more dilemma which crook is less worse: Boris Johnson drops out of UK Conservative Party leader race, dashing a potential comeback bid
Boris Johnson has pulled out of the leadership race, leaving the door wide open for the other crook, his former Chancellor Rishi Sunak, to become the next Prime Minister.
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