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Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour leadership campaign denies data breach accusations
Labour leadership candidate Sir Keir Starmer’s campaign team has denied accusations that they hacked into the party’s membership database, calling the claims “utter nonsense”.
Sinn Féin secure most first preference votes in Irish election
Sinn Féin has topped the first preference poll in the Republic of Ireland general election, with 24.5 per cent of the vote.
Equatorial Guinea president announces China donation
Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has confirmed that his government will donate a sum of roughly £1.5 million to aid China in its fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
Credit Suisse chief resigns
Credit Suisse chief executive Tidjane Thiam has resigned this week after five years at the helm following a surveillance scandal at the Swiss bank.
Stats regulator criticises Johnson over universal credit claim
The independent statistics regulator has confirmed that claims made by prime minister Boris Johnson about the impact of universal credit to date were inaccurate.
Raab visits Australia, southeast Asia and the Pacific for trade talks
Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has travelled to Australia to promote a future trade deal as part of a wider tour which will also span southeast Asia and the Pacific.
Thornberry: Labour would be “more professional” under my leadership
Labour shadow foreign secretary and leadership hopeful Emily Thornberry has said that the party would be “more professional” if she were to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.
President Trump acquitted in impeachment trial
US president Donald Trump has been cleared of all impeachment charges following his trial in the Senate.
Irish party leaders cross swords in final TV debate before election
The leaders of Ireland’s three main parties, Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, clashed on issues such as health and housing in the final TV debate before the weekend’s general election.
President Trump makes State of the Union address
US president Donald Trump made the American leader's annual State of the Union speech to Congress on Tuesday, paying tribute to the "great American comeback" he had overseen since succeeding Barack Obama in the White House.
Johnson to announce bringing forward of petrol and diesel car ban
The UK government will bring its ban on petrol and diesel cars forward to 2035 from 2040 following advice from climate change experts, prime minister Boris Johnson will announce.
Kenya's former president Moi dies
Kenya’s former president Danial arap Moi has passed away at the age of 95.
Irish elections could affect future UK-EU trade deal, Varadkar says
Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that the outcome of general elections in the Republic of Ireland could have a knock-on effect on future UK-EU trade deal negotiations.
“No need” to accept EU rules to win trade deal, prime minister says
Prime minister Boris Johnson will make a speech in London on Monday outlining his ambition for a Canada-style free-trade agreement with the EU.