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NEWS | Published February 10th 2020, 9:09 am

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”.

NEWS | Published February 10th 2020, 9:09 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 9th 2020, 7:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 8th 2020, 7:00 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 7th 2020, 8:30 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 7th 2020, 7:07 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 6th 2020, 9:09 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 6th 2020, 8:08 am

President Trump acquitted in impeachment trial

US president Donald Trump has been cleared of all impeachment charges following his trial in the Senate.

NEWS | Published February 5th 2020, 10:10 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 5th 2020, 8:08 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 4th 2020, 8:50 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 4th 2020, 8:08 am

Kenya's former president Moi dies

Kenya’s former president Danial arap Moi has passed away at the age of 95.

NEWS | Published February 3rd 2020, 11:11 am

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.

NEWS | Published February 3rd 2020, 9:09 am

“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.


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