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NEWS | Published January 21st 2020, 10:10 am

Former Interpol boss sent down for 13 years in China for bribery

Former Interpol boss Meng Hongwei has been sentenced to 13-and-a-half years in prison by a court in Tianjin on bribery charges.

NEWS | Published January 21st 2020, 9:09 am

Sir Keir Starmer qualifies for final Labour leadership ballot

Sir Keir Starmer has garnered the required support to advance to the final stage of the Labour leadership contest.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2020, 10:25 am

Murray opposes independent Scottish Labour Party

Labour deputy leadership candidate Ian Murray, the party’s only remaining MP in Scotland, has spoken out in opposition of Scottish Labour becoming independent.

NEWS | Published January 20th 2020, 9:30 am

Liberal Democrats to name new leader in July

The Liberal Democrats have announced that they will name their new party leader by mid-July this year, after Jo Swinson stepped down in December.

NEWS | Published January 19th 2020, 7:07 am

Labour must restore trust as “force for good and a force for change” to become electable, Starmer says

Labour leadership candidate Sir Keir Starmer has warned that the blame for the party’s 2019 general election defeat cannot be pinned squarely on the campaign alone, and that the party must win back the trust of voters “as a force for good and a force for change” to win a general election.

NEWS | Published January 18th 2020, 7:07 am

Flybe claims HMRC payment plan covers “less than £10 million”

Troubled airline Flybe says it has agreed a payment plan with HMRC for “less than £10 million”, denying speculation that it has been given a tax deferral of up to £100 million.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2020, 12:12 pm

Trump impeachment trial begins

Following the House of Representatives formally delivering the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the United States Senate, the official trial began yesterday.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2020, 12:12 pm

New commanding officer for HMS Queen Elizabeth

The Royal Navy have announced that Captain Angus Essenhigh has been appointed as the new commanding officer for the country’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2020, 9:40 am

Flybe boss Anderson denies government is bailing out carrier

Flybe chief Mark Anderson has said that the troubled airline is in talks over a government loan but insisted that any financial support would not be in the form of a bailout.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2020, 9:15 am

Ryanair chief writes to chancellor over Flybe bailout

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has written to chancellor Sajid Javid threatening legal action over the government’s decision to rescue rival airline, Flybe.

NEWS | Published January 17th 2020, 8:08 am

Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos hints at running for country’s presidency

Isabel dos Santos, one of the world’s richest women, has hinted that she may look to run for the Angolan presidency in an interview with the BBC.

NEWS | Published January 16th 2020, 10:00 am

Varadkar pushes for “level playing field” in future UK-EU trade deal

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reiterated the need for a “level playing field” during the negotiations over the UK and EU’s future economic relationship.

NEWS | Published January 16th 2020, 9:30 am

US and China sign trade war pact

The US and China have reached a “phase one” agreement which will ease the longstanding trade war that has reverberated throughout the global economy, paving the way for better future relations between the two nations.

NEWS | Published January 15th 2020, 3:03 pm

Russian government resigns

It has been reported that the prime minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, along with his entire government has resigned today completely unexpectedly.


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NEWS | Published January 21st 2020, 10:10 am

Former Interpol boss sent down for 13 years in China for bribery

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Sir Keir Starmer qualifies for final Labour leadership ballot

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Murray opposes independent Scottish Labour Party

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Liberal Democrats to name new leader in July

NEWS | Published January 17th 2020, 12:12 pm

Trump impeachment trial begins

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New commanding officer for HMS Queen Elizabeth

NEWS | Published January 17th 2020, 9:40 am

Flybe boss Anderson denies government is bailing out carrier

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