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Hague warns Johnson over centralisation
Former Tory leader, William Hague, imparts some advice to Boris Johnson.
Weinstein found guilty of rape
Harvey Weinstein, former film producer, has been found guilty of a felony sex crime and rape following his trial.
Coronavirus vaccine to be developed by GlaxoSmithKline-Clover partnership
GlaxoSmithKline, one of the UK’s largest pharmaceutical companies, has partnered with a biotech company in China, to develop a vaccine for coronavirus.
Varadkar to continue as caretaker taoiseach despite resignation
Leo Varadkar will continue as taoiseach in a caretaker capacity, despite tendering his resignation this week.
Thai political party dissolved after loan scandal
The popular pro-democracy Future Forward party in Thailand has been dissolved after it received an illegal donation from its leader.
“Take time” over implementing new immigration system, former Home Office secretary warns
Former Home Office permanent secretary Sir David Normington has urged home secretary Priti Patel to “take time” over implementing the proposed new immigration system.
Downing Street reassures that Huawei will not tie-in with US trade talks
Downing Street has moved to quell speculation that Huawei will be linked to impending trade negotiations with the US.
Strayer fires warning to UK over Huawei
US deputy assistant secretary for cyber and communications, Robert Strayer, has warned Boris Johnson's government that using controversial Chinese firm Huawei in the UK's 5G rollout could compromise the sharing of intelligence between the UK and US.
Corbyn happy to serve in shadow cabinet
Outgoing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that he would be “happy to serve the party in any capacity” when asked whether he would accept a role in the shadow cabinet.
Trump appoints Grenell as acting Director of National Intelligence
President Donald Trump has named Richard Grenell, the US ambassador to Germany, as the acting Director of National Intelligence.
Google accused of silencing debate by former employees
From its foundation, Google has encouraged all employees to “act like owners”, actively urging them to query decision making in the company through a range of platforms.
Sussex royals banned from using 'Sussex Royal'
Harry and Meghan have been stripped of using their 'Sussex Royal' monicker.
Tristram Hunt announces £13 million renovation for London’s Museum of Childhood
Tristram Hunt, the director of the V&A, has announced that the Museum of Childhood will be closed for two years from May to allow a £13 million renovation to take place.
Former PM calls for “fundamental reconstruction” of Labour
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair has called for a “fundamental reconstruction” of the Labour Party as three hopefuls vie to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as its leader.