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NEWS | Published February 13th 2020, 8:08 am

Johnson conducts cabinet reshuffle as chancellor resigns

Prime minister Boris Johnson has conducted his first cabinet reshuffle since the Conservatives' re-election in December, with chancellor Sajid Javid among the most notable departures.

NEWS | Published February 13th 2020, 7:07 am

Chancellor “confident for the future” of trade despite new border checks

Chancellor Sajid Javid is confident that UK trade will be "better off outside of the EU" despite the fact that border checks will enter force at the end of the year.

NEWS | Published February 12th 2020, 7:07 am

European Commission president reiterates need for “level playing field” in UK-EU trade deal

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has said that the EU is ready to pursue an unprecedented trade deal with the UK, but insisted that there must be a “level playing field” on regulations and common standards.

NEWS | Published February 12th 2020, 7:00 am

Sudanese state to hand former president over to ICC

Sudanese authorities will turn over the nation’s former president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court [ICC] to stand trial for genocide and war crimes in Darfur.

NEWS | Published February 11th 2020, 9:30 am

Fianna Fáil largest party in Ireland by slender margin

Micheál Martin’s Fianna Fáil secured the most seats in the Irish general election with 38, a mere one ahead of Sinn Féin.

NEWS | Published February 11th 2020, 9:09 am

Gove tells businesses to prepare for post-Brexit border checks

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove has told firms that import checks at the UK border will come into force and frictionless trade with the EU will cease at the end of 2020.

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 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 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.


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NEWS | Published February 13th 2020, 8:08 am

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Sinn Féin secure most first preference votes in Irish election

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Equatorial Guinea president announces China donation

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