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Home Secretary criticised over immigration plans
Pritti Patel's immigration plans were attacked by all sides today.
Board members resign in protest at Cooper Hewitt director’s removal
Manchester City chief executive denies financial fair play breaches
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has said that the club's alleged breaches of UEFA’s financial fair play [FFP] rules are “simply not true” and emphatically denied any wrongdoing.
Budget date will remain unchanged, new chancellor says
Newly appointed chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the Budget will go ahead on March 11 as planned.
Bloomberg to participate in first nomination debate
Michael Bloomberg, one of the presidential candidates for the Democratic Party, will participate in his first nomination debate in the US state of Nevada on Wednesday.
Long-Bailey fails Labour history lesson
Rebecca Long Bailey was accused of not knowing her Labour Party history last night, after naming Clement Attlee as her favourite Labour prime minister of the past fifty years.
HSBC interim chief executive announces extensive job cuts
HSBC’s interim chief executive Noel Quinn has said that the bank will offload roughly 35,000 jobs over the next three years after its 2019 profits suffered a sharp decline.
UK must be its own lawmaker after Brexit transition period, chief negotiator says
Boris Johnson’s chief negotiator in EU trade talks, David Frost, has said that the UK “must have the ability to set laws that suit us” during a speech at a Brussels university.
French foreign minister predicts tough UK-EU trade negotiations
French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said that the UK and EU will “rip each other apart” in what will be tough negotiations over a future trade deal.
Transport secretary hints at Budget delay
Transport secretary Grant Shapps has hinted that the Budget scheduled for March 11 may be pushed back after Sajid Javid’s resignation as chancellor last week.
Facebook chief Zuckerberg supports "tax reform"
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that he is comfortable with the idea of multinational tech companies paying more tax in European countries.
Jackson Carlaw triumphs in Scottish Conservative leadership contest
Jackson Carlaw will succeed Ruth Davidson as leader of the Scottish Conservatives after seeing off challenger Michelle Ballantyne in a vote among the party’s members.
New cabinet to assemble on Friday
Prime minister Boris Johnson’s new cabinet will meet for the first time on Friday following this week’s reshuffle, during which chancellor Sajid Javid and attorney general Geoffrey Cox both resigned.
Ex-international development secretary to preside over COP26 summit
Alok Sharma, who was promoted to business secretary in Thursday’s cabinet reshuffle, has been tasked with running the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow this November.