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John Redwood urges Rishi Sunak to issue tax reform to boost post-Brexit economy

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Tory MP John Redwood urged Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to make tax changes that could benefit British citizens and businesses. Following Mr Sunak’s speech in the House of Commons, Mr […]

Pope condemns 'hell' of migrant detention camps in Libya

VATICAN CITY (AFP) – Pope Francis on Wednesday (July 8) condemned the “hellish” migrant detention camps in Libya on the seventh anniversary of his trip to Lampedusa, where many of those fleeing the country for Europe by sea land. “The war is indeed horrible, we know that, but you cannot imagine the hell that people […]

'I take full responsibility', UK PM Boris Johnson says about care home comments

LONDON (REUTERS) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday (July 8) he took full responsibility for the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, denying that he was trying to blame care workers for the spread of Covid-19. Mr Johnson has been criticised for saying some care homes did not follow procedures to stem […]

Nicola Sturgeon panic: First Minister warns of imported second wave of deadly COVID-19

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. During her daily coronavirus press conference, Scotland’s First Minister highlighted imported cases of the deadly coronavirus as one of the biggest risks facing the country. Nicola Sturgeon pointed to the situation in […]

Companies to get £1000 for every furloughed worker they bring back to work

Rishi Sunak has announced a new ‘jobs retention bonus’ scheme that will pay businesses £1,000 per employee brought back from furlough. The Chancellor told MPs in the Commons that if employers bring back all nine million people who have been temporarily laid off then it would amount to a £9 billion policy. He added: ‘Our […]