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Moldova should be equipped to Nato standard, says UK's Truss
Moldova should be "equipped to Nato standard" to help it guard against the threat of a Russian invasion, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has said.
Brexit: Minister says UK's focus is peace in Northern Ireland as US warns trade deal at risk over protocol change
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said making changes to Northern Ireland's post-Brexit trade arrangements could damage the peace agreement that governs its political parties. It is another blow for negotiations with the US.
Shocked patient charged $40 ‘for crying’ during doctor’s appointment
A photo of the bill went viral with more than 54,000 retweets and 425,000 likes, plus thousands of comments from people expressing their shock.
UK inflation soars to 9%, the highest level in more than 40 years
Headline CPI rate fuelled by increase in household energy bills plus rising food and transport costs
The Russian bank, the Bruce Willis ad and the $900m sanctions battle
Ministers warned that millions owed after alleged fraud by ex bosses of National Bank Trust could help fund Putin’s war effort
UK agrees mutual security deals with Finland and Sweden
The UK has agreed mutual security pacts with Sweden and Finland, agreeing to come to their aid should either nation come under attack.
World's biggest contract catering company Compass sees 'significant new business opportunities' ahead
Before COVID-19 struck, Compass Group was serving 5.5 billion meals a year around the world but, as governments around the world introduced lockdowns, it faced a calamitous collapse in business as workers and students were sent home.
PM to reveal plans to revive struggling town centres in Queen's Speech
Councils would be given extra powers to help rid high streets of derelict shopfronts and restore "neighbourhood pride".
Inflation, not abortion, is the likely key issue in US midterms
Some women voters in Phoenix suburbs say they are more concerned about the cost of living than abortion rights.
More than 2m adults in UK cannot afford to eat every day, survey finds
One in seven adults estimated to be food-insecure, up 57% from January, owing to rising cost of living
UK to provide 1.3 billion pounds of further military support to Ukraine
Britain said it would provide a further 1.3 billion pounds ($1.60 billion) in military support and aid to Ukraine, making the pledge ahead of a planned video call on Sunday by Group of Seven leaders with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zel...
The Met Gala 2022: The Best Red Carpet Looks
The biggest fashion event of the year is back to its regularly scheduled programming.
After handing the strategic company to China, Boris Johnson finally joins lobbying for UK chip designer Arm to list in London
Government fears damage of losing out to New York in battle to attract tech floatations, after losing it previously to China.
BP profits double to $6.2bn, fuelling calls for energy windfall tax
Results are ‘obscene’, say unions, after soaring oil and gas prices help company to beat forecasts
Pfizer accused of Covid profiteering as first-quarter sales hit $26bn
Pharma firm criticised over pricing and for keeping monopoly control over vaccine and new Paxlovid pill
DeSantis calls Biden's 'Disinformation' board a 'Ministry of Truth'
'You cannot have a Ministry of Truth in this country. We're not going to let Biden get away with this one. So we will be fighting back,' the Republican said on Friday at a news conference.
Greta Thunberg doesn’t want you to talk about her anymore
The Swedish activist has a new message: Don’t just listen to the science, listen to the most vulnerable.
National debt interest payments rise to record £70bn
Despite public finances improving last year, 2021 still ranked as the third highest year ever for government borrowing.
Ukraine war: Russia accuses UK of provoking attacks on its territory
The Russian government has accused the UK of "provoking" Ukraine into attacking Russian territory.
Rupert Murdoch Launches Channel With Trump Trashing Harry And Meghan
The network will start airing at 7:00 pm (1800 GMT) and, after an opening hour of news and discussion, will feature outspoken journalist Piers Morgan interviewing Trump for the show "Uncensored".
The big idea: can social media change the course of war?
What we see online can have real world effects, for good or ill
Indian politician arrested for anti-Modi tweet. Yes, the same Modi that Boris Johnson, Rishi&Priti aligns with…
A state lawmaker in India was arrested for criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter, raising concerns over freedom of speech in the world’s largest fake-democracy.
Johnson vows to stop UK exports to India ending up in Russia
PM says he will close loopholes that allow components to be smuggled via India for use by Russian military
The sky-high cost of returning to the office
After two years of remote work, spending a day in the office can be a shock to the wallet – and rising costs are making it worse.
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