Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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UK PM Johnson orders ministers to cut 91,000 civil service jobs, report says

Johnson used a 'cost of living' cabinet meeting in the Midlands to order his top team to redouble their efforts to ease the financial pressure on struggling families.

UK will ‘of course’ offer more cost-of-living help, Johnson says

The Bank of England forecast that inflation in Britain will peak at more than 10% and warned the economy is at risk of recession, adding to pressure on Johnson and his government to expand cost-of-living support measures.

UK PM Johnson loses control of London strongholds in local elections

The ballot is the first electoral test for Johnson since he became the first British leader in living memory to have broken the law while in office.

UK MP resigns after admitting to watching porn in parliament

'(It was) a moment of madness and also totally wrong,' says Neil Parish.

UK lawmaker from PM’s party suspended over porn in parliament case

Neil Parish, a Conservative MP since 2010, was suspended from the parliamentary party after reporting himself to a standards committee in parliament.

UK’s Johnson faces test as MPs mull ‘partygate’ probe

Johnson's single fine is related to an office gathering for his birthday in June 2020, when Britain was under a pandemic lockdown.

UK PM sorry for party fine but called ‘man without shame’

MPs will hold a special debate on Thursday into whether he misled the House of Commons

Moscow bars entry to Russia for UK PM, leaders

Russia's foreign ministry says the list will be expanded soon.

British PM apologises after fine for lockdown birthday bash

This is believed to be the first time a British leader has been found to have broken the law while in office.

UK police say more than 50 fines issued over Downing Street lockdown gatherings

The fines have confirmed that unprecedented regulations to protect the nation from Covid-19 were been broken by officials at the heart of the government that designed them.

UK PM defends Saudi visit after mass execution

He says ties with the country are very important and promises to raise human rights issues.

Britain vows tougher clampdown on ‘dirty money’

The move comes after the government took flak over its response to date to choke off the years-long flow of rich Russians' hot cash into the UK.

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