VAT on private school fees expected as soon as January: Labour is preparing to bring forward from September next year a change that may see bills go up by 20%
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VAT on private school fees expected as soon as January
U.K. Foreign Secretary Addresses Calling Trump a ‘Neo-Nazi-Sympathizing Sociopath’
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U.K. Foreign Secretary Addresses Calling Trump a ‘Neo-Nazi-Sympathizing ...
Quick Glance: Lammy Finds Common Ground with JD Vance Through Christianity and Class
  • David Lammy emphasized being in contact with Donald Trump's controversial candidate, JD Vance, citing their shared working-class background and Christian beliefs.

  • Vance signaled a significant policy shift for the US by stating that US soldiers would only be sent to war in emergencies.

  • Lammy has been trying to build bridges with senior Republicans, noting that the European Political Community summit is a starting point for discussions, not negotiations.

  • The Foreign Secretary highlighted Labour's aim to enhance trade relations, establish a veterinary agreement for freer import/export of farm products, and reach a mutual agreement on professional qualifications, while a decision on reinstating funding to the UN Palestinian refugee agency is pending.
Huge migration crackdown as Labour plans raids on car washes and salons: The Home Office will hire a 1,000-strong immigration squad to raid car washes and salons ...
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Huge migration crackdown as Labour plans raids on car washes and salons
Victoria Atkins: MP criticised for behaving 'abominably': Ms Atkins has been criticised after attempting to interrupt another MP during a Commons debate.
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Victoria Atkins: MP criticised for behaving 'abominably'
Millions set to receive £11,000 boost from DWP: Around 15 million Brits could benefit from the cash boost
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Millions set to receive £11,000 boost from DWP
At the European Political Community summit this week, British Prime Minister Keir Starmer and French President Emmanuel Macron struck up a friendship ... Show more

Keir Starmer and Emmanuel Macron: New allies heading in different directions – POLITICO
Teen voters could kick Labour in the ballot box: Starmer should leave 16 and 17-year-olds to grow up before giving them the power to indulge their disaffections
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Teen voters could kick Labour in the ballot box
Vladimir Putin Looks to Donald Trump for a Win in His War in Ukraine: Welcome to Balance of Power, bringing you the latest in global politics. If you haven’t yet ...
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Vladimir Putin Looks to Donald Trump for a Win in His War in Ukraine
Quick Glance: Republicans optimistic for Trump's victory
  • Republicans are confident about Trump's victory in November after the convention in Milwaukee.

  • Democrats are in a tough spot, urging Biden to step down and doubting his ability to govern.

  • Trump faces many political issues, but the Republican camp believes in his win.

  • Republicans are eyeing to win traditionally Democratic states and are confident heading into the campaign.
878 days of the Ukrainian war: Zelensky in London and the situation at the front: The President of Ukraine attended a meeting of the new Cabinet in London - but ...
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878 days of the Ukrainian war: Zelensky in London and the situation at the ...
Labour sets out timetable for choosing Vaughan Gething successor: Welsh Labour confirms a new leader will be chosen on 14th September
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Labour sets out timetable for choosing Vaughan Gething successor
The last of the hereditary peers in the House of Lords: The Labour government has plans to end their ‘outdated and indefensible’ lawmaking position in the upper ...
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The last of the hereditary peers in the House of Lords
Axe two child benefit cap, say 35 MPs as first revolt against Keir Starmer grows: London MPs Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell, Dawn Butler and Bell Ribeiro-Addy ...
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Axe two child benefit cap, say 35 MPs as first revolt against Keir Starmer ...
Between Twister and Twisters, Tornado Science Has Improved a Lot in Three Decades
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Between Twister and Twisters, Tornado Science Has Improved a Lot in Three ...
The role has never been filled by a woman in its 800-year history — but Reeves' success shouldn't be a big deal
Bridget Phillipson says term-time holiday fines 'here to stay': In her first interview, the education secretary says parents should keep their children in school ...
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Bridget Phillipson says term-time holiday fines 'here to stay'
UK Urged to Cut Off Arms Sales to Israel After Restoring UNRWA Funds: "While the U.K. is giving aid with one hand, it continues to send weapons used in the ...
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UK Urged to Cut Off Arms Sales to Israel After Restoring UNRWA Funds
Quick Glance: UNRWA: History, Functions, and Funding
  • UNRWA is the main source of humanitarian support for Palestinians in Gaza and the wider region.

  • The agency was created in 1949 after the Arab-Israeli war to support Palestinian refugees.

  • UNRWA provides education, health services, social support, and financing to help refugees become self-supporting.

  • Funding for UNRWA primarily comes from UN member states, the EU, and other partners, although the US has suspended its payments.
Leeds: Home Secretary Yvette Cooper visits city after unrest: Yvette Cooper MP has said those who sparked the disturbances will face full force of the law.
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Leeds: Home Secretary Yvette Cooper visits city after unrest
New Electoral Dysfunction out now👉‎Electoral Dysfunction on Apple Podcasts After almost a full decade in the Shadow Cabinet, Emily Thornberry isn't serving in the new Labour government ... Show more
'David Lammy is in the firing line over comments he made in the past about Donald Trump. The Foreign Secretary was quizzed this morning on BBC Breakfast about ... Show more
LIVE: Ukrainian leader Zelenskiy welcomed to Downing Street UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer welcomes Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to Downing Street ... Show more

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Starmer Sees Trump Comeback as a Warning About His Own UK Danger: Following talks on a migration crackdown with Hungary’s Viktor Orban at the European Political ...
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Starmer Sees Trump Comeback as a Warning About His Own UK Danger
The battle for Donald Trump’s attention is heating up and Brits want in. With Liz Truss, Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage all vying for the presidential ... Show more

Sorry, Boris — Nigel Farage is still Britain’s Trump Whisperer – POLITICO
Keir Starmer hopes for EU help in the fight against irregular migration: New British government wants to tackle English Channel migration crisis - and seeks a ...
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Keir Starmer hopes for EU help in the fight against irregular migration
Energy drinks, smoking, voting: How are teens impacted by Starmer's plans | ITV News
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Energy drinks, smoking, voting: How are teens impacted by Starmer's plans ...
UK member of parliament, Melanie Ward, welcomed Foreign Secretary David Lammy's announcement that the UK government will restore funding to the UN agency for ... Show more
Russia ignores sanctions: Europe wants to crack down on the shadow fleet: Russia has been evading Western sanctions for some time with a shadow fleet ...
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Russia ignores sanctions: Europe wants to crack down on the shadow fleet
Ukraine can use British Storm Shadows inside Russia, new UK Defense Secretary says - Euromaidan Press
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Ukraine can use British Storm Shadows inside Russia, new UK Defense ...
Kemi Badenoch warns Angela Rayner she’s been ‘stitched up’ by Labour in brutal speech
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Kemi Badenoch warns Angela Rayner she’s been ‘stitched up’ by Labour in ...
"Eight people jumped out at me with masks on."#EmilyThornberry is worried about the intimidation female MPs faced in the #election ... Show more

‎Electoral Dysfunction on Apple Podcasts
Keir Starmer announces around 99 million euros to combat illegal migration: British Prime Minister Keir Starmer has announced around 99 million euros in funding ...
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Keir Starmer announces around 99 million euros to combat illegal migration
‘Our majority is very soft’: Labour fears complacency as it plans 2029 election: Keir Starmer has only been in office for a fortnight - but he is already ...
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‘Our majority is very soft’: Labour fears complacency as it plans 2029 ...
Meghan Markle warned she faces 'make or break' moment with next career move: Meghan Markle is set for another, unexpected career venture following on from the ...
express.co.uk/news/royal/1925219/prince-harry-meghan-markle-live-duchess-career-move
Meghan Markle warned she faces 'make or break' moment with next career ...
Stephen Flynn writes to Keir Starmer asking for four-nation child poverty summit: The SNP welcomed news the UK Government has set up a ministerial taskforce to ...
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Stephen Flynn writes to Keir Starmer asking for four-nation child poverty ...
Britain criticises both Israel and Hamas for Gaza crisis: "Hamas cannot remain in charge of Gaza. But equally, the Israel Defence Forces cannot remain ...
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Britain criticises both Israel and Hamas for Gaza crisis
These Stocks Offer Gains Without the U.S. Political Drama: Keir Stamer's style is the polar opposite of Donald Trump. Many wondered if he was too boring to be U ...
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These Stocks Offer Gains Without the U.S. Political Drama
"Lessons must be learned" Covid lessons 'must be learned' after last goodbyes on iPads and funerals denied - Mirror Online
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has asked Prime Minister Keir Starmer to “show leadership” and convince other allies to lift the restriction on using ... Show more
The two-child cap was introduced in 2017 - Keir Starmer is coming under fire for not removing the cap.
Starmer faces more backbench pressure over ‘heinous’ benefit cap: Rosie Duffield branded the cap 'an attack on women’s right to choose how many children ...
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Starmer faces more backbench pressure over ‘heinous’ benefit cap
Starmer government program: Securonomics instead of child benefit: After 16 years of Tories, the Starmer government could be a liberation. But when it comes to ...
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Starmer government program: Securonomics instead of child benefit
Chancellor vows to boost pensions by £11k as part of latest bid to boost growth: Rachel Reeves said she is determined to fix the foundations of the ...
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Chancellor vows to boost pensions by £11k as part of latest bid to boost ...
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary: Next EPC meeting to take place four months from now in Budapest, Keir Starmer says.
politico.eu/article/european-political-community-summit-hungary-viktor-orban-united-kingdom-keir-starmer/
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary
Vladimir Putin Looks to Donald Trump for a Win in His War in Ukraine: Welcome to Balance of Power, bringing you the latest in global politics. If you haven’t yet ...
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Vladimir Putin Looks to Donald Trump for a Win in His War in Ukraine
EPG Security Summit: Charmer Starmer: The new British Prime Minister launches a charm offensive: Nevertheless, the summit of the European Political Community ...
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EPG Security Summit: Charmer Starmer
100 firefighters tackle massive London blaze on hottest day of the year: Around 100 firefighters tackled a huge blaze at a recycling centre in Morden, London ...
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100 firefighters tackle massive London blaze on hottest day of the year
UK Border Force returns migrants to France – expert Q&A: The UK Border Force has returned a group of migrants to France after their small boat got into trouble ...
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UK Border Force returns migrants to France – expert Q&A
Here's your first look at tomorrow's Sunday National 📰 A 'perverse' oath: Calls intensify to remove the royals from swearing-in ceremony for MPs 👑 Plus ... Show more
Zelensky addresses UK Cabinet, urges Starmer to 'show leadership' on long-range strikes
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Zelensky addresses UK Cabinet, urges Starmer to 'show ...
Poll: Do you agree with the smoking ban?: The Tobacco and Vapes Bill will be introduced to prevent the next generation ever being able to legally purchase ...
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Poll: Do you agree with the smoking ban?
The newly elected British Prime Minister, Keir Starmer, announced an £84 million (USD 108m) funding initiative to combat illegal migration ... Show more
There’s an explosive row about class brewing in Labour’s equality act: Often the biggest scraps are within a Government, between Cabinet Ministers with different ...
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There’s an explosive row about class brewing in Labour’s equality act
Sadiq Khan says he was sent a bullet in the post at height of Ulez protests: Sadiq Khan’s expansion of Ulez to the whole of London was met with violent threats
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Sadiq Khan says he was sent a bullet in the post at height of Ulez ...
Morden fire: 100 firefighters rush to take huge London blaze as flames ignite building
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Morden fire: 100 firefighters rush to take huge London blaze as flames ...
Quick Glance: Forest Fires in Canada: Challenges and Prevention
  • Canada is facing severe forest fires during the fire season, exacerbated by dry conditions. Climate change plays a crucial role in the increase and intensification of these fires.

  • The forest areas in Canada are rich in flammable materials such as dead wood and dry plant debris, facilitating fire spread. Humans become a threat when living too close to forests, leading to evacuations and high firefighting costs.

  • The population is being sensitized and trained to protect themselves against forest fires by taking preventive measures such as controlled burning and fire-resistant building. Fuel management, controlling the combustible material, is a key aspect of prevention.

  • Adapting to the growing threat of forest fires requires a holistic strategy that encompasses both nature and people. The challenge is to find effective measures that minimize risks and ensure the safety of the population.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy asked Keir Starmer to “show your leadership” and help with Ukraine’s “long-range capability”, the Guardian reported ... Show more
Vive la Belgique? Leve België? Why there is plenty to celebrate after all: “You might find the Belgian model very complicated. But these arrangements have worked ...
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Vive la Belgique? Leve België? Why there is plenty to celebrate after all
UK hosts Macron-inspired summit aimed at 'resetting' European relations: New UK Prime Minister Keir Starmer hosted dozens of European leaders on Thursday as he ...
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UK hosts Macron-inspired summit aimed at 'resetting' European relations
Nato has just four months left to help Ukraine defeat Russia: Sir Keir Starmer and his new team have an opportunity to write the history books in favour of ...
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Nato has just four months left to help Ukraine defeat Russia
Energy experts explain how the King's speech will impact your bills: In one of the biggest market interventions in decades, Labour is forging ahead with plans to ...
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Energy experts explain how the King's speech will impact your bills
In praise of political tedium: Five years ago, one hot spring night in the Canaries, my partner and I stared at our phones in a hotel restaurant and awaited the ...
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In praise of political tedium
EU warns Starmer it won’t let him cherry-pick trade-offs in Brexit reset: One EU diplomat told i of the UK's aims: 'This is not low-hanging fruit ...
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EU warns Starmer it won’t let him cherry-pick trade-offs in Brexit reset
Does Reform UK’s election success signal a far-right future for Britain?: Nigel Farage’s eurosceptic, anti-immigration political project appears to have already ...
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Does Reform UK’s election success signal a far-right future for Britain?
Inside Labour’s great European reset: Nato’s first secretary general once said the alliance’s job was to keep the Russians out, the Americans in and the Germans ...
newstatesman.com/the-weekend-report/2024/07/inside-labours-great-european-reset-keir-starmer
Inside Labour’s great European reset
Zelensky in Britain LIVE: Starmer Greets Ukrainian President Ahead of Zelensky's UK Cabinet Address Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will make a rare ... Show more
Starmer condemns ‘despicable’ sentence of US reporter Gershkovich in Russia: Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich ‘must be released immediately’ ...
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Starmer condemns ‘despicable’ sentence of US reporter Gershkovich in ...