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‘We’ve made friends for life’: Three families on hosting a refugee at Christmas
This year, many Londoners will have an extra (special) guest for Christmas dinner. Katie Strick hears their moving stories
Comments on "Human Intelligence in a Digital Age" - A brilliant Speech by MI6 Chief Richard Moore, and the elephants neglected in the room
Justified compliments about Mr. Moore's speech have been spread extensively and appropriately in the pages of many newspapers, but I would like to remark on precisely what I think was missing in the speech. Missing, not necessarily becau...
Scotland reach T20 World Cup Super 12s
Scotland qualify for the Super 12s as Group B winners with an eight-wicket thrashing of Oman, their third victory in three games.
NYT claim: “China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself”
Thomas Friedman claims in the New York Times that China is becoming dangerous, because it’s controlling more and more critical elements that until now were controlled by only the USA . He sees the Chinese regime as “brutal” because th...
UK travel red list cut to just seven countries
The number of countries on the UK Covid travel red list will be cut from 54 to seven, the government says.
Royal Family tree and line of succession
Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in British history. She has four children, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Cabinet fixing: Liz Truss has replaced Dominic Raab as foreign secretary. Raab will appointed as deputy prime minister, lord chancellor and justice secretary
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has replaced Dominic Raab as foreign secretary. Raab demotion comes after he was heavily criticised for being on holiday as the Taliban took power in Afghanistan and for lying in his public testimony.
Reshuffle: Boris Johnson fires Gavin Williamson as he rings cabinet changes
Boris Johnson has fired a string of cabinet ministers - and promoted new faces to replace them - in a major reshuffle.
Johnson faces Tory battle over tax rise as cabinet reshuffle looms
PM’s plan to raise national insurance to fund NHS and social care set to be opposed by some of his own MPs as parliament returns
Afghanistan: Councils prepare to offer homes to refugees
Ministers say 8,000 Afghans who worked with British forces in Afghanistan have come to the UK. Where will they live?
Boris Johnson: UK will continue with final stages of Kabul airlift
Prime minister says ‘we’re going to keep going until the last moment’, despite deadly attack on airport
Scottish charity urges Raab to help evacuate two Afghan aid workers
Female employees work for Linda Norgrove foundation, set up by parents of aid worker, which finds scholarships for Afghan women
Afghanistan: Boris Johnson says he has full confidence in Dominic Raab
Boris Johnson says he "absolutely" has full confidence in his foreign secretary amid criticism of Dominic Raab's decision not to call Afghan ministers over evacuating translators.
UK To Offer Covid Vaccines To Arriving Afghans
"Additional healthcare provision, access to COVID-19 vaccinations and funding for housing will be provided to support Afghans coming to the UK via the Afghanistan Relocations and Assistance Policy (ARAP) scheme," the statement read.
Limbo review – heart-rending portrait of refugees stranded in Scotland
Ben Sharrock announces himself as a master of atmospheric film-making with this stirring drama about a Syrian migrant
Disappointment as Portugal cut from UK travel 'green list' -- and no new countries added
The UK government revealed on Thursday its first changes to travel "traffic light system" which it introduced last month, but there was disappointment for the travel and tourism industries and would-be holidaymakers.
UK ‘reserves right’ to return to Afghanistan if terrorism flourishes in ‘ungoverned spaces’ – minister
London has left the door open for itself and its NATO allies to return to Afghanistan for another military campaign in the event there is any “threat” to the UK or its allies, the under secretary for the armed forces has said.
Body language expert gives her verdict on Harry and William's reunion at funeral
Prince Harry and Prince William’s reunion was ‘a genuine moment of unity rather than something contrived for the cameras’, a body language expert has claimed.
William and Harry finally unite as they walk together after Duke's funeral
Prince Harry was seen talking with Prince William as the brothers left their grandfather’s funeral this afternoon.
Prince Philip: William and Harry to walk apart as Queen sits alone at funeral
Brothers will be separated by cousin Peter Phillips as they walk behind coffin, Buckingham Palace reveals
Meghan and Harry 'want extension to their 12-month Megxit deal'
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are reportedly hoping to clinch an extension to their twelve month ‘Megxit’ deal.
Britain marks Remembrance Sunday with scaled down ceremony
War veterans join politicians and the royal family at a socially distanced event in Whitehall
How to Stay One Step Ahead of Donald Trump
Saudi leaders have figured out what makes the president tick like few others have.
Foreign Office warns against Iran and Iraq travel advice
The Foreign Office has hardened its travel advice for Iran and Iraq after the killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a US airstrike.
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