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UK Home Office orders Afghan refugees to uproot families and leave London within a week
The UK Home Office has notified hundreds of Afghan refugees who have been living in London for 18 months that they must move 200 miles north to West Yorkshire within a week, the Guardian reported on Thursday.
Newspaper headlines: Johnson fake loan claims in exchange for appointing BBC boss and 'BGT pay war'
Zahawi: Millionaire former chancellor in hot water over tax affairs
From child refugee to entrepreneur and Cabinet minister, Mr Zahawi has a compelling backstory
Could a chatbot answer Prime Minister's Questions?
Politicians may be accused of being robotic on occasions - but the real robots are creeping into Parliament, and they are not taking bribe.A robot has given evidence in Parliament, an MP has used a chatbot to write a speech - what next?
‘It Could Be a Hurricane’: JPMorgan CEO Warns Inflation Could Drag US Into Recession in 2023
Even though economic reports continue to show strength in the US economy, investors are nonetheless behaving as if more volatile times are coming, dodging riskier bets and keeping market gains low.
The F-14 Tomcat first flew 52 years ago. Here's why the US destroyed them rather than let anyone else buy them.
Like many of the United States' foreign-policy decisions over the past 20 years, this one was about Iran.
Saudi Arabia, UK sign MoU to enhance cooperation in financial services
Saudi Arabia and the UK on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to identify economic opportunities, exchange experiences and enhance cooperation in the field of financial development and public finance services.
Australian football violence stains World Cup high
Australian football has been plunged into turmoil this week following violence at a derby match between two of its biggest clubs.
Boris Johnson's brother quits as adviser to Binance unit
Binance said on Monday Jo Johnson, brother of former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, had resigned from the UK advisory board of its unit, as the cryptocurrency industry braces for further pain in the aftermath of the FTX fiasco las...
One stupidity less: Airport security 100ml liquid rule to be scrapped
Some security rules on liquids and items such as laptops in airport hand luggage will be scrapped in 2024.
World's largest cultured meat factory takes shape in the US
Israeli cultured meat outfit Believer Meats, known formerly as Future Meat, is looking to play a pivotal role in the availability of lab-grown meat products, and a new facility under construction in the US should help these efforts along.
Finland's Sanna Marin says Europe would be in trouble without US
Finnish PM Sanna Marin has said Europe is "not strong enough" to stand up to Russia's invasion of Ukraine on its own, and has had to rely on US support. "I must be brutally honest with you," Sanna Marin says. "We would be in trouble with...
How Washington chased Huawei out of Europe
The Chinese tech giant is scaling back in Brussels, Paris and London and pivoting to its domestic market.
Russian hoaxer called Poland’s Duda over missile strike
Polish President Andrzej Duda spoke to a hoaxer posing as France’s Emmanuel Macron on the night a missile hit a village near the Ukraine border.
Mike Bloomberg apologises to guests after Boris Johnson criticises China in speech
The former Prime Minister is said to have been critical of China during a speech to guests at the five-star Fullerton Bay hotel in Singapore
Mitch McConnell wins top GOP leadership slot, with 10 splitting for Rick Scott. 'I voted for change,' Lindsey Graham said
The vote makes McConnell the longest-serving Senate leader in history as Democrats keep control of the upper chamber.
Plea for Alexandria captures hearts at COP27
The threat to the Egyptian port city of Alexandria from rising sea levels was a topic of discussion for the second year in a row at a climate summit.
What is COP27 and why is it important?
World leaders are discussing action to tackle climate change at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt.
Indian Hacking Group Targeted Critics Of Qatar FIFA World Cup: Report
The Qatari authorities said the allegations are "patently false without merit". The 31-year-old employee of an accountancy firm who is alleged to be the mastermind denied the claims made by the Sunday Times.
CVS, Walmart, Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 bln to settle U.S. opioid claims - sources
CVS Health Corp (CVS.N), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) have agreed to pay about $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of U.S. state, local and tribal government lawsuits accusing the pharmacy chains of mishand...
Boris Johnson is about to sign a contract with an American company to get millions for giving speeches. Something he did until very recently for free.
The public has two choices: to appreciate his ability to give brilliant speeches that has remained hidden until now, or to assume that this is the way to pay him back for the great amount of weapon sales he facilitated to Ukraine. Just a...
Britain’s climate leadership unravels under Rishi Sunak
UK fails to pay climate finance funds on time, as new prime minister takes over amid turmoil in London.
'There is no more retirement': Runaway prices are pushing seniors back to work as the future of Social Security remains 'under threat'
“Unretirement,” or the act of going back to work after retiring, isn’t just for young Buccs like Tom Brady.
Liz Truss's personal phone was hacked by Russian agents. Top-secret negotiations between Truss and international allies downloaded
LIZ Truss’s personal phone was hacked by agents suspected of working for Russian President Vladimir Putin. They gained access to top-secret details of negotiations with key international allies – as well as private messages she exchanged...
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Charlie Munger, calls for a ban on cryptocurrencies in the US, following China's lead
Shell reports highest profits in 115 years
EU found a way to use frozen Russian funds
First generation unopened iPhone set to fetch more than $50,000 at auction.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT - US Memphis Police murdering innocent Tyre Nichols
Almost 30% of professionals say they've tried ChatGPT at work
Interpol seeks woman who ran elaborate exam cheating scam in Singapore
What is ChatGPT?
Bill Gates is ‘very optimistic’ about the future: ‘Better to be born 20 years from now...than any time in the past’
Tesla reported record profits and record revenues for 2022
Germany confirms it will provide Ukraine with Leopard 2 tanks
Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre Photo Is Fake: Ghislaine Maxwell
Opinion | Israel’s Supreme Court Claims a Veto on Democracy
Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Gets Married On His 93rd Birthday
Who’s Threatening Israeli Democracy?
Federal Reserve Probes Goldman’s Consumer Business
China's first population drop in six decades
Microsoft is finalising plans to become the latest technology giant to reduce its workforce during a global economic slowdown
Saudi FM discusses Kingdom’s economy, oil, Iran and US ties in Davos
Israelis rally in three cities against Netanyahu legal reforms
China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong urges British gov't to stop the biased and double standards Hong Kong report
Tesla slashes prices globally by as much as 20 percent
1.4 Million Copies Of Prince Harry's Memoir 'Spare' Sold On 1st Day In UK
After Failing To Pay Office Rent, Twitter May Sell User Names
Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54
FIFA president questioned by prosecutors
Britain's Sunak breaks silence and admits using private healthcare
Saudi Arabia plans to use domestic uranium for nuclear fuel
Mohammed Bin Salman chosen most influential Arab leader of 2022
Hype and backlash as Harry's memoir goes on sale. Unnamed royal source says prince 'kidnapped by cult of psychotherapy and Meghan'
United Arab Emirates says it will teach Holocaust in schools
Saudi Arabia set to overtake India as fastest-growing major economy this year
International medical experts speak out against COVID-19 restrictions on China
Google and Facebook’s dominance in digital ads challenged by rapid ascent of Amazon and TikTok
FTX fraud investigators are digging deeper into Sam Bankman-Fried's inner circle – and reportedly have ex-engineer Nishad Singh in their sights
TikTok CEO Plans to Meet European Union Regulators
France has banned the online sale of paracetamol until February, citing ongoing supply issues
Japan reportedly to give families 1 million yen per child to move out of Tokyo
Saudi Arabia’s female ambassadors: Who are the five women representing the Kingdom?
Almubarak named ‘The Best Central Bank Governor of the Year 2023 for the Middle East’
Hong Kong property brokerages slash payrolls in choppy market
U.S. Moves to Seize Robinhood Shares, Silvergate Accounts Tied to FTX
Effect of EU sanctions on Moscow is ‘less than zero’ – Belgian MEP
Dubai announces $8.7 trillion economic plan to boost trade, investment and global hub status
Coinbase to Pay $100 Million in Settlement With New York Regulator
FTX assets worth $3.5bn held by Bahamas securities regulator
A Republican congressman-elect is under investigation in New York after he admitted he lied about his education and work experience.
Brazilian football legend Pele, arguably the greatest player ever, has died at the age of 82.
Hong Kong to scrap almost all its Covid rules
EU calls screening of travellers from China unjustified