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Guess who came thiiis close to signing off a €102k annual budget? Austria. Yes, the country

3 hours ago   |   The Register

'In Ihrem Budget fehlen sechs Nullen' warned MP Austria's parliament came within moments of slashing its annual spending limit to peanuts after someone omitted the key words...
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How Dominic Cummings' lockdown travels changed public opinion

How Dominic Cummings' lockdown travels changed public opinion

4 hours ago   |   You Gov

In many cases a sitting Prime Minister would not be too upset with a six-point lead in the polls. Indeed, it is higher than David Cameron was polling for most of the 2010...
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UK offers Hong Kong residents ‘escape' from Chinese aggression

UK offers Hong Kong residents ‘escape' from Chinese aggression

5 hours ago   |   The Week

Description Anti-government protesters at a rally in the Chinese-ruled territory Credits Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Hong Kong protests New ‘pathway to...
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If Boris Johnson is baffled by Britain's cruel migration laws he should change them | Satbir Singh

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Despite voting for it, he professed ignorance of a system that treats foreign-born workers and their families abominably An hour into his hearing in front of parliament's...
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'No cards left': Hong Kong residents sell up and search for way out as China cements grip

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Web searches for emigration rose ten-fold after news came through about China's approaching national security laws As China's parliament approved controversial national...
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For years, the Tories have banked on impunity. Is their luck finally running out? | Andy Beckett

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The party has clung to power by flouting political norms, but in the Cummings affair it faces an angry and contemptuous public Will the Tories get away with it? In many ways...
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Hong Kong crisis: China pledges to 'support' territory's police as US warned not to interfere

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Hardening of positions comes after international outcry over China's parliament voting to proceed with controversial national security laws China's public security ministry has...
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US Pres. Trump to hold China news conference on Friday, risk-off themes will be in play

21 hours ago   |   FXCM   |   2 articles

The US President Donald Trump will hold a news conference on China this Friday. This will likely include the president's opinions on COVID-19 and China's handling of it, trade...
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EU Confidential 154: Commission's €750B recovery plan - Battles ahead - Making ‘Parlement' funny

21 hours ago   |   Politico

 Listen to the podcast on Spotify | Apple | Google | Soundcloud | Stitcher The European Commission this week unveiled a sweeping €750 billion proposal to get the EU's...
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MPs will be able to claim a taxi to work on expenses when parliament returns

MPs will be able to claim a taxi to work on expenses when parliament returns

21 hours ago   |   The Mirror

EXCLUSIVE The changes to the rules are designed allow parliamentarians to avoid public transport when the Commons returns next week to help keep them safe during the coronavirus
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Coronavirus UK: Firms must pay some furlough costs from August

Coronavirus UK: Firms must pay some furlough costs from August

Chancellor Rishi Sunak stressed that the UK schemes would remain 'among the most generous in the world', but said businesses should start taking some of the burden Read more ...

Twitter Labels Another Trump Tweet After President Suggests Protesters Will...

Twitter Labels Another Trump Tweet After President Suggests Protesters Will Be Shot

After a night of unrest in Minneapolis, Trump tweets that 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts,' prompting Twitter to affix a warning label to the message for... Read more ...

Police arrest CNN reporter live on air as he covers George Floyd protests

Police arrest CNN reporter live on air as he covers George Floyd protests

Footage broadcast live on CNN showed armed officers handcuffing reporter Omar Jimenez as he was detained with his producer and cameraman while covering protests over the death... Read more ...

How to watch the PS5 reveal event on 4 June 2020: The Future of Gaming...

How to watch the PS5 reveal event on 4 June 2020: The Future of Gaming livestream

PlayStation will host a special PS5 online event on Monday 4 June at 1pm PDT - 9pm BST in the UK. There are few details on what to expect, although previous rumours pointed to... Read more ...

Six Premier League games to be played at neutral venues at police request...

Six Premier League games to be played at neutral venues at police request including Liverpool vs Everton

SIX Premier League games will be played at neutral venues due to a request from the police. Liverpool's clash against Everton - which could see Jurgen Klopp's side secure the... Read more ...

Dates set for the FA Cup

Dates set for the FA Cup

The English FA Cup will resume on June 27 and 28, with the Final at Wembley Stadium on August 1. Read more ...

Belly Mujinga: No further action over death of rail worker from COVID-19...

Belly Mujinga: No further action over death of rail worker from COVID-19 after 'spitting attack'

British Transport Police say no further action will be taken after a train ticket collector who was allegedly spat at died with coronavirus. Read more ...

Pilot flies to RAF base in Anglesey ‘as he wanted to go to beach in lockdown'

Pilot flies to RAF base in Anglesey ‘as he wanted to go to beach in lockdown'

The Pilatus PC12 plane which took off from Fairoaks airfield in Surrey before flying to north Wales A pilot landed without permission on a closed RAF airfield in North Wales... Read more ...

Kylie Jenner stripped of billionaire status as Forbes makes major U-turn...

Kylie Jenner stripped of billionaire status as Forbes makes major U-turn amid claims of ‘web of lies' over cosmetics brand

Kylie Jenner was named the youngest ‘self-made billionaire' in 2019 Forbes has backtracked on Kylie Jenner's billionaire status, alleging she isn't quite as rich as she made... Read more ...

Arsenal make first transfer of summer as George Lewis, 19, signs contract...

Arsenal make first transfer of summer as George Lewis, 19, signs contract after successful trial

ARSENAL have reportedly completed their first signing of the summer, capturing teenage winger George Lewis. The Gunners are hoping to reshape their squad on a tight budget in... Read more ...