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Australia news live: Chinese premier greeted in Canberra by 19-gun salute – and chants and shouts of protesters

Ceremonial welcome for China’s premier, Li Qiang, takes place at Parliament House in Canberra. Follow today’s news headlines liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastEx-Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann arrives at a Toowoomba courtBruce...

Europe live: China’s Xi Jinping calls for closer ties with the EU at opening of Paris talks

Chinese premier meets Emmanuel Macron and Ursula von der Leyen for talks, with trade and Ukraine on agendaThe trilateral meeting has kicked off.Xi Jinping has arrived at the Élysée palace. Continue reading...

Bob Carr accuses Winston Peters of defamation after NZ deputy PM calls him a ‘Chinese puppet’

Former NSW premier’s threat to sue comes amid debate about whether New Zealand should join pillar two of Aukus pactAustralia’s former foreign minister and New South Wales premier, Bob Carr, says he intends to sue New Zealand’s deputy prime...

AfD candidate will still run in European elections despite adviser’s arrest for spying

Maximilian Krah will remain the far-right party’s top choice despite accusations against Jian GuoA far-right German politician has insisted he will continue to run for the upcoming European parliamentary elections despite allegations that his adviser was spying for the...

Greens senator calls for Tibet to be at ‘top of the agenda’ China’s foreign minister visits.

Auditor general’s report, tabled in state parliament on Wednesday, describes cost as significant given state’s rising debt. Follow the day’s news liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe Republican candidate for the US...

Beijing accused of using spying, threats and blackmail against Tibetan exiles

China ‘threatens relatives in Tibet’ to exert control over activists in exile, with greater transnational repression at Tibetan new yearThousands of Tibetans around the world have been subjected to spying, blackmail and threats against family members still living in...

China’s human rights record criticised at UN as it faces rare scrutiny of policies

UK, US and others use universal periodic review to speak out over Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong KongThe UK, the US and several other countries criticised China’s human rights record on Tuesday as the country was subjected to rare scrutiny...

China earthquake: rescue efforts hampered by cold weather

Officials say at least 118 killed and more than 400 injured after 6.2-magnitude quake in north-west Gansu and Qinghai provincesCold weather is hampering rescue efforts after an earthquake in China’s north-west Gansu and Qinghai provinces that killed at least...

Australia news live: Linda Burney hails Smithsonian return of Indigenous remains as ‘important step towards reconciliation’

Follow the day’s news liveBruce Lehrmann defamation case live blog: follow news and updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe NSW Australian Paramedics Association will take part in a 12-hour strike today, from...

MPs told not to discuss details of alleged China spy case in public as Speaker says ‘sensitive’ inquiry under way – UK politics live

Speaker says ‘small number of MPs’ who needed to know about case were briefed on itSimon Clarke, who was the levelling up secretary during the Liz Truss premiership, has defended the government’s decision not to explicitly label China as...

‘It’s been a good week’: Labour buoyed up by slick reshuffle and Tory woes

Party off to promising start to new parliamentary term but knows it cannot be complacentIn the evening sunshine on the House of Commons terrace on Wednesday, Keir Starmer took some of his closest aides for a drink. Just three...

Russia-Ukraine war live: United Russia party HQ destroyed in attack in occupied Ukrainian city, says mayor

Ivan Fedorov gives no details about how Russian authorities were ‘burned out’ of political party building in Zaporizhzhia but alludes to casualtiesWhat we know on day 563 of the invasionHere are some of the latest images of Ukraine coming...

NHS website records 552% surge in heat exhaustion queries

Figures from NHS England reveal people seeking heat-related health advice as temperatures surpass 32CHot weather has led to a 552% increase in people seeking heat exhaustion advice from the NHS website this week, figures show, as temperatures look likely...

Morocco earthquake updates: at least 296 people killed as Marrakesh among several cities affected

Earthquake measuring at least 6.8 and centred in High Atlas mountain leaves hundreds dead, others injuredHere are some of the latest images coming through from Marrakesh, where some buildings have collapsed in the old city, a Unesco world heritage...

Algeria says its coastguard fired warning shots before killing jetski riders

Defence ministry releases its version of events five days after two dual French-Moroccan men were shot dead on entering Algerian watersAlgeria’s defence ministry has said its coastguard fired warning shots before firing directly at a man on a jetski...

Ex-Nationwide teller in London jailed for part in £130,000 bank fraud

Nathan Gilbert, of Enfield, changed the account details of customers and fraudulently issued passbooksA former bank employee who worked in a London branch of Nationwide has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for his part in...

‘It’s heartbreaking, our heritage is being stolen’: Gaza’s fight to keep its treasures safe at home

Local archaeologists dedicate their lives to protect priceless artefacts from smugglers, Hamas and Israeli attacks in a land at history’s crossroadsThere is considerable debate over the origin of the name Gaza. Some etymologists trace it back to azaz, which...

Australia news live: Littleproud says ‘there’ll be no victory lap’ from Nationals if voice referendum fails

Nationals leader backs Peter Dutton’s call to hold a referendum on Indigenous recognition if the voice to parliament vote fails in October. Follow the latest news liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastReforms...

‘So many precious things were lost’: Rhodes after the fires – photo essay

The photographer Gideon Mendel travelled to Rhodes a month after the fires as part of his Burning World project. He sought to document the impact on lives and landscapesJuly 2023 was the hottest month ever recorded, and Rhodes in...

Film-maker Martin McDonagh calls no campaign ‘rightwing swine’ for using scene in voice referendum ad

Exclusive: Response comes after Fair Australia shared clip from Seven Psychopaths with face of Anthony Albanese superimposed over gun-toting thugRead our voice referendum explainer and the latest voice poll resultsOscar-winning film-maker Martin McDonagh has said he “definitely wasn’t aware”...

Russia-Ukraine war live: Moscow stages ‘sham’ elections in illegally occupied areas of Ukraine

Russian-installed authorities held ‘illegal elections’, Ukrainian officials say, using candidates handpicked by Moscow Continue reading...

Seriously injured boy allegedly abandoned and dog Tasered after Sydney crash

Child, 12, suffers broken leg and hip injuries after allegedly stolen car crashed into tree in CranebrookFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA seriously injured...

Qantas should be fined ‘hundreds of millions’ if guilty to send message to companies, ACCC says

Watchdog chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb wants to deliver new record penalty in case alleging Qantas sold tickets for already cancelled flightsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news...

Snowy Hydro 2.0 eyes return to tunnelling after delays and cost blowouts

Chief executive says pumped hydro project remains ‘critical’ to energy transition away from fossil fuelsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastSnowy Hydro’s bogged tunnel boring...

Burning tires and bridges: US residents shocked by firm’s Bitcoin-mining plan

Stronghold Digital Mining contends it is repurposing waste material, but those living near by are ‘shocked’ by the proposalA crypto-mining company in Pennsylvania is seeking to burn tires to produce Bitcoin, prompting an outcry from residents and environmental groups.Stronghold...

Australia news live: all change at Andrew Forrest’s FMG; Victoria Liberal leader loses key ally

CFO becomes 11th executive to leave in three years as former UK chancellor joins as adviser; frontbencher Matt Bach quits to go back into teachingGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAustralian home values...

Mitch McConnell cleared for work by congressional doctor after freezing

Physician says 81-year-old Senate Republican leader is ‘medically clear’ to continue with schedule after second freezing episodeMitch McConnell, the Republican leader in the US Senate, was given a clean bill of health by the congressional physician, a day after...

Johannesburg fire: survivors describe jumping from windows, as death toll rises to 74

Blaze at five-storey block puts spotlight on dangerous state of ‘hijacked’ city buildings occupied by vulnerable residentsSurvivors of a fire that ripped through a building in Johannesburg described jumping out of windows to escape the flames, as questions were...

Crumble-risk concrete is latest upheaval to hit England’s schools

After years of squeezed funding, teachers are furious at government’s ‘shocking neglect’ of buildingsThousands of pupils may have to start term online as over 100 schools affected by crumble-risk concretePencils are sharpened, shirts are ironed – but classrooms are...

UK electricity firms face penalties for ‘manipulating’ grid

Ofgem aims to stop power plants’ tactic that costs households hundreds of millions of poundsElectricity companies will no longer be able to deploy a controversial tactic that forces up bills at the expense of consumers, the energy watchdog said...

Former Proud Boys organizer sentenced to 17 years for Capitol attack

Joseph Biggs, who played leading role on January 6, said: ‘I know that I messed up that day but I’m not a terrorist’A former organizer of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group was sentenced on Thursday to 17 years...

Theresa May says she regrets using term ‘hostile environment’

Ex-home secretary’s memoir blames Windrush scandal on Home Office staff and previous governments including Clement Attlee’sTheresa May has expressed regret for using the term “hostile environment” and has criticised Home Office staff for an “inbuilt cynicism” she believes contributed...

Hurricane Idalia brings intense flooding to Carolinas as Biden declares major disaster in Florida – live

Over 50,000 customers in Carolinas still without power while disaster declaration provides Florida with federal resourcesCleanup is happening in several counties across Georgia following destruction after Hurricane Idalia.Here’s a video from Weather Nation showing debris after Hurricane Idalia in...

Iceland allows whaling to resume in ‘massive step backwards’

Activists say that whales will still suffer agonising deaths despite new regulations and monitoringAnimal rights groups and environmentalists have described as “hugely disappointing” the news that Iceland has given the green light for commercial whaling to resume, after a...

Families of Yorkshire divers who died on Greece trip ‘may never know what happened’

Investigation ‘let down’ by Greek authorities who failed to properly gather evidence after deaths of Vincent Hong and Timothy Saville, says coroner who recorded open verdictThe families of two men from Yorkshire who died on a scuba diving trip...

Junior and senior doctors in England to strike together for first time in NHS history

Action will reduce health services to Christmas Day levels of care for four days in September and OctoberJunior doctors and consultants in England will go out on strike together for the first time in the history of the NHS,...

Adam Driver criticises big film studios while showing solidarity with actors’ strike

US actor tells Venice Film Festival that leading studios, such as Netflix, are not supporting Hollywood actors and writersThe actor Adam Driver has criticised film studios, including Netflix and Amazon, for refusing to meet the demands of striking writers...

‘Confirmshaming’: report reveals subscription traps and hidden costs targeting Australian consumers

Treasury paper identifies ways to crack down on unfair practices that nudge, manipulate or trick people into handing over money or dataGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe “Hotel California” subscription, or the...

Hurricane Idalia leaves trail of floods and wreckage in south-eastern US

Tropical storm moves into Atlantic but torrential rain and inland flooding still likely in North Carolina, officials warnRecovery efforts were under way in four states on Thursday as the remains of Hurricane Idalia, still a tropical storm with 60mph...

Thousands of pupils may have to start term online as over 100 schools affected by crumble-risk concrete

DfE guidance sent days before start of autumn term means students and teachers at dozens of schools in England will need to be moved off siteThousands of pupils in England may have to begin the autumn term taking lessons...

Scientists demand end to dingo baiting after research reveals most are genetically pure

Discovery that most canids in Australia are not hybrids with wild dogs leads researchers to push to change policy and terminologyGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastScientists are calling on governments to end...

Donald Trump accused of inflating net worth by $2bn in New York civil case – live

Former president claims he averted ‘nuclear holocaust’ with North Korea outreach in transcript of deposition • Hurricane Idalia – live updatesJoseph Biggs, a self-described organizer for the Proud Boys militia group who was convicted of seditious conspiracy for his...

M&S begins legal action after plan to rebuild Oxford Street store blocked

Michael Gove last month refused permission to demolish and redevelop store near Marble Arch in LondonBusiness live – latest updatesMarks & Spencer has launched a legal challenge against a government decision to block its plans to demolish and redevelop...

Palestinian shot dead after killing Israeli soldier with truck in West Bank

Three more soldiers and a a Palestinian also injured at checkpoint amid wave of violenceA Palestinian driver has slammed his truck into soldiers at a busy checkpoint in the occupied West Bank, killing one of them before being shot...

Grant Shapps appointed defence secretary as Claire Coutinho takes energy brief in mini-reshuffle – UK politics live

Energy secretary appointed defence secretary in mini-reshuffle, with Claire Coutinho taking the energy security briefGrant Shapps said he is “honoured” to become defence secretary and praised Ben Wallace for his time in the role.Shapps tweeted:I’m honoured to be appointed...

NT government rejects ombudsman’s call to outlaw spit hoods in police custody

Report recommends legislated ban of devices covering children and adults but chief minister says frontline staff need protectionGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA push for legislation banning the use of spit hoods...

RSPB chief apologises for calling ministers ‘liars’ over green policy

Beccy Speight says frustration at ‘weaker protections’ prompted criticism of Sunak, Gove and CoffeyUK politics live – latest updatesThe head of the RSPB has apologised after the wildlife charity called Rishi Sunak and other ministers “liars” in a social...

Ben Wallace resigns as defence secretary

Mini reshuffle expected as Wallace tells PM he is quitting to ‘invest in the parts of life I have neglected’UK politics live – latest updatesBen Wallace has resigned as defence secretary in a move that will reportedly precipitate a...

Russia-Ukraine war live: Zelenskiy decries corruption in military medical exemptions

Ukrainian president says ‘thousands’ involved in bribery system that allows men to avoid serviceAt a glance: what we know on day 554 of the invasionA military spokesperson says Ukrainian armed forces are making progress in the direction of Novoprokopivka...

Australia news live: couple who died in suspected mushroom poisoning lived quietly ‘without fanfare’, memorial told

Follow the latest updates liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastJane Hume to vote no despite anticipated home state yesLiberal senator Jane Hume appeared on the Today show earlier this morning, saying she...

Bibby Stockholm: government ‘playing Russian roulette with asylum seekers’ lives’

Charity condemns move to return people to the barge despite inspection finding failings in its plumbing systemMinisters have been accused of “playing Russian roulette” with asylum seekers’ lives after it emerged that hundreds could be moved onto the Bibby...

Majority of Church of England priests back gay marriage, survey finds

Attitudes have shifted since 2014 survey when only 39% of priests approved of gay marriageThe majority of Church of England priests want the church to allow same-sex weddings and to drop its opposition to premarital and gay sex, according...

Northern Ireland police chief faces calls to quit over court ruling

High court judicial review found PSNI unlawfully disciplined two junior officers to placate Sinn FéinThe head of the Police Service of Northern Ireland is facing mounting pressure to quit after a court ruled that the force unlawfully disciplined two...

Libyan foreign minister flees country amid outcry over meeting with Israeli counterpart

Najla al-Mangoush had already been suspended after news of secret meeting with Eli Cohen was releasedLibya’s foreign minister has fled the country after news of a secret meeting in Rome between her and her Israeli counterpart last week was...

Hurricane Idalia: Florida braced for ‘extremely dangerous’ category 4 hurricane – latest updates

Fierce winds, torrential rain and surging seawater forecast as Idalia nears the US coastResidents in northern Florida are rushing to evacuate as Hurricane Idalia is due to hit, with forecasters warning that it will come ashore as a Category...

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he believed worked at GCHQ

Joshua Bowles, 29, admits stabbing woman in Cheltenham because he believed she worked at intelligence agencyA man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder after launching a knife attack on a woman he believed worked at GCHQ.Joshua Bowles pleaded guilty...

Icac cleared of maladministration over length of Gladys Berejiklian investigation

Inquiry looked at two-year delay to finalise report into former NSW premier’s conduct and whether the investigation was appropriateGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe New South Wales corruption watchdog has been cleared...

Gatwick passenger numbers soar as strikes hit flight punctuality

Demand for travel results in 41% rise but air traffic control industrial action across Europe affects timingsBusiness live – latest updatesPassenger numbers at Gatwick airport soared to 19 million during the first six months of the year, according to...

James Cleverly’s visit to China criticised by Tory MPs – UK politics live

Iain Duncan Smith compares government’s approach to appeasement of Nazi Germany in the 1930s as foreign secretary meets Beijing officialsJust 9% of Scottish firms agree that the SNP government understands the business environment in Scotland, according to a new...

Warren Mundine claims Anthony Albanese unleashed ‘horrible racist abuse’ and ‘attacked’ voice opponents

Leading no campaigner links public debate over Indigenous voice referendum to his mental health struggles after prime minister promises ‘positive’ yes campaignFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or...

‘A self-inflicted injury’: judge dismisses lawsuit claiming Yesterday trailer tricked Ana de Armas fans

Plaintiffs claimed that keeping the actor in the trailer for the Danny Boyle film but cutting her from the final product amounted to false advertisingA US district judge has thrown out a $5m lawsuit from two movie fans who...

James Cleverly meets China’s vice-president amid criticism of Beijing by British MPs

British foreign secretary says face-to-face meetings were important to avoid misunderstandings as report criticises Beijing’s ‘transnational repression’The British foreign secretary James Cleverly has met China’s vice-president, Han Zheng, during the first visit to Beijing by a UK foreign secretary...

Russia-Ukraine war live: planes in Russian city of Pskov hit by drones; Russia claims Ukrainian vessels ‘destroyed’ in Black Sea

Four heavy transport planes damaged in Pskov, state media report; Russian military claims to have destroyed four Ukrainian military boats, killing up to 50 troopsRussia-Ukraine war at a glanceRussia’s Tass news agency reports, citing Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, that...

Australia news live: Anthony Albanese to announce referendum date as poll puts yes ahead in South Australia

The prime minister is in Adelaide and will reveal the date at a rally at midday, as Australia Institute poll shows yes ahead 52-48 in crucial raceGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe...

Gboyega Odubanjo: police appeal for help over missing poet

Award-winning poet last seen in early hours of Saturday morning in Kelmarsh, NorthamptonshireNorthamptonshire police are appealing for information to help find the award-winning poet Gboyega Odubanjo, who has been missing since the early hours of Saturday morning.Odubanjo, 27, was...

Blow to Biden as offshore wind auction in Gulf of Mexico fails to stir interest

Only two companies make bids for right to develop offshore wind off Gulf coast, in setback for administration’s green-energy plans The Biden administration on Tuesday held the first ever auction for the right to develop offshore wind in the...

Repeal of water pollution rules won’t solve England’s housing crisis, say developers

Developers welcome end to rules but say amending levelling up bill risks months of delaysMichael Gove’s plan to repeal water pollution rules in an attempt to kickstart housebuilding will not solve England’s housing crisis, developers have warned, thanks to...

Leading House Republican Steve Scalise announces cancer diagnosis

Republican says he has treatable blood cancer and has started treatment but expects to continue workingSteve Scalise, the Republican majority leader in the US House of Representatives, said on Tuesday he has cancer.In a statement, the 57-year-old Louisianan said:...

Hurricane Idalia closes in on Florida with warnings of 125mph winds

Rapidly strengthening hurricane nears Gulf coast as officials warn of significant storm surge and destructive windsA rapidly intensifying Hurricane Idalia was closing in on Florida’s Gulf coast on Tuesday as residents in more than a dozen counties rushed to...

Hurricane Idalia heads for Florida as residents rush to evacuate – live

Storm expected to strengthen to category 3 before it makes landfall on Florida’s Gulf coast on WednesdayHurricane Idalia closes in on FloridaThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is re-routing planes and closing Gulf routes as the storm is expected to...

Suits creator confirms palace changed line of Meghan’s dialogue

Creator of series, which has set viewership records on Netflix this summer, says palace objected to the word poppycockThe creator of Suits, the legal drama which launched the acting career of the Duchess of Sussex, is opening up about...

First Trump co-defendant pleads not guilty in Georgia election case – live

Attorney Ray Smith enters plea in Fulton county caseOpinion: Trump will be be the 2024 Republican nomineeCongress is on recess, but when they return to work on 5 September, House Republicans appear determined to open impeachment proceedings again Joe...

California senate leader, first gay person to hold post, to step down

Toni Atkins, San Diego Democrat, to be replaced by colleague Mike McGuire at end of historic run as president pro temporeThe leader of the California senate said Monday she will step down from her leadership post, ending a historic...

Two women jailed for torturing and killing pet parrot in Carlisle

Tracy Dixon and Nicola Bradley put oven cleaner and paint on friend’s bird and threw it in tumble dryerTwo women who tortured and killed a friend’s pet parrot during a lengthy drinking session have been jailed by a judge...

Greece wildfire declared largest ever recorded in EU

Eleven planes and a helicopter from the bloc have been sent to help Greece counter the fireA forest blaze in Greece is “the largest wildfire ever recorded in the EU” and the bloc is mobilising nearly half its firefighting...

Trump has ‘moral compass of an axe murderer,’ says Georgia Republican

Former lieutenant governor Geoff Duncan describes Trump’s roster of wrongdoing as ‘like some sort of Ponzi scheme of lies’Donald Trump has “the moral compass of an axe murderer”, a Republican opponent in Georgia said, discussing the former president’s legal...

Lyra McKee mural vandalised in Florida

Artwork of murdered Northern Ireland writer and activist at the Zebra Youth centre was defaced with a swastika and anti-LGBTQ graffitiA mural of the murdered Northern Ireland writer Lyra McKee has been defaced in the US with a swastika...

Patients in England will be first to access seven-minute cancer jab

NHS is first health system to offer injection to hundreds of patients which will cut treatment times by up to three quartersPatients in England will become the first in the world to benefit from a jab that treats cancer...

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 552 of the invasion

More than 1,300 schools destroyed in Ukraine since war began; Vladimir Putin to miss funeral of Yevgeny PrigozhinMore than 1,300 schools have been destroyed in government-held areas of Ukraine since Russia’s 2022 invasion, Unicef has said.Vladimir Putin has no...

Rishi Sunak defends government’s green credentials after housebuilding water pollution rules scrapped – UK politics live

Government claims ripping up EU-era protections on nutrient neutrality will allow for an additional 100,000 homesA multimillionaire businessman with close links to the Conservative party has been told to knock down part or all of a luxury hotel that...

Network Rail axes bonuses for union members who strike

Move is likely to further sour relations after months of industrial action over pay disputeNetwork Rail has withheld annual bonuses from its union members who took part in strikes, in a move that threatens to further sour industrial relations.The...

Developed countries urged to ‘step up’ contributions to global nature fund

Canada and UK only donor countries to contribute so far, leaving scheme short of $40m to formally launchDeveloped countries have been urged to contribute to a new nature fund after it was left undercapitalised by $40m (£32m), receiving money...

Disney+ production Nautilus scrapped after wrapping on the Gold Coast

The UK series, which employed hundreds of Australian cast and crew, is the latest victim of cost-cutting measures at Disney and beyondGet our weekend culture and lifestyle emailA big budget series filmed in Queensland which employed hundreds of Australian...

Russia-Ukraine war live: drones downed in Tula and Belgorod, says Moscow; US says Russia intimidating consulate staff

Russian defence ministry did not indicate whether drone attacks caused damage; former US consulate worker charged with spying over Ukraine warRussia-Ukraine war at a glanceIreland’s deputy premier is to discuss the latest developments in Ukraine and the coup in...

‘No option’ but to Taser Indigenous man in fatal arrest, Queensland police officer tells inquest

Officer feared for his life when he used his Taser to shock Ashley Charles Washington who later died in hospital, inquest hearsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or...

Pet owner ‘bill shock’ worsening the mental health crisis among Australian vets, inquiry told

Father of veterinarian who took own life calls for more education on how much it really costs to own a petFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily...

Australia news live: BoM again declines to declare an El Niño; Andrews labels Commonwealth Games inquiry ‘a political stunt’

Follow today’s live news updatesShane Drumgold says Bruce Lehrmann prosecution inquiry failed to give him fair hearing and breached lawGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastVictoria bans Nazi salute, symbols and gestures in...

Minister says Home Office considering sending asylum seekers to Ascension Island if Rwanda policy ruled unlawful – UK politics live

Downing Street to focus on small boat crossings this week, with plan involving UK overseas territory under consideration despite being rejected three years ago In her interviews this morning Sarah Dines, the Home Office minister, was asked about the...