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Downing Street says it instigated Sue Gray meeting about party report
The civil servant is expected to publish her findings on lockdown breaches in government within days, after having secret dubious meeting with Boris Johnson.
Boris Johnson pictured drinking at No 10 lockdown event
Boris Johnson has been pictured drinking at an event in Downing Street during lockdown.
Manchester City clinches Premier League title on dramatic final day
Manchester City clinched a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons on Sunday by scoring three times in five minutes to come from behind to beat Aston Villa 3-2 in the finale and hold off Liverpool’s challenge.
Oxfam at WEF Annual Meeting 2022: Pandemic created a new billionaire every 30 hours
As the rich & powerful from across the globe gather in Davos for the WEF Annual Meeting 2022, Oxfam International said the pandemic has seen a new billionaire emerging every 30 hours.
Which countries could go the Sri Lanka way
Sri Lanka's debt crisis is a warning to the world. The World Bank says a global debt storm is coming. It could engulf 70 developing countries & make their economies fall like dominoes. What are the threats they face? How can they be aver...
Japan Hosts Quad Summit Seeking Unity On Countering China
Quad Summit 2022: The summit of the so-called Quad grouping takes place with Beijing beefing up its military and carrying out exercises and manoeuvres around disputed territory, including Taiwan.
Ask Hard Questions In Xinjiang: Uyghurs To UN Rights Chief
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is expected to visit the Xinjiang cities Urumqi and Kashgar on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a six-day tour.
Willing To Meet Vladimir Putin To End War: Ukraine's Zelensky In Davos
Russia-Ukraine War: "I cannot accept any kind of meeting with anyone coming from the Russian Federation but the president," Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said.
Coin In Bitcoin Name Doesn't Make It Money: IMF Chief
IMF chief said crypto products may be offering faster services at a much lower cost and better inclusivity, but for that also there was a need to separate apples from bananas and regulation would be key there.
UN Human Rights Chief Begins Contentious China Visit
Michelle Bachelet's tour comes at a time when Beijing stands accused of widespread abuses of Muslims in far-western Xinjiang.
NASA Accuses China Of Stealing Space Technology
NASA's Bill Nelson said: "Yeah, they're pretty good at stealing, And I think that's incumbent upon us to take cybersecurity very, very seriously."
Facial recognition company Clearview AI fined £7.5m for illegally using images of Brits scraped from online
The company is accused of illegally scraping 20 billion images of people's faces from the web without their knowledge or permission, and then using them to form a global facial recognition database.
Cost of living: Bank of England chief hits back at criticism it has 'stoked inflation'
Andrew Bailey uses a speech to reject criticism from predecessor Lord King in an interview with Sky News that the Bank, and others, were guilty of a mistake that amounted to a "failure of the economics profession".
Elon Musk wants a 25% discount on his Twitter bid if 25% of Twitter's users are spam bots - are they?
The billionaire, who claims to be spending less than 5% of his time on the $44bn takeover, has made a number of comments in recent weeks criticising Twitter - and has clashed with its chief executive over how the bot count is established.
Racism in UK maternity care risks safety of Black, Asian and mixed ethnicity women – study
Participants in charity’s year-long inquiry describe being ignored and feeling patronised and dehumanised
Zuckerberg sued by DC attorney general over Cambridge Analytica data scandal
Karl Racine accuses Facebook co-founder of direct knowledge of policies that allowed firm to gather data of millions of Americans
UN denounces ‘racist’ and ‘homophobic’ coverage of monkeypox
UNAIDS warns some reporting and commentary on the virus has used stigmatising language that could harm public health.
A Tranquil Vietnamese House With A Courtyard
Traditionally inspired Asian home design with a tranquil courtyard. Featuring glass wall living spaces, dark blue accent decor and inspirational outdoor spaces.
Germany is keen to pursue gas projects with Senegal, says Scholz
Germany wants to intensively pursue gas and renewable energy projects with Senegal, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday during his first trip to Africa, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine and its impact on energy and food prices.
The French bob is the latest haircut you need to adopt
It's winter and we're looking for a new chic hairstyle. The French bob has come in at just the right time. Here is how to achieve the look.
Dubai charity to cooperate with WEF to establish platform for Food Innovation Hubs
As per an agreement signed between MBRGI and WEF, Dubai will be the international headquarters for the annual meeting of the Food Innovation Hubs
New Bluetooth hack can unlock your Tesla—and all kinds of other devices
All it takes to hijack Bluetooth-secured devices is custom code and $100 in hardware.
Tesla is back to ramping up Gigafactory Shanghai to new production records
Tesla is back to ramping up production at Gigafactory Shanghai. The automaker could reportedly be back to pre-shutdown level as soon as tomorrow and plans to ramp up to new records later this week.
'Straight up child abuse': Canadian gymnast quit at the age of 13 due to what she alleges was a horrific and abusive environment
Amelia Cline can still remember what she loved about gymnastics; the 32-year-old Canadian says it was the chance to explore the limits of gravity.
UK Confirms Community Transmission Of Monkeypox Virus
Monkeypox Virus Spread: There is no specific treatment but vaccination against smallpox has been found to be about 85 percent effective in preventing monkeypox.
92 Monkeypox Cases Now In 12 Countries
Monkeypox Cases: As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus, the World Health Organization said.
"Racist, Homophobic": UN Denounces Monkeypox Reporting, Warns Of Stigma
UNAIDS said "a significant proportion" of recent monkeypox cases have been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.
Elon Musk Posts Tesla Job Ad On Twitter, Receives Hilarious Responses
Elon Musk asked prospective candidates to share three to five bullet points showing "evidence of exceptional ability".
KPMG hit by latest in string of fines over Rolls-Royce bribery scandal
The big four auditor will be fined more than £4m for its work on the accounts of Rolls-Royce Holdings dating back more than ten years, Sky News learns.
Elon Musk 'worried' Twitter lacks incentive to fix spam bots: 'Very suspicious'
Elon Musk has expressed skepticism at Twitter's willingness to address the presence of bots on their platform.
Texas parents sue Apple over AirPods, alleging Amber Alert damaged son’s hearing
The lawsuit filed by a Texas family in a California federal court said the Apple AirPods failed to reduce or limit the notification and volume of the alert
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin delays NS-21 suborbital spaceflight
Amazon founder's aerospace company did not disclose a new launch date for its fifth crewed flight
Find out just how deadly monkeypox is
Health authorities around the world are investigating a recent outbreak of monkeypox, a rare viral disease typically confined to Africa.
Morgan Freeman 'permanently banned' from entering Russia
Morgan Freeman is among 963 Americans who have been ‘permanently banned’ from entering Russia.
Millionaires join Davos protests, demanding ‘tax us now’
Group call for fresh taxation of wealthy to tackle cost of living crisis and gulf between rich and poor
More monkeypox cases detected in UK ‘on daily basis’, says scientist
Twenty cases confirmed in UK amid reports of child being admitted to intensive care in London hospital
Deadline passes for officials set to be named by Sue Gray. Boris Johnson probably cleared as a secret deal with Sue
Officials expected to be identified in the report on No 10 parties had until Sunday afternoon to object. Boris Johnson and his close friends are expected to be protected following a secret and dubious meeting that took place between Bori...
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Elon Musk: “Tesla is building a hardcore litigation department where we directly initiate & execute lawsuits. The team will report directly to me.”
The Doers vs The Takers: Tesla is building a hardcore litigation department from where Tesla will directly initiate & execute lawsuits. Elon Musk is Looking for hardcore streetfighters, not white-shoe lawyers like Perkins or Cooley who t...
Cost of living: The story of how an energy crisis very quickly turns into a price rise for everything
This economic shockwave touches every part of our lives - every one of our basic needs - which is why it is one that will hurt.
Cost of living: Grocery prices up by 'more than 20%' in advance of food inflation caused by Ukraine war
Which? calls for greater transparency on pricing from supermarkets, accusing the sector of letting consumers down at a time when they need support amid the cost of living crisis.
The endurance of Japan's simple street snack
Eaten right off the coals, yaki-imo (roasted sweet potatoes) are a beloved centuries-old food, whether they're served by old-fashioned street vendors or modern "imo" girls and boys.
Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore?
If you're still reeling from the Covid pandemic, well sorry but there's another virus to get to grips with. This time it's monkeypox and there are around 80 confirmed cases in 11 countries, including the UK, that would not normally expec...
Israel Detects Its First Monkeypox Case As Virus Spreads
Monkeypox Cases: A spokesman for Tel Aviv's Ichilov hospital told AFP that a 30-year-old man, who recently returned from western Europe with monkeypox symptoms, had tested positive for the virus.
Meet Australia's New PM "Albo": A Pragmatic With Working-Class Credentials
Australia Elections: Anthony Albanese, Australia's next Prime Minister said, "I think people want to come together, look for our common interest, look towards that sense of common purpose."
"What Seems To Be Happening Now...": WHO On Monkeypox Spread
Monkeypox: The WHO's working theory based on the cases identified so far is that the outbreak is being driven by sexual contact.
Apple Looks To Boost Production Outside China Citing Covid Rules: Report
Covid In China: The report said that Apple is citing China's strict anti-Covid policy and other reasons for its decision.
Switzerland Reports First Monkeypox Case As Virus Spreads
Monkeypox Cases: Switzerland thus joins several western countries, including Britain, Germany, Spain, Sweden the United Kingdom and the United States in reporting cases, raising fears the virus may be spreading.
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