Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Category: news

No 10 admits PM meeting with Sue Gray was instigated by Downing Street – UK politics live | Politics

No 10 admits that Downing Street originally instigated meeting between Sue Gray and PM This morning Simon Clarke, the chief secretary to the Treasury who was doing the morning interview round on behalf of...

Costs for UK families with two children rises by £400 a month | Cost of living crisis

The cost of basic goods and services needed by the average two-child household in the UK has risen by £400 a month, according to an analysis that suggests families are experiencing faster inflation than...

Peter Dutton to lead Liberals as Nationals consider replacing Barnaby Joyce over net zero stance | Australian election 2022

The National party will spill its leadership positions next Monday as the Liberals debate whether Peter Dutton’s deputy should be Jane Hume or Sussan Ley. As the Coalition continues to grapple with the fallout...

B&Q owner Kingfisher ‘managing inflation’ as DIY demand continues | Kingfisher

B&Q owner Kingfisher has said it is managing inflationary pressures amid “resilient demand” for DIY despite the cost of living crisis in the UK and other markets. The retailer, whose other UK brand is...

Lynette Dawson seen with bruises on throat before she disappeared, Chris Dawson murder trial hears | Sydney

Chris Dawson’s wife Lynette was seen with bruises around her throat three days before she disappeared in 1982, a Sydney court has been told. Annette Leary gave evidence in Dawson’s murder trial on Monday...

Capitol attack panel to hold six public hearings as it aims to show how Trump broke law | US Capitol attack

The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol is expected to stage six public hearings in June on how Donald Trump and some allies broke the law as they sought...

Kim Jong-un buries mentor amid North Korea Covid crisis | North Korea

Kim Jong-un attended the funeral for a top North Korean official, state media reported on Monday, helping carry his coffin, as the country maintained the much-disputed claim that its coronavirus outbreak is subsiding. The...

Russia-Ukraine war: up to 100 Ukrainians dying every day in east, Zelenskiy says; war to dominate Davos meeting – live | World news

Zelenskiy to address World Economic Forum in Davos The conflict in Ukraine is making its mark at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Kyiv will continues its diplomatic counteroffensive by targeting the world’s business...

Canada storms: at least eight dead amid trail of destruction | Canada

The death toll from powerful thunderstorms in Canada’s two most populous provinces has risen to at least eight, authorities said on Sunday, as emergency crews continued a massive clean-up to restore power to half...

Lismore braces for more flooding amid storm warnings for south-west Western Australia | Australia news

Lismore residents are being warned they could be hit with more floods as rain continues in northern New South Wales. The region has already endured repeated severe flooding in recent months and the Bureau...