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Hong Kong: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPM Boris Johnson says the new law “violates Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy” Up to three million Hong Kong residents are to be offered the chance to settle in the UK and ultimately apply for citizenship, Boris Johnson has said. The PM said Hong Kong’s freedoms […]

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Coronavirus: New guidance for weddings in England

Image copyright EPA Image caption A couple in Madrid getting married in early June The government has published new guidance on weddings in England, allowing ceremonies of up to 30 people but advising against receptions. From 4 July, wedding and civil partnerships can go ahead but with only 30 people including the couple, staff such […]

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Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked in anti-Semitism row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStarmer: “I’ve made it my first priority to tackle anti-Semitism” Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey for sharing an article containing an “anti-Semitic conspiracy theory”. Mrs Long-Bailey retweeted an interview with actor and Labour supporter Maxine Peake. The shadow education secretary – who was […]

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Reading stabbings: David Wails named as third victim

Image copyright Social media Image caption David Wails “always made people smile”, a friend said The third person killed in the Reading stabbings has been named. David Wails was among the victims of the attack in a public park on Saturday. Joe Ritchie-Bennett and his friend James Furlong also died. Meanwhile, police continue to question […]