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Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021
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‘Ridiculous’: Starmer criticises PM for seeking credit for Hancock’s exit
Labour leader also hits out at Boris Johnson for dismissing story as only of interest to ‘Westminster bubble’
Home Office proposals due on sending asylum seekers abroad
Legislation expected next week that could open way to moving asylum seekers offshore while claims pending
Blow to Johnson’s authority as his health minister loses all support
From his local Tory party to senior NHS figures, pressure on Matt Hancock mounted until he was unable to carry on
UK eases Covid travel rules for tourist spots despite cabinet rift
Holiday hopes boosted as quarantine lifted for arrivals from Balearics, Malta and some Caribbean islands
The Brexit fallout: 5 years on and UK home secretary claims Brits in the EU are being discriminated against
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has claimed that Britons are experiencing unfair treatment abroad as they struggle to access benefits, jobs and other services in EU member states five years after the UK voted ‘leave’.
Boris Johnson dismisses rape concerns as jabber, says Labour
Labour is demanding an apology from Boris Johnson over a "disgraceful" remark in a clash with Sir Keir Starmer about a big fall in rape prosecutions.
The Rishi Sunak workout: why his day begins with Britney, Peloton and blueberries
Boris Johnson is a runner (of a sort), while Dominic Raab practises karate. Now comes a surprisingly detailed account of how mornings start in No 11 Downing Street
High court ruling leaves refused asylum seekers at risk of homelessness
Judge quashes earlier decision by tribunal that accommodation should be provided until all Covid restrictions are lifted
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland 'sorry' for failing rape victims
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has apologised to rape victims for low conviction rates in England and Wales and promised to "do a lot better".
Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomb victims were failed on every level, family says
Twenty-two people murdered in the Manchester Arena bomb were "failed on every level" by organisations criticised in a public inquiry report, a victim's father has said.
Daniel Morgan: Met Police accused of 'form of corruption' in report
The Metropolitan Police was institutionally corrupt in the way it concealed or denied its failings over the unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan, a report has found.
Boris Johnson condemns 'disgraceful hounding' of BBC journalist
Boris Johnson has condemned as "disgraceful" footage of a journalist being abused by protesters.
Daniel Morgan report 'deeply alarming', says Patel
The Met Police has been accused of "institutional corruption" for concealing or denying failings over the unsolved murder.
Covid: As Matt Hancock faces grilling, what are key questions for him?
After a bruising few weeks, Health Secretary Matt Hancock is appearing in front of a committee of MPs on Thursday to answer questions about his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kent threatens Home Office with legal action over unaccompanied child migrants
Council says services for unaccompanied child migrants are at breaking point for second time in less than a year
Priti Patel blames surge in migrant crossings on Facebook, Twitter and TikTok
Social media platforms allowing videos of migrant crossings to go viral share the blame for a surge in dangerous attempts to reach British shores, the Home Secretary has said.
Kent council in child migrant legal threat to Home Secretary
Child migrants arriving at Dover may be turned away by Kent County Council (KCC) within days as its services are overwhelmed, the authority has said.
Priti Patel seeks ban on social media posts that ‘glamourise’ migrant crossings
Home secretary accused of deflecting blame from government policies after letter to social media companies
‘We should be doing this too’: Brits get envious of Denmark after Copenhagen passes bill to deport asylum seekers for processing
Britons, angered by a surge of migrants landing on the UK’s shores this May, have been quick to extol the virtues of a new Danish law which allows the government to deport and process asylum seekers from third-party nations.
UK Home Office acted ‘unlawfully’ over asylum-seeker housing, judge rules as campaigners demand site be permanently closed
Campaigners have called for a site used to house migrants seeking asylum in the UK to be permanently shut down after a British High Court ruling that the Home Office had acted unlawfully by using the “filthy” accommodation.
Uncovered: the brutal secrets of UK deportation flight Esparto 11
On 12 August 2020 at 7.48am the first of a series of Home Office flights carrying asylum seekers left Stansted. This is the harrowing story of the hours before it took off and the anguish of those on board
UK immigration law hoards the spoils of colonialism
Britain enriched itself by exploiting other countries and their people, called them part of the British Empire, and now it’s shutting its doors and treating them like criminals.
UK receives 34,000 visa requests from Hong Kong in two months
Residency route was launched in response to national security law imposed by Chinese government
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