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U.S. Seeks to Block Bankruptcy Plan That Would Free Sacklers From Opioid Claims

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department moved on Thursday to block a bankruptcy plan that grants broad legal immunity to the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma, whose drug OxyContin has been at the heart of the nation’s opioid epidemic. William K. Harrington, the U.S. trustee for the Justice Department, filed a motion in federal court to halt […]

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Boris unveils plan for Brexit Britain to lead on world stage -‘New pillar of our strategy’

Joe Biden appears to forget Australian PMs name We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Last night it was revealed Britain will […]

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Lord Frost outlines three key Brexit changes as he unveils plans to tear up EU laws

Lord Frost provides update on Northern Ireland protocol We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Speaking in Parliament the minister outlined his […]

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Covid 19 Delta outbreak: 13 new community cases – PM Jacinda Ardern and Dr Ashley Bloomfield

There are 13 new cases of Covid-19 in the community today – including a truck driver who left Auckland. The driver was tested after isolating for being a household contact of another case,director general of health Ashley Bloomfield said. The truck driver travelled to Hamilton, Cambridge and Tauranga but it’s unclear if he was infectious […]

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Gavin Williamson: Teaching unions ‘can’t pretend to be sorry’ over exit of ‘disastrous’ education secretary

Gavin Williamson was the first minister to be removed in Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle after a tumultuous time as education secretary. Having supported Mr Johnson’s leadership campaign and being rewarded with a top job, the 45-year-old career politician said it had been a “privilege to serve as education secretary since 2019”. Mr Williamson was moved […]

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EU blasted over City of London ‘power grab’ to move banks to Frankfurt

Dominic Raab dismisses EU threat to City of London We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Brussels banking chiefs have asked banks […]

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Brexit boost as UK firms bullish about London’s future despite Project Fear warnings

Brexit: City of London backed to thrive by Daniel Hodson We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info More than two-thirds of UK […]

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Universal Credit: Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey ‘entirely happy’ with scrapping of £20 per week uplift

Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey has told Sky News she is “entirely happy” with a £20 per week cut to Universal Credit, despite calls from senior Conservatives to keep the benefits uplift. Ms Coffey described the £20 per week boost to benefits, which is due to end from next month, as a “temporary stop-gap” […]

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EU civil war: Guy Verhofstadt’s European army call brutally shut down by fuming MEP

Macron criticised over push for EU army by Italian MEP We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Amid renewed calls for an […]

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Remoaning HGV driver brands Brexit ‘huge mistake’ despite it adding up to £29K to salary

Nigel Farage: UK still has ‘unfinished business’ with Brexit We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Luke Vernon was earning around £500-a-week […]