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The war hero who could be Biden’s running mate

Who is Tammy Duckworth, the US senator from Illinois who is reportedly on the short list for the vice-presidential slot on the Democratic ticket? Born in Bangkok and wounded in the Iraq war, Tammy Duckworth has a Purple Heart and the instincts of a street fighter. Her name has come up frequently during high-level discussions […]


US trade deal ‘could pose greatest risk to UK food since BSE crisis’

A US trade deal could pose the greatest risk to food safety since the mad cow disease crisis 20 years ago, the government has been warned. Consumer group Which? has written to International Trade Secretary Liz Truss as a new round of negotiations gets under way between US and UK officials. The letter, seen by […]