Today's daily politics briefing
Today's daily politics briefing
Sinn Fein has however demanded specific and immediate action on Irish language legislation.
Christchurch attacks: producer resigns from film They Are Us as criticism growsJacinda Ardern says subject still feels ‘very raw’ amid ongoing accusations that film sidelines Muslim victims of 2019 massacre Jacinda Ardern is to be played by Rose Byrne in the film They Are Us, about the Christchurch mosque attacks in New Zealand. Photograph: Don Arnold/WireImage
McEnany says being a “woman of faith” and a mother prevented her from lying
French European Affairs junior minister Clement Beaune said on Monday that current tensions over Brexit between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government and the European Union were "a test" for Europe. The tensions between Britain and the EU threatened to overshadow the Group of Seven summit's conclusion on Sunday, with London accusing France of "offensive" remarks that Northern Ireland was not part of the United Kingdom.
Iraqi authorities said Sunday the remains of 123 people killed by Islamic State group jihadists had been removed from a mass grave in a bid to identify them. The Badush prison massacre was one of the worst crimes IS carried out after it seized control of a third of Iraq in a lightning offensive in 2014.In June that year, IS fighters attacked the northwestern prison, freeing Sunni Muslim inmates and forcing 583 mainly Shiite prisoners into trucks, before driving them to a ravine and shooting them
One last heave to freedom, PM to urge Delay on lifting restrictions can have 'devastating' cost, experts say Medical aid not given to learning disabled patients Covid recovery should focus on 'peace and stability' Bringing the second dose of AstraZeneca forward by four weeks "makes sense", the deputy chair of the Joint Commission on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has said. Scotland has changed its official guidance to say the second vaccine should be given nearer to eight weeks from the fir
Scots are kicking back against the SNP's "contradictory" Covid restrictions, a wedding industry boss has warned, as the new Health Secretary refused to provide any indication of when the country will move to the lowest level of lockdown. Duncan McConchie, chair of the Scottish Wedding Industry Alliance (SWIA), said "people are starting to throw caution to the wind" because of the lack of consistency in some of the restrictions. He raised the example of a couple getting married who have suggested
CCTV shows shocking moment vandals smash football club’s defibrillator hours after Christian Eriksen collapse
Stephen Watson was sworn in as the new chief constable of Greater Manchester Police last month.
Dispute comes after Boris Johnson claimed EU leaders need to ‘get into their heads’ that province is part of UK
It is ‘exceptionally rare’ for anyone, including the UK prime minister, to reveal to the public what the Queen says during a meeting
Joe Biden joining PM at first in-person summit of Atlantic alliance since start of Covid crisis
Search team found the body of the six-year-old at a depth of 1000 metres off the coast of Tenerife
‘Apprentice’ star didn’t hold back
Boris Johnson will plead with the nation to make "one last heave" to freedom as he announces a delay of four weeks in lifting lockdown restrictions in England. A government source has told Sky News the prime minister will dash hopes that Freedom Day will come in one week's time, on 21 June, and it will instead be postponed until 19 July. "It is one last heave," a senior source was quoted as saying after the prime minister met senior cabinet ministers and his scientific advisers.
Taiwan will be a "force for good" and continue to seek even greater international support, the presidential office said, after the Chinese-claimed island won unprecedented backing from the Group of Seven of major democracies. The G7 leaders on Sunday scolded China over human rights in Xinjiang, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomy and underscored the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait. Taiwan presidential office spokesman Xavier Chang said this was the first time the G7 leaders' communique has stressed the importance of peace and stability in the strait and first time since its founding there was "content friendly to Taiwan", expressing deep thanks for the support.
President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said that France respects Britain's sovereignty but it is time to end rows over sausages and focus on more serious issues. "My wish is that we succeed collectively in putting into action what we signed several months ago," Macron told a news conference at the G7 leaders' summit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Macron during a meeting how he would feel if Toulouse sausage makers could not sell their products on Paris markets, drawing a comparison with northern Ireland sausage makers.
Police have released an image of the teenager who was stabbed in Streatham last week. Denardo Samuels-Brooks was attacked on Prentis Road at around 4.15pm on Thursday. A post-mortem examination took place at Greenwich Mortuary on Saturday and gave cause of death as a stab wound.
Alastair Stewart also addressed the technical issues that occurred during the launch.
A 60-59 vote by the Israeli Parliament formally ended Benjamin Netanyahu’s term as prime minister of Israel on Sunday, June 13.Naftali Bennet, who previously served as the Minister of Defense from 2019 to 2020, was sworn in as the new prime minister.Footage taken by Idan Dorfman shows celebrations in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Sunday night. Credit: Idan Dorfman via Storyful