Kim Darroch: Former top UK diplomat ‘does not regret’ Trump criticism

Lord Darroch left his post in July 2019 amid a huge diplomatic row over the leaking of a series of private cables,, in which he had questioned the competence of the Trump administration and its handling of major foreign policy issues, such as relations with Iran.

Samantha Cameron looks to launch her own fashion empire as she relaunches her career

The wife of former Prime Minister David Cameron has registered a new firm, Samantha Cameron Studio Ltd, in a move which seems to confirm speculation she plans to set up her own clothing brand.

UK workers’ wages fell 1% a year between 2008 and 2015, TUC says

The analysis, based on figures from the International Labour Organisation, showed the highest real-terms wage growth was in Tajikistan, where average earnings increased by 14.4% a year between 2008 and 2015. Other countries in the top 10, with wage growth of 6.9% or more a year, included Zambia, Cambodia and China.

Just in: UK appoints Ben Llewellyn-Jones as Dep. High Commissioner in Lagos

READ ALSO: Nigerians should support Chevening Scholarship awards — UK “He served as the Deputy Head of the Climate Change and Energy Group at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2009 to 2010, and the Head of the Third Country Relations Team at the UK Home Office in 2006.

Tony Abbott: Minister defends former Australian PM’s UK trade role – but ‘doesn’t agree’ with climate comments

“Here’s somebody who’s got global expertise who was the prime minister of Australia, he’s not just somebody at random and he’s one voice in a whole bunch of different voices unpaid for the role, and I think we will be able to secure jobs in Britain by having great trade deals in other parts of […]

Tech-Savvy UK ‘Ms Robots’ Encouraged to ‘Hack All the Things’ by GCHQ

“It’s great to see GCHQ encouraging more young women and girls into cybersecurity. It’s a fantastic field to work in: it moves fast, is challenging, interesting and there are lots of opportunities. It would be great to see more gender diversity in the field: primarily to bring in more talent, but also to represent different backgrounds and worldviews,” Dr. Jessica Barker, an independent consultant and […]

Ex-diplomat Darroch astounded by UK plan to break Brexit law

Darroch is speaking during a tumultuous political week. The British government says its “specific and limited” breach of international law is needed to guarantee trade can flow freely to Northern Ireland regardless of the outcome of EU trade talks. But Johnson’s proposed law has infuriated EU leaders, who are threatening legal action. A political battle […]

Marcus Rashford: Man Utd star calls for government U-turn on food voucher scheme

“As a family, we relied on breakfast clubs, free school meals, and the kind actions of neighbours and coaches. Food banks and soup kitchens were not alien to us; I recall very clearly our visits to Northern Moor to collect our Christmas dinners every year. It’s only now that I really understand the enormous sacrifice […]

Key workers and public services need more support, say UK unions

“Unions pushed for the job retention scheme. Millions of livelihoods were saved – both employees and the self-employed,” she will say.From this Thursday, it will be just 45 days before the JRS ends. That’s the notice period that companies have to give if they intend to make mass redundancies.

The days could be numbered for Boris Johnson’s Trump tribute act

The full extent of Johnson’s appetite for Trumpian chaos is hard to know because he believes many opposing things at the same time and is congenitally indecisive. Inside City Hall, he had a reputation for agreeing with people who gave contradictory advice in successive meetings. The trick was to be the last person in the […]