Month: April 2022

“Radical” reform is needed to working practices in the Commons, the Speaker of the House has urged, following a series of bullying and sexual misconduct claims against MPs. Sir Lindsay Hoyle’s call for urgent action comes as Conservative MP Neil Parish resigned from his post after admitting to watching pornography in a “moment of madness”
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North Sea oil and gas companies have come under pressure from the government to invest their profits into accelerating domestic energy production as millions of Britons continue to face soaring energy prices. Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has written a letter to firms calling for them to provide a clear plan to spend their profits on
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The United Nations is working to broker a civilian evacuation from the last defensive stronghold in the port city of Mariupol, as resistance in a steelworks continues to hold out. Ukrainian forces were fighting village by village to hold back a Russian advance through the country’s east on Saturday. About 100,000 civilians are still in
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Ghislaine Maxwell has lost a bid to overturn her sex trafficking conviction, paving the way for her to be sentenced to decades in prison. Lawyers for the British socialite had asked a judge to reject the verdict on multiple grounds, including insufficient evidence. Maxwell was convicted in December of recruiting teenage girls for US financier
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10:50 PM ET Associated Press PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. — Hannah Green took the lead into the weekend in the Palos Verdes Championship, rebounding from consecutive bogeys Thursday in gusting wind to birdie the two late par 5s in a 5-under 66. Green had a three-stroke lead over five players at hilly Palos Verdes Estates
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