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Liz Truss and Dominic Raab ordered to share Chevening getaway

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Boris Johnson has one less cabinet split on his hands after it emerged he has instructed two senior ministers to share the grace-and-favour mansion of Chevening. The 115-room house is traditionally reserved for foreig...

Taliban threatening Chevening scholars’ families, says MP

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Chevening scholars from Afghanistan are receiving threatening messages from the Taliban about what they intend to do to harm their relatives back in their place of birth, according to their local MP, Caroline Lucas. N...

Afghanistan: former Chevening scholars accuse UK of abandoning them

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A group of former Chevening scholars have accused the British government of abandoning them in Afghanistan, where they say their lives are at grave risk from the Taliban. The UK government has prioritised the rescue o...

Afghan Chevening scholar relieved after evacuation to UK

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A Chevening scholar who has arrived in the UK after being airlifted out of Afghanistan has said she is relieved to escape the “hell” of Taliban rule but is worried about how the trauma of her ordeal will affect her st...