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Former Nazi camp secretary goes on trial over murders of 11,000 people

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A 96-year-old former secretary at a Nazi concentration camp has gone on trial in Germany for alleged complicity in the murder of more than 11,000 people imprisoned there, three weeks after she attempted to flee the pr...

Northern Ireland secretary failed to comply with abortion duty, judge rules

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The Northern Ireland secretary, Brandon Lewis, has failed to uphold his duties to provide full abortion services in the region, a high court judge has ruled. The ruling will put the government in Westminster under pre...

Coronavirus live: WHO experts to revive virus origins inquiry; UK Covid situation ‘quite stable’, says health secretary

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Team of expert scientists is set to revive the stalled inquiry into Covid origins; Sajid Javid says UK Covid defences are working as cases hit 42,776

Donald Trump’s own treasury secretary blocked Ivanka World Bank role – report

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Only direct intervention from his own treasury secretary stopped Donald Trump nominating his daughter, Ivanka Trump, to lead the World Bank, according to a new report. Citing two anonymous sources, the Intercept said...

US treasury secretary Yellen: global minimum corporate tax will pass

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The US treasury secretary, Janet Yellen, said on Sunday she was confident Congress would approve legislation to implement the global corporate minimum tax agreed by 136 countries. Yellen told ABC’s This Week actions ...

If Trump wins in 2024 ‘he will be about revenge’, says former press secretary

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The former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham thinks Donald Trump will run for president again in 2024, and will present a significantly greater danger to US democracy should he win than at any time in his ...

Secretary of Nazi concentration camp told judge she wouldn’t attend trial

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A 96-year-old woman who was arrested on Thursday after failing to turn up for the start of her trial in Germany on charges of aiding and abetting the murder of thousands of concentration camp prisoners had warned the ...

Caribbean leader warns against challenge to Commonwealth secretary general

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Efforts to oust the Commonwealth’s secretary general risk dividing member states when they should be united on Covid-19 and the climate crisis, the chair of a bloc of Caribbean nations has warned fellow leaders in a p...

UK petrol stations show ‘very tentative signs of stabilisation’, says transport secretary – business live

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Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the UK’s supply chain crisis continues

Labour would double dementia research spending, shadow health secretary to say

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Labour will double spending on dementia research if it wins power to help British scientists’ efforts to find a cure, the shadow health secretary will pledge. Jonathan Ashworth will commit Labour to increasing investm...

Haiti deportations justified because of Covid, Biden homeland secretary says

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The US homeland security secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, on Sunday defended the Biden administration’s decision to send thousands of Haitians to a home country they fled because of natural disasters and political turmo...

Kwasi Kwarteng: from Britannia Unchained to business secretary

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Almost a decade ago, a young Conservative MP co-wrote a lengthy tract about what the authors saw as the glorious power of the free market and deregulation. That was Kwasi Kwarteng, who is now in the cabinet as busines...

Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng ‘looking at all options’ over energy windfall tax – business live

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Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsEarlier:

UK gas supply robust and talk of three-day week ‘alarmist and misguided’, says business secretary – politics live

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Latest updates: Kwasi Kwarteng makes Commons statement after talks with energy companies and watchdog

Johnson defends trade secretary after climate crisis denial tweets

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Boris Johnson has acknowledged that he has altered his views about the climate crisis over recent years, saying, “the facts change and people change their minds”. As he travelled to the US in a bid to accelerate progr...

Nadhim Zahawi to replace Gavin Williamson as education secretary

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Nadhim Zahawi, whose star has risen during the pandemic as vaccines minister, is to become education secretary after Gavin Williamson’s gaffe-prone tenure came to an end. Zahawi has been promoted by Boris Johnson afte...

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