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June 2019 articles

Jeremy Hunt slams Corbyn’s ‘pathetic’ response to oil tanker attack blamed on Iran
Jeremy Hunt slams Corbyn’s ‘pathetic’ response to oil tanker attack blamed on Iran
The foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has branded Jeremy Corbyn “pathetic” after the Labour leader said there was no credible evidence [...]
June 15, 2019
‘Ideological war’ being waged over future of AI as businesses warn against robot tax
‘Ideological war’ being waged over future of AI as businesses warn against robot tax
Businesses and trade bodies have urged the government and industry to embrace the rise of robots and better prepare workers [...]
June 15, 2019
Second home ownership soars towards the value of £1 trillion
Second home ownership soars towards the value of £1 trillion
The number of British people owning a second home has soared by more than 50 per cent since 2001 as [...]
June 15, 2019
UBS economist must ‘pay the price’ over Chinese pigs comment, state media says
UBS economist must ‘pay the price’ over Chinese pigs comment, state media says
Chinese state media has warned UBS economist Paul Donovan must “pay the price” over remarks he made referencing Chinese pigs. [...]
June 15, 2019
Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill after mass protests
Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill after mass protests
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has indefinitely delayed a controversial extradition bill following mass protests. The proposed law, allowing extraditions [...]
June 15, 2019
Marketers threaten to cut social media spend unless tech giants crack down on online harm
Marketers threaten to cut social media spend unless tech giants crack down on online harm
Social media firms risk losing advertising revenue from UK businesses unless they do more to protect users on their platforms, [...]
June 14, 2019
Boris Johnson shirks Channel 4 TV debate but is ‘more than happy’ to appear on BBC version
Boris Johnson shirks Channel 4 TV debate but is ‘more than happy’ to appear on BBC version
Boris Johnson has said he will not attend Channel 4’s TV debate on Sunday, despite pressure from other candidates in [...]
June 14, 2019
Kier shares plunge on housebuilding unit sale reports
Kier shares plunge on housebuilding unit sale reports
Shares in construction company Kier plunged more than 30 per cent today following reports that the outsourcer is preparing to [...]
June 14, 2019
Sticks and stones may break my bones
Sticks and stones may break my bones
We live in a world which is becoming ever more difficult to satirise. Reality now far outstrips parody for overblown [...]
June 14, 2019
Julian Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020
Julian Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020
A full hearing to decide whether Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the US on spying charges had [...]
June 14, 2019