"Given that I am the minister for counter-fraud, it seems somewhat dishonest for me to stay on in that role." Treasury Minister Lord Agnew resigns in the Lords over the government's handling of fraudulent Covid business loans.
Treasury minister Lord Agnew resigned at the despatch box saying "schoolboy errors" were made by the government in tackling fraud in the coronavirus business schemes. More here:
‘The prime minister must come out and say why did he sack the minister,’ Lord Sheikh says - arguing controversy ‘could be simply solved’
Working for Prince Andrew apparently requires an acute understanding of the very specific way he likes his enormous collection of teddy bears organized.
For the first time as Prime Minister of Norway Mr Jonas Gahr Støre is back in New York🙌 Ambassador Juul has lined up a tight schedule for him, incl: 🔹Meeting with Secretary-General@antonioguterres 🔹Chair #UNSC meeting on #WarInCities 🔹Chair UNSC meeting on #Afghanistan
To the 53 people who've watched A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days: Who hurt you?
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.
If you paid $12.99 a month for an Amazon Prime membership, you paid more to Amazon than it paid in federal income taxes over the past 3 years combined—after making nearly $30 billion in profits. Yes. It's time to make corporations pay their fair share of taxes.
People need to understand how huge this is. Maya Moore is one of the most decorated basketball players of all time and she halted her career IN HER PRIME to right an injustice. This is just amazing.
Great News: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just been moved out of Intensive Care. Get well Boris!!!