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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mark Rutte of the Netherlands will visit Downing Street today for talks about the international response to the Ukraine crisis, as the UK government is criticised for moving too slowly on sanctioning oligarchs. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will launch into a week of what Number 10 called “focussed engagement”
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Plans to tackle the flow of “dirty money” and stop the laundering of ill-gotten wealth in the UK property market will be fast-tracked by the government. The move, first reported on Saturday by Sky News political correspondent Tamara Cohen, comes just days after Russia’s President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine. The Economic Crime
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England will not play against Russia in any international football fixture “for the foreseeable future” following the invasion of Ukraine, the FA has announced. A statement said: “Out of solidarity with Ukraine and to wholeheartedly condemn the atrocities being committed by the Russian leadership, the FA can confirm that we won’t play against Russia in
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The Ukraine conflict could last “a number of years” and the UK needs to be “prepared for a very long haul” in facing down Russian aggression, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has told Sky News. Speaking to the Trevor Phillips On Sunday show, Ms Truss praised the “very, very strong and brave” Ukrainian resistance against Russian
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British Airways has said all of its short-haul flights from Heathrow are cancelled until midday today following ongoing “technical issues”. The airline said customers due to travel later today should check their flight status on ba.com before coming to the airport as “we anticipate further disruption during the day”. It said its long-haul services at
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has received a questionnaire as part of the police inquiry into alleged COVID lockdown-busting parties in Downing Street. During the Metropolitan Police’s ongoing Operation Hillman, more than 50 people have been sent a document to ask for their account and explanation of participation in “partygate” events. Scotland Yard has warned recipients that
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