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Emily Maitlis replaced for Newsnight episode after Cummings remarks

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Emily Maitlis replaced for Newsnight episode after Cummings remarks

Emily Maitlis replaced for Newsnight episode after Cummings remarks

Emily Maitlis has been replaced as host of Wednesday night’s episode of Newsnight after BBC bosses reprimanded her over a monologue in which she attacked the government’s handling of Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip to Durham. News bosses at the corporation said the BBC2 programme’s lead presenter breached impartiality rules with her opening remarks on Tuesday…

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Coronavirus: Evening update

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Coronavirus: Evening update

Coronavirus: Evening update

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday evening. We’ll have another update for you on Thursday morning.1. PM rules out Cummings inquiryAppearing before MPs, Boris Johnson said he’s not certain an inquiry into the conduct of his senior adviser Dominic Cummings “is a very good use of official…

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HK ‘no longer autonomous from China’

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HK ‘no longer autonomous from China’

HK ‘no longer autonomous from China’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice arrested dozens of people in Causeway BayUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Congress that Hong Kong no longer merits special treatment under US law.The declaration could have major implications for Hong Kong’s trade hub status and is likely to anger Beijing.”No reasonable person can…

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Number of jobs furloughed hits 8.4MILLION with another 2.3million self-employed

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Number of jobs furloughed hits 8.4MILLION with another 2.3million self-employed

Number of jobs furloughed hits 8.4MILLION with another 2.3million self-employed

Boris Johnson today vowed not to increase income tax, VAT or national insurance despite coronavirus wreaking havoc on the public finances. The PM also promised that the triple lock on state pensions – which means they rise by the highest of inflation, earnings, or 2.5 per cent – would be maintained. Standing by the pledges, Mr Johnson…

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How will England’s coronavirus test-and-trace system work?

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How will England’s coronavirus test-and-trace system work?

How will England’s coronavirus test-and-trace system work?

Whose contacts will be traced? England’s new “NHS test-and-trace” system kicks in when a patient receives a positive test result for coronavirus. Unlike in the early days of the outbreak, everyone experiencing symptoms will be expected to take a test. At the same time as ordering the test, by calling 119, or going to the…

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Coronavirus: Evening update

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Coronavirus: Evening update

Coronavirus: Evening update

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Wednesday evening. We’ll have another update for you on Thursday morning.1. PM rules out Cummings inquiryAppearing before MPs, Boris Johnson said he’s not certain an inquiry into the conduct of his senior adviser Dominic Cummings “is a very good use of official…

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Newsnight ‘breached BBC impartiality guidelines’

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Newsnight ‘breached BBC impartiality guidelines’

Newsnight ‘breached BBC impartiality guidelines’

Image caption On Tuesday’s Newsnight, Emily Maitlis said the row had caused “a deep national disquiet” The BBC has said an introduction about Dominic Cummings on Tuesday’s Newsnight did not meet the required standards of due impartiality.The programme began with presenter Emily Maitlis saying “the country can see” Cummings had “broken the rules”.It should have…

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UK dismisses Michel Barnier’s offer of two-year extension to Brexit transition

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UK dismisses Michel Barnier’s offer of two-year extension to Brexit transition

UK dismisses Michel Barnier’s offer of two-year extension to Brexit transition

The UK today dismissed the EU’s offer of a two-year extension to the Brexit transition – as it emerged Boris Johnson will take personal charge of negotiations next month.Michel Barnier has repeated that the bloc is ‘open’ to prolonging the standstill period, as governments focus on the coronavirus crisis. But his British counterpart David Frost told…

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Test and trace system will start on Thursday

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Test and trace system will start on Thursday

Test and trace system will start on Thursday

Image copyright AFP A massive system to find people who come into close contact with those infected with coronavirus will start in England on Thursday, Boris Johnson has said.The prime minister said it “will change people’s lives”.The aim of the test and trace system is to move from lockdown for all towards more targeted measures.…

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Trump news

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Trump news

Trump news

Donald Trump has arrived to the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on Wednesday to witness the historic moment Nasa will launch the SpaceX rocket into space. This will be the first time American astronauts are launched into space from American soil since 2011. The president attending the historic event comes as the US coronavirus death…

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