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  • Tory MP accuses No 10 of using blackmail against colleagues threatening Johnson – UK politics live
    by Andrew Sparrow on 20th January 2022 at 10:27 am

    Latest updates: William Wragg urges alleged victims to speak to police after accusing government of trying to ‘blackmail’ MPs PM being urged to quit by senior Tory is ‘damaging’, admits Javid ‘In the name of God, go’: Tory fury spills over as Boris Johnson clings on ‘A bit ridiculous’: Bury South on Wakeford’s defection to Labour Liz Truss: the ‘human hand grenade’ Tories have taken to their hearts Coronavirus – latest global updates William Wragg, the Conservative […]

  • Police arrest two men in UK over Texas synagogue attack
    by Jessica Murray on 20th January 2022 at 9:40 am

    Arrests take place in Birmingham and Manchester in connection with US attack by Malik Faisal Akram Two men have been arrested in Birmingham and Manchester as part of the investigation into the Texas synagogue attack by the British hostage-taker Malik Faisal Akram. The men, whose ages have not been released, were “in custody for questioning”, Greater Manchester police said, and were held on Thursday morning as part of an “ongoing investigation”. Continue reading...

  • Centenary recording of Ulysses to be read by Eddie Izzard, Margaret Atwood and others
    by Alison Flood on 20th January 2022 at 9:30 am

    More than 100 writers, artists, comedians and musicians will voice James Joyce’s seminal novel in celebration of its publication a century ago One hundred years ago, in February 1922, Sylvia Beach, owner of the Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company, published James Joyce’s Ulysses, in full, for the first time. Now to mark the centenary of the seminal novel’s publication, the publisher and bookseller she ran is set to release an ensemble recording of its complete text, featuring major […]

  • UK government puts animal welfare policies on pause
    by Helena Horton on 20th January 2022 at 9:00 am

    Delayed legislation includes ban on trophy hunting imports and stricter sentences for puppy thieves Some of the government’s most prized new animal welfare policies are being put on pause in what supporters see as a sneaky attempt to ditch the “woke” measures altogether. Senior sources in the Conservative party have confirmed to the Guardian that a series of policies including a ban on trophy hunting imports, stricter sentences for puppy thieves and a ban on live exports of livestock have […]