British PM Johnson laid flowers at the scene of the attack at Belfairs Methodist Church in Essex, where MP Amess was killed in a stabbing attack a day earlier as the death triggered concerns over MPs safety.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has signalled the government’s direction and strategy as his Tory Cabinet was dramatically reshuffled with three ministers axed for poor performance and bad publicity.
Dominic Raab, under fire for going on holiday as the Taliban advanced on Kabul in August, has been demoted and replaced by Liz Truss, who brokered a series of deals since Britain's full exit.
Britain dispatches senior civil servant Simon Gass to meet with Taliban representatives in Doha in hope to ease exit of "British nationals and those Afghans who have worked with us" from Afghanistan.
Thousands of emails sent by MPs and charities to the UK Foreign Ministry highlighting the names of specific Afghan nationals at risk from the Taliban takeover went unopened, The Observer cited a whistleblower as saying.
US President Joe Biden said that he was informed by his commanders that an attack is highly likely in the next 24-36 hours at Kabul airport, while Taliban forces sealed off the facility to most Afghans hoping for evacuation.
Washington wants to wrap up operations at Kabul airport by August 31 under a deal with Taliban but allies fear the move risks abandoning Afghans who worked with western governments.
European Union offers hundreds of millions of dollars in aid provided the group meet certain conditions including a promise to uphold women's rights.
Social media rewards performance over actual politics, and hinders productive and nuanced policy discourse.
Dominic Cummings, one of the main figures behind the Leave campaign, dismissed accusations of fuelling Islamophobia and racism during the Brexit campaign in 2016.
In his latest explosive claims about the government’s handling of the pandemic, Dominic Cummings says Boris Johnson had wanted to let Covid “wash through the country” rather than wreck the economy.
Daily infection numbers have climbed in Britain, topping 50,000. But despite warnings and accusations of recklessness, the government has lifted restrictions in England, with no social distancing and mask requirements.
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