The Independent - June 30, 2022
The Independent - June 30, 2022
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June 30, 2022
Britain pledges to commit 1,000 extra troops to Nato's defence of Estonian border
Britain will commit more troops to Estonia to defend Nato's eastern flank as part of a massive expansion in the defence alliance, Ben Wallace has said. The defence secretary suggested at least 1,000 extra UK troops would join an enlarged force in the Baltic state, although he stressed that final details would have to be worked out in the months ahead.
Insurance job: the key to slowing Putin's oil money
How British maritime insurers could block the flow of cash
Turkey Claims Concessions But Gains Little Of Substance From Nato Expansion Deal
It was criticised by his political opponents as too little, shrugged off as unenforceable by experts and ultimately may do little to improve his political fortunes ahead of major elections scheduled for a year from now.
Crackdown On Dirty Money From Russia Will Fail Due To Lack Of Resources, MPs Warn
Boris Johnson's pledge to crack down on Russian dirty money in London will fail because of a lack of funding and expert staff, MPs have warned.
NHS privatisation 'has led to decline in quality of care'
Increased privatisation of NHS services has led to a decline in the quality of healthcare and increased rates of deaths from treatable causes, researchers say.
Hospital staff told to only change linen if essential
Laundry supply crisis could lead to a shortage of beds
Harman to chair autumn Partygate inquiry into PM
Boris Johnson will not face a grilling by the committee investigating whether he lied to parliament over Downing Street parties until the autumn, it was revealed as the inquiry was formally launched yesterday.
PM Rules Out Early Election As Poll Calls Defeat For Tories
Boris Johnson has ruled out calling an early general election, as allies admitted that voters would not welcome a snap vote aimed at saving his premiership.
Rayner takes a winking Raab to task at PMQs
the Angela versus If you want politics as entertainment, Dominic show was an improvement on the usual Prime Minister's Questions, although the secret of good comedy is ruthless editing, and both sides could have done with a good editor.
Johnson and Starmer should beware election manifestos
Election manifestos are rarely read but frequently argued over, and the usual rule is that having one can help a party get elected but make it both harder to govern and to hang on to power at the following election. Manifesto politics are proving unusually troublesome for both the main parties at the moment.
EU Chief Urges Britain To Talk And Get 'Brexit Done'
The EU has issued a plea to the UK to "come back to the table" to solve the crisis over Northern Ireland, as it set out the huge economic damage from Brexit.
Singer R Kelly sentenced to 30 years for sex trafficking
The R&B singer R Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison yesterday on sex trafficking and racketteering convictions. He was convicted in 2021.
Home Office must fix 'joke' citizen test, says committee
The Home Office is being pressured to urgently reform the UK's "joke" citizenship test, which quizzed immigrants on a series of "random" facts under threat of deportation.
Airlines could be breaking law on flight compensation
The consumer group Which? claims airlines flying to and from the UK are "potentially breaking the law with unfair and misleading terms and conditions".
Scientists Engineer Plants Resistant To Heatwaves As Crops Hit By Climate Crisis
Modern agricultural methods mean around 40 per cent of all crops are currently lost to pests and diseases. But as the climate crisis worsens, the outlook is set to become even more grim. When heatwaves strike, crops can be decimated, hitting human food supplies, as well as the plants grown to feed livestock and for biofuel used in vehicle engines.
Meghan 'bullying' report will not be published
The outcome of an investigation into the handling of accusations of bullying made against the Duchess of Sussex will be kept secret by Buckingham Palace.
Met officers accused of racist Markle messages
Three Metropolitan police officers exchanged racist messages on a WhatsApp group, including a comparison between Meghan Markle and a g*******, a tribunal heard.
Moments before the deadly missile hits shopping centre
Video is shown by Ukraine's president as both states carry out biggest exchange of prisoners since the invasion began
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