Michael Gove says he ‘regrets’ taking cocaine 20 years ago
Michael Gove has said he “deeply regrets” taking cocaine more than 20 years ago. The Tory leadership hopeful told the Daily Mail that he had taken the class-a drug at several “social events” while working as a journalist. He added: “I think all politicians have lives before politics.”
Olivia Colman made a CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours
The actress Olivia Colman has been made a CBE and adventurer Bear Grylls an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The Oscar-winner says she is “humbled” and “totally thrilled”. The musicians Elvis Costello, Feargal Sharkey and Andrew Roachford, were also handed gongs. The comedian Griff Rhys Jones, and rapper MIA, real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, are also on the list.
Mexico agrees to fresh steps on migration to avoid tariffs
Mexico has avoided the trade tariffs threatened by Donald Trump by agreeing to take “unprecedented steps” to help stem the flow of migrants to the US. The President revealed on Twitter that a deal had been agreed to suspend the tariffs “indefinitely”. Trump had threatened to impose import duties of 5%, rising every month, unless Mexico acted on migration.
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