Hammond: no-deal Brexit would be betrayal
Former chancellor Philip Hammond has accused “unelected people” of pushing Boris Johnson towards a no-deal exit from the EU, in an unambiguous reference to the prime minister’s Brexit supremo, former Vote Leave director Dominic Cummings. Writing in The Times, Hammond says that quitting the bloc without an agreement would be a “betrayal”.
Tensions high in Hong Kong as airport reopens
Hong Kong’s airport has reopened after a court order was used to remove pro-democracy protesters from the terminal. In a further blow to the anti-government movement, demonstrators are facing international criticism after being accused of mistreating two men who they said were Chinese spies but who may have been journalists. US President Donald Trump tweeted that the Chinese government was believed to be moving troops to the border, adding: “Everyone should be calm and safe!”
Nora Quoirin family: ‘our hearts are broken’
The family of the 15-year-old London girl who went missing on a holiday in Malaysia earlier this month say their “hearts are broken” following the discovery of her body. Nora Quoirin, who had learning difficulties, was found naked in the jungle about a mile from the resort where her family was staying. The cause …read more
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