Johnson’s new cabinet meets minus Javid

Boris Johnson’s new cabinet line-up will meet for the first time today – but Sajid Javid will not be present, after resigning as chancellor. The 50-year-old quit yesterday after being told to sack his entire team of aides in the reshuffle and replace them with a team shared with No. 10. Javid warned that the prime minister risked wrecking the Treasury’s credibility.

British hiker’s body found in New Zealand hills

New Zealand police have found the body of missing British hiker Stephanie Simpson. The 32-year-old, from Basildon in Essex, had been living in the Wanaka area working as a landscaper since November. She was reported missing on Monday after going walking alone last weekend in Mount Aspiring National Park on South Island.

Zuckerberg: Facebook may have to pay more tax

A push by governments worldwide to stamp out tax avoidance among technology giants will get a boost tomorrow when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says he accepts that his company “may have to pay more” tax. Speaking at a tech conference in Munich, Zuckerberg will say he supports reforms to the rules on cross-border corporation tax proposed by the Paris-based Organisation of Economic Development (OECD), even though …read more

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