Wednesday, 31st May 2023

Rishi Sunak

25 May
Net migration in the UK hit a record 606,000 in 2022, official figures showed on Thursday, heaping pressure on the government, which has pledged to cut dependency on foreign labour.
25 Apr
Britain on Tuesday said it had launched a large-scale evacuation of its citizens trapped in Sudan, where 10 days of urban combat have led to hundreds of deaths. It came after a US-brokered 72-hour ceasefire between Sudan's warring generals officially took effect, and following criticism in the UK that the government had abandoned British citizens…
19 Apr
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday demanded that unionists end their boycott of the devolved government in Northern Ireland, in a speech marking 25 years of peace in the divided territory.
17 Apr
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is under investigation by the parliamentary watchdog over a possible failure to declare shares his wife holds....
14 Apr
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Friday denounced a video purporting to show the beheading of a Ukrainian prisoner of war, saying those responsible should be brought to book.
9 Apr
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday praised Northern Ireland's landmark 1988 peace accord, ahead of US President Joe Biden's visit to mark the 25th anniversary of its signing.
5 Apr
Britain unveiled plans Wednesday to streamline post-Brexit customs checks and slash red tape on goods coming into or leaving the European Union.
14 Mar
President Joe Biden on Monday invited British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to the White House in June.
1 Mar
United Kingdom prime minister Rishi Sunak has congratulated Nigeria's president-elect Bola Tinubu on his victory at the 2023 presidential election. "Congratulations to Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory in Nigeria," Sunak tweeted Wednesday. "The UK-Nigeria relationship remains strong. I look forward to working together to grow our security and trade ties, opening up opportunities for…
8 Feb
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said Wednesday "nothing is off the table" in terms of military aid for Ukraine, as President Volodymyr Zelensky stepped up his demands for help ahead of talks with EU leaders.
5 Feb
Former UK prime minister Liz Truss on Sunday criticised her successor Rishi Sunak "detrimental" tax policies, as the current leader also faced pressure from another predecessor Boris Johnson over his Ukraine strategy.
29 Jan
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday fired Conservative party chairman Nadhim Zahawi after an inquiry into Zahawi's tax affairs found a "serious breach" of ministerial rules, the government said. "As a result, I have informed you of my decision to remove you from your position in His Majesty’s Government," Sunak wrote in a publicly…


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