David Cameron has said he had a “big economic investment” in Greensill Capital but insisted that did not motivate his intense lobbying of the Government for the collapsed firm.The Conservative former prime minister said it was a “panful day” for him on Thursday as he gave evidence to MPs over...
Former prime minister David Cameron has been asked if he has any regrets over the Greensill lobbying scandal which led to an emergency review of lobbying guidelines by Lord Evans. The report, which could see ministers banned from lobbying for up to five years after leaving office and handed fines for breaking the rules, is due to be published tomorrow. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Cuban security minister and an interior ministry special forces unit for alleged human rights abuses in a crackdown on anti-government protests earlier this month. This report produced by Jonah Green.
Consumer prices are up 5.4% in the past year. Gas is up 45%. Former Treasury Sec’y Lawrence Summers says that while the Fed shouldn’t raise the interest rate yet, it should do things like ‘stop buying mortgages…when the housing market is on fire.’
The United States is preparing to impose sanctions on Friday on a number of Chinese officials over Beijing's crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, as well as a warning to international businesses operating there about deteriorating conditions, two people with knowledge of the situation told Reuters. Gloria Tso reports.
India today lodged a strong protest over drone activities by Pakistan authorities in Jammu areas during a sector commander-level meeting between the Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers. Several district magistrates in Jammu and Kashmir in collusion with arms dealers had issued illegal gun licences going back as far as 2012. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had said he expects to receive a message from the BJP high command about his political future today amid speculation about his replacement. Ahead of the rejig in the Rajasthan Cabinet, Congress general secretary KC Venugopal and party's Rajasthan unit in-charge Ajay Maken met party MLAs and Pradesh Congress Committee members on Sunday. India added 39,742 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 535.
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More than half of all adults in Spain are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but hospital admissions are slowly rising all the same. As in many other European countries, mainly young, unvaccinated people are getting infected. DW's Jan-Philipp Scholz reports from the city of Valencia.
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