The Chinese ambassador to the UK's car has been seen entering and exiting the car park behind 10 Downing Street after he was summoned as a result of Beijing's sanctions on MPs and peers for speaking out about human rights abuses against the Uighur people in Xinjiang.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson with United States secretary of state Antony Blinken inside 10 Downing Street. As the two countries forge a fresh relationship following the departure of Donald Trump from the White House, Mr Blinken said on Monday that the US has “no closer ally, no closer partner” than the UK.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at Downing Street on Tuesday evening, following the day's meetings between the foreign ministers of the G7 nations. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Matt Hancock refuses to answer questions related to Boris Johnson's flat refurbishment and behaviour, during the Downing Street press conference.The Health Secretary avoids questions from four journalists from different news outlets.
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Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner says the Electoral Commission's investigation into the refurbishment of Boris Johnson's Downing Street flat is a “very serious development". Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
In order to ease the burden on India's hospitals dealing with acute shortage of medical oxygen amid the devastating second wave of COVID-19, a group of people have set an aim to provide 6000 oxygen concentrators to COVID facilities across the country. 800 oxygen concentrators have been brought on a charter flight from Beijing to Delhi on May 06. This is the first shipment of the 6000 devices that Democracy People Foundation in collaboration with a group of entrepreneurs has decided to donate across the country. The first shipment will be delivered to hospitals in Delhi-NCR through funds collected under Mission Oxygen run by Democracy People Foundation along with 200 entrepreneurs.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in an interview that aired on Sunday that China had recently acted "more aggressively abroad" and was behaving "increasingly in adversarial ways." Bryan Wood reports.
Former prime minister David Cameron was seen leaving his house on Thursday morning. Mr Cameron appears before two select committees of MPs later in the day to face questions over his lobbying activities for Greensill Capital. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
During a debate in the House of Commons, opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer accused Boris Johnson of a Queen's Speech that "merely papers over the cracks". The prime minister assured MPs that his government will "unite and level up" across the union, to help the UK "bounce forward". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
China’s government has responded to a CNN investigation on children from China’s Xinjiang region who were ripped from their families. Amnesty International estimates Beijing’s policy towards ethnic Uyghur Muslims has split up thousands of families. A CNN team began looking into this after the exiled parents of several children unsuccessfully pleaded for Chinese officials to allow their kids to leave the country. Desperate for answers and to reunite with their kids they turned to CNN. Since the broadcast of our story, however, the Chinese government and state media have launched a concerted campaign to discredit CNN’s reporting and claim the parents are “terrorists.” CNN’s David Culver reports.
President Joe Biden on Friday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter an increasingly assertive China as the U.S. leader held his first face-to-face White House summit since taking office. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
Conservative MPs Nusrat Ghani and Sir Iain Duncan Smith join protesters staging a demonstration on Parliament Square urging the UK to recognise China's treatment of Uighur Muslims as genocide.Former Tory leader Sir Iain tells the crowd of around 30 China needs to be "called to account", saying genocide is "the crime of all crimes".It's before a vote begins in the House of Commons on whether China is committing genocide against Uighurs .
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Agnès Callamard, Secretary General of Amnesty International, speaks to Becky Anderson about the state of human rights around the world from Myanmar’s military coup, to China’s treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, to Russia’s imprisonment of Alexey Navalny.
CNN’s KFile has preserved a since-deleted Facebook Live post from 2019 showing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene – then a conservative activist – standing outside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s locked office taunting her to come out and “get rid of your diaper” and “be a big girl.”
Manchester United fans have gathered outside Old Trafford ahead of the club’s Premier League match against Liverpool, a week and a half after the fixture had to be postponed because of protests. Supporters are once more protesting against the Glazer family’s ownership of the club. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Andy Burnham says a local lockdown would “go down like a lead balloon” in Greater Manchester, “because they didn’t work last year.” The mayor was speaking after Boris Johnson refused to rule out the introduction of a local lockdown in Bolton, which has seen a surge in Indian variant (B16172) coronavirus cases. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
James Cleverly, the minister for the Middle East, says the government is “working intensively” to try and de-escalate the Israel Gaza conflict. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn