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Sunak protection cop arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

Sunak protection cop arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

The Met said it had “immediately” referred the matter to its own standards bureau, and that the officer “was also removed from operational duties.” The Independent Office for Police Conduct has also been informed. The officer was, the police force said in its statement, arrested Monday “on suspicion of misconduct in public office. He was...

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PM Modi, Rishi Sunak assess India-UK free trade pact talks on G7 Summit sidelines

PM Modi, Rishi Sunak assess India-UK free trade pact talks on G7 Summit sidelines

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Rishi Sunak on Friday assessed the implementation of Roadmap 2030, which envisages boosting cooperation in areas such as trade and defence, and negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA). Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets United Kingdom PM Rishi Sunak on the sidelines of the...

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UK offers Sh82m to support Kenya’s infrastructure projects

UK offers Sh82m to support Kenya’s infrastructure projects

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced an Sh82 million donation to Kenya towards improving infrastructure in the country. In a press statement on Friday, Sunak said the funds are for planning, prioritisation and implementation of green infrastructure initiatives between the UK, Kenya and the wider G7. “Focusing on transport projects selected from the Africa...

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Nigel Farage’s populists overtake Conservatives, polls show

Nigel Farage’s populists overtake Conservatives, polls show

Reform, which is run and largely funded by multimillionaire businessman Richard Tice, has a largely populist agenda that aims to attract voters on both the far left and the far right. ADVERTISEMENT The ruling UK Conservative Party has taken another hit as the populist Reform Party led by far-right politician Nigel Farage overtook it in...

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Polls suggest Labour’s Keir Starmer to trump Rishi Sunak, ‘Farage effect’ on UK election | World News – The Indian Express

Polls suggest Labour’s Keir Starmer to trump Rishi Sunak, ‘Farage effect’ on UK election | World News – The Indian Express

In the run-up to the United Kingdom parliamentary elections on July 4, the ruling Conservative party is shown to be struggling behind the Labour Party with polls suggesting a growing lead for the latter. In a poll conducted by Redfield and Wilton for The Independent, the startling outcome shows that Labour Party leader Keir Starmer...

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UK Labour’s Keir Starmer arrives on the world stage

UK Labour’s Keir Starmer arrives on the world stage

Starmer has tried to wrap himself in the flag and embrace the U.K.’s armed forces — and in doing so, draw a sharp contrast with the leadership of his predecessor, the socialist, NATO-sceptic Jeremy Corbyn. Starmer certainly looks the part. Square jaw, quaffed hair, pressed suit, stern stare. Squint a bit and you can imagine him...

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UK’s Sunak apologises for skipping main D-Day event

UK’s Sunak apologises for skipping main D-Day event

In a post on X, Starmer said he told the Ukrainian president that “there will be no change in Britain’s support for Ukraine” if he becomes the next UK prime minister as expected. Starmer told reporters that Sunak would “have to answer for his own actions”, adding: “For me there was nowhere else I was...

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When is the next UK general election? Sunak and Starmer to take part in BBC debate

When is the next UK general election? Sunak and Starmer to take part in BBC debate

Sophie Raworth will host the final TV debate of the election campaign in Nottingham between 9pm and 10pm on Wednesday, June 26. Sir Keir will also participate in a two-hour Question Time special with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats, and the Scottish National Party on Thursday, June 20. Fiona Bruce will host this in York between 8pm and 10pm. The Telegraph reported...

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