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Johnson to cabinet: shape up or I’ll sack you within weeks – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Johnson to cabinet: shape up or I’ll sack you within weeks – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Boris Johnson is to tell cabinet ministers that they must focus all their energy on developing policies for post-Brexit Britain – or face the sack in a wide-ranging cabinet reshuffle within weeks. In an extraordinary move, Johnson will tell his most senior ministers that they must concentrate on “delivery” and hard work that will help…

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No screening for new Sars-like virus at UK airports – yet – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

No screening for new Sars-like virus at UK airports – yet – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Experts decide no need for checks as member of Coronavirus family infects up to 1,700 in China Medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital in Wuhan, China. Photograph: Getty Images Health officials have ruled out introducing screening for passengers at UK airports, despite mounting fears over a deadly new virus from China. Three big…

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Newcastle United v Chelsea: Premier League – live! – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Newcastle United v Chelsea: Premier League – live! – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

2.15pm EST14:15 84 min: From the set piece, Emerson twists and turns just inside the Newcastle box. Sean Longstaff sticks out a leg. Emerson runs into it deliberately and flops over. No penalty, though, the referee deciding it was a dive. Emerson goes in the book. 2.14pm EST14:14 83 min: Emerson sends a rising screamer…

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Long-Bailey: we must become 'salespeople for socialism' – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Long-Bailey: we must become 'salespeople for socialism' – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Labour activists must become “salespeople for socialism”, Rebecca Long-Bailey has said as the party’s leadership candidates clashed in their first hustings event of the campaign. Long-Bailey, a frontrunner who is backed by allies of Jeremy Corbyn, said she was kept awake at night by the problems of inequality and the climate crisis but also the…

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Alan Dershowitz: Trump impeachment acquittal would make me unhappy – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Alan Dershowitz: Trump impeachment acquittal would make me unhappy – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

The Harvard legal scholar Alan Dershowitz, a member of Donald Trump’s team for his impeachment trial, has said he will not vote for the president in November and that Trump’s acquittal by the Senate “would produce results that make me unhappy as an individual”. But Dershowitz said acting “for the survival of the constitution” was…

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Watford v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live! – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Watford v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live! – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

9.15am EST09:15 86 min: Lamela races down the left and tries the spectacular from a tight angle. Nope. Down the other end, Capoue has a batter from 25 yards. It’s on target but deflected clear. Gazzaniga probably had it covered. 9.13am EST09:13 85 min: On the touchline, Mourinho tries to find some common ground with…

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Sajid Javid: no alignment on EU regulations after Brexit – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Sajid Javid: no alignment on EU regulations after Brexit – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Chancellor admits some businesses may not benefit from Brexit but tells FT economy will benefit in long term The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has said Treasury will not lend support to manufacturers that favour EU rules after Brexit. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has warned that there will be no alignment with EU regulations…

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Man found guilty of aggravated assault against Owen Jones – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Man found guilty of aggravated assault against Owen Jones – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

A man has been found guilty of aggravated assault against the Guardian columnist Owen Jones because of hostility to his leftwing political views and homophobia, following a two-day trial at Snaresbrook crown court. Anne Studd QC, the presiding judge, concluded at the end of the hearing that Jones was the victim of a “wholly unprovoked…

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Derek Fowlds: the Yes Minister Star who was more than just a sidekick – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Derek Fowlds: the Yes Minister Star who was more than just a sidekick – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

Although never reaching the ranks of top-billing TV leads, Derek Fowlds, who has died aged 82, achieved significant acclaim and fame through three long spells as a likable, reliable supporting actor to those given more of the script – first a celebrity vulpine glove puppet, and then actors Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Nick Berry.…

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FTSE 100 at six-month high; UK retail sales slide – business live – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

FTSE 100 at six-month high; UK retail sales slide – business live – The Guardian, Theguardian.com

11.53am EST11:53 European stock markets have ended the day with strong gains FTSE 100: up 64 points or 0.85% at 7674 German DAX: up 94 points or 0.7% at 13,524 French CAC: up 62 points or 1% at 6,100 So with Wall Street heading for new highs, again, that’s all for today. 11.47am EST11:47 Here’s…

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