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The spying game: China’s global network

Image copyright Getty Images The latest controversy to swirl around the Chinese telecoms company Huawei has shone a spotlight on the murky world of Chinese espionage, agent-recruitment and an ambitious programme of extending its influence across the globe. So how extensive is it, how does it work and who runs it? A dossier reportedly complied […]

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Kirsten Oswald is new SNP Westminster deputy leader

Image copyright SNP Image caption Kirsten Oswald will work alongside the SNP’s Westminster leader Ian Blackford Kirsten Oswald MP has been elected unopposed as the new SNP Westminster deputy leader. Mrs Oswald, who won the East Renfrewshire seat from the Conservatives in the 2019 general election, replaces Kirsty Blackman. Ms Blackman stepped down last week, […]

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Coronavirus: No 10 refuses to apologise for PM’s ‘crass’ care home remark

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFollowing comments from the PM about care homes in the virus pandemic, Jonathan Ashworth calls for an apology and explanation. No 10 has rejected calls for Boris Johnson to apologise after he said “too many care homes didn’t really follow procedures” over coronavirus. Labour called the PM’s […]