Mohammed is among first asylum seekers to face removal under Home Office’s controversial scheme It took Mohammed more than three years and a journey of more than 5,000 miles to reach the UK after fleeing a massacre in his village in Sudan. Now, just over a week after arriving by kayak across the Channel, he is among the first tranche of asylum seekers facing forced removal to Rwanda, on the continent where his journey began.
Boris Johnson hinted at future help for people struggling with the rising cost-of-living, but there was no immediate extra support as inflation hit a 40-year high. The Prime Minister and Chancellor Rishi Sunak are under intense pressure to act after Consumer Prices Index inflation soared to 9% in the year to April, up from 7% in March, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The Chancellor said ministers ‘stand ready to take further action’ to help households feeling the pinch. Rishi Sunak warned that he could not “protect people completely” from the cost-of-living squeeze as he came under intense pressure to act as inflation hit a 40-year high. The Chancellor faced calls from business groups, charities and opposition politicians to cut taxes or increase state support for firms and households struggling to cope with rising prices.
McCullum was appointed England Test head coach last week. New Zealand batter Henry Nicholls believes his former captain Brendon McCullum will prove a “massive asset” to England when he begins work as Test head coach this summer. Nicholls made his Test and one-day debuts towards the end of McCullum’s transformative reign as Black Caps skipper and has first hand experience of the charisma and passion he brings to a dressing room.
Tories’ Brexit derangement syndrome was in full swing as Truss gave statement on plan to disapply Northern Ireland protocol There was going to be hell to pay when Liz Truss found out who had negotiated, agreed and signed the Northern Ireland protocol. What’s more, no one had ever said there was an election-winning, oven-ready Brexit deal on the table back in 2019.
Insurance market members urged to attend virtually owing to ‘significant risk’ activists will disrupt meeting Insurance market Lloyd’s of London is urging members to watch its annual general meeting from home next week, amid fears it will be the latest City event disrupted by climate protests.
The middle order batter will make the trip to England for the three-Test series but could miss out on the first Test at Lord’s. Henry Nicholls is a doubt for New Zealand’s first Test against England at Lord’s starting on June 2 after sustaining a grade one calf strain during a pre-tour training camp.
Key New Zealand batter Henry Nicholls has escaped serious injury on his calf and is still in contention to feature in next month's first Test against England at Lord's. Nicholls hurt his right calf on Monday during a running session at a pre-tour camp in Mount Maunganui and scans have since revealed a grade one strain to the troublesome area.
New Zealand batter Henry Nicholls picked up a calf injury during training ahead of the team's departure to the UK this weekend. New Zealand head coach Gary Stead revealed that Nicholls sustained the injury to his right leg at the pre-tour camp in Mount Maunganui. He is set to undergo a scan after picking up the injury during running drills on Monday.