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Boris Johnson’s Downing Street shake-up needs to succeed — and fast

This article is an on-site version of our Inside Politics newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday Good morning. Thanks for voting in our poll — about three-quarters of you think it’s time for a windfall tax on the energy groups. That contrasts with the view around […]

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‘Charity starts at home!’ Liz Truss blasted by Colin Brazier over foreign aid shake-up

“What Liz Truss announced in the Commons today might sound bureaucratic and technical, but it’s actually highly significant,” he continued. “We’re cutting out the middle man. Less money for the UN and World Bank. These multinational bodies really do know how to spend your cash. “David Miliband, for instance, who runs the International Rescue Committee […]

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Showbiz

ITV schedule shake-up removes The Chase, Tipping Point & In For A Penny from line-up

ITV is shaking things up ahead of the FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool. The Chase, Tipping Point and In For A Penny are normally staple show’s on the broadcaster’s Saturday line-up. However, all three have been removed from the schedule to make room for coverage of the sporting event. ITV appears to be giving preference to sporting events […]

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UK

Kate and Prince William ‘copying’ Prince Harry with title move in royal shake-up

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are said to want to scrap protocol including titles, curtsies and bows when carrying out royal duties in the wake of criticism over their Caribbean tour. Pauline Maclaran, Professor of Marketing and Consumer Research at Royal Holloway, compared the reported change to the Duke of Sussex insisting people “just […]

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Technology

Netflix shake-up could see adverts and fees for sharing passwords arrive this year

Netflix is haemorrhaging subscribers with recent stats from the streaming giant revealing over 200,000 people left the platform at the start of 2022. Things could get even worse with predictions suggesting that a whopping two million of us may have ditched the service by this summer. This news has clearly got Netflix worried and it appears it […]

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Entertainment

Next James Bond: Idris Elba challenges Tom Hardy in 007 odds shake-up

James Bond was played diligently by Daniel Craig for 15 years and became a worldwide phenomenon in the process. But, like all good things, his time as 007 came to an end, and after No Time To Die, the star is going to be replaced in the near future. The next Bond will likely be […]

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Technology

NSO Group Obstructs Questions about ‘Lawfulness”; Apple Plans Services Shakeup to Target Streaming & Ads

In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: NSO Group is accused of stonewalling questions about its operations; Apple discusses restructuring Services to focus on streaming and advertising; and Instagram announces trial of NFTs on the platform.   Investigation into NSO Group’s operations ‘stalled’ by non-compliance Controversial spyware company NSO Group has avoided questions from its owners around whether […]

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UK

Kate and William to shake-up royal protocol after Caribbean tour making it ‘less formal’

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sought to address what had “gone wrong” on their recent Caribbean tour and want to modernise the monarchy and axe bows, curtsies and other “stuffy” royal protocols, reports claim. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge want to scrap formality – including curtsies and bows – when on duty, states […]

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Sports

Seven players watched by Manchester United scouts since March ahead of transfer shake-up

Man Utd’s scouts have been busy ahead of the summer transfer window (Image: GETTY) Manchester United’s scouting department have endured yet another restless campaign collecting detailed analysis and data on the road, while casting a watchful eye over a whole host of reported targets around the world – including the Premier League. The Red Devils […]

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Finance

Major Pension Credit shake-up mooted as 850,000 Britons miss out on £3,300 payment

At present, Pension Credit is the most under claimed benefit in the United Kingdom, despite the support it can provide. The payment is made available to people of state pension age and above, who are on a low income. Recent DWP statistics have shown the payment could be worth upwards of £3,300, but many people […]