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1. Johnson resists pressure to cut taxes as economy collapses closer to recession
Boris Johnson does not plan to cut household taxes until inflation is under control, which means he is unlikely to act before next year.
Downing Street and the Treasury fear that rising prices could “spice up”, even more so if a tax cut is soon adopted to help with the cost of living. Read the whole story.
2. The queen may be keeping the peace, but it is the future kings who rule
What a spectacle it would have been. The Duke of York, clad in the full robes of the Order of the League, occupies what he believes to be his rightful place in the procession of Windsor Castle.
By 11 a.m., he thought he would get it. But the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge intervened, and suddenly the dream of another attempt to return died. Read the whole story.
3. The EU will “restart legal action” against the United Kingdom under the Northern Ireland Protocol
The European Union will launch three separate lawsuits against Britain after the government released plans to repeal the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President of the European Commission, told his colleagues that their officials were working on a number of possible retaliatory measures, including drawing up a list of British products that Brussels could affect with tariffs. paralyzing commercials. Read the whole story.
4. Rwanda’s deportation plan described as national “shame” by Church of England leaders
The whole leadership of the Church of England has joined forces to condemn Boris Johnson’s plan to deport migrants to Rwanda as an “immoral policy that shames Britain”.
Just hours after the government won legal support for the first flight to Rwanda on Tuesday, the 25 bishops in the House of Lords, including the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, said the deportations and forced returns of applicants from Rwanda asylum “were not the way”. Read the whole story.
5. Wagwan? Street slang will be the main British dialect
London’s multicultural English (MLE) could become Britain’s dominant dialect in 100 years’ time, academics say, as city center slang becomes widespread.
The dialect known as “peng” and the use of “man” as a pronoun arose among the children of immigrants in the capital of the United Kingdom, but the slang of urban youth could be the future of the British English. Read the whole story.
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