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1. Conservative rebels plan the next step to oust Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson faces a new plot to oust him as the Conservative rebels launched a push to change party rules in order to hold another vote on his leadership.
Deputies seeking to remove the prime minister are seeking election to the top 18 positions in the 1922 Committee, which dictates how to cast votes of confidence in Conservative party leaders. Read the whole story.
2. Priti Patel proposed replacing Oliver Dowden as party president after the by-election disaster
Boris Johnson’s allies are advising Priti Patel to become party chairman following the shocking resignation of Oliver Dowden following the Conservatives ’double partial electoral defeat.
Sources in the government whip office consider the Home Secretary to be the favorite to replace Mr Dowden because of her firm lines with party bases and a reputation as a campaign advocate. Read the whole story.
3. Did you deviate to the bike lane? A fine of £ 160 could come to you
London drivers could be punished with fines of £ 160 if they are diverted to a bike lane for the width of a tire, as Transport for London has new powers to enforce traffic offenses previously only dealt with by the police.
Starting next week, Transport for London will start issuing fines to vehicles that repeatedly run on, or cross, bike lanes marked by a solid white line. Read the whole story.
4. Exclusive: Labor Angela Rayner brings a touch of champagne socialism to Glyndebourne
While unionists controlled picket lines on the first national railroad strike for decades this week, Angela Rayner had other ideas and went to see one of Mozart’s most famous operas in the Sussex camp.
Under a clear blue sky, Mrs. Rayner in a summer dress drank champagne with two friends, before settling in to watch Figaro’s Wedding on Thursday evening at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera . Read the whole story.
5. Prohibition of abortion in the US: Joe Biden blames Donald Trump’s “extreme ideology” for the decision that divides America
Half of America faces a ban on abortion, as Joe Biden blamed Donald Trump for enforcing an “extreme ideology” in the country.
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade ruling, which had enshrined the right to abortion nationwide for half a century. Read the whole story.
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