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1. The UK opens its doors to the best graduates in the world
Graduates of the world’s top universities, including Harvard and Yale, will be eligible for work visas in Britain as part of a new post-Brexit immigration push to “put capacity and talent first” .
On Monday, the government will launch its “high-potential individual” route to attract the “brightest and best” graduates from the world’s most prestigious foreign universities to come and work in the UK early in their careers. Read the whole story.
2. Retired ‘killjoys’ warn against unauthorized street parties
The public was warned on Sunday night not to hold unauthorized celebrations on Platinum Jubilee Street in a crackdown on “party killjoys.”
As many as 15 million people are planning to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Queen’s reign with her neighbors, reducing attendance at any previous royal events. Read the whole story.
3. Carrie Johnson confronts MPs at Boris’ “secret” birthday party
Carrie Johnson faces being summoned before lawmakers to explain a secret meeting the prime minister’s birthday was left out of Sue Gray’s report.
Parliament’s privileges committee, which is investigating whether Boris Johnson knowingly tricked the Commons into “partygate”, should consider making a request to his wife for evidence. Read the whole story.
4. The daughter of Prince Harry and Meghan, Lilibet, to meet the queen
Lilibet, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, is expected to spend her first birthday meeting her namesake, the Queen, on the platinum jubilee weekend.
The Duke and Duchess’s second son was born in the United States and will turn one year old on Saturday, when celebrations of the monarch’s 70th reign will be in full swing across the country. Read the whole story.
5. Texas police face an investigation while Joe Biden submits his respects
Leaving the Sacred Heart of Uvalde Catholic Church, Joe Biden was left with little doubt about the growing demand for Washington to act to curb armed violence.
“Do something!” shouted someone from the crowd. “We will,” the US president replied, although the reality is that the figures are not on Capitol Hill to ensure significant reform, despite the 200 mass shootings in the US this year. Read the whole story.
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