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UK PM Johnson to face Tory Party confidence vote

(Eagle News) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a crunch Conservative Party confidence vote after 54 of his Tory MP’s triggered a contest following scandals that have shattered confidence in his leadership. The beleaguered UK leader has spent months…

UK taxes oil giants to help tackle inflation fallout

(AFP) — Britain’s finance minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday unveiled a sizeable support package for consumers hit by soaring energy bills, with help from a temporary windfall tax on oil giants. A government package worth £15 billion ($19 billion) will…

UK’s Johnson to face MPs’ fury over ‘Partygate’

By Joe JacksonAgence France-Presse (AFP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face angry lawmakers on Tuesday for the first time since being fined for breaching his own coronavirus laws by attending a party at his Downing Street office. The…