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New Zealand to cut ‘low-skill’ immigration and refocus on wealthy

Government signals sweeping changes to address ‘reliance on temporary migrant labour’New Zealand has become an increasingly appealing destination for those seeking a haven – from Covid-19, economic recession or chaotic international politics. In recent years, the country gained a reputation for “billionaires’ boltholes”, as mega-rich speculators including Peter Thiel bought up remote properties in scenic, isolated regions.But in a post-Covid world, the emigration dream will be less accessible – ...
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The Latest: Florida’s amusement parks loosen mask wearing

By The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios-Orlando were allowed Saturday to remove their masks when outdoors, except when on attractions, in line or riding transportation. Florida’s major theme parks are adjusting face mask policies after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened its recommendations on Thursday as more people get vaccinated for the coronavirus. Masks remain mandatory indoors, except in restaurants when seated or acti...
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Labour Party donations case: Solicitor and public servant among the six accused who allegedly created 'illusion'

Charges filed by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over a Labour Party donation reveal an alleged illusion was created to conceal the amount and identity of the true donor, while providing them with "freedom from any public scrutiny".Documents... [Author: [email protected]]
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Serious Fraud Office charges six people in Labour Party donations case

The Serious Fraud Office has filed charges after an investigation into donations made to the Labour Party in 2017.The criminal charges are against six people in relation to a donation made to the Labour Party and were filed yesterday... [Author: [email protected]]
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Boris Johnson under investigation over who paid for his luxury Caribbean holiday with fiancée Carrie Symonds

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fianc Carrie Symonds cast their votes in the loc council and mayoral elections at on 6th May 2021 in London, UK. (Photo byTejas Sandhu/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Getty The UK's sleaze watchdog is investigating the funding of a free Caribbean holiday taken by Boris Johnson last year. The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards is probing who paid for Johnson's £15,000 trip to Mustique. Johnson declared the trip had been paid for by a Co...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, News, Trends, Conservative, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Sky News, Johnson, Downing Street, Labour Party, Caribbean, Ross, Carphone Warehouse, Symonds


UK Labour Leader Reshuffles Team After Poor Local Election Results

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, has reshuffled his team after disappointing results in local...
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Democrats Should Worry about British Labour’s Collapse

In December 2019, the British Labour Party suffered its worst defeat since 1935.   Last Thursday, with a spate of local races and a parliamentary bye-election as the result of a resignation, Labour under its new leader Keir Starmer had a chance to redeem itself.  But Labour lost the bye-election in Hartlepool decisively and seems to have been drubbed in local elections outside of London and university towns.  These sorry results suggest that Labour may in for a long-term decline similar to that ...
Tags: London, News, Margaret Thatcher, Labour, Keir Starmer, Labour Party, Hartlepool, John Judis, British Labour Party, Editors' Blog


Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim to head a major Western capital, has been re-elected as mayor of London

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan embraces his wife Saadiya after a speech after being re-elected in the London mayoral election, at the City Hall in London, Britain, May 8, 2021. Henry Nicholls/Reuters Sadiq Khan was re-elected London Mayor on Saturday. In 2016, Khan became the first Muslim to head a major Western capital. He focused his campaign on creating jobs and boosting London's tourism economy. See more stories on Insider's business page. LONDON (Reuters) - Sadiq Khan was re-elect...
Tags: Politics, London, Trends, Boris Johnson, Khan, Johnson, Labour Party, City Hall, Sadiq Khan, Reuters, Bailey, London Britain, Saadiya, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Shaun Bailey, Insider Inc


Mark Drakeford: 'A record of delivery in Wales'

Welsh Labour leader Mark Drakeford says the Labour Party's success is, in part, down to "a record of delivery."
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UK's Conservative Party Strikes Early Blow in Elections

Britain’s governing Conservative Party has won a special election in the north of England town of Hartlepool, dealing a big blow to the main opposition Labour Party, which had held the seat since its creation in 1974.
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UK's Conservative Party Strike Early Blow in Elections

Britain’s governing Conservative Party has won a special election in the north of England town of Hartlepool, dealing a big blow to the main opposition Labour Party, which had held the seat since its creation in 1974.
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Britons go to the polls for ‘Super Thursday’ elections

By Pan Pylas | Associated Press LONDON — Millions of British voters were casting ballots Thursday in local and regional elections, and the choices of Scottish voters in particular could have huge repercussions for the future of the United Kingdom. On what has been dubbed Super Thursday, around 50 million voters were eligible to take part in scores of elections, some of which had been postponed a year because of the pandemic that has left the U.K. with Europe’s largest coronavirus death toll. At ...
Tags: Europe, England, London, Wales, Scotland, Eu, Sport, Bank Of England, European Union, Britain, Soccer, Labour, United Kingdom, Manchester, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon


Boris Johnson refuses to deny he asked Conservative donors to pay for his child's nanny

Boris Johnson is accused of "trying to hide his attempts to fund his lifestyle through secret payments." Getty Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over his alleged attempts to use Conservative Party donors to pay for his childcare arrangements. It follows allegations that Conservative donors secretly funded his flat renovation. A spokesman for Johnson refused to deny the reports on Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Boris Johnson has refused to deny asking Cons...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Conservative, Bbc, Boris Johnson, Tory, Johnson, Conservative Party, Labour Party, Electoral Commission, Angela Rayner, Brexit Insider, Getty Boris Johnson, Adam Bienkov Thomas Colson


UK's Labour 'Fighting Very Hard' for Northern England's Hartlepool in Key Vote

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party is fighting "very hard" for every vote in the northern English town of Hartlepool, leader Keir...
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UK Opposition Party Calls for Inquiry Into UK PM Flat 'Cover-Up'

By Andrew MacAskillLONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party called on Tuesday for an investigation into whether Prime Minister Boris...
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UK Opposition Calls for Standards Commission After PM Criticised by Former Top Adviser

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday called for an independent commission on ethics and standards in government after...
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UK Opposition Calls for Probe Into PM's Flat Refurbishment

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday called for an investigation into how Prime Minister Boris Johnson funded a...
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Scottish election 2021: Scottish Labour policies explained

The Scottish Labour Party's election manifesto has been launched. What are its most eye-catching promises?
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Boris Johnson in lobbying scandal as leaked texts reveal he promised to 'fix' tax issue for James Dyson

Boris Johnson told Dyson that "I will fix it." Getty Boris Johnson personally texted a billionaire entrepreneur to tell him that he'd "fix" a tax issue. Johnson texted James Dyson: "James I am first lord of the Treasury and you can take it that we are backing you to do what you need." It comes amid an ongoing row into lobbying at the heart of the British government. See more stories on Insider's business page. Prime Minister Boris Johnson personally texted a billionaire entrepreneu...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Singapore, Trends, Conservative, Bbc, BBC News, Labour, Treasury, Boris Johnson, Johnson, James Dyson, Dyson, Labour Party, James


UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still planning to fly to India this month despite a surge in COVID-19 cases

Getty/Leon Neal Labour told Boris Johnson to cancel his planned trip to India next month. It comes amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases there. "I'd much rather the prime minister did it by Zoom rather than traveling to India," said Labour's Steve Reed. See more stories on Insider's business page. The opposition Labour Party has told Boris Johnson to cancel his planned trip to India for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month amid a massive surge in COVID-19 ...
Tags: Politics, UK, India, Narendra Modi, Trends, BBC News, Labour, Boris Johnson, Sky News, Johnson, Downing Street, Labour Party, New Delhi, Zoom, Reuters, India India


Shirley Williams, Co-Founder of UK's Social Democratic Party, Dies Aged 90

LONDON (Reuters) - British politician Shirley Williams, who changed the country's political landscape in 1981 by quitting the Labour Party to...
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The NHS' tiny 1% pay raise is a slap in the face to the UK's frontline workers who've risked their lives to protect us

NHS workers applaud outside King's College Hospital during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 16, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls After a year of risking their lives, British NHS staff have been offered a 1% pay rise. However, the "increase" has been dubbed a real-terms pay cut. This is a slap in the face to nurses and health workers, many of whom are suffering from PTSD, depression a...
Tags: UK, England, London, Trends, Eu, Institute for Fiscal Studies, NHS, Netherlands, Simon Stevens, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Labour Party, Richard Smith, British Medical Journal, Brexit


Mike Hill: Labour Party accused of failing tribunal claimant

The claimant's lawyers say they "experienced significant distress" and had no access to counselling.
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Spain is set to become one of the first countries to test a 4-day workweek, an experiment that advocates have long argued boosts productivity

An empty office amid the pandemic. Reuters Spain will test a four-day workweek in a new pilot program this year, The Guardian reports. The government will cover costs for employers who offer their workers a 32-hour workweek. The four-day workweek has gained steam around the world and has been tested by Microsoft in Japan. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spain is set to become one of the first countries to test out a four-day workweek, an experiment advocates have long ar...
Tags: Japan, UK, Microsoft, France, US, Trends, Strategy, Future Of Work, Spain, New Zealand, Finland, Guardian, Npr, Labour Party, Marin, Reuters


A Labour Party group with links to Keir Starmer is being investigated for failing to declare financial backers

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer Getty EXCLUSIVE: Labour Together is under investigation by the Electoral Commission for alleged breaches of electoral law. The group allegedly failed to declare hundreds of thousands of pounds of donations within the time required by law. The group is led by senior figures in Keir Starmer's Labour party, including the Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy. Its former managing director is now Starmer's chief of staff. Visit the Business section of Insider for ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Trends, Labour, United Kingdom, Commission, Mayfair, Martin Taylor, Keir Starmer, Labour Party, Taylor, Companies House, Electoral Commission, Chinn, Steve Reed


Covid shows need for bigger government role, says Starmer

The Labour Party leader will say there can be "no return to business as usual" after the pandemic.
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Kamala Harris was just sworn in as the first female vice president in US history. Here are 35 of the most powerful women in 2021.

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images First ladies, political figures, and prominent businesswomen hold great power in the US. Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first female vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, has served for over 65 years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the boardroom to Hollywood and the floor of the House of...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU


Labour Party urges UK data watchdog to update its Code of Employment Practices to tackle workplace snooping

Key doc hasn't been updated since 2018, warn politicos and trade union The UK's Information Commissioner's Office needs to update its Code of Employment Practices to tackle workplace spying by bosses, the Prospect trade union and the Labour Party have said.…
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EMA warns over doctored COVID-19 vaccine data hacked and leaked online

The European Medical Agency (EMA) has warned that information on COVID-19-related medicines and vaccines, which was stolen in a cyber attack last December and leaked online earlier this week, includes correspondence that’s been manipulated prior to publication “in a way which could undermine trust in vaccines”. It’s not clear exactly how the information — which includes schematics of drug structures and correspondence relating to evaluation processes for COVID-19 vaccines — has been doctored. We...
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35 of the most powerful women in 2021

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images From first ladies of the United States to prominent businesswomen and leading figures in the entertainment industry, these women hold great power. On January 20, Senator Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the first female and first Black and South Asian vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, one of the best-known female leaders in the world and the longest-reigning mon...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU