Reporters Without Borders: UK must release Julian Assange
09 July 2021 | 3:28 pm
The activists have demanded Assange's release from the UK prison and urged the US to drop the charges against the whistleblower.
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It was meant to be the jewel in the Brexit crown, but the UK has, so far, failed to sign a free trade agreement with the US.
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UK begins to move asylum seekers to barge on south coast
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The first asylum seekers to be held on the Bibby Stockholm accommodation barge have been removed after the discovery. The government had already faced criticism over plans to hold up to 500 people on the vessel.
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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday his government was looking to change the law following reports British nurse Lucy Letby was refusing to leave her cell for sentencing. Letby was convicted on Friday (August 18) of murdering seven babies and trying to kill another six at the hospital where she worked in northwest England, making her one of the country's worst serial child killers.
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The maker of weight-loss drug Wegovy has become Europe's most valuable firm, dethroning the French luxury conglomerate LVMH. Shares rose after the Danish pharmaceutical giant, Novo Nordisk, launched the popular drug in the UK. At the close of trading on Monday, the firm had a stock market valuation of $428bn (£339bn).
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