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Report to ‘name and shame’

Sue Gray has written to senior civil servants to warn them that she plans to identify them in her report, the deputy political editor of ITV News unde…
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Pelosi issues protocol warning

The US House Speaker has warned that any unilateral move by the UK that changes the Northern Ireland Protocol could endanger British prospects for a f…
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Sleeping pills replaced by app

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US ‘could end food blockade’

Washington is considering sending advanced anti-ship missiles to Ukraine in order to sink Moscow’s war vessels and end the Kremlin’s naval food blocka…
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Pro: helping households with bills

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Con: fears surrounding investment

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Pro: already a historical precedent

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Con: the impact on private pensions

Critics of a windfall tax have said that older people could suffer disproportionately, as many pension funds “benefit from the profits of big oil comp…
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