Defiant Johnson tells China: ‘I stand behind sanctioned MPs’

Politicians facing Beijing ban for views on Uighurs are welcomed to Rose Garden

Boris Johnson has made an orchestrated gesture of defiance to Beijing, and of support for its critics, by on Saturday meeting a cross-party group of MPs and peers sanctioned by China for their stance on human rights abuses in Xinjiang.

Barely a month ago, the prime minister declared himself “fervently Sinophile”, determined to pursue trade and investment deals with Beijing “whatever the occasional political difficulties”.

Continue reading…

WashingtonPost_bigger

Effectiveness of Chinese vaccines ‘not high’ and needs improvement, says top health official

TheGuardian_bigger

Prince Philip’s death ‘ideal opportunity’ to heal royal rifts, says John Major

NYT_bigger

Blood Clots Linked to AZ Vaccine Stem From Rare Antibody Reaction

TheTelegraph_bigger

Tottenham vs Manchester United, Premier League: live score and latest updates

WashingtonPost_bigger

Effectiveness of Chinese vaccines ‘not high’ and needs improvement, says top health official

TheGuardian_bigger

Prince Philip’s death ‘ideal opportunity’ to heal royal rifts, says John Major

NYT_bigger

Blood Clots Linked to AZ Vaccine Stem From Rare Antibody Reaction

TheTelegraph_bigger

Tottenham vs Manchester United, Premier League: live score and latest updates

SCMP_bigger

Queen Elizabeth says Prince Philip’s death has left ‘huge void’ in her life

NYT_bigger

‘I Have No Idea Where My Daughter Is’: Migrant Parents Are Desperate for News

TheTelegraph_bigger

West Ham vs Leicester, Premier League: live score and latest updates