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UK sanctions four Chinese officials over Uighur human rights abuses

UK sanctions four Chinese officials over Uighur human rights abuses

World
Four Chinese officials will be sanctioned by the UK over "appalling violations" of human rights against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, the foreign secretary has announced.Sanctions have also been placed on an official body - Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Public Security Bureau. The US, Canada and the European Union have also introduced sanctions, with the UK imposing travel bans and asset freezes. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Chinese official defends Uighur 'training' camps Dominic Raab sai...
Youri Tielemans produces ‘James Maddison-esque’ assist as Leicester cement place in top four with comeback win at Brighton

Youri Tielemans produces ‘James Maddison-esque’ assist as Leicester cement place in top four with comeback win at Brighton

Sports
Youri Tielemans channelled his inner-James Maddison as his ‘terrific’ assist helped Leicester claim a 2-1 win at Brighton. The Belgian drifted inside before firing into Kelechi Iheanacho who showed excellent composure to chip in Leicester’s equaliser on 62 minutes. sky sports Tielamans foxed the Brighton defenders as he found Iheanacho AFP Iheanacho did the rest with a lovely chip into the top corner The Foxes turned the match on its head three minutes before the end of normal time when Daniel Amartey took advantage of Robert Sanchez’s mistake. Adam Lallana had put Brighton in front early on. With the likes of Maddison and Harvey Barnes out injured, the onus is on Leicester’s other midfielders as they continue ...
Budget 2021: Four things missing from Rishi Sunak

Budget 2021: Four things missing from Rishi Sunak

Business
Getty ImagesChancellors like to claim their Budgets include something for everyone, and Rishi Sunak's tax and spend statement on Wednesday certainly cast the net wide. There were short-term policies to tackle the impact of Covid-19 and long-term plans for righting the nation's finances.But some people still feel there were gaps, areas where he could have done more: for those struggling to make ends meet, for example, and on action to fast-track the switch to a low carbon economy. Here are four areas where critics and commentators were surprised by what was left out of the chancellor's economic recovery Budget.The BBC has put their points to the Treasury for a response.Pale greenGetty ImagesRishi Sunak wasn't silent on the environment in the Budget.He handed the Bank of England a duty to su...
Gareth Bale and Dele Alli set to start for Tottenham alongside Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son as Tottenham look to get top four bid back on track against Burnley

Gareth Bale and Dele Alli set to start for Tottenham alongside Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son as Tottenham look to get top four bid back on track against Burnley

Sports
It’s five defeats in six Premier League games for Jose Mourinho and his Tottenham side and their top four hopes are in tatters right now. Their season is fraying at the seams and a comfortable Europa League round of 32 win over Wolfsberger can’t mask it’s threatening to implode domestically in N17. AFP Mourinho is under pressure to deliver trophies for Tottenham The European adventures have given the club, and it’s suffering supporters, some hope and belief though. Fringe stars Dele Alli and Gareth Bale, who appeared to have been sidelined totally by Mourinho, have sprung to life. The former thrilled on Wednesday night with a stunning overhead kick goal and two assists, while his Welsh teammate now has two goals and two assists in three games. Have t...
Firms moving into tier four: Devastated and disappointed

Firms moving into tier four: Devastated and disappointed

Business
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