Taiwan blames politics for cancellation of global Pride event

Taiwan blames politics for cancellation of global Pride event, #Taiwan #blames #politics #cancellation #global #Pride #event Welcome to O L A S M E D I A TV N E W S, This is what we have for you today: Taiwan participates in global organizations like the Olympics as “Chinese Taipei,” to avoid political problems … Read more

Silicon Valley Conservatives Are Stepping Out of the Shadows

That stigma no longer seems to apply. There may not necessarily be more who lean right, but you no longer see stories with titles like “The Secret Republicans of Silicon Valley.” They’re tweeting! They even have a role model: Elon Musk, the closest thing that tech has to a philosopher-king. Last May, he startled people … Read more

Rishi Sunak: Boris Johnson hasn’t returned my calls since I quit Cabinet

Mr Sunak, who campaigned for Vote Leave, said that he was “puzzled” by accusations from some quarters that he is not enough of a Brexiteer. “I keep reading that somehow I’m not Brexity enough in this leadership race,” he said. “I do think I was the one that actually voted and campaigned for Brexit in … Read more

Tory leadership hustings live: Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak to face The Telegraph’s Camilla Tominey in Cheltenham

Good afternoon and welcome to today’s special edition of The Telegraph’s politics live blog.  The Telegraph is hosting the sixth official Tory leadership hustings this evening and I will be on hand to guide you through the action.  There are now less than four weeks to go until the winner of the contest is due … Read more

Policy watch: Where Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak stand on the key issues

Rishi Sunak  Taxes: The former chancellor has promised the biggest tax cut in 30 years if he becomes prime minister, vowing to slash the basic rate from 20 per cent to 16 per cent within seven years. Someone earning the average UK salary of £32,000 would save about £777 under the plans. He has vowed … Read more

Tory leadership hustings: Dates of events in the battle to be next prime minister

August 16: Members’ hustings in Perth  August 17: Members’ hustings in Northern Ireland  August 19: Members’ hustings in Manchester  August 23: Members’ hustings in Birmingham  August 25: Members’ hustings in Norwich  August 31: Members’ hustings in London September 2: Deadline for ballots to be returned  September 5: New Conservative leader and Prime Minister announced What … Read more

Wednesday evening news briefing: ‘Knock heads together’ over energy

The big story: Ministers to ‘knock heads together’ Soaring energy bills will almost certainly be the new prime minister’s biggest headache – and were today described as “a national crisis” on the scale of the Covid pandemic by consumer expert Martin Lewis.  Now energy bosses are being summoned for crisis talks. Discussions to “knock some … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon’s Indyref2 plan should be thrown out of court, claims UK Government

Westminster’s submission pointed to case law, which it said showed that courts must consider the practical effects and intention of legislation, not merely its legal impact. It also highlighted decades-old statements from the founders of devolution, who clearly stated that an independence referendum would not be within Holyrood’s powers. “Nor can it credibly be suggested … Read more

Tory leadership latest: Liz Truss faces Red Wall voters ahead of Rishi Sunak BBC interview

The Evening Standard this afternoon became the latest newspaper to back Liz Truss. In an interview with the London tabloid, Ms Truss promised to do “all I can” to help households with the cost of living this winter through an emergency budget but ruled out what she described as “Gordon Brown style handouts”. “I understand … Read more