Ilhan Omar vote news: Squad member ousted from Foreign Affairs panel despite AOC defense in anti-Semitism row

Ilhan Omar blasted for claiming she was unaware of tropes about ‘Jews and money’ Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email The House voted to remove Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, as the … Read more

DAN WOOTTON: After an ageist purge, the BBC is slowly killing the nation’s favorite station Radio 2

Imagine being Paul O’Grady, one of the country’s preeminent entertainers, flying high at 67 with a loyal audience of millions every Sunday afternoon on the wireless, only to be told he was going to have to give up half his shows every year to accommodate a much younger and less accomplished DJ. That replacement, an … Read more

EDF suspends forced installation of prepayment meters after British Gas controversy UK News

The energy company EDF has suspended the forced installation of prepayment meters while it reviews its processes for dealing with customers who fall into arrears on their accounts. The country’s second-largest energy supplier, which has about five million customers, acted after British Gas suspended forced installations following a Times investigation that revealed debt collectors had … Read more

Sarah Beeny reveals she’s in hospital to get further breast cancer treatment

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. Each year in the UK there are more than 55,000 new cases, and the disease claims the lives of 11,500 women. In the US, it strikes 266,000 each year and kills 40,000. But what causes it and how can it be treated? What … Read more

Dyson among British entrepreneurs who own UK property via overseas companies | Business

Billionaires and business figures included James Dyson and Tina Green own UK property via overseas companies, according to a new register aimed at improving transparency. The tycoons feature on a list that a Guardian investigation revealed last week includes the racing driver Lewis Hamiltonthe Chinese governmenta string of Gulf royals and at least 20 donors … Read more

‘Like being on a rollercoaster’: the man who caught Sicily’s last mafia boss | Mafia

Ooutside a private Palermo clinic at 8.20am on a Monday in January, dozens of plainclothes carabinieri are waiting in the driving rain. No one moves. The tension is high. A radio crackles. The target is on the move. It’s now or never. When the colonel gives the word, two carabinieri officers apprehend a well-dressed man … Read more