Beijing, Chengdu and Wuhan see demonstrations as anger over Xi Jinping’s strict Covid policies builds, in a test for the Communist party Hundreds of demonstrators and police have clashed in Shanghai as protests over China’s stringent Covid restrictions flared for a third day and spread to several cities, in the […]

Prime minister to make first major foreign policy speech, favouring a long-term, pragmatic attitude to Moscow and Beijing Rishi Sunak will pledge an “evolutionary approach” to British foreign policy, arguing that states like Russia and China plan for the long term and the UK needs to follow suit as he […]

Exclusive: More than 4,000 European medics have chosen not to work in NHS since Britain left EU, data reveals Brexit has worsened the UK’s acute shortage of doctors in key areas of care and led to more than 4,000 European doctors choosing not to work in the NHS, research reveals. […]

Exclusive: Linda Francois, whose son Jaden Francois-Esprit was bullied in Wembley, says culture must change The mother of a firefighter whose death triggered a review into the culture at the London fire brigade, has welcomed the findings of a damning report. However, Linda Francois, whose son Jaden Francois-Esprit killed himself […]

Weir diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2016 Former lock made appearance at Murrayfield on 13 November Doddie Weir, the former Scotland and British & Irish Lions second row, has died aged 52, the Scottish Rugby Union has announced. Weir was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2016, and for […]