Rishi Sunak said that the Government should “just let people die” while arguments raged over a second lockdown, the Covid Inquiry has been told.
Meanwhile, the director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies has claimed that Jeremy Hunt will not have the fiscal headroom to make major tax cuts.
Sunak said ‘just let people die’, Dominic Cummings claimed
Rishi Sunak said the Government should “just let people die” as, the Covid Inquiry has been told. Sir Patrick Vallance made a note in his diary on Oct 25 2020 about a meeting in which Dominic Cummings, , claimed: “Rishi says just let people die and that’s okay.”
Hunt will only have room for ‘tiny’ tax cuts, IFS boss says
Jeremy Hunt will only have room to make “tiny” tax cuts at the Autumn Statement, the director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank has suggested. Paul Johnson alleged that the Chancellorto make major changes, after Rishi Sunak used a speech in London this morning to announce the Government is .
Israel-Hamas war: Three premature babies still trapped in Gaza
Three premature babies are still trapped in Gaza
The trio of newborns were being treated at the Emirati Hospital in the territory’s south, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
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Covid Inquiry | Sir Patrick Vallanceafter “palpable tension” between the two scientific advisers over lockdown policy emerged.
Watch: IDF uncovers 55m-long ‘Hamas tunnel’ underneath Al-Shifa hospital
Israel says that theand proves ‘cynical use’ of patients and civilians as ‘human shields’.
Battle Lines Podcast | Israel hunts for Hamas while Gaza’s hospitals collapse
In, Senior Foreign Correspondent Sophia Yan analyses some of the diplomatic moves made by Middle Eastern states close to the conflict. Telegraph Global Health Reporter Lilia Sebouai updates us on the conditions in Gaza’s hospitals, and Foreign Reporter Verity Bowman on the Al-Shifa hospital.
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World news: Argentina has ‘non-negotiable’ sovereignty over the Falklands, says Javier Milei
Javier Milei,, believes the Falkland Islands belong to his country but says the islanders . “We had a war – that we lost – and now we have to make every effort to recover the islands through diplomatic channels,” he said.
Argentina has claimed the Falklands since its independence in the 19th century and failed to seize them by force during the 1982 Falklands War.
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Business news: Majority of OpenAI staff threaten to quit after Altman sacking
ChatGPT maker OpenAI has been hit by a staff rebellion
Around 500 of OpenAI’s 770 employees signed a letter on Monday. The letter came after Microsoft revealed it had hired Mr Altman to spearhead its artificial intelligence (AI) efforts just days after he was ousted from OpenAI.
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