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Spies, trade and tech: China’s relationship with Britain

Spies, trade and tech: China’s relationship with Britain

WHEN JOHN Le Carré joined MI5, Britain’s domestic security service, in the 1950s, long before finding fame as a spy novelist, his first job was not hunting the KGB. He was given the humdrum task of monitoring Commonwealth students in London. Chinese spies were thought to be using ethnically Chinese Singaporean and Malay students to...

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GB News set to axe 40 jobs after channel posts heavy losses

GB News set to axe 40 jobs after channel posts heavy losses

GB News has announced a round of redundancies with 40 jobs set to be lost at the broadcaster amid mounting losses, it’s reported. The job cuts come after the channel posted a pre-tax operating loss of £42.4m for the year to the end of May, 2023, up from £30.7m in the previous 12 months. GB...

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Revealed: Third of councils still have no plan for public EV chargepoints

Revealed: Third of councils still have no plan for public EV chargepoints

Progress towards a switch to electric vehicles (EVs) is stalling with one in three councils in Britain failing to develop plans for new public chargepoints, new research suggests. The study also points towards a growing North/South divide in EV infrastructure and fears that poorer areas are missing out. Local authorities are supposed to be providing...