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  • August 12, 2021

UK hotel quarantine rules challenged in court – POLITICO

Lawyers representing UK travelers are seeking a judicial review of British government policy requiring a 10-day hotel quarantine for those arriving from countries considered high-risk for coronavirus. PGMBM layers saying on Thursday the rules were not proportionate and hurt civil liberties. The UK currently requires travelers to spend 10 days in a hotel if they…

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David Cameron made $ 10 million with Greensill Capital, BBC reports – POLITICAL

LONDON – David Cameron made about $ 10 million from financial firm Greensill Capital before the company’s collapse, according to documents leaked to the BBC. The former British prime minister was to receive $ 4.5 million after taxes for a tranche of Greensill stock, according to a letter from the firm to Cameron. obtained by…

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Former British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond will advise the Saudi government – POLITICO

The UK parliament’s lobbying watchdog gave former Chancellor Philip Hammond the green light to take on an advisory role to the Saudi Arabian government. Less than two years after leaving the ministerial position, the The Business Appointments Advisory Committee (ACOBA) concluded Hammond’s offer to advise Riyadh on “tax reform” could go ahead despite considering “concerns”…

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England ‘tantalizingly close’ to easing lockdown restrictions, says Boris Johnson – POLITICO

England is “tantalizingly close” to easing most of its lockdown restrictions in a week, Boris Johnson said before a news conference on Monday in which he is expected to lay out the latest ideas from the government. The UK prime minister, who aims to end most of the coronavirus restrictions in England on July 19,…

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