In a move that has shocked Westminster, Rishi Sunak has brought David Cameron back into the Cabinet as Foreign Secretary and elevated him to the House of Lords.
Meanwhile, the Israeli army has claimed that its troops were attacked with rocket launchers from the entrance of a hospital in Gaza City.
David Cameron appointed Foreign Secretary in sensational political return
Rishi Sunak has brought David Cameron back to cabinet as Foreign Secretary and elevated him to the House of Lords. In a move that surprised Westminster, he will replace James Cleverly, who replaces Suella Braverman as home secretary. after she was fired.
He Cabinet reshuffle underway It has also seen Therese Coffey resign as Environment Secretary, to be replaced by Steve Barclay following her demotion from Health Secretary. Elsewhere, camilla tominey Share your thoughts about Sunak’s latest electoral strategy.
Lord Cameron had to be won a seat in the House of Lords accept his new job because he is no longer a deputy. His return is the first time a former prime minister has returned to the political frontline since Sir Alec Douglas-Home in 1970.
Rocket launcher fired at Israeli forces from Gaza hospital, IDF says
The Israeli army has claimed that its troops were Shots from rocket launchers from the entrance of Al Quds hospital. in Gaza City.
A video released by the IDF, which could not be independently verified, showed what officials said was A Hamas terrorist carrying the weapon. towards the entrance of the complex.
“During the incident, approximately 21 terrorists were killed and our forces suffered no casualties,” the Israeli military said in a statement. He did not mention whether civilians were killed in the combat.
Sir Bobby Charlton’s funeral: Great and good gather to pay respects as Glazers skip service
The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, They were not present at Bobby Charlton’s funeral.
among the mourners They attended Manchester Cathedral. there were the Prince of Wales, Sir Alex Ferguson, Gareth Southgate and Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester.
England and Manchester United midfielder Sir Bobby Charlton has died aged 86 after an accidental fall in a care home last month.
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A climate activist He snatched a microphone from Greta Thunberg over pro-Palestinian chants at a rally in Amsterdam, telling him he had come for a “demonstration, not a political opinion.”
Ms Thunberg’s speech was briefly interrupted by Sunday’s incidentin which the middle-aged man was seen taking the stage before fighting her in front of thousands of spectators.
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Readers’ opinion: ‘Firing Suella Braverman, the bravest member of the cabinet, was Rishi Sunak’s big mistake’
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World News: Melitopol ‘revenge’ attack kills three Russian officers
Three Russian officers were killed by an explosion carried out by pro-kyiv partisans in occupied Ukraine, kyiv said.
The explosion occurred during a meeting of FSB and Rosgvardia national guard officers in the southwestern city of Melitopol, according to Ukraine’s military intelligence agency.
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Business news: Southern England set for massive solar farm expansion
Land equivalent to 40,000 football fields could be cultivated Converted into industrial solar farms across the south of England. under Ofgem’s plans to boost green electricity generation near London.
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