UK Conservative Party enhances security around ballot for leadership

A view of 10 Downing Street after the resignation of Boris Johnson, in London, Britain, July 8, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Britain’s ruling Conservative Party said on Wednesday it had enhanced security around the ballot process to decide its next leader, who … Read more

UK PM hopeful Sunak takes aim at China in leadership contest

Conservative leadership candidate Rishi Sunak leaves an office building in London, Britain, July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – Former finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday China represented the biggest threat to Britain and world security this century, setting out his plans … Read more

‘Chilling’ use of security law threatening Hong Kong’s finance hub status, says US envoy

HONG KONG, July 11 (Reuters) – The top US diplomat in Hong Kong on Monday urged China to ease political pressure on the city, warning that the “crude and chilling” use of a sweeping national security law threatened its role as an international business hub. In at times strongly worded farewell remarks to the American … Read more