Staff who fail re-vetting can also be sacked under UK government reforms of disciplinary system Police officers found guilty of gross misconduct face automatic dismissal while all staff who fail vetting can be sacked, under new government reforms of the disciplinary system. The measures are an attempt to restore the […]

Offshore records suggest associates of wealthy Indian family spent years acquiring stock during rise of founder to be worth $120bn A billionaire Indian family with close ties to the country’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, secretly invested hundreds of millions of dollars into the Indian stock market, buying its own shares, […]

Scams and data thefts could be caused by individuals overriding chatbot scripts, NCSC says The UK’s cybersecurity agency has warned that chatbots can be manipulated by hackers to cause scary real-world consequences. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has said there are growing cybersecurity risks of individuals manipulating the prompts […]

Foreign select committee report published as foreign secretary, James Cleverly, travels to Beijing Britain must take a tougher stance on China over its severe human rights abuses and help Taiwan build its defences to deter a potential attack from Beijing, an influential group of MPs says. With the foreign secretary, […]

Interest rate rises on mortgages are weakening demand, property website says The number of UK homes sold this year is expected to fall to the lowest level in more than a decade, as the soaring cost of mortgages puts off homebuyers. House sales reaching completion are expected to fall 21% […]