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Weekend News Review

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NEWS

Rishi Sunak plots tax raid on parcels and freelance workers

Rishi Sunak is plotting a new tax on online deliveries next month and a raid on the self-employed later this year. The Chancellor will use Wednesday’s Budget to announce a £5billion fund to help high street pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops that have remained closed as a result of the government’s lockdown — Sunday Telegraph


One in 50 people – about 1million in the UK – do not know who their biological father is, say experts — Mail on Sunday

Shamima Begum cannot return to Britain from Syria to fight for citizenship — Times

Online clinic prescribes sex-change drugs to children without parents’ consent — Telegraph

Boris Johnson promised gambling review after a party with lottery boss Richard Desmond — Times

Ketamine on prescription at first psychedelic psychotherapy clinic in Britain — Times

Nicola Sturgeon ‘could be gone within weeks’, Scottish Tory leader says as he calls on Westminster to investigate Scottish officials over ‘cover up’ after Alex Salmond’s devastating accusations — Mail on Sunday

US

Biden’s misinterpretation of Chinese history may affect US policy toward China — Jhong Yuan, Epoch Times

With Supreme Court’s non-decision, citizens must reform electoral system — Michael Walsh, Epoch Times

Rand Paul criticises transgender Biden nominee for endorsing sex changes for young children — Federalist

COMMENT

I still revel in the beauty of the Book of Common Prayer — Lucy Denyer, Telegraph

I’ve had the Covid jab – and all it cost me was my freedom — Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday

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