• The Telegraph

    Conservative Party conference live: Kwasi Kwarteng rules out resigning in wake of 45p tax U-turn

    Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng drop plan to axe 45p top rate of tax Pound jumps as Liz Truss reverses income tax cut - live updates Kwarteng: Cutting taxes is ‘sound, credible and will increase growth’ Baker apologises to EU for ‘not always behaving’ during Brexit Truss dares to defuse Brown’s tax time bomb – but it could blow up in her face Join our Telegraph Politics WhatsApp group for the latest news

  • Associated Press

    Somalia says a top al-Shabab extremist leader is killed

    Somali authorities say a top leader of the al-Shabab extremist group has been killed in a joint operation by the Somali National Army and international partner forces. Abdullahi Nadir had a $3 million bounty on his head by the United States and the Somali government described him as “one of the most important members of al-Shabab.”

  • Reuters

    UPDATE 1-Burkina Faso miners say work continues despite coup

    Endeavour Mining's operations in Burkina Faso are "unaffected by recent political events", the gold miner said on Monday after the West African nation's second military coup of the year on Friday. Endeavour is the biggest mining company in Burkina Faso, with four gold mines - Houndé, Mana, Boungou, and Wahgnion - and two exploration projects.