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TikTok is shelving plans for a global headquarters in Britain, according to The Sunday Times. The paper says the social media giant’s parent company ByteDance had been in talks with the government for several months, but hopes to create 3,000 jobs have been placed on hold as a “tit-for-tat economic war” threatens to erupt between London and Beijing. Also on the front page is a report that “work’s running dry” as nearly 500 people applied for two vacancies at a pub in Wimbledon, London.

Sunday Times Front Page 23rd of June 2024

A senior Conservative Party official is being investigated by the Gambling Commission for allegedly placing dozens of bets on the timing of the election date, which has prompted comparisons to the “partygate” scandal and speculation of additional wrongdoing within the party.

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