Sunak speaks with Zelensky, offering unwavering support to Ukraine
Well, it’s official – Rishi Sunak is the prime minister of Britain following an audience with King Charles the third at Buckingham Palace.
But there’s no time for celebrations.
The new PM has gone straight to work, holding a phone call with Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky.
Promising the UK will continue its unwavering support for the war-torn country.
Zelensky congratulated the newly-appointed leader as they begin to “write a new chapter in their countries’ relations”.
Sunak has also begun reshuffling his cabinet, as UK residents feel the pinch of what is a “profound economic crisis”.
Jeremy Hunt will stay on as chancellor, a position he acquired after Kwasi Kwarteng’s disastrous mini-budget.
Suella Braverman will once again be home secretary just days after sensationally resigning from this very role.
Dominc Raab is deputy PM and justice secretary, while Michael Gove is levelling up secretary.
Grant Shapps is the new business secretary, with Sunak’s former leadership rival Penny Mordaunt staying on as leader of the House of Commons.
Mistakes have been made
Speaking outside his new home, 10 Downing Street, Sunak paid tribute to his predecessor, Liz Truss, while also acknowledging mistakes have been made.
“Our country is facing a profound economic crisis. The aftermath of COVID still lingers. Putin’s war in Ukraine has destabilised energy markets and supply chains the world over,” Sunak said.
“I will place economic stability and confidence at the heart of this government’s agenda. This will mean difficult decisions to come.
“I want to pay tribute to my predecessor Liz Truss. She was not wrong to want to improve growth in this country. It is a noble aim. And I admired her restlessness to create change.
“But some mistakes were made — not born of ill will, or bad intentions. Quite the opposite, in fact. But mistakes, nonetheless. And I have been elected as leader of my party and your prime minister, in part to fix them.”
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A big surprise for music fans when they heard a new song featuring Drake and The Weeknd. But there’s a catch!
The viral song was created by artificial intelligence.
A new song that sounds like Drake and The Weeknd has gone viral, but it was created by artificial intelligence.
Now, there’s a crusade against AI music.
The song,“Heart on My Sleeve”was created by artificial intelligence and quickly racked up millions of views on TikTok, Spotify, and YouTube.
Record label, Universal Music Group (UMG) is not happy about the song that used AI-generated vocals to simulate pop music artists Drake Graham and The Weeknd.
UMG flexed their muscle and forced the song featuring some of its biggest artists to be removed from Spotify and TikTok.
According to reports, UMG is taking it a step further and sent letters to Spotify, Apple Music, and other music streamers requesting they block AI tools from training their models on the melodies and lyrics of UMG artists.
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