Monday morning UK news briefing: Today's top headlines from The Telegraph

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Monday briefing
Monday briefing

Welcome to your early morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering today. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free.

1. Joe Biden to block Boris Johnson’s answer to global food crisis

Joe Biden will on Monday attempt to block Boris Johnson’s plan to move away from green fuels amid a transatlantic split over how to tackle the global cost of living crisis.

Mr Johnson will address G7 leaders at a summit in Germany and ask them to repurpose land currently used for crop-based biofuels to grow more food. Read the full story.

2. Prince Charles’s acceptance of cash from Qatari sheikh to be reviewed

Prince Charles’s acceptance of a suitcase containing €1 million in cash from a Qatari sheikh is to be reviewed by the Charity Commission.

The Prince of Wales is said to have received three separate cash payments from a former prime minister of the Gulf state totalling more than £2.5million, which were then handed to his charity. Read the full story.

3. University drops English literature course 'because graduates struggle to get highly paid jobs'

A university has suspended its English literature course, after a Government crackdown on perceived "low value" degrees.

Sheffield Hallam University said that the core humanities subject is among the courses that will be suspended for the 2023/24 academic year, but did not clarify the reason behind the decision or say how long the suspension would last. Read the full story.

4. Man seriously injured and house destroyed in Birmingham explosion

A man has suffered life-threatening injuries and a house has been destroyed after an explosion in Birmingham.

West Midlands Police said they were called just after 8.30pm on Sunday to the incident on Dulwich Road in Kingstanding. Read the full story.

5. NHS dementia care ‘was set up for white people’

NHS dementia care is designed for white people and discriminates against south Asians, a report has found.

The Alzheimer's Society review, seen by The Guardian, found that people of south Asian heritage are less likely to access treatment and receive a “timely” diagnosis than white people. Read the full story.

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