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Suella Braverman is “still under fire” a week after her controversial reappointment as home secretary, says Politico. She was criticised yesterday for describing the migrant crisis as an “invasion”, and insists she “never ignored legal advice” about transferring migrants out of the vastly overcrowded Manston processing centre in Kent. Rishi Sunak and Chancellor Jeremy Hunt are planning “sweeping tax rises for everyone” to plug the £50bn “black hole” in the country’s finances, says The Daily Telegraph. This will include “stealth” increases by freezing the thresholds for different income tax rates, rather than raising them with inflation. Taylor Swift has become the first musician in history to claim all top 10 slots on America’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. All the songs are from the 32-year-old’s latest – and appropriately, tenth – album, Midnights.