Britain's Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson outside Downing Street on April 2. Photo: Reuters

Theresa May sacks British defence minister Gavin Williamson over Huawei leak

  • In letter to Williamson, May says she has ‘compelling evidence’ he is behind ‘unauthorised disclosure’ of plan to let Huawei build parts of UK’s 5G network
  • Denying he was involved, Williamson said he was offered chance to resign but turned it down as it would have been an acceptance of guilt
Topic |   Britain

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Britain's Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson outside Downing Street on April 2. Photo: Reuters
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Journalists and guests watch a trailer during the press conference for the launch of Huawei Technologies’ new 5G products at the company’s Executive Briefing Centre in Beijing on January 24, 2019. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Who controls Huawei? Chinese telecoms leader’s ownership structure explained in more detail

  • Huawei goes on the offensive after research paper questions ownership structure
Topic |   Huawei

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Journalists and guests watch a trailer during the press conference for the launch of Huawei Technologies’ new 5G products at the company’s Executive Briefing Centre in Beijing on January 24, 2019. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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