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PMQs verdict: May fails to answer Corbyn in NHS ding-dong

An exchange on financial credibility in which the Labour leader has the best of the argument Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn returned to the issue of NHS funding and the Brexit dividend this week, with Corbyn referring to May’s claim ...

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Gosport hospital: more than 450 patients died due to opioid drugs policy

Inquiry says 200 more patients may have had shorter lives due to overprescription of opioids More than 450 patients died and possibly 200 more had their lives shortened because of a Hampshire hospital’s practice of giving opioid drugs without medical ...

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Brexit row: GCHQ chief stresses UK’s role in foiling European terror plots

Jeremy Fleming’s comments can be seen as riposte to EU threats to end UK access to security databases Britain supplied key information to help break up terrorist operations in four European countries in the last year, one of its intelligence ...

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Londoners ‘face floods, droughts and blackouts by 2050 caused by effects of climate change’

Londoners face floods, droughts and blackouts by 2050 due to the effects of climate change, according to researchers. Without urgent action to curb greenhouse gases, billions of people living in the world’s large cities face similar problems by mid-century. Scientists ...

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William Hague calls for Theresa May to legalise cannabis

Ex-Conservative leader says policy is ‘inappropriate, ineffective and out of date’ William Hague, the former leader of the Conservative party, has urged Theresa May to legalise cannabis, saying the UK’s drug policy is “inappropriate, ineffective and utterly out of date” ...

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Former UK foreign minister Hague calls for legalizing pot

London, June 19 : Former British Foreign Minister William Hague is calling for the government to take steps toward legalizing marijuana. He wrote in Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Telegraph that the battle against cannabis use has been lost and ...

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Loughborough Junction: three killed by train in south London

Three men in 20s pronounced dead at the scene, with one of them identified so far Three men in their 20s have died after being hit by a train near Loughborough Junction in south London in the early hours of ...

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UK’s Boris Johnson defends UN human rights body

Geneva, June 18 : British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has defended the U.N.’s main human rights body, alluding to signs the U.S. may withdraw from it over its alleged bias against Israel. Speaking to the Human Rights Council, Johnson nonetheless ...

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UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

London, June 17 :  British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a significant funding increase for the country’s beleaguered National Health Service. The prime minister said the NHS will receive an additional 384 million pounds ($510 million) per week once ...

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Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

London, June 17 : The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the U.K. is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy. Charlotte Caldwell said Sunday she ...

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