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Home Office prevented asylum seeker’s urgent cancer treatment

Woman with advanced breast cancer was deemed ineligible for free NHS care A 38-year-old woman with advanced breast cancer was denied potentially life-saving chemotherapy for nearly six weeks after the Home Office deemed her ineligible. Kelemua Mulat, who has metastatic ...

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Theresa May in showdown with ministers on Ireland border

London, June 7 : British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with senior ministers Thursday amid opposition to her proposal for avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland after the U.K. leaves the European Union. The meeting comes amid ...

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Firefighters search 116-year-old London hotel amid blaze

London, June 06 : More than 100 firefighters tackled a blaze at a luxury hotel in central London that produced thick black smoke visible for miles around and required people inside the building to evacuate Wednesday. London Fire Brigade said ...

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Jeremy Corbyn: Brexit ‘shambles like Northern Rail’

Jeremy Corbyn has compared Theresa May’s handling of Brexit with the “shambles” in the UK railways as they clashed at Prime Minister’s Questions. The Labour leader said key documents, including the blueprint for future EU relations, had been “delayed” while ...

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Gove ‘prepared to make concessions’ on Brexit environment controls

Environment secretary suggests he is ready to accept ‘constructive’ alternative after Lords defeat Michael Gove has won a significant victory over the Treasury after the chancellor, Philip Hammond, had blocked his plans for replacing EU environmental protections after Brexit. In ...

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Heathrow Airport: Cabinet approves new runway plan

Controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport have been approved by ministers. The government’s economic sub-committee, chaired by Prime Minister Theresa May, backed the plans which were then approved by her full cabinet. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said ...

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Jeremy Corbyn calls for investigation of alleged Tory Islamophobia

Labour leader, Tory peer Sayeeda Warsi and the Muslim Council of Britain press resistant home secretary Jeremy Corbyn has called for an inquiry into allegations of Islamophobia within the Conservative party. The Tories have been under pressure since the Muslim ...

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Cambridge University’s poor diversity record highlighted by report

One college did not offer a place to any black applicants between 2012 and 2016 Some Cambridge University colleges have admitted no black students or have accepted as few as one a year between 2012 and 2016, according to newly ...

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London mayor urges MPs to back peers’ changes to Brexit bill

Sadiq Khan says Commons vote on EU withdrawal bill most important since Iraq war The London mayor has called on MPs from all parties to set aside their political careers and consider supporting soft Brexit Lords amendments as they return ...

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Inquiry to begin probing London’s deadly Grenfell Tower fire

London, Jun 4 : An inquiry is due to start into the fire at London’s Grenfell Tower high-rise, which killed 72 people almost a year ago. The judge-led inquiry aims to find the causes of Britain’s deadliest fire in decades ...

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