Sustainable NHS will cost households thousands

Sustainable long-term funding for the NHS could cost £2,000 for every household in Britain, or the equivalent of 9p on income tax, two respected think tanks have said. In a joint report, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Health Foundation have calculated that health spending will have to rise faster than than the […]

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Corbyn: Irish govt could help Stormont crisis

Jeremy Corbyn wants the Irish government to have a role in Northern Ireland in the continued absence of a power-sharing agreement, he will say in a speech in Belfast. Mr Corbyn will use his first visit to Northern Ireland as Labour leader on Thursday to call on the UK government to reconvene the British-Irish Intergovernmental […]

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Trump calls the special counsel’s probe a ‘witch hunt,’ but his links to Russia go back a long time

The special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s interference in America’s 2016 presidential election has passed the one-year mark. President Donald Trump insists that’s enough. Trump calls it «a witch hunt.» When a new report revealed that Robert Mueller was also examining alleged offers by Middle Eastern countries to help the Trump campaign, the president said that […]

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