Labour slams Tories on house prices

House prices are likely to rocket to 13 times the average wage by 2020 under a Conservative government, Labour will claim today. The cost of...

Russia ops ‘difficult to counter’

Russia's destabilisation of Ukraine has exposed "serious deficiencies" in Nato's preparedness to deal with a military threat from its former Cold War adversary, a...

Litvinenko death inquiry to open

A public inquiry into the death of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko will be formally opened today. Coroner Sir Robert Owen will suspend the current inquest...

Brutal CIA methods ‘kept secret’

A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the September 11 2001 terror attacks on the US has concluded that the...

Agency nurse paid £1,800 for shift

NHS hospitals across the country paid more than £1,000 for agency nurses and locum doctors to fill shifts on a public holiday, new figures...

UK Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant on UN Peacekeeping Operations

"Let me pay tribute to men and women serving under all banners on peace and security operations"UK Statement by Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant at...

Pakistan – Business and Personal Risks to British citizens – FCO...

By Shahid Qureshi - (London) British Foreign and Commonwealth office published risk report about Pakistan for the British businesses to consider. This is to save...

Prime Minister announces 20,000th Start Up Loan

20,000 Start Up Loans have been awarded, offering a total of more than £100 million to entrepreneurs in the UK. David Cameron visited the Seven...

German synagogue attacked as Gaza-related death threats, hate speech surge

Molotov cocktails were thrown at a synagogue in a western German town, local police said. A Frankfurt rabbi has received death threats over the...

Why India and Israel courting?

In an article published at Mondoweiss.net, Tithi Bhattacharya documents the growing relationship between the Israeli state and India's Hindu nationalist government. July 29, 2014 Narendra Modi...

New leap of faith for golden Greg

"Super Saturday" gold medallist Greg Rutherford will leap for the top of the podium at the Commonwealth Games today as he attempts to match...

Middle-age drinking ‘hits memory’

Drinking too much in middle age can lead to memory loss in later life, a study has found. Scientists questioned 6,542 American middle-adults about their...

Parties bicker over tax plan claims

The Conservatives and Labour have been forced to fend off rival claims about their future tax plans. The Tories strongly denied that they were planning...

Airline to be sued over abuse claim

British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children i n African schools and orphanages. Lawyers representing...

Record on wages ‘dismal failure’

Working people have suffered the biggest real-terms fall in wages for more than a century under the coalition, Labour is claiming. Shadow chancellor Ed Balls...

Australia rules out new sanctions

Australia's prime minister has said he will not consider stepping up sanctions against Russia while his government is focused on retrieving victims from the...

Massive medics should slim says NHS

Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens as o verweight doctors and nurses are encouraged to slim down to set a...

Eid al-Fitr 2014: Prime Minister’s message

David Cameron has recorded a video message for Eid al-Fitr to wish Muslims in the UK and around the world "Eid Mubarak" I want to...

8 children killed as missiles hit Gaza playground, hospital

Hopes for an imminent end to the Gaza conflict are fading, with renewed violence bringing new casualties. Israel and Hamas blame each other after...

Last bid to avert Argentina default

Argentina's government is to make another effort to reach a deal with US. creditors before a looming deadline that risks sending the country into...