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Jeremy Corbyn: Cuts to blame for social care crisis

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at what he calls a crisis in the social care system, saying people are dying because of choices made by the government.<p>Speaking at Labour's Local Government Conference in Coventry, Mr Corbyn said that cuts to local authorities had plunged councils into a …

Vauxhall deal: PM set to meet Peugeot boss

<b>Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to meet the head of France's PSA Group to discuss its planned takeover of Vauxhall in the UK.</b><p>PSA, which includes Peugeot, wants to buy General Motors' loss-making European arm, which includes Vauxhall plants at Luton and Ellesmere Port.<p>There are fears that the …

Losing both by-elections is the best thing that could happen to Labour

It looks as if the results of the two by-elections on Thursday will be the worst possible for Labour: it will hold both seats. That means Jeremy …

Labour leader urges former prime minister to respect referendum result and focus energy on future relationship with EU<p>Jeremy Corbyn has criticised Tony Blair’s call for pro-Europeans to form a new cross-party movement to oppose Brexit, urging the former prime minister to “respect the result” of the …

Tony Blair

Wizards have a path to first 50-win season since 1979

The year 1979 has come up a lot lately. Usually, the number is preceded by the phrase “Not since…” and reminds just how hot the Washington Wizards …

A Good Start for Abe and Trump?

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe might have got exactly what he wanted in his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. Abe’s three-day visit to the United States, the first since the inauguration of the Trump administration, was marked by friendly overtones and included two nights of dinners in a …

Trump vs. the Globalists

At the first major international gathering of Trump’s presidency, America’s new president topped the agenda even though he wasn't there.<p>DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—Donald Trump was everywhere and nowhere.<p>His name came up almost constantly—in side conversations, in pointed questions to panelists, in …

Trudeau praises Ceta as 'blueprint' for trade deals

<b>Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country's Ceta trade deal with the EU will help middle-class families and set the standard for future trade deals globally.</b><p>Addressing the European Parliament, he called Ceta "a comprehensive blueprint for responsible economic co-operation".<p>MEPs …

Who will save globalization: Capitalists or communists? - view

<b>By Carl Bildt, Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to October 2014 and Prime Minister from 1991 to 1994</b><p>I must confess that I am a firm believer in the benefits of globalization. To my mind, the gradual interlinking of regions, countries, and people is the most profoundly positive development of our …

Globalization

Trump's contempt for trade deals spurs anxiety: What's next?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is moving quickly to dismantle seven decades of American policy built on trade deals and multinational alliances that …

Zuckerberg’s epic manifesto details Facebook’s plan to save the world

Facebook’s CEO today asked the question on the tip of most of our tongues: are we building the world we all want?<p>In just under 7,000 words, Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto addressed the company mantra — connecting the world — while taking stock of the current political climate, socio-economic impact of …

Social Media

Trump’s Most Chilling Economic Lie

A so-called trade war with China would be an absolute disaster for the United States and its citizens.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has threatened to upend the post-World War II geopolitical order. What he finds most vexing about that order is the rise of China. Today, China is the largest trading economy in the …

Georges St-Pierre likely to make UFC comeback as company agrees to terms

St-Pierre left the UFC in 2013, citing that he needed to take some time off.<p>Georges St-Pierre is on the cusp of a UFC return as he is close to …

Amanda Nunes - net worth, Ronda Rousey rivalry and facts about the UFC star

All you need to know about the reigning women's bantamweight champion.<p>A lot has changed in the women's ranks of UFC over the past two years and …

'UFC 208: Thrill and Agony' video: 'Yo, Cyborg's coming for that belt!'

UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie hadn’t even left the arena floor before fans started reminding her about the challenger in …

The history of the Palestinian revolution has long been overlooked, argues Karma Nabulsi, which is why she has gathered scholars together to design a new course<p>This is a year of fateful anniversaries for the Palestinian people: the centenary of the Balfour declaration, when imperial Britain …

Israel

Lebanon threatens to demolish 50 homes of Palestinian refugees, Tyre

Related Articles<p>PNN/ Bethlehem/<p>The Lebanese police on Saturday had ordered the eviction of 50 homes of Palestinian refugees living in the al-Qasimiya …

Gaza's water shortage worsening, no easy solutions seen | Reuters

GAZA (Reuters) - Marwan An-Najar, a Palestinian from the south of the Gaza Strip, says he has not tasted sweet tap water in 10 years. Every day, he travels four kilometers (2.5 miles) to fill a 20-litre plastic jerrycan at a local desalination station.<p>A Palestinian girl drinks water from a public …

Learning in the line of fire

Schools at Gaza’s boundaries struggle against odds to provide an education.

'The Korean Zombie' talks military hiatus, return to UFC, 145 title picture, more

A familiar face will return to the biggest stage in sports this weekend in Houston.<br>No, not Tom Brady, rather Chan Sung Jung."The Korean Zombie" …

FIFA 17 Ultimate Team: FUT Team of the Week 20, In-Form Player Stats Announced

Veterans Giorgio Chiellini and Arjen Robben enjoyed memorable weekends for Juventus and Bayern Munich, respectively, and they have been rewarded with inclusion in EA Sports' Team of the Week 20 on FIFA 17 Ultimate Team.<p>Given the Premier League took a backseat to FA Cup football last weekend, …

• Leonardo Ulloa angry after Leicester turn down improved Sunderland bid<br>• Leicester’s message is that they will not sell striker to Premier League rival<p>Leonardo Ulloa has threatened to go on strike at Leicester City and accused Claudio Ranieri of betraying him after the Premier League champions …

Soccer

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier says Ronda Rousey will never return to her dominant ways

Last weekend, top-ranked women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko submitted second-ranked Julianna Pena with an armbar at UFC on FOX 23. The win …

Japan Now Has Kit Kat...Sushi

This week in Tokyo, you can buy Kit Kat sushi. Dreams are real!<p>According to <i>Entabe</i> and <i>Tokyo Bargain Mania</i>, the first street-facing Kit Kat specialty …

Jorge Masvidal Is the Bad Guy the UFC Needs Right Now

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC<p>After beating Donald Cerrone twice in two rounds at UFC on Fox 23 in Denver, Jorge Masvidal soaked up the boos from Cerrone’s hometown and told them his lack of fame matched his lack of interest in social media. But don’t be fooled: Masvidal is …

Abe Pushes Back After Trump Attacks Japan Car Sales as ‘Unfair’

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said there were reasons for poor sales of American cars in Japan, pushing back after U.S. leader Donald Trump described the …

'Today the fans have been very good' - Zidane says Madrid must thank booing Bernabeu

Los Blancos fans were quick to voice dissatisfaction before their side overcame Real Sociedad 3-0 but the manager has praised their support<p>Zinedine Zidane praised Real Madrid's supporters despite his players once again having to endure whistles from the Santiago Bernabeu stands during Sunday's 3-0 …

McCall jokingly asks UFC for desk job after seeing another fight canceled

Ian McCall has seen a fifth straight fight canceled, but the veteran UFC flyweight is taking the news in stride.<p>On Sunday, a report came out that …

Eight states censor LGBTQ topics in school. Now, a lawsuit is challenging that

As a 16-year-old junior in high school, Harper McGee had to fight for the ability to say “gay” on campus.<p>At the time, McGee and a friend were trying …

Donald Trump is a disaster for Brexit

For the most ardent supporters of Brexit, the election of Donald Trump was a mixture of vindication and salvation. The president of the US, no less, …