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NHS chiefs warn that hospitals in England are on the brink of collapse

Theresa May urged to boost funding or ration care to head off escalating cash crisis and avoid ‘1990s-style decline’<p>The body that represents hospitals across England has issued a startling warning that the NHS is close to breaking point because of its escalating cash crisis.<p>Years of underfunding …


Nasa to make all its research available free on the Internet

The American space agency, Nasa, is to make all its research available free of charge.<p>It is a move which will delight science enthusiasts and aspiring astronauts.<p>Normally such material is hidden behind a paywall, meaning that it is often out of reach for the lay enthusiast. The EU has also said it …

United States

6 arrested in Indonesia in rocket attack plot on Singapore

<b>(CNN) —</b> Six suspects were arrested in a raid Friday morning on Batam, an Indonesian island near Singapore, police said.<p>The suspects were allegedly planning a rocket attack on the Marina Bay Sands resort, a major hotel, retail and entertainment hub in Singapore, Indonesian National Police spokesman …


Hungry, scared, and no closer to safety: child refugees failed by Britain

Three months after the UK government promised sanctuary to lone child refugees, little has happened. We meet some of them, stuck in Calais with no end in sight<p>What does a 10-year-old living alone in the migrant camp in Calais worry about most? Abdul is bothered by the rats that rustle around him …

Education Policy
Mental Health

Six wealthiest countries host less than 9% of world's refugees

US, China, Japan, Germany, France and UK accommodate just 2.1 million refugees, according to Oxfam report<p>The six wealthiest countries in the world, which between them account for almost 60% of the global economy, host less than 9% of the world’s refugees, while poorer countries shoulder most of the …

North Africa

US and Mexico's mass deportations have fueled humanitarian crisis, report says

Tide of vulnerable people fleeing violence in Central America preyed upon by criminals and corrupt officials in part due to inadequate asylum procedures<p>Mass deportations and inadequate asylum procedures in Mexico and the US have fueled a humanitarian crisis where desperate Central Americans seeking …


I’m a Mom. Here’s What I’m Doing to Fight Obama’s Transgender Agenda.

Because I’m passionate about our country, I dedicated years of my life to government service. Later, that same passion led me to focus on raising my …


Women more likely than men to face poverty during retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they're more likely to live in poverty.<p>These are women who raised children and cared for sick and elderly family members, often taking what savings and income they do have and spending it on things …

Law Enforcement
Middle East

German politician admits lying about ethnicity of sex attackers to avoid fuelling racism

A Left-wing German activist has reportedly admitted to lying to police about the ethnicity of men who allegedly raped her.<p>Selin Gören, a 24-year-old spokeswoman of youth movement Solid, has said she didn’t reveal the men’s ethnicities because she was afraid of fuelling racism against …


Istanbul bombing: Turkey declares three days of national mourning

Turkey has declared three days of national mourning over the suicide bombing attack at Istanbul’s main international airport, as the funerals for …


A Section of Route 66 Will Become America's First Public Solar Road

A section of America’s most famous highway is going green, <i>The Christian Science Monitor</i> reports. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) …

United Kingdom

US, Canada and Mexico pledge 50% of power from clean energy by 2025

Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto to announce new ‘aggressive but achievable’ goal at ‘Three Amigos’ summit in Ottawa<p>Barack Obama, Justin Trudeau and Enrique Peña Nieto will commit to a new regional clean power goal at a summit this week in Ottawa, the White House has said.<p>The …

Clean Technology
Diesel Emissions

Pakistani clerics declare transgender marriages legal in Islam

Fifty top Pakistani clerics have issued a religious decree declaring that transgender people have full marriage, inheritance and funeral rights under Islamic law.<p>The fatwa stated that a female-born transgender person having "visible signs of being a male" may marry a woman or a male-born …

We Can’t Count on Geoengineering to Save Us From Climate Change, Scientists Warn

What price would we pay to reduce our carbon emissions?<p>In December, governments around the world got together and grandly agreed to limit global warming to below 2℃ above pre-industrial levels—with a preference for keeping it below 1.5℃. The Paris Agreement recognizes that, if we fail, the outcome …

Climate Change

Singaporean actor Chin Han gets signed on by powerhouse US talent agency CAA

SINGAPORE: Looks like it is another feather in the cap for Singapore actor Chin Han. The Independence Day: Resurgence actor has just signed on with …

Faster immigration clearance for eligible Singaporeans travelling to US

SINGAPORE: Frequent travellers to the United States will soon be able to clear immigration checks faster with the launch of the US-Singapore Trusted …