Jeremy Hunt

Parents of MH17 victims lash out at 'bully' Trump: 'You have no idea what love is'

The Perth parents of three children who died when Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have condemned the US president Donald Trump for his refusal to hold the Russian president Vladimir Putin to account over the tragedy.<p>In a scathing post on his Facebook page on Tuesday, …

Donald Trump

Facebook protecting far-right activists, ignoring under-age accounts: Report- Technology News, Firstpost

Moderators at <b>Facebook</b> are protecting far-right activists, preventing their Pages from being deleted even after they violate the rules set up by the …

Social Media

'I couldn't even get on waiting list for rape support'

<b>Two years ago, Fern Champion was raped while travelling abroad on a gap year. When she returned to the UK, she hoped to access a Rape Crisis centre for support - but could not even get on a waiting list.</b><p>"It was at this point that I felt like I was in complete crisis, I didn't know what to do or …

Child Abuse

Brexit weekly briefing: comings and goings and another Tory revolt

They say a week is a long time in politics. The last one has been a lifetime: Chequers, David Davis, Steve Baker and Boris Johnson resign, Dominic Raab made Brexit secretary, Jeremy Hunt replaces Johnson, more resignations, white paper, more resignations, stab-in-the-Sun for Theresa May by Donald …

Politics

Culture minister Margot James on diversity in tech and why Boris could never be prime minister

"No, Mr President, Boris Johnson would make a terrible PM,” Margot James, minister for digital and culture, media and sport tweeted to Donald Trump …

Lifestyle (UK)

Patricia Hewitt: ‘There will always be a distrust between politicians and health professionals’

After several years of sustained record investment under Labour, Patricia Hewitt could have been forgiven for expecting an easier ride as Health …

Great Britain

Theresa May’s lacklustre plan for the NHS

ON JULY 5th 1948 Sylvia Beckingham was admitted to Park Hospital in Greater Manchester. The 13-year-old was the inaugural patient of the National …

Great Britain

Theresa May blasted by spending watchdog over claims she can fund more cash for NHS with Brexit dividend

THERESA May was today accused of gambling with the nation’s finances as experts said there was no Brexit dividend for a £20billion NHS bonanza.<p>The …

Great Britain

Private management consultant spending at Department of Health nearly tripled last year, accounts show

Spending on private management consultants at the Department of Health and Social Care nearly tripled last year, despite a push to cut running costs …

Health Care

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case ‘top priority' for Hunt

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has told BBC Radio 5 Live that he’s been told her case is one of the ‘very top priorities’ for new Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.<p>Speaking to Anna Foster, Richard Ratcliffe said recent events and then Boris Johnson’s resignation had left them feeling ‘a bit …

UK Politics

Theresa May caves in to hardline Brexiters' demands

Theresa May has caved in to hardline Brexiters and accepted all four of their amendments to the customs bill, rather than allowing Jacob Rees-Mogg and colleagues to stage a show of parliamentary strength.<p>No 10 indicated that ministers would tell the House of Commons on Monday evening that the …

Politics

Brexit: Theresa May compromises with eurosceptic lawmakers on customs bill

The lower house of the British Parliament passed the controversial trade bill after May gave in to hardliner demands. The prime minister has been …

Great Britain

Theresa May's new Brexit chief called to turn 'back the clock' on workers' rights

LONDON — Theresa May has been accused of planning to create "Dickensian" working conditions after Brexit, after her new Brexit Secretary hired a chief of staff who has called for the UK to "[turn] back the clock" on workers' rights.<p>The Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, who replaced David Davis …

Great Britain

50 MPs Call For Women In England To Be Able To Take Abortion Pills At Home

Women can begin to miscarry on their way home from clinics, under current regulations.<p>Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>MPs are calling on the new health and …

Great Britain

Our NHS isn't safe in Tory hands

Following the disastrous roll out of Theresa May's Brexit proposals, the Prime Minister was faced with a raft of senior Cabinet resignations. So, …

Michael Gove

Answers sought four years on from MH17

Australia has global support as it looks for a resolution to the downing of flight MH17 over the Ukraine.

Airplanes

A quiet revolution in Theresa May’s cabinet

THE cabinet casualty list is a long one: Theresa May has lost seven ministers in the past nine months. The departures of Boris Johnson, the foreign …

Great Britain

Politics this week

Theresa May, <i>Britain’s</i> prime minister, hoped that a deal struck at a cabinet summit would enable her to take an acceptable proposal to Brussels for …

Bill Clinton

NHS opt-in transplant policy at risk due to cuts and staff stress

Report shows transplant service short of necessary skilled staff and equipment<p>Plans to save hundreds of lives by making everyone in England a potential organ donor could fail because hospitals are so short of transplant surgeons and specialist nurses, the NHS’s own analysis of the policy has …

Radiation Therapy

Theresa May is approaching her Zero Dark Thirty moment | Anne McElvoy

Donald Trump’s outburst may have done Theresa May a fleeting favour. Had the grand Shrek not delivered every imaginable insult (short of impugning St Gareth of Southgate) to his host country yesterday, the story in the spotlight this weekend would have been on the growing disquiet around May’s …

Great Britain

Labour opens up biggest lead over Tories since general election

Labour has opened up its biggest poll lead over the Conservatives since shortly after last June’s general election, as the government’s chaotic handling of Brexit appears to have triggered a dramatic fall in support for Theresa May and the Tories – and a sudden revival of Ukip.<p>The latest Opinium …

UK Politics

Nelson's Column: Tories are so weak they've accidentally made Theresa May strong and stable

For the first time since the last General Election the next one feels four years away. Yes, Theresa May could go her full term until 2022.<p>The weaker …

Great Britain

Katie Price is going to guest edit Women’s Hour

Katie Price is one of the five women who will guest edit BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour next week.<p>The mother of five will tackle online abuse and why …

Katie Price

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: What can we all learn from the Thai coach lost in a cave?

• <b>It's an incredible tale that's captivated us all, as experts rushed to rescue them</b>• <b><br>To many coach Ekapol Chanthawong, 25, is no less a hero than the</b> …

Health (UK)

For the first time since the 2016 vote for Brexit, I think a second referendum could be possible

Four days after the 2016 vote for Brexit, Jeremy Hunt called for a referendum on the withdrawal agreement. I remember it well because his Daily …

Great Britain

“This Is An Immigrant City" - The Donald Trump London Protest In Quotes

Esquire spoke to attendees about why they took to the streets<p>Donald Trump touched down in London the day after England's World Cup dreams were crushed. It was the first gloomy day after weeks of tropical sunshine and the remaining St George's flags hung limp like sails with the wind knocked out of …

Downing Street

Donald Trump Mansplained His Way Through A Very Awkward Press Conference With Theresa May

For Britain's prime minister, this was an event to endure.<p>CHEQUERS, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE — “Boris Johnson, I think, would be a great prime minister.” They weren’t quite the words that Theresa May had hoped for from the US president as he stood beside her on his long-awaited visit to the UK.<p>But it was …

Great Britain

With a British minister dodging Israeli bullets, will his new boss stand up for international law?

Now that Jeremy Hunt has replaced Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary in Whitehall, Palestinians are hopeful that there might be some cause for …

Israel

Our 25 favourite tweets of the week

It’s been an emotional week: the highs of the World Cup semi-final build-up versus the lows of the World Cup semi-final result; Jeremy Hunt losing …

British Humour

Less Than 24 Hours Into His UK Trip, Trump Has Already Started A Rift With Theresa May

President Donald Trump has been in the U.K. for less than 24 hours, but he's managed to rile up certain sections of the British public even more than …

Donald Trump