A YOUNG man has become the third British person to be killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Isis death cult in Syria.
Ryan Lock, a 20-year-old chef from Chichester, West Sussex, reportedly died in the struggle to regain the Syrian city of Raqqa on December 21.
Wednesday 4th Jan 2017
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JOHN McDONNELL condemned a £5.4 billion tax giveaway to the banks as “shameful” yesterday after figures exposed the sheer scale of government concessions to Britain’s biggest banks.
The shadow chancellor rounded on his Conservative counterpart Philip Hammond...
Labour urges government to wake up to crisis engulfing NHS
Thursday 29th Dec 2016
Lolly comments land Hammond in hot water
PARKING charges imposed by NHS trusts should be capped, Labour said yesterday after figures showed that they made a record £120 million last year from patients and visitors arriving by car.
Shadow community health minister Julie Copper made the call after statistics obtained...
Justice Secretary Truss faces fury as chaos erupts in Britain’s prisons with second riot in a week
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
Britain has made situation worse, says Ford
Outrage at plans to slash £22bn from budget
DESPITE Kurds making up 20 per cent of the population, the Turkish state denied their existence until 1991. They were referred to instead as “Mountain Turks.”
Kurdish people have suffered discrimination, persecution and massacres by Turkish governments who see Kurdish...
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Ministers told to end ‘Scrooge-like’ public-sector pay cap
Friday 23rd Dec 2016