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Man charged over 1974 Army shooting

John Pat Cunningham was 27 at the time of his death but had a mental age of between six and 10 Police investigating the death of a man who was shot dead by soldiers in County Armagh more than 40 … Continue reading

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Labour attacks NHS ‘private care’

Leading English hospitals saw income from private patients rise by more than half since 2010, Labour has claimed. Documents from NHS trusts and financial regulator Monitor show the average income per trust went up by 58% from £1.7m in 2009/10 … Continue reading

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Farage reveals hospital treatment

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has admitted to being “in a great deal of pain” at the start of the election campaign. Mr Farage said he had neglected a chronic back condition resulting from a plane crash in 2010 but that … Continue reading

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Clegg: No SNP ‘life support’ deal

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has said he would not join a government dependent on “life support” from the SNP after the general election. Mr Clegg told the Financial Times he “totally” ruled out “any arrangements” with Nicola Sturgeon’s party … Continue reading

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Comcast drops Time Warner Cable bid after antitrust pressure

(Reuters) – Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable Inc on Friday after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the cable TV and Internet-based services market. The collapse … Continue reading

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U.N. aid chief urges Syria sanctions, Jolie pleads for refugee help

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations aid chief on Friday urged the Security Council to impose an arms embargo and sanctions in Syria for violations of humanitarian law as special envoy Angelina Jolie pleaded with council members to visit … Continue reading

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More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550

ADEN (Reuters) – Fighting between Yemen’s warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on Friday, but there were no fresh moves toward dialogue. Saudi Arabia says it … Continue reading

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Gaps remain in probe of Baltimore man’s death in police custody

BALTIMORE (Reuters) – An investigation into the death of a black man in Baltimore police custody is still trying to figure out what happened, the police commissioner said on Friday as the city braced for a major protest over the … Continue reading

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Vatican link in ‘al-Qaeda’ arrests

Police said they did not have proof but “strong” suspicion there had been a plot to target the Vatican Suspected extremists being investigated in Italy over links to al-Qaeda may have been planning an attack on the Vatican in 2010, … Continue reading

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PM sets out ‘English votes’ timetable

Proposals for “English votes for English laws” would be in place for the first Budget of a Conservative government, David Cameron has said. He pledged an “English rate of income tax” – although it could apply in Wales and Northern … Continue reading

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