Deadly wildfires continue to burn in California

Deadly wildfires are continuing to burn in Northern and Southern California. The Camp Fire in Northern California is now the deadliest fire in the state's history, having killed at least 42 people. The Woolsey Fire and Hill Fire continue to burn in Southern California. All three fires began on Thursday. [Read More...]

NHS promises up to 46m to expand treatment for diabetics

The NHS will invest up to 46 million to help tens of thousands of people living with diabetes to receive life-changing treatment. NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has pledged to end the postcode lottery where type 1 in some parts of the country are not able to get glucose monitors. [Read More...]

Sri Lanka Parliament rejects president’s choice of PM

Sri Lanka's Parliament has passed a no-confidence vote against the government headed by Mahinda Rajapaksa, a former strongman hastily sworn in as prime minister last month. Sri Lanka's Parliament has passed a no-confidence vote against the government headed by Mahinda Rajapaksa, a former strongman hastily sworn … [Read More...]

May says draft deal takes UK – significantly closer’ to Brexit

Theresa May has urged Cabinet ministers to act in the national interest and support a Brexit deal which takes the UK “significantly closer” to delivering the result of the referendum. The Prime Minister is facing a crunch showdown with Brexit-backing ministers as she seeks to persuade her senior team … [Read More...]