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May backtracks on care funding policy with promise of cap

May backtracks on care funding policy with promise of cap

A little over a fortnight from polling day she denied it was a U-turn and refused to say what the cap or ceiling would be. This has nearly certainly come about because of the Conservative proposal to make more old people pay for care. In 2011 economist Andrew Dilnot recommended a cap on lifetime total care costs of £35,000, after which people would be eligible for state support. Some 70% believe the Tories will win on June 8, while two in five (42%) think the party will score victory with ...



Manchester Arena Victim: Blast 'Blew People Backwards'

They're losers. And we'll have more of them. "That such a large number of people, including so many young concert-goers, lost their lives or have suffered so much in this appalling atrocity is deeply distressing and fills us with intense sadness".


More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican parade

More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican parade

Lopez Rivera wasn't convicted of any role in the bombings that killed six people and injured dozens. "I can not support a man who was a co-founder of an organization that engaged in over 120 bombings, six people killed, and seriously injured four police officers", O'Neill said .



Trump, Abbas affirm support to reach a peace deal with Israel

Trump was greeted Tuesday morning by Abbas at the president's headquarters in Bethlehem and their meeting is now underway. The last peace talks between Israel and Palestine stopped in 2014, after nine months of USA sponsored talks that achieved no breakthrough.



Manchester concert explosions treated as a 'terrorist incident'

The explosion, which took place at 10:35 p.m. local time in the foyer of the United Kingdom concert arena immediately after Grande's concert, killed at least 19 people and injured 50 more. Ariana Grande has posted a brief statement on Twitter following the deadly explosion at her concert in Manchester, England earlier tonight. Grande, who was not injured, tweeted hours later: "broken.


Manchester attack: Queen offers prayers and praise for people of Manchester

Manchester attack: Queen offers prayers and praise for people of Manchester

Campaigning for Britain's June 8 election was suspended. Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said, "My heart goes out to families who have lost loved ones, my admiration to our courageous emergency services". The group's self-styled news agency Amaq separately claimed "a security squad" carried out the attack . The police and security services believe they know the identity of the perpetrator, but at this stage of their investigations we can not confirm his name.