A private health provider at a UK NHS hospital has damaged the eyes of 31 patients in a slew of botched operations, throwing into doubt the Coalition Government’s plans to expand the role of private providers working in the NHS.
Loneliness is rife in Britain according to new research, which shows that 4.7 million people in the country have no close friends, while less than a quarter feel a sense of belonging to the community and one in 10 have no interaction with neighbors.
Russia and the EU have to look for a basis for a new dialogue of non-confrontation as they should be strategic partners working for consolidation of peace and normal economic life, Kostas Isyhos from Greece's left-wing SYRIZA party told RT.
Peace activists have set out on a three-week ‘Long March on Newport’ to protest against September’s NATO Summit. Police say they have drafted in 9,000 officers to face the protesters in one of the UK’s biggest ever police operations.
‘Better Together’ beat ‘Yes Scotland’ in a live two-hour TV debate on Scottish independence, according to a post-event poll. The Yes camp hasn’t lost heart, however, saying it gained ground after the head-to-head between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond.
More powers over tax and social security will be granted to the Scottish Parliament if voters reject independence, David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg will announce just hours before the first televised debate on the referendum.