Tax rises needed ‘to prevent NHS misery’

Image copyright PA Taxes are going to have to rise to pay for the NHS if the UK is to avoid “a decade of misery” in which the old, sick and vulnerable are let down, say economists. The Institute for Fiscal Studies and Health Foundation said the NHS would need an extra 4% a year for the next 15 years ...

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Oil prices drop on potential increase in OPEC output

SEOUL (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Thursday, pulled down by expectations that OPEC members could step up production in the face of worries over supply from both Venezuela and Iran. A worker walks past the oil well at the Sindbad oil field near the Iraqi-Iranian border in Basra, Iraq April 23, 2018. Picture taken April 23, 2018. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani ...

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Trump says will know next week if North Korea summit to go ahead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would know next week whether his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would take place on June 12 in Singapore as scheduled, casting further doubt on plans for the unprecedented meeting. U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he boards Air Force One to travel ...

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Trump says U.S. may launch national security probe of vehicle imports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he asked his commerce secretary to considering opening an investigation into the effect of vehicle imports on national security, a move that could lead to the imposition of tariffs. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the ...

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‘Mowgli’ much closer to Rudyard Kipling’s book, says Andy Serkis- The New Indian Express

By PTI LONDON: Andy Serkis has revealed that his upcoming live-action drama “Mowgli” will be closer to the world of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book”. The 54-year-old star has directed the film which will be set in the 19th century India. “It’s much closer to the tone of Rudyard Kipling’s book and it takes into account the world that Kipling ...

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