Gordon Brown: universal credit cut 'vindictive and indefensible'
Gordon Brown has called the government's decision to cut £20 a week from universal credit the most "socially divisive and morally indefensible" policy he has witnessed in UK politics, saying it was being pursued with open disregard for its impact.
The universal credit cut is outrageous, but this callousness is nothing new | Frances Ryan
ext month, universal credit will be cut back by £20 to its pre-pandemic level.
Urgent climate action is getting lost in the heat of Germany's election campaign | Hanna Gersmann
orty years ago, Germans loved to make fun of eco-types who ate muesli, wore shapeless knitted sweaters and packed their groceries in jute bags.
Angela Merkel: What did Germany's first female chancellor do for women?
But only now, at the end of her 16 years in office, has she declared herself a feminist - too little too late for some in Germany.
Trudeau Projected to Remain Prime Minister, but Without Stronger Mandate
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's political gamble failed to pay off Monday when Canadian voters returned him to office but denied him the expanded bloc of power he was seeking in Parliament.
EXPLAINER: What are the issues in Canada's close election?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a tough battle against his Conservative Party rival, Erin O'Toole, in Canadian elections on Monday.
Idled Thai Taxis Go Green With Mini-Gardens On Car Roofs
Miniature gardens are planted on the rooftops of unused taxis parked in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.
Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term "rooftop garden."
Coronavirus FAQs: A Vaccinated Person's Guide To COVID Exposure And Elevator Etiquette
Each week, we answer frequently asked questions about life during the coronavirus crisis.
Covid-19 deals historic blow to the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic derailed the global response against tuberculosis (TB) and HIV and halted progress against malaria in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the Global Fund's annual report.
COVID patients in hallways as Idaho hospitals are overwhelmed
BOISE, Idaho - Amid the Idaho coronavirus surge that prompted officials to authorize hospitals to ration health care, Army soldiers sent to one hospital have traded their fatigues for personal protective equipment to help treat a flood of infected patients.