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Britain set to back Syria air strikes in vote tomorrow

Protest: Many are opposed to Britain bombing Syria
BRITAIN looks poised to join air strikes on Islamic State (IS) group targets in Syria this week after Prime Minister David Cameron announced yesterday (November 30) that a vote would be held in parliament tomorrow (December 1). The announcement came after Labour decided to let its MPs vote with their individual consciences rather than trying to force them to op...

NHS doctors suspend mass walkout until January after talks

DOCTORS in the NHS announced on the eve of a planned mass walkout they would suspend it until January after "conciliatory talks" with the government over new pay and conditions. The strike had been due to start today (December 1), in More News »

"Stillbirth tragedies need to be stopped"

  CAMPAIGNERS have urged the government to improve training for midwives in its plan to halve the rate of deaths among newborn babies in hospitals.    NHS trusts will share a £4 million fund in a bid to reduce stil More News »

Britain yet to garner parliament support for Syria action

Britain's government has yet to drum up the support it needs to win parliamentary approval for launching air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, defence secretary Michael Fallon said. Prime Minister David Cameron has said it More News »

India warns climate summit that poor nations must grow

INDIA'S Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned on the opening day of a global climate summit today (November 30) that poor nations had a right to burn carbon to grow their economies, underscoring one of the major obstacles to a universal deal to More News »
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