More cuts to care on way – council chiefs

More cuts to care on way – council chiefs

Image copyright Getty Images Vulnerable old and disabled people will see cuts to vital care services and higher charges, council chiefs say. The annual budget survey by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services shows councils expect to spend...
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Poundworld could be rescued by founder from administration

Poundworld could be rescued by founder from administration

Image caption Poundworld founder Chris Edwards Poundworld’s founder has said he is considering buying back some of the discount retailer’s stores after it fell into administration on Monday. Christopher Edwards, 67, who sold the business in 2015 fo...
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Spain to accept disputed migrant ship Aquarius

Spain to accept disputed migrant ship Aquarius

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCharity workers look after migrants on the Aquarius Spain’s prime minister has said the country will take in a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean, to help avoid a humanitarian disaster. Ped...
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US rejects asylum case in landmark ruling

Image copyright Getty Images The US attorney general has ruled that victims of domestic abuse and gang violence should no longer generally qualify for asylum in the US. Jeff Sessions’ ruling overturns a 2016 decision which granted asylum to a...
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