Britain’s role in supplying information to the US for their “kill list” is going to be challenged in court. An Afghan man who lost five of his relatives in a targeted missile strike has started proceedings against the Ministry of Defence and the Serious Organised Crime Agency.
Greedy Rail companies plan on hiking rail fares by up to 6 percent next January. It will be the tenth consecutive year of inflation-busting fare increases. Transport unions led protests at up to 40 stations on Tuesday.
Spending on mental health has fallen for the first time in ten years, a new government report reveals. Investment in mental health for working-age adults dropped by 1 percent. For the elderly the fall in real terms spending was 3 percent.
The number of patients waiting over 12 hours at A&Es in Scotland has more than doubled in three years. Over 4,500 NHS jobs have been axed in Scotland in that time. The pressure to cut costs by £20 billion across the NHS has led some trusts to deny access to approved medicines.