Liz Truss to face wretched week at Tory Party conference after mini-budget turmoil | Politics News

Liz Truss is set to face a wretched week at the Tory Party conference after the disastrous reaction to Kwasi Kwarteng’s tax-cutting mini-budget. The prime minister arrived in Birmingham on Saturday looking buoyant just hours before yet another injurious poll was released. Hopes to be greeted by an adoring host of members have likely been … Read more

Scores of Iraqis injured in anti-government protests in Baghdad | Iraq

Iraqi security forces have fired teargas and stun grenades to disperse stone-throwing protesters in clashes that wounded scores of people near Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, where hundreds marked the anniversary of anti-government unrest in 2019. At least 86 people were wounded on Saturday, about half of them members of the security forces, and 38 protesters were … Read more

Autumn Covid wave officially kicks off: NHS virus admissions jump by HALF in a week

England’s autumn Covid wave has officially kicked off, top experts claimed today as figures revealed both cases and virus admissions to hospital are beginning to spiral. NHS statistics show a 48 per cent weekly uptick in the number of infected patients in England needing treatment, sparking panic among health chiefs. And the Office for National … Read more

More than 120 people reportedly killed in riot at Indonesian football match | Indonesia

More than 120 football fans have reportedly died after chaos and violence erupted following an Indonesian league football match. Supporters of the Javanese clubs Arema and Persebaya Surabaya clashed after Arema were defeated 3-2 at the match in Malang Regency, East Java. The head of the Malang Regency health office, Wiyanto Wijoyo, said more than … Read more