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Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest

Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest

Health
Lord Kerslake has resigned as the chairman of a major London hospital trust because of NHS funding problems.The former head of the civil service says the government is being unrealistic about the challenges facing the health service.He announced he was stepping down as chairman of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on Sunday.NHS Improvement described the hospital's financial performance as "unacceptable".A spokeswoman added: "It is the worst in the NHS and continues to deteriorate."If you can't see the NHS Tracker, click or tap here. In a statement, Lord Kerslake said of his decision to quit: "I do not do this lightly as I love King's but believe the government and regulator are unrealistic about the scale of the challenge facing the NHS and the trust."I want to pay tribute to th...
Palestinians protest Trump's Jerusalem decision

Palestinians protest Trump's Jerusalem decision

World
Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Portests erupted along the Gaza Strip on Wednesday in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Protesters took to the streets of Gaza City burning flags and photos of Trump while shouting chants including "down with America...America is the mother of terror," The Independent reported.Demonstrations stretched from Gaza City to Jordan's capital Amman and the West Bank town of Bethlehem where Palestinians switched off Christmas lights in the Biblical birthplace of Jesus Christ.Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the United States would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem during a televised address on Wednesday in what he called a "pursuit of peace" between Israel and Palestine.While Isra...
President under pressure as Zimbabweans protest

President under pressure as Zimbabweans protest

World
Crowds have gathered on the streets of Zimbabwe's capital to demand Robert Mugabe's four decades of power come to an end.Thousands of people have been singing, dancing and waving flags at the colourful gathering in Harare - and the event has been approved by the military.Some carried posters with an image of the military commander who placed the President under house arrest earlier this week, along with the slogan: "Go, go, our general!!!"Image:Anti-Mugabe marchers claim Zimbabweans have been suffering for a long timeOne opponent of Mr Mugabe, who at 93 is the world's oldest head of state, described the upheaval as "like Christmas".Another marcher, Frank Mutsindikwa, told Reuters: "These are tears of joy. I've been waiting all my life for this day. Free at last. We are free at last."The ra...
100 years: Israelis, British honor Balfour Declaration, Palestinians protest

100 years: Israelis, British honor Balfour Declaration, Palestinians protest

World
Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Thousands gathered across the Middle East on Thursday to protest the centenary of Britain's declaration of support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine, some being met with military force.The so-called Balfour Declaration -- in which British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour sent a letter to Lord Rothschild in 1917 giving support for a Jewish homeland -- made way for the future establishment of Israel.British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to mark the anniversary with a dinner. But supporters of a Palestinian state called for an apology from Britain for its role in what it considers Israeli occupation.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued a statement asking Britain to recognize Palestine and offer compensation.Peopl...
Russian pop babe strips topless to protest 'no boobs allowed' hotel rule

Russian pop babe strips topless to protest 'no boobs allowed' hotel rule

Entertainment
Blonde bombshell Nadeea Volianova decided to launch a protest when she was booted from a hotel after going braless under her top.However, it wasn't your usual demonstration.The stunner decided to whip off her top altogether to stand up against the rule.Nadeea was seen wearing only tiny bikini bottoms outside of the hotel as she cupped her assets.MEGATOPLESS PROTEST: Nadeea Volianova wasn't happy with a hotel's 'no boobs' ruleMEGANO BRA: The popstar was told to leave the hotel for not wearing the garment under her topShe also donned a sailor hat as she stood next to the "Boobs not welcome on hotel premises" sign.Nadeea teamed her look with a major pout, emphasised by red lipstick.She also wore her wet hair down and draped over her chest.Boob cupping trend All the celebs are doing the B...