Daily Archive: Thursday, January 11, 2018

“It’s Alarming For Disabled People”; Corbyn Criticises Esther Mcvey’s Appointment As New DWP Boss
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the PM for the appointment of Esther McVey as Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions describing it as 'alarming'.

McVey, the former disabilities minister, who was promoted in Monday’s reshuffle, played a key role in implementing the hated bedroom tax in David Cameron ‘s government. McVey, who is widely disliked on Merseyside after pushing controversial policies …

Russia urges Turkey to meet its obligations in de-escalation zones
Russia’s Defense Ministry in separate letters to Turkey’s chief of the General Staff and intelligence chief urged Turkey to meet its obligations in de-escalation zones including Idlib.

Combat UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) attacking Russian military facilities in Syrian Hmeymim and Tartus overnight into January 6 were launched from the de-escalation zone in Idlib, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. “The drones were launched from …