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U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 1.77%

Investing.com – U.K. equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in theIndustrial Metals & Mining,MiningandOil Equipment Services & Distributionsectors propelled shares lower.


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Stealth tax to pay for NHS boost, with personal tax thresholds expected to be frozen after 2020

While some of the money to fund the NHS will come from a 'Brexit dividend', it will not be enoughCredit:Peter Byrne/PA WireStealth taxes are expected to help pay forTheresa May’s £20 billion increase in NHS spending, The Daily Telegraph has learnt.On Monday the Prime Minister will set out her plans

TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-17 21:31:00

Defence, schools and police set to miss out from big spending increases as Theresa May focuses on NHS

In recent weeks both Gavin Williamson, the defence secretary, and Sajid Javid, the Home secretary, have signalled they want to see increases in their spending at the next spending review.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-17 20:30:00

Hobart's poorer suburbs are missing out on the 'MONA effect'

Popular opinion has it that MONA, Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art, istransforming Tasmania. That the state is no longer the poor and backward cousin, the economy is booming, and we are leaders in contemporary culture.

THE CONVERSATION - 2018-06-17 18:54:25

Labour festival hailed a success by Corbyn's party despite ridicule

Laboursaid that 13,000 people had bought tickets before the event with “many more” turning up on the day, while MPs and supporters tweeted photographs showing crowds of people listening to a speech from the party’s leaderJeremy Corbyn.

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-06-17 17:58:52

NHS must be radically reformed and simplified if £20 billion funding boost is to work, warn two ex health ministers

The NHS must be radically reformed and simplified ifTheresa May’s £20 billion funding boostis to make a difference to patients, two former health ministers have said.Lord Prior, Chairman of UCL Hospital and former Tory health minister and Lord Darzi, NHS surgeon and former Labour health minister, sa

TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-17 17:54:00

Scottish NHS to get £2 billion boost after Theresa May 'birthday present'

Shona Robison, the SNP Health Minister,confirmed that "every penny" of the extra funds would be allocated to the Scottish health service.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-17 17:37:00

Editorial: Sajid Javid could cement his legacy by legalising medicinal cannabis, and now is the perfect time to do it

It should not have taken thesuffering of a 12-year-old boyor the courageous protests of a distressed but determined parent to put the medicinal use of cannabis at the centre of national debate.Now that the case of Billy Caldwell has been raised, and now that the home secretary has used an exceptiona

THE INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-17 17:18:43

A welcome, if overdue, funding rise for the NHS

June 17, 2018TheNational Health Servicehas a special place in British hearts. For 70 years, it has strived to provide universal healthcare, free at the point of delivery. It is one of the few institutions that still unites the country. But in recent years it has come under enormous strain. Although

FINANCIAL TIMES - 2018-06-17 17:16:18

Barty inflicts more Nottingham misery on Konta

Tennis - WTA International - Nature Valley Open - Nottingham Tennis Centre, Nottingham, Britain - June 17, 2018 Australia's Ashleigh Barty after victory in her final match against Johanna Konta of Great Britain Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra

REUTERS - 2018-06-17 17:14:15

McDonnell strikes emollient tone with City leaders

John McDonnell, shadow chancellor, has told City leaders he will change Labour’s often contentious economic policies if they can convince him of other ways to achieve the party’s goals.

FINANCIAL TIMES - 2018-06-17 16:14:20

“I am not a dinosaur,” insists the MP who blocked Britain’s ban on “upskirting”

One British politician has single-handedly blocked a bill that would criminalize “upskirting” in the UK. Politicians had planned to make the practice of surreptitiously taking sexual images, often by photographing up women’s skirts, punishable by two years in jail. On June 15, they were stopped by C

QUARTZ - 2018-06-17 15:50:09

Two men caught racing horse and traps on M4 'while drunk'

Two men were pictured racing their horse and traps along theM4while apparently drunk.South Wales Police said the carts were spotted on the M4 nearPort Talboton Saturday.The Roads Policing Unit shared a picture on Twitter showing the men trotting along the motorway at night between Margam and Aberavo

STANDARD.CO.UK - 2018-06-17 15:34:00

'Don't be fooled by Theresa May's £20bn NHS funding pledge – it's just a distraction to win her some much needed goodwill'

If one symptom of a morbidly diseased government is the ability to make you nauseous when it does something right, this one may be terminal.On the surface, and beneath it,Theresa May’s announcement ofsubstantially increased NHS fundingis obviously good news.

THE INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-17 14:01:08

The Tories’ NHS pledge puts them on a Brexit bus to nowhere | Matthew d’Ancona

As Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, told the Financial Times: “Payments to the EU will fall [after Brexit], but tax revenues will fall more as a result of Brexit.” That, as Johnson said, “is the official position of the government, which has accepted the Office for Budget

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-06-17 13:59:44

Labour Live, review: 'There was a bigger crowd for gourmet burgers than Glen Matlock'

You could see the thinking behind Labour Live. When Jeremy Corbyn appeared on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage last summer, perpetual chants of “Ohhh Jeremy Cor-byn” echoed up past the valley’s ancient Tor as the great leader addressed the throng. “Here’s an idea,” thought someone. “Let’s receate this in

TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-17 13:21:00

Billy Caldwell: Mother raises concerns that cannabis oil will only last 20 days

Charlotte Caldwell with her son Billy. Charlotte had cannabis oil, prescribed in Canada for Billy's epilepsy, confiscated at Heathrow airport on her return to the UKCredit:Geoff Pugh for the Telegraph

TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-17 13:01:00

Tory rebellions against May's Brexit plans 'could bring down government'

Tory rebels against Theresa May’s Brexit plans could ultimately collapse the government,Dominic Grievehas said, ahead of another key week in parliament over the EU withdrawal bill.

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-06-17 12:48:58

May double-crossed Grieve over Brexit – this is a constitutional crisis | Andrew Adonis

Last Tuesday, by his and other accounts, May promised Grieve there would be a legal commitment to a “meaningful” parliamentary vote in the event of a “no deal” Brexit. On this basis he was persuaded to withdraw his amendment to the EU withdrawal bill, which the government feared it would lose. On Th

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-06-17 12:23:10