Category Archives: GB News & Politics

Charlie Gard case: Parents withdraw application to bring sick baby to US

The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard on Monday withdrew their application seeking to take the child to the United States for an experimental medical treatment, with the couple’s lawyer announcing “the window of opportunity has been lost.”

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Baby Charlie Protesters to Rally as Hospital Reports Threats

Sunday protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats.

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Charlie Gard amendment passed House committee, awaiting floor vote

Tuesday the House Appropriations Committee voted on an amendment that would give lawful permanent residence to the family of Charlie Gard, the baby with a rare disease living in England whose parents are fighting to get him an experimental treatment in the United States.

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Charlie Gard: US doctor will travel to UK to assess ill infant

An American doctor will head to the UK next week to examine Charlie Gard, the 11-month old boy suffering from a rare genetic disorder. High Court Judge Nicholas Francis said Friday that he was “open-minded about the evidence” to come after the visit of Dr. Michio Hirano of Columbia University.

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Charlie Gard: May leaves door open for treatment abroad as US hospital offers to treat him for free

British Prime Minister Theresa May left the door open for the terminally ill infant Charlie Gard to receive treatment outside the United Kingdom, as the Vatican and hospitals in the U.S. offered to care for the baby.

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Haut de la garenne: Jersey care abuse inquiry says children may still be at risk

Okay folks, we have an update to the story…..you can read about the history of it here. A report into child abuse in Jersey care homes says children were too frightened to complain and when they did they were ignored.

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Church of England head hid evidence of sex abuse, archbishop says

The head of the Church of England said the institution “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops.

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London fire: Death toll rises to 12 after apartment building engulfed in flames

The death toll of a deadly overnight fire that engulfed a 24-story London apartment tower Wednesday has risen to 12, local police said. That number is expected to continue to rise. More than 200 firefighters battled the inferno, which officials called an “unprecedented incident.”

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Donald Trump: ‘No change’ to UK state visit plans, says No 10

Downing Street says there has been “no change” to plans for a UK state visit by US President Donald Trump. It comes after the Guardian reported Mr Trump had called Prime Minister Theresa May to say he did not want to carry out the trip until he had support from the British public.

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UK election fallout: Top aides to PM resign as May appoints new ministers

The fallout of the election disaster has led two top aides to British Prime Minister Theresa May to resign on Saturday. Joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who formed part of May’s small inner circle, shouldered some for the blame for Thursday’s snap election that proved a disaster for the Conservative Party and …

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