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Theresa May will urge world leaders to do more to combat online extremism, saying the fight against so-called Islamic State is “moving from the battlefield to the internet”.
Speaking about counter-terrorism at the G7 summit in Sicily, the PM will say more pressure should be put on tech companies to remove extreme material.
They should report such content to the authorities, she believes.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to say the “war on terror” is not working.
Twenty-two people were killed and 116 injured when a suicide bomber targeted an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena on Monday evening.
Disabled people are being subjected to dangerous violations of health and safety laws after being forced to take part in government workfare programmes, according to new research published this week.
The analysis of first-hand accounts of benefit claimants forced into unpaid work by the Department for Work and Pensions is one of 24 short essays collected in The Violence of Austerity*, a new book that details the “devastatingly violent consequences” of the government’s austerity policies.
Academics, journalists and campaigners show in the book how austerity policies have led to destitution, eviction, power supplies being cut off, the seizure of possessions, homelessness, deportation and hunger.
An unemployed blind man who claimed he had been discriminated against by a potential employer because he used a guide dog has been offered a job.
Glastonbury computer programmer Ian Brooks has been out of work for several years with his disability.
His story went viral on social media in February after he claimed a firm had cancelled his job interview because it could not accommodate his dog.
However, a technology firm saw his story online and has offered him a job.
London-based Conspexit develops apps for blind and partially-sighted people.
A key component of the UK’s first high-energy proton beam machine has been delivered to its new home in Newport.
Proton Partners International (PPI) received the part that will fire the cancer-treating beam at its Rutherford Cancer Centre.
PPI said the UK’s “most-advanced piece of cancer machinery” could transform treatment for 500 patients a year.
Currently, only low-energy treatment is available in the UK for rare eye cancers.
The Welsh Government said proton beam therapy will be available at the centre to NHS Wales patients with certain cancers “within the next year”.
The sister of a disabled woman who she believes was driven to kill herself by the anxiety caused by re-applying for the government’s new disability benefit has called for reform of the “barbaric” system.
Diane Hullah, from east Kent, took her own life on 21 April, and her sister is convinced that she was overwhelmed by the pressure of being forced to reapply for personal independence payment (PIP).
Helen Young believes the PIP system is a “national scandal” and told Disability News Service (DNS) that it was the anxiety caused by the PIP process and the 50-page application form she was confronted with – three years after applying for it successfully for the first time – that sent her sister “downhill”.
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