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Conservative child benefit cuts

What a wonderful picture of David and Samantha Cameron with their new baby daughter. And families, of course, was the hot topic at this week’s Conservative Party Conference. I am also confused at government plans that from 2013, will remove child benefit from families with at least one parent earning more than about £44,000 a year, but it will not affect families where two parents earn...
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Chilean miners could be free within days

The countdown has begun for the release of 33 Chilean miners trapped 2,300ft in a tunnel since 5 August – everybody’s worst nightmare. It is hoped that rescuers will reach the trapped men with the next two days, and that they could be free within days. Just last week, rescuers estimated a late-October pullout from the shelter. Now President Sebastian Pinera has changed the expected...
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