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Theresa May waters down ‘dementia tax’ in humiliating Tory U-turn
Theresa May waters down ‘dementia tax’ in humiliating Tory U-turn
Prime Minister Theresa May has pulled an extraordinary U-turn by backing down from her “dementia tax” policy just four days after making it the center of her election manifesto.

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  • Political power of music, Pink Floyd in V&A, plus Buried News  (E477)
    Going Underground
    Three times a week Afshin Rattansi and his team go underground to discover the stories that aren’t...
    Political power of music, Pink Floyd in V&A, plus Buried News (E477)
    We speak to author and musician Dave Randall, whose works have sold millions, about the political power of music. We ask the creative director behind Pink Floyd’s iconic album art how music can be used to fight Power. Plus, we uncover the...
  • Episode 176
    Sputnik Orbiting the World
    Sputnik orbits the World with Neil Clark, looking behind the stories which made the news, as well...
    Episode 176
    What part did Twitter and its 140 characters play in propelling Donald Trump to the US presidency and what could we learn from it? We ask Peter Oborne, coauthor of ‘How Trump thinks: His tweets and the birth of a new political language’....

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RT America -- May 22, 2017
Trump promotes 'Iran funding ISIS' canard in Saudi Arabia & IsraelPresident Donald Trump's first foreign visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel has focused on combatting ISIS and extremism, which is allegedly manufactured by Iran. Former US diplomat...
RT America -- May 19, 2017
Will Saudis rebuild our roads & bridges? As President Donald Trump prepares for Saturday’s visit to Saudi Arabia, the first stop on his much-promoted “tolerance tour,” RT America’s Anya Parampil reports on the...
RT America -- May 18, 2017
‘Trump surrounded by hostile staff’ – ex-Pentagon official  Leaks from within the government and especially within the intelligence community have plagued the Trump administration since the start of his presidency. A recent...

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Is US media overreacting to the meeting between Trump and Lavrov?