US and China reach trade agreement

US and China reach trade agreement

The US and China have reached a 10-point trade deal that opens the Chinese market to US credit rating agencies and credit card companies. Under the deal, China will also lift its ban on US beef imports and accept US shipments of liquefied natural gas. In return, Chinese cooked chicken...

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Labour launches 2017 election manifesto

Labour launches 2017 election manifesto

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday (16/5/17) launched the Labour Election Manifesto for 2017 detailing plans to renationalise public services, increase NHS funding and scrap tuition fees for students. In the Manifesto, Corbyn makes a number of tax pledges including plans to lower the threshold for income tax from £150,000...

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Royal College of Nursing members in favour of strike action

Royal College of Nursing members in favour of strike action

Members of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have voted in favour of industrial action up to and including strike. Over 50,000 members responded to the union’s pay poll, conducted in April. A decisive 91 per cent said they would support industrial action short of a strike and 78 per...

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Transform your garden in time for the Chelsea Flower Show

Transform your garden in time for the Chelsea Flower Show

In run up to the Chelsea Flower Show, KCWToday is looking into practical ways that those of us who aren’t quite exhibition level gardeners can get in on the action and get your garden ready for the sunshine. Getting the garden ready for summer can be a daunting task after...

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Sadiq Khan launches new citizenship initiative

Sadiq Khan launches new citizenship initiative

Sadiq Khan has welcomed 32 new British citizens in his first Citizenship Ceremony as Mayor of London. The Mayor also used the occasion to announce a new citizenship initiative that seeks to make London more socially integrated. The program is the first of its kind in the UK. It aims...

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