Ministers had reportedly wanted to bring forward a planned rise in the state pension age to 68 to the 2030s.
Boris Johnson will vote against Rishi Sunak’s Brexit deal on Wednesday in a major boost for Tory rebels who warn it is not the right solution for Northern Ireland, The Telegraph can reveal.
An overnight raid by Taliban forces in Afghanistan's capital killed three members of the extremist Islamic State group, a Taliban spokesman said on Wednesday. The regional affiliate of the Islamic State group — known as the Islamic State in Khorasan Province — has been the key rival of the Taliban since their takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021. The militant group has increased its attacks, targeting both Taliban patrols and members of Afghanistan’s Shiite minority.