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Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:58:10 GMT
Number of NHS doctors taking early retirement has tripled since 2008
More than half of doctors surveyed by the British Medical Association plan to retire before the age of 60, with most citing pension taxation as the primary reason

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:58:03 GMT
Russia news – live: Putin ‘testing will of the West’ with stand-off in Black Sea, says top military figure
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Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:56:40 GMT
Boris Johnson news – live: Angela Merkel’s ‘unjustified’ push for EU to quarantine Brits attacked by minister
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Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:08:57 GMT
Angela Merkel’s call for EU to quarantine holidaying Britons attacked by government minister
Crackdown not ‘justified’, George Eustice insists – despite UK imposing 10-day isolation on arrival from EU countries

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:02:34 GMT
Merkel: Europe 'on thin ice' amid delta virus variant rise
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe is “on thin ice” in its battle against the coronavirus, as the highly contagious delta variant threatens to undo progress made in reducing infections

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 13:25:00 GMT
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Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:49:28 GMT
Queen describes Matt Hancock as ‘poor man’ at meeting with Johnson
It comes after Dominic Cummings released texts showing the PM had called the health secretary ‘f****** hopeless’

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:40:01 GMT
Ministers set to ban junk food adverts on TV or online before 9pm
Advertising industry ‘dismayed’ by the move, which forms part of plan to tackle obesity

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 03:03:16 GMT
Buckingham Palace lags behind on workplace diversity and admits it ‘must do more’
The House of Commons, magistrates benches and the civil service are significantly more diverse than the royal household

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 02:46:10 GMT
Anti-vaxxer condemned by Downing Street for abusing Jonathan Van-Tam in street
It’s not the first time Mr Tarjanyi has targeted a government adviser in public

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 02:37:04 GMT
Low-income women unfairly denied maternity pay in ‘clear injustice’
Rules pushing pregnant women and new mothers into poverty, campaigner warns

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 02:31:59 GMT
Impact of pandemic on children’s wellbeing not yet known, says former recovery tsar
‘Story of Covid for children hasn’t yet been written,’ Sir Kevan Collins says

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 02:15:21 GMT
Rewilding: New 3,000-acre landscape restoration will boost red squirrels and curlews in Yorkshire Dales
Restoration of once intensively used farmland, will showcase ‘alternative future’ for UK’s uplands, say WWF and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 01:01:23 GMT
More than 70 MPs and peers urge Priti Patel to scrap plans for women’s immigration detention centre
Objectors fear facility in County Durham ‘risks exposing already vulnerable women to yet more discrimination and harm’

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:56:55 GMT
Charles gave Harry and Meghan ‘substantial sum’ despite their claim to be financially cut off
Accounts show Prince of Wales continued to fund couple until summer of 2020

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:02:43 GMT
Man faces jail for £1.5m NHS compensation claim scam
Barrister suggests Darren Dommett was ‘fabricating’ or ‘grossly exaggerating’ his disability in his NHS claim

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:59:51 GMT
Man arrested ‘after woman raped in children’s playground’ in Bradford
Police appear to have denied rumours acid was thrown in her face during attack

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:16:44 GMT
Victim of sexual abuse ‘shook to core’ to see attacker in supermarket
Probation service apologises to 32-year-old victim after she bumps into abuser in public

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:03:30 GMT
UK: Windrush activists demand change in compensation program
People whose lives were torn apart when the government questioned their right to be in the U.K. have demanded that a program designed to compensate them be taken out of the hands of the agency that violated their rights

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:51:46 GMT
Roaming charges to return for travellers to EU in Brexit blow, leading operator announces
Embarrassment as move announced on referendum anniversary – after trade deal created risk of fees

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:52:12 GMT
Boris Johnson under fire over ‘jabber’ remark in debate on rape convictions
Labour demands explanation for ‘appalling’ 1.6 per cent prosecution rate for rape complaints

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:51:45 GMT
Radiohead, Blur and Chemical Brothers tell Boris Johnson to fix Brexit touring crisis
‘The government has to take this issue seriously and support touring artists. The future of British music is at stake’

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:33:48 GMT
Dalian Atkinson: Police officer found guilty of killing ex-footballer
Dalian Atkinson suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest and died in hospital on 15 August 2016

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 21:32:10 GMT
Five arrested after ‘racially-aggravated offences’ aimed at asylum seekers within grounds of Napier Barracks
Exclusive: Mounting fears about safety of camp residents after locals alleged to have climbed over fence

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:25:13 GMT
Shamed MP able to return to House of Commons after Jacob Rees-Mogg rules out expulsion vote
Rob Roberts will sit as an independent after six-week suspension

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:09:03 GMT
Boris Johnson blasted for ‘barmy brainwashing event’ as schoolchildren made to sing ‘strong Britain, great nation’
Department for Education encouraging schools to celebrate ‘One Britain One Nation Day’

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:56:12 GMT
What if Brexit referendum were held today? Here’s what the polls say
Polling suggests Remainers may now make up more than 50 per cent of the vote, but nation continues to be as divided as ever

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:19:02 GMT
Priti Patel told to get ‘her own house in order’ after she warns UK nationals have been denied access to benefits in EU countries
Home secretary told her complaints ‘mirror’ what happening in the UK

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:19:18 GMT
‘Solidarity, not charity’: The pen pal project connecting LGBT+ people across prison walls
Letter-writing ‘offers a really profoundly deep and impactful form of friendship’, one pen pal says

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:53:50 GMT
‘Discrimination by descent’: Legacy of Windrush scandal endures
Special report: UK government’s hostile environment policies continue to wreak havoc upon people’s lives, they tell Nadine White on Windrush Day

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:10:49 GMT
Defence Secretary attacks Russian ‘disinformation’ after claims of warning shots fired at British destroyer
‘We will not shy away from upholding international law and our rights on the sea’, Ben Wallace vows

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 05:54:55 GMT
Proposed laws to restrict ‘noisy’ protests breach human rights and must be scrapped, government told
Parliamentary committee says controversial policing bill would give home secretary ‘unacceptable’ powers

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:37:39 GMT
White supremacist who ran channels encouraging far-right terror attacks from parents’ house jailed
Michael Nugent spread material ‘dedicated to violent racist, antisemitic, and neo-Nazi ideology’

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:01:22 GMT
Events industry facing considerable financial loss even if minimal Covid restrictions kept, leak shows
Busnesses are managing, on average, just 60 per cent of their pre-pandemic turnover under current Covid measures

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 21:16:54 GMT
‘Culture wars’ row over parliamentary report’s attack on use of term ‘white privilege’
White working-class pupils ‘let down’ by decades of neglect, MPs say

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:38:34 GMT
Brexit anniversary: Let us know how you would vote if the referendum was held today
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Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:33:09 GMT
Government accused of channeling Covid emergency cash into political ‘campaigning’
Boris Johnson told to launch inquiry after cash apparently spend on polling

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:05:29 GMT
Trust in UK news coverage has grown during pandemic, research suggests
Paying for news remains a minority activity, with just 8 per cent saying they currently pay for any online news

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 19:38:38 GMT
From changing rooms to public toilets: The dark trend of hidden spy cameras filming women
Exclusive: ‘It has grown exponentially in the last five to seven years. Our caseload is going up, which comes from these things being readily easy to buy. Tech can lead people down some dark roads. It is terrifying’ 

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:36:10 GMT
Climate activists stage protest against Shell at Science Museum
Activists say Shell’s sponsorship of an exhibition is ‘greenwashing’

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:01:28 GMT
India Willoughby quits GB News, accusing channel of ‘opening gates of hell’ for trans people
Broadcaster said she did not want to take part in what she considered to be ‘demonisation’ of trans people

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:45:28 GMT
UK ‘confident’ that EU will fold and allow changes to Northern Ireland Brexit deal
Cabinet minister’s claim comes amid reports EU will offer grace period extension to suspend ‘sausage trade war’

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:54:29 GMT
Three-quarters of domestic abuse investigations closed by police without charge, watchdog finds
Police forces ordered to take ‘immediate action’ to explain closure rates

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:30:39 GMT
The real ‘Brexit dividend’? Minus £800m a week – and counting
Analysis: It’s five years since Britain voted to leave the EU – so what number should really have been on the side of the Vote Leave bus? Ben Chu examines the real impact of Brexit on the UK’s economy

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:27:44 GMT
Gang befriended couple at London pub before launching ‘extremely violent’ homophobic attack
Detectives are appealing for information following assault in Sutton, south London

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:21:41 GMT
Boris Johnson dismisses warning ‘hundreds of thousands’ will die from tropical diseases after aid cuts
Prime minister confronted with ‘maiming, blinding and deaths of hundreds of thousands of people’

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:54:26 GMT
Dalian Atkinson: Who was footballer and how did he die?
After being talent scouted as a schoolboy, the former star went on to score Match of the Day’s first goal of the season before his life came to a tragic end

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:02:27 GMT
‘We are finally safe’: Resettled refugees speak of new life in the UK – and why Britain must do more
Refugee families who have moved to British cities under the UK’s resettlement scheme tell May Bulman how they have been able to rebuild their lives after fleeing war and persecution – and call on ministers to continue this legacy

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:49:52 GMT
UK won't extend deadline for EU citizens to apply to stay
The British government says it won’t extend the June 30 deadline for European Union citizens in the U_K_ to apply for permanent residency or risk losing their right to live and work in the U_K_ Britain’s departure from the EU last year ended the ...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:08:52 GMT
Education secretary slams schools which close ‘far too early’ in the day
Gavin Williamson also cautioned that exams were unlikely to return to normal next year

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 10:41:25 GMT
‘Negotiating sausages while the world burns’: Brussels can’t move on from Brexit – no matter how hard it tries
Five years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the bloc is still tied up in post-Brexit wrangling, reports policy correspondent Jon Stone