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Almost 1.5 million appointments rescheduled due to strike action – NHS England

Almost 1.5 million appointments rescheduled due to strike action – NHS England

The health service has been beset by strikes for more than a year.

Three hurt in south London moped shooting

Three hurt in south London moped shooting

Officers had been chasing the moped after it failed to stop in the Clapham area just before 5pm on Friday, the Metropolitan Police said.

Sunak warns that extremist forces are ‘trying to tear us apart’

Sunak warns that extremist forces are ‘trying to tear us apart’

In an address to the nation, the Prime Minister said there had been a ‘shocking increase in extremist disruption and criminality’.

Papa Johns to close 50 ‘underperforming’ UK restaurants

Papa Johns to close 50 ‘underperforming’ UK restaurants

The US-based company said staff will be the first to know which stores are closing.

Humza Yousaf and Justice secretary to meet with mother of Emma Caldwell

Humza Yousaf and Justice secretary to meet with mother of Emma Caldwell

The Scottish Government has confirmed that the First Minister and Angela Constance will meet with Margaret Caldwell next week.

Michael D Higgins to remain in hospital over the weekend ‘as a precaution’

Michael D Higgins to remain in hospital over the weekend ‘as a precaution’

The President was admitted to St James’s Hospital on Thursday after feeling unwell.

Cameron meets wife of British-Russian dissident jailed in Siberia

Cameron meets wife of British-Russian dissident jailed in Siberia

Vladimir Kara-Murza was jailed for 25 years for opposing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Council leader offers a ‘win-win’ compromise on council tax increase

Council leader offers a ‘win-win’ compromise on council tax increase

Inverclyde councillors had voted for an 8.2% rise in council this year followed by 6% next year.

Woman arrested over deaths of three children detained under Mental Health Act

Woman arrested over deaths of three children detained under Mental Health Act

Avon and Somerset Police said the woman, aged 42, was still receiving treatment for her injuries.

Sunak to address public from Downing Street about ‘need to protect’ democracy

Sunak to address public from Downing Street about ‘need to protect’ democracy

The Prime Minister is travelling back from Scotland to make the remarks on Friday evening.

Household Cavalry troopers compete to be named best turned out soldier

Household Cavalry troopers compete to be named best turned out soldier

The Princess Elizabeth Cup dates back to 1949.

Teaching union launches preliminary ballot over pay and strike action

Teaching union launches preliminary ballot over pay and strike action

The National Education Union ballot opens on Saturday and closes on March 28.

Sunak refuses to be drawn on funding for local authorities

Sunak refuses to be drawn on funding for local authorities

Council leaders have written to the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt urging him to provide more funding.

Pension funds to publicly disclose how much is invested in UK versus overseas

Pension funds to publicly disclose how much is invested in UK versus overseas

Requirements for defined contribution pension funds are currently inconsistent across the market, the Government said.

Ireland welcomes EU decision to continue UNRWA funding

Ireland welcomes EU decision to continue UNRWA funding

More than a dozen countries previously suspended funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees.

Sunak urges voters to ‘stick’ with Tories as he confirms 2024 General Election

Sunak urges voters to ‘stick’ with Tories as he confirms 2024 General Election

The Prime Minister said his party’s plan was ‘starting to deliver’ but said Labour would take the country ‘back to square one’.

Spotify accuses Apple of scare tactics over new EU competition rules

Spotify accuses Apple of scare tactics over new EU competition rules

The music streaming giant has accused the iPhone maker of not complying with the EU’s Digital Markets Act.

Three in 10 London pupils miss out on first choice of secondary school

Three in 10 London pupils miss out on first choice of secondary school

The number of applications for places at secondary schools in the capital has fallen, according to figures collated by London Councils.

Ex-Scotland rugby captain Stuart Hogg charged in connection with incident

Ex-Scotland rugby captain Stuart Hogg charged in connection with incident

The 31-year-old retired from Rugby Union last year.

Sunak hints spring Budget may contain further cut in national insurance

Sunak hints spring Budget may contain further cut in national insurance

The Prime Minister said national insurance was a ‘tax on work’ and cutting it was rewarding hard work.

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