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NHS bosses ‘trying to keep cuts secret’

NHS bosses ‘trying to keep cuts secret’

Image copyright Thinkstock NHS chiefs are trying to keep plans to cut hospital services in England secret, an investigation has found. Full details of 44 reviews of services around the country – which involve closing some A&Es or, in one case, a whole hospital – are yet to emerge. That is because NHS England told […]

Children in Swindon failed by schools ‘at every level’

Children in Swindon failed by schools ‘at every level’

Image caption The council says the town has been unfairly criticised Children in Swindon are being failed by schools “at every level”, according to education inspectors. In a letter to Swindon Borough Council, head teachers and local MPs, Ofsted’s Bradley Simmons said the town’s schools were a “cause for serious concern”. He said immediate action […]

Labour MP Jo Cox ‘murdered for political cause’

Labour MP Jo Cox ‘murdered for political cause’

Image copyright Julia Quenzler Image caption Thomas Mair denies murdering MP Jo Cox A man shouted “This is for Britain” as he killed Labour MP Jo Cox, the Old Bailey has heard. She was stabbed 15 times and shot three times outside her constituency surgery in Birstall, near Leeds, on 16 June – a week […]

NHS bosses ‘trying to keep cuts secret’

NHS bosses ‘trying to keep cuts secret’

Image copyright Thinkstock NHS chiefs are trying to keep plans to cut hospital services in England secret, an investigation has found. Full details of 44 reviews of services around the country – which involve closing some A&Es or, in one case, a whole hospital – are yet to emerge. That is because NHS England told […]

Stefano Brizzi guilty of PC Gordon Semple’s murder

Stefano Brizzi guilty of PC Gordon Semple’s murder

Image caption Stefano Brizzi admitted trying to dispose of PC Semple’s body in an acid-filled bath A man who strangled a Met Police officer before trying to dissolve his body in an acid-filled bath has been found guilty of murder. Stefano Brizzi, from south London, admitted dismembering Gordon Semple, 59, when he was high on […]

Children in Swindon failed by schools ‘at every level’

Children in Swindon failed by schools ‘at every level’

Image caption The council says the town has been unfairly criticised Children in Swindon are being failed by schools “at every level”, according to education inspectors. In a letter to Swindon Borough Council, head teachers and local MPs, Ofsted’s Bradley Simmons said the town’s schools were a “cause for serious concern”. He said immediate action […]

NHS bosses ‘trying to keep cuts secret’

NHS bosses ‘trying to keep cuts secret’

Image copyright Thinkstock NHS chiefs are trying to keep plans to cut hospital services in England secret, an investigation has found. Full details of 44 reviews of services around the country – which involve closing some A&Es or, in one case, a whole hospital – are yet to emerge. That is because NHS England told […]

Boris Johnson ‘positive’ about Trump victory

Media captionBoris Johnson: There‚Äôs a lot to be positive about on Donald Trump Boris Johnson says there is “a lot to be positive about” following Donald Trump’s US election victory. The foreign secretary, who has previously accused Mr Trump of “stupefying ignorance” over some of his campaign comments, urged people not to “pre-judge” the president-elect. […]

‘Supermoon’ viewers to get closest glimpse since 1948

‘Supermoon’ viewers to get closest glimpse since 1948

Media captionThe ‘supermoon’ has already been seen in Beijing and Sydney Skywatchers are preparing for the latest “supermoon” as Earth’s satellite makes its closest approach since 1948. The UK’s best chance to see it will be on Monday evening, with the moon set to rise at 16:43 GMT in Edinburgh and at 16:44 GMT in […]

Children in Swindon failed by schools ‘at every level’

Children in Swindon failed by schools ‘at every level’

Image caption The council says the town has been unfairly criticised Children in Swindon are being failed by schools “at every level”, according to education inspectors. In a letter to Swindon Borough Council, head teachers and local MPs, Ofsted’s Bradley Simmons said the town’s schools were a “cause for serious concern”. He said immediate action […]