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Boris Johnson to push for more cash for NHS

Boris Johnson is expected to push for an extra £100m a week for the NHS in England at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, the BBC understands. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will give ministers a routine update on how the NHS is coping with winter pressures. The foreign secretary is expected to use the occasion to demand extra money and a ...

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Body found in River Calder in hunt for missing girl

Police looking for a missing 11-year-old schoolgirl have found a body in a river. Ursula Keogh, from Halifax, was last seen at around 15:30 BST on Monday dressed in her school uniform. The body of a young To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Anger at nearly £4k disabled parking bay charge

A woman with multiple sclerosis has criticised an “extortionate” £3,800 charge to create a disabled parking bay outside her home. Cornwall Council charges applicants for a disabled bay thousands of pounds but elsewhere people pay nothing. Councillor To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Breck Bednar murder: Killer posted blogs from jail

The mother of a murdered schoolboy has told an inquiry how she feared his killer had escaped from jail when he posted menacing blogs from behind bars. Breck Bednar, 14, from Caterham in Surrey, was To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Labour faces possible equality probe over BAME discount

Equality watchdogs are looking at whether Labour broke the law by offering discounted rally tickets to black and minority ethnic members. Members of the party’s BAME wing were offered tickets to the event in the East To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Spain targets pop star Shakira in tax inquiry

Spanish tax authorities say Colombian pop superstar Shakira owes income tax for 2011-2014, arguing that she was resident in Spain then. They have asked Spanish prosecutors to open a tax evasion case against the singer, whose To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Maid Marian actor Howard Lew Lewis dies at 76

The actor Howard Lew Lewis, best known for his roles in Maid Marian and her Merry Men and Brush Strokes, has died at the age of 76. He played Rabies in all four series of children’s comedy Maid Marian and her Merry Men, written by Tony Robinson. Robinson posted on Twitter: “RIP Rabies. The kind, funny and gentle Howard Lew ...

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Nicole Kidman's speech and other SAG highlights

It was back to the bold and beautiful at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild awards, following the almost universal black dress code deployed at the recent Golden Globes. But that didn’t mean female empowerment was off the To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Oscar nominations 2018: Will Three Billboards sweep the (red) carpet?

After big wins at the Screen Actors Guild awards – and earlier this month at the Golden Globes – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri appears to be front runner for best picture when this year’s To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Hunt for robbers using bleach on victims

Police are hunting a gang of thieves who break into homes, attack residents and put bleach on their victims’ hands. CCTV shows the men climbing into gardens before bursting into homes, threatening residents with weapons and To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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