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NHS England has more than 30,000 unfilled jobs

Figures show the NHS in England has more than 30,000 unfilled jobs, nearly 40% of them in nursing roles.

Post-Brexit trade deals 'may lower UK animal welfare standards'

The row over chlorinated chicken is set to intensify with a warning that cheap imported food could threaten farm animal welfare standards after Brexit.

Highway Code stopping distances 'woefully' wrong

The Highway Code's stopping distances for drivers are "woefully short", according to road safety campaigners.

Leaseholds could be banned for new houses

Developers could be banned from selling new-build houses as leaseholds to prevent homeowners being left with extortionate fees.

Charlie Gard's parents prepare to say goodbye to their 'absolute warrior' son

The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard are preparing to say goodbye to their "absolute warrior".

NHS recruiting from India to solve staff shortages

A London hospital is recruiting doctors directly from India to avoid getting into a bidding war over staff that is being driven by the NHS recruitment crisis.

Charlie Gard case: US father says Professor Michio Hirano's experimental treatment 'saved my son'

The father of a boy with a similar condition to Charlie Gard has defended the US doctor who offered to treat him.

Corrie McKeague's mother criticises 'ridiculous' decision to halt search

The mother of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has said she is considering taking out an injunction to stop police filling in a landfill site where they have been searching for her son's body.

Great Ormond Street hits out at US doctor over Charlie Gard

Great Ormond Street Hospital has accused an American doctor of giving the parents of Charlie Gard false hope in their fight over treatment of their terminally ill baby.

Crossrail funding angers North mayors after electrification cuts

The Transport Secretary has come under fire for backing London's Crossrail 2 scheme after cutting plans for rail electrification in Wales and northern England.

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Center Parcs in Elveden evacuated over 'suspect device'

Center Parcs in Elveden evacuated over 'suspect device'

Guests at Center Parcs in Elveden were evacuated from communal areas and told not to leave their lodges over a "suspect device" on Sunday night.

Charlie Gard's parents end legal fight as 'time runs out'

Charlie Gard's parents end legal fight as 'time runs out'

Charlie Gard's parents have paid tribute to their "absolute warrior" after withdrawing their application to take their terminally ill baby to the US for treatment.

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