Separate pilot daily testing programme will be expanded to up to 500 food and drink supply chain employers Workers from 16 key sectors including health, transport and energy will not have to isolate after being pinged by the NHS Covid […]
NHS leaders dismayed over having to divert care money as Treasury exempted from meeting full offer Ministers are forcing the NHS to cover part of the cost of its 3% staff pay rise in a move which health service chiefs […]
We spoke to the gold medal winning Paralympian and member of the House of Lords, Tanni Grey-Thompson, and asked her whether there was a danger the Olympics wouldn’t go ahead as planned.
Thunder, lightning, fire and floods have been wreaking havoc across the globe this month. The extreme weather has now displaced thousands and led to catastrophic loss of life. And as scientists warn of global warming, an international row is brewing […]
Africa is at a pivotal point in its third wave with many countries at peak risk, the World Health Organisation warned today. They are in desperate need of vaccines with just 1.5% of the continent’s population having received their jabs, […]
A teenager has won his libel case with the far-right activist Tommy Robinson. Syrian refugee Jamal Hijazi was assaulted during an attack at a school in Huddersfield in 2018. Robinson, also known as Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, claimed that attack was not […]
The so-called ‘pingdemic’ is having an impact on healthcare services. On Monday the guidance on self-isolating for frontline staff changed, meaning it can be replaced with regular testing and other safety measures. But the new system hasn’t yet been rolled […]
Police officers in England and Wales furious at pay freeze after months on frontline of Covid crisis Rank-and-file police officers have overwhelmingly supported a vote of no confidence in the home secretary, Priti Patel, the first such move in more […]
The Police Federation of England and Wales has declared it has “no confidence” in Home Secretary Priti Patel, after Patel announced a pay freeze for officers. The federation called the freeze “an insult.” The federation, which represents more than 130,000 […]
Right-wing activist Tommy Robinson has been ordered to pay £100,000 in damages to a Syrian teenager he publicly accused of attacking “young English girls in his school”. In a High Court judgment on Thursday, Mr Justice Matthew Nicklin ordered Robinson, […]