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The private hospital that is the first choice for the royal family

The private hospital that is the first choice for the royal family

The private hospital that is the first choice for the royal family

05 March 2021

King Edward VII’s Hospital was established in 1899 by sisters Agnes and Fanny Keyser.


William and Kate told their text helpline saved schoolboy’s life

William and Kate told their text helpline saved schoolboy’s life

William and Kate told their text helpline saved schoolboy’s life

05 March 2021

Shout 85258 is a confidential 24/7 text service which connects people experiencing problems with trained volunteers who can provide help.


Sturgeon ‘hopeful’ of speedier easing of rules on outdoor meeting

Sturgeon ‘hopeful’ of speedier easing of rules on outdoor meeting

Sturgeon ‘hopeful’ of speedier easing of rules on outdoor meeting

05 March 2021

The First Minister was speaking at the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing in Edinburgh.


Covid-19 infections falling, but picture uncertain in some English regions

Covid-19 infections falling, but picture uncertain in some English regions

Covid-19 infections falling, but picture uncertain in some English regions

05 March 2021

The latest data is based on swab tests from 684,875 people in the UK, regardless of whether they had symptoms.


Timeline of the Duke of Edinburgh’s stay in hospital

Timeline of the Duke of Edinburgh’s stay in hospital

Timeline of the Duke of Edinburgh’s stay in hospital

05 March 2021

Philip has had surgery on his heart at the age of 99.


Ofsted chief hopes face masks in class stay for ‘as little time as possible’

Ofsted chief hopes face masks in class stay for ‘as little time as possible’

Ofsted chief hopes face masks in class stay for ‘as little time as possible’

05 March 2021

Her comments came as families in England prepare to send their children back to school next week.


Government failed to publish 504 Covid-19 contracts in time – High Court

Government failed to publish 504 Covid-19 contracts in time – High Court

Government failed to publish 504 Covid-19 contracts in time – High Court

05 March 2021

The Good Law Project took legal action against the Department of Health and Social Care over the disclosure of contracts.


Pay offer a ‘kick in the teeth’ for nurses

Pay offer a ‘kick in the teeth’ for nurses

Pay offer a ‘kick in the teeth’ for nurses

05 March 2021

Registered nurse Michelle Elliott said NHS staff deserved more than a ‘shout-out’ from the Prime Minister.


Nurses brand proposed £3.50-a-week pay rise ‘insulting’ and ‘hypocrisy’

Nurses brand proposed £3.50-a-week pay rise ‘insulting’ and ‘hypocrisy’

Nurses brand proposed £3.50-a-week pay rise ‘insulting’ and ‘hypocrisy’

05 March 2021

One nurse said the pay offer showed that the Government places ‘no value in us whatsoever’.


Duke of Edinburgh moved back to King Edward VII’s Hospital after surgery

Duke of Edinburgh moved back to King Edward VII’s Hospital after surgery

Duke of Edinburgh moved back to King Edward VII’s Hospital after surgery

05 March 2021

Philip underwent a successful procedure at St Bartholomew’s – just three months before his 100th birthday.


Government response to concerns on 5G and broadband targets inadequate, say MPs

Government response to concerns on 5G and broadband targets inadequate, say MPs

Government response to concerns on 5G and broadband targets inadequate, say MPs

05 March 2021

DCMS Committee chairman Julian Knight has written to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden on the issue.


NI Protocol undermines Good Friday Agreement – Jonathan Powell

NI Protocol undermines Good Friday Agreement – Jonathan Powell

NI Protocol undermines Good Friday Agreement – Jonathan Powell

05 March 2021

Tony Blair’s ex-chief of staff asked why the DUP was so vocal in its opposition when it ‘did not make a fuss’ when the Protocol was agreed in 2019.


Contactless payment increase ‘could see rise in crime’

Contactless payment increase ‘could see rise in crime’

Contactless payment increase ‘could see rise in crime’

05 March 2021

Concerns have been raised after the Government announced that the spending limit would rise to £100.


Nursing union sets up industrial action fund amid anger over 1% pay rise

Nursing union sets up industrial action fund amid anger over 1% pay rise

Nursing union sets up industrial action fund amid anger over 1% pay rise

05 March 2021

The Royal College of Nursing said the move will launch the UK’s largest union strike fund overnight.


Waiters, bricklayers and air cabin crew ‘worst hit by pay cuts’ during pandemic

Waiters, bricklayers and air cabin crew ‘worst hit by pay cuts’ during pandemic

Waiters, bricklayers and air cabin crew ‘worst hit by pay cuts’ during pandemic

05 March 2021

Carpenters and pest control officers are also likely to have seen a drop in wages.


Downing Street spends £2.6m on renovations for White House-style press briefings

Downing Street spends £2.6m on renovations for White House-style press briefings

Downing Street spends £2.6m on renovations for White House-style press briefings

05 March 2021

The news comes as Boris Johnson faces pressure over the funding of a separate revamp to his official residence.


Care home group creates ’emergence plan’ as Covid restrictions ease

Care home group creates ’emergence plan’ as Covid restrictions ease

Care home group creates ’emergence plan’ as Covid restrictions ease

05 March 2021

The Government has said every care home resident can have indoor visits from a nominated person from Monday.


Insect believed extinct in the UK discovered in Outer Hebrides garden

Insect believed extinct in the UK discovered in Outer Hebrides garden

Insect believed extinct in the UK discovered in Outer Hebrides garden

05 March 2021

The Limnephilus Pati caddisfly had not been spotted in the United Kingdom for more than a century.


York Minster organ to be played again after ‘once-in-a-century’ refurbishment

York Minster organ to be played again after ‘once-in-a-century’ refurbishment

York Minster organ to be played again after ‘once-in-a-century’ refurbishment

05 March 2021

The instrument dates from the early 1830s and has been out of action since 2018.


Teacher jailed for having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Teacher jailed for having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Teacher jailed for having sex with 15-year-old pupil

05 March 2021

Kandice Barber had told the boy she would ‘bring him down with her’ if the relationship was discovered.


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