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NHS consultations should move online and to mobile phones – Hancock

NHS consultations should move online and to mobile phones – Hancock

NHS consultations should move online and to mobile phones – Hancock

The Health Secretary said a ‘very large swathe of society prefers to do these things online’.

Former ‘naughty Tory’ MP Charlie Elphicke guilty of sexual assaults on women

Former ‘naughty Tory’ MP Charlie Elphicke guilty of sexual assaults on women

Former ‘naughty Tory’ MP Charlie Elphicke guilty of sexual assaults on women

The father-of-two, married to current MP Natalie Elphicke, was convicted at Southwark Crown Court after a three-and-a-half week trial.

John Lewis eyes move to turn empty stores into private housing

John Lewis eyes move to turn empty stores into private housing

John Lewis eyes move to turn empty stores into private housing

Chairman Dame Sharon White has told employees the retail group is eyeing a number of new markets as part of its strategic review.

2,300 children suspended from England’s state schools each day

2,300 children suspended from England’s state schools each day

2,300 children suspended from England’s state schools each day

Repeat suspensions were adding to the increase in numbers, DfE figures show.

Decision imminent on Leicester lockdown restrictions

Decision imminent on Leicester lockdown restrictions

Decision imminent on Leicester lockdown restrictions

The city’s mayor is expected to be informed of the Government’s decision on Thursday.

Businesses voice concerns about leaving EU with no trade deal, study suggests

Businesses voice concerns about leaving EU with no trade deal, study suggests

Businesses voice concerns about leaving EU with no trade deal, study suggests

Most firms have neither the time nor resources to prepare for a non-negotiated EU exit, says CBI.

Animal charity sends weight warning after cat tips scales at 24lb

Animal charity sends weight warning after cat tips scales at 24lb

Animal charity sends weight warning after cat tips scales at 24lb

Dixie is on a special diet and exercise regime to help her reach a healthier weight.

Giant post-Brexit ‘lorry park’ would be ‘bad news’ for UK business, Labour says

Giant post-Brexit ‘lorry park’ would be ‘bad news’ for UK business, Labour says

Giant post-Brexit ‘lorry park’ would be ‘bad news’ for UK business, Labour says

Labour Brexit spokeswoman Rachel Reeves spoke to the PA news agency outside a 27-acre site near Ashford which was recently acquired by the Government.

2019 saw series of temperature records as climate change has ‘increasing impact’

2019 saw series of temperature records as climate change has ‘increasing impact’

2019 saw series of temperature records as climate change has ‘increasing impact’

Met Office publishes the latest State of the UK Climate report for 2019.

Full evacuation of fire-hit student housing block saved many lives, report finds

Full evacuation of fire-hit student housing block saved many lives, report finds

Full evacuation of fire-hit student housing block saved many lives, report finds

A huge fire engulfed The Cube in Bolton, Greater Manchester, in November last year.

China’s ambassador to the UK says rows have ‘seriously poisoned’ relations

China’s ambassador to the UK says rows have ‘seriously poisoned’ relations

China’s ambassador to the UK says rows have ‘seriously poisoned’ relations

Liu Xiaoming said the UK-China relationship was at a critical juncture.

Rape convictions fall by a quarter to record low

Rape convictions fall by a quarter to record low

Rape convictions fall by a quarter to record low

The Crown Prosecution Service has unveiled a five-year plan to improve the rate.

Tui to close 166 high street stores after ‘changes in customer behaviour’

Tui to close 166 high street stores after ‘changes in customer behaviour’

Tui to close 166 high street stores after ‘changes in customer behaviour’

Nearly one in three of its shops in the UK and the Republic of Ireland will close.

Sunak warned he has 24 hours to avoid ‘historic mistake’ on furlough scheme

Sunak warned he has 24 hours to avoid ‘historic mistake’ on furlough scheme

Sunak warned he has 24 hours to avoid ‘historic mistake’ on furlough scheme

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds said withdrawal of the scheme risks a ‘python-like squeeze on jobs’.

McDonald’s restaurant closed after five staff test positive for Covid-19

McDonald’s restaurant closed after five staff test positive for Covid-19

McDonald’s restaurant closed after five staff test positive for Covid-19

The branch is in the heart of Sandwell in the West Midlands, where there has been a sharp rise in coronavirus cases.

Tory peer accepts ‘substantial’ damages over defamatory article

Tory peer accepts ‘substantial’ damages over defamatory article

Tory peer accepts ‘substantial’ damages over defamatory article

Lord Sheikh sued Association Newspapers Ltd over an article in August 2018.

Nicola Sturgeon ranked fifth in list of world’s most eloquent leaders

Nicola Sturgeon ranked fifth in list of world’s most eloquent leaders

Nicola Sturgeon ranked fifth in list of world’s most eloquent leaders

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took top spot among experts from the Development Academy wing of Acuity Training.

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