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Michael Rosen on survivor’s guilt after Covid: Why am I still here?

Michael Rosen on survivor’s guilt after Covid: Why am I still here?

Michael Rosen on survivor’s guilt after Covid: Why am I still here?

22 February 2024

The author lost his sight in one eye and hearing in one ear as a result of microbleeds after contracting Covid-19.


Rob Wainwright to lead cycle to Rome for MND research

Rob Wainwright to lead cycle to Rome for MND research

Rob Wainwright to lead cycle to Rome for MND research

22 February 2024

His team is one of 19 taking part in the All Roads Lead To Rome challenge to raise funds for the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation.


Police will continue to pursue those behind Caldwell shooting, PSNI chief says

Police will continue to pursue those behind Caldwell shooting, PSNI chief says

Police will continue to pursue those behind Caldwell shooting, PSNI chief says

22 February 2024

Chief Constable Jon Boutcher paid tribute to John Caldwell’s ‘tremendous and selfless courage’ as he continues to recover from his injuries.


Ofcom investigations into GB News in danger of looking biased, says Tory

Ofcom investigations into GB News in danger of looking biased, says Tory

Ofcom investigations into GB News in danger of looking biased, says Tory

22 February 2024

Sir Michael Ellis said the news channel conducts itself in the same way as other broadcasters.


Consumer confidence stalls after months of positivity

Consumer confidence stalls after months of positivity

Consumer confidence stalls after months of positivity

22 February 2024

GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index fell two points to minus 21 in February.


NHS faces ‘enormous challenge’ as demand remains high and latest strike looms

NHS faces ‘enormous challenge’ as demand remains high and latest strike looms

NHS faces ‘enormous challenge’ as demand remains high and latest strike looms

22 February 2024

An average of 2,208 patients were in hospital in England each day last week with flu.


SQA strike could have ‘major impact’ on exam preparations, union claims

SQA strike could have ‘major impact’ on exam preparations, union claims

SQA strike could have ‘major impact’ on exam preparations, union claims

22 February 2024

About 400 Unite members at the Scottish exams body will take part in a 24-hour walkout on Friday.


Seeing the same GP ‘improves patient health and reduces doctor workload’

Seeing the same GP ‘improves patient health and reduces doctor workload’

Seeing the same GP ‘improves patient health and reduces doctor workload’

22 February 2024

Seeing a regular doctor meant patients waited longer until their next visit without taking up more of a GP’s time, a study found.


UK expected to leave recession as private sector grows at nine-month high

UK expected to leave recession as private sector grows at nine-month high

UK expected to leave recession as private sector grows at nine-month high

22 February 2024

The closely followed S&P Global/CIPS flash UK purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 53.3 in February, up from 52.9 the month before.


Divorce rates at lowest level in decades ‘due to cost-of-living crisis’

Divorce rates at lowest level in decades ‘due to cost-of-living crisis’

Divorce rates at lowest level in decades ‘due to cost-of-living crisis’

22 February 2024

There were 80,057 divorces granted in England and Wales in 2022.


ScottishPower’s supply arm saw profits soar in 2023

ScottishPower’s supply arm saw profits soar in 2023

ScottishPower’s supply arm saw profits soar in 2023

22 February 2024

But the company made a loss in the last six months of the year.


Grandmother, 68, died of ‘unsurvivable’ dog bite wounds – inquest

Grandmother, 68, died of ‘unsurvivable’ dog bite wounds – inquest

Grandmother, 68, died of ‘unsurvivable’ dog bite wounds – inquest

22 February 2024

Police discovered Esther Martin unresponsive inside a property in Jaywick, Essex with ‘two large dogs’.


Minister refuses to back Speaker after Gaza vote chaos

Minister refuses to back Speaker after Gaza vote chaos

Minister refuses to back Speaker after Gaza vote chaos

22 February 2024

Maria Caulfield said she would ‘struggle to support’ him after he upended parliamentary convention by selecting Labour’s bid to amend an SNP motion.


Those who make threats are not beyond the reach of the law – Donaldson

Those who make threats are not beyond the reach of the law – Donaldson

Those who make threats are not beyond the reach of the law – Donaldson

22 February 2024

An investigation into the alleged threats against Sir Jeffrey has detected no criminal offences, the PSNI has said.


Counter-terror scheme failures are endangering public, warns ex-adviser

Counter-terror scheme failures are endangering public, warns ex-adviser

Counter-terror scheme failures are endangering public, warns ex-adviser

22 February 2024

Sir William Shawcross said ministers had ignored some of his recommendations for Prevent which aims to stop people from becoming terrorists.


Millions of workers doing unpaid overtime, research shows

Millions of workers doing unpaid overtime, research shows

Millions of workers doing unpaid overtime, research shows

22 February 2024

The TUC has made Friday ‘Work Your Proper Hours Day’, urging workers to take the breaks they are entitled to and finish on time.


Rolls-Royce cost-cutting overhaul ‘well under way’ as it swings to £2.4bn profit

Rolls-Royce cost-cutting overhaul ‘well under way’ as it swings to £2.4bn profit

Rolls-Royce cost-cutting overhaul ‘well under way’ as it swings to £2.4bn profit

22 February 2024

The engine maker reported statutory pre-tax profits of £2.4 billion for 2023 against losses of £1.5 billion in 2022.


Investigation into threat against DUP leader finds no criminal actions

Investigation into threat against DUP leader finds no criminal actions

Investigation into threat against DUP leader finds no criminal actions

22 February 2024

The PSNI said their investigation into the matter had now concluded.


Four people rescued after fishing boat sinks

Four people rescued after fishing boat sinks

Four people rescued after fishing boat sinks

22 February 2024

Oban RNLI lifeboat and a coastguard helicopter went to the scene.


Lloyds reports bumper profits but sets aside £450m for FCA car finance probe

Lloyds reports bumper profits but sets aside £450m for FCA car finance probe

Lloyds reports bumper profits but sets aside £450m for FCA car finance probe

22 February 2024

The banking group said it made a pre-tax profit of £7.5 billion over 2023, surging by 57% compared with the £4.8 billion made in 2022.


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