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Cancer care: England still lagging behind the best

Image copyright SPL England has failed to close the gap on the best-performing nations when it comes to cancer care despite 20 years of trying, an analysis suggests. The review by the Health Foundation of…

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London dominates UK jobs growth over past decade

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNyheke Lambert says her business “would only work in London” One in three new jobs created in the UK over the past decade has been in London,…


UK jobs: ‘London is where my business works’

Seamstress and pattern cutter Nyheke Lambert says she had to move from Birmingham to London to make her business work. About one-third of all new jobs created in the UK in the past decade have…


Tory peer Baroness Trumpington dies at 96

Former Tory minister and government whip Baroness Trumpington has died at the age of 96. The peer, who retired from the Lords last year, served in the Department of Health and Ministry of Agriculture in…


The shifting power at the heart of the UK’s ‘spy’ row

Image copyright Daniela Tejada Image caption Matthew Hedges’ wife Daniela Tejada said she was ‘elated’ after he was pardoned The pardoning of a British student sentenced to life imprisonment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…


Abolish Natural Resources Wales, say Welsh Conservatives

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption NRW is responsible for publicly-owned woodland in Wales Environmental body Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is “largely incompetent” and should be split up, the Welsh Conservatives have said. NRW was…


‘Desperate need’ for better farm antibiotic use data

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There is “no complete national picture” of antibiotic use on farms, experts say Sheep and cattle farmers in Wales have been urged to record what antibiotics they are using…


Unison: ‘Army’ of council workers lost to austerity cuts

Image copyright Popartic/Getty Images Image caption Unison claims library budgets have been cut by a third since 2010 Welsh councils have shed 28,100 jobs in the last eight years, according to figures collated by public…


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