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Call to fund ‘life-saving’ bowel cancer test on NHS

People at high risk of developing cancer are being denied a “life-saving” £200 test on the NHS, according to a charity. Four in five hospitals across England are not testing bowel cancer patients for a…

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Workplace sexual harassment victims ‘need better protection’

Image copyright Getty Images Victims of sexual harassment at work need better protection, the equality watchdog has said. The Equality and Human Rights Commission called upon ministers to take “urgent action” to tackle “corrosive” cultures….



Volvo Ocean Race yachtsman missing after falling overboard

Image copyright Michael Bradley/AFP/Getty Images Image caption John Fisher was part of the 13-strong Sun Hung Kai/ Scallywag crew A British yachtsman is missing at sea after falling overboard off the tip of South America…


Madeleine McCann hunt: Police get more funds

Police have been granted further funds to continue their search for Madeleine McCann, almost 11 years after she went missing. The Home Office has confirmed that the Metropolitan Police will receive more cash to look…


England fans: Russian police witnessed supporters’ behaviour in Amsterdam

Dutch police said the majority of the fans arrested had been “disrupting public order” England’s football police chief says efforts in the lead up to the World Cup have been “wasted” after Russian police witnessed…


Driver arrested after car crashes into living room

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after two people were hurt when a car crashed into their living room. The 26-year-old was released under investigation on Monday,…


Yachtsman missing at sea after falling overboard

A British yachtsman is missing at sea after he fell overboard during a gruelling round-the-world race. John Fisher, 47, is taking part in the 45,000 mile Volvo Ocean Race and has been reported missing in…


MPs to debate Vote Leave Brexit spending allegations

Image copyright Getty Images Claims the Vote Leave campaign exceeded spending limits in the 2016 Brexit referendum are to debated by MPs. Lib Dem Tom Brake, who secured Tuesday’s debate, said the public had to…


Passengers ride on the UK’s first automated mainline train

Passengers have been given a ride on the UK’s first automated mainline trains. A new digital signalling system allows automated trains to run between St Pancras and Blackfriars in central London. Automated services will able…


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