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PM’s waiting list pledge hinges on resolving NHS strikes, Atkins suggests

PM’s waiting list pledge hinges on resolving NHS strikes, Atkins suggests

PM’s waiting list pledge hinges on resolving NHS strikes, Atkins suggests

03 December 2023

The Health Secretary said the Government is ‘throwing everything’ at resolving pay disputes.


Hamas can end the war with Israel immediately, says UK minister

Hamas can end the war with Israel immediately, says UK minister

Hamas can end the war with Israel immediately, says UK minister

03 December 2023

The Ministry of Defence has confirmed Britain will carry out surveillance flights over the Middle East to hunt for Hamas hostage locations.


Health Secretary: Avoiding winter crisis in NHS is ‘number one priority’

Health Secretary: Avoiding winter crisis in NHS is ‘number one priority’

Health Secretary: Avoiding winter crisis in NHS is ‘number one priority’

03 December 2023

Victoria Atkins defended the efforts being made to assist the health service.


Government may face Commons defeat over compensation for infected blood victims

Government may face Commons defeat over compensation for infected blood victims

Government may face Commons defeat over compensation for infected blood victims

03 December 2023

Labour and 30 Conservative MPs are backing changes to the Victims and Prisoners Bill.


Political spouse became a force to be reckoned with in her own right

Political spouse became a force to be reckoned with in her own right

Political spouse became a force to be reckoned with in her own right

03 December 2023

Glenys Kinnock was a formidable influence behind the scenes before becoming an MEP and taking on a ministerial role.


Former Labour minister and MEP Baroness Kinnock dies

Former Labour minister and MEP Baroness Kinnock dies

Former Labour minister and MEP Baroness Kinnock dies

03 December 2023

Lord Neil Kinnock, the former Labour Party leader, was with his wife in her final moments, the family said.


British man injured in suspected terror attack in Paris which left tourist dead

British man injured in suspected terror attack in Paris which left tourist dead

British man injured in suspected terror attack in Paris which left tourist dead

03 December 2023

A 25-year-old French man was arrested after killing a German tourist with a knife and injuring two others.


Reports £15m Rwanda treaty ready this week is speculation, says Cabinet minister

Reports £15m Rwanda treaty ready this week is speculation, says Cabinet minister

Reports £15m Rwanda treaty ready this week is speculation, says Cabinet minister

03 December 2023

It comes as more than 500 migrants crossed the Channel during freezing December conditions on Saturday.


Harry and Meghan should speak about ‘misgivings’, Mandela’s granddaughter says

Harry and Meghan should speak about ‘misgivings’, Mandela’s granddaughter says

Harry and Meghan should speak about ‘misgivings’, Mandela’s granddaughter says

03 December 2023

Activist Ndileka Mandela said: ‘I believe that Harry and Meghan had to find their own voice.’


Leaving ECHR over Rwanda scheme ruling would be foolish, says Tory MP

Leaving ECHR over Rwanda scheme ruling would be foolish, says Tory MP

Leaving ECHR over Rwanda scheme ruling would be foolish, says Tory MP

03 December 2023

The chairman of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee said the European Convention on Human Rights underpinned the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.


Thousands without electricity in Cumbria as people rescued from snowbound cars

Thousands without electricity in Cumbria as people rescued from snowbound cars

Thousands without electricity in Cumbria as people rescued from snowbound cars

03 December 2023

The Met Office said last night saw the coldest temperatures since last winter – with minus 12.5C recorded in Altnaharra in northern Scotland.


Sir Keir Starmer criticised for crediting Margaret Thatcher’s ‘sense of purpose’

Sir Keir Starmer criticised for crediting Margaret Thatcher’s ‘sense of purpose’

Sir Keir Starmer criticised for crediting Margaret Thatcher’s ‘sense of purpose’

03 December 2023

The Labour leader said the former Conservative PM had set loose Britain’s ‘natural entrepreneurialism’.


Scottish energy funding for African children’s operating theatres

Scottish energy funding for African children’s operating theatres

Scottish energy funding for African children’s operating theatres

03 December 2023

The funding will be used to benefit projects in Malawi, Zambia and Rwanda.


Yousaf hits out at Starmer’s apparent praise of Margaret Thatcher

Yousaf hits out at Starmer’s apparent praise of Margaret Thatcher

Yousaf hits out at Starmer’s apparent praise of Margaret Thatcher

03 December 2023

The Labour leader, writing in the Sunday Telegraph in a bid to woo Tory voters, said Baroness Thatcher let loose ‘our natural entrepreneurialism’.


What the papers say – December 3

What the papers say – December 3

What the papers say – December 3

03 December 2023

Here are the biggest news stories making headlines this Sunday.


UK ready to give Rwanda £15m to seal new small boats treaty, report suggests

UK ready to give Rwanda £15m to seal new small boats treaty, report suggests

UK ready to give Rwanda £15m to seal new small boats treaty, report suggests

03 December 2023

The Sunday Times reported that the Home Secretary could fly out as soon as Monday to ratify fresh terms with Kigali.


Busy week of engagements as royals try to move on from race row furore

Busy week of engagements as royals try to move on from race row furore

Busy week of engagements as royals try to move on from race row furore

03 December 2023

The controversy was reignited by the publication of Endgame, Omid Scobie’s book on the royal family.


Police declare major incident and urge against travel to Cumbria after snowfall

Police declare major incident and urge against travel to Cumbria after snowfall

Police declare major incident and urge against travel to Cumbria after snowfall

03 December 2023

Cumbria Police said some highway teams had been ‘verbally abused’ as they attempted to deal with the situation.


Liz Truss to propose law banning biological males from single-sex spaces

Liz Truss to propose law banning biological males from single-sex spaces

Liz Truss to propose law banning biological males from single-sex spaces

03 December 2023

The former prime minister also wants her draft legislation to prevent under-18s from changing their gender.


UK to conduct Middle East surveillance flights to help find Hamas hostages

UK to conduct Middle East surveillance flights to help find Hamas hostages

UK to conduct Middle East surveillance flights to help find Hamas hostages

02 December 2023

The Ministry of Defence said the flights over Israel and Gaza airspace will be unarmed.


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