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Coroner says stroke death avoidable and time lost as doctors rang hospitals

A woman died from a stroke due to a shortage of intensive care beds after doctors were left trying to "broker a deal" with other hospitals.

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Personal injury payouts expected to rise as calculation formula changes

Personal injury payouts are expected to rise sharply under changes to the formula used to calculate compensation sums.

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Jeremy Corbyn insists he is 'very happy' amid warning of 'soft coup' to oust him

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he is "very happy" and Labour is moving forward, as a key ally warned a "soft coup" was under way against his leadership of the party.

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Firm responsible for counting Oscars votes apologises for best film blunder

The accounting firm responsible for the counting and collation of votes for the Oscars has apologised for its part in the blunder that saw La La Land announced as the winner of best picture instead of Moonlight.

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Patients' information left in warehouse for five years

The NHS has mislaid more than half a million pieces of patients' confidential medical correspondence, including treatment plans and cancer test results.

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Theresa May's policy chief's regret over offence caused by anxiety comments

The head of Theresa May's policy unit has said he regrets "any offence" caused by comments in which he appeared to indicate people suffering anxiety were not "really disabled".

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TV sex attacks can be 'titillation' says Julie Hesmondhalgh

Broadchurch actress Julie Hesmondhalgh has criticised the way that sex attacks are portrayed on screen.

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Prison officer facing manslaughter and misconduct charges over inmate's death

A prison officer is to be charged with gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in public office in relation to the death of an inmate.

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Children shipped overseas exposed to 'unacceptable depravity' inquiry told

Vulnerable British children shipped overseas in a long-running migration programme were exposed to "unacceptable depravity" including torture, sexual abuse and slavery, an inquiry has heard.

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Police chief welcomes 'tough action' to evict travellers from school car park

A police and crime commissioner has criticised the "disgraceful" behaviour of travellers who refused to leave a school car park, forcing hundreds of pupils to miss lessons.

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£21bn merger of LSE and Deutsche Borse understood to have collapsed

The £21 billion mega-merger between London Stock Exchange Group and Germany's Deutsche Borse is understood to be effectively dead after LSE refused to bow to EU competition concerns.

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We're running out of things to cut, schools chiefs tell Chancellor

Education spending must be increased to prevent staff cuts because of a "funding crisis", two teaching groups have said.

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Pensioner injured by falling tree during Storm Doris dies in hospital

A pensioner critically injured by a falling tree during Storm Doris has died in hospital.

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'Controlling' man stabbed ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death, court told

A "controlling" man stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death outside the shop where they worked, a court heard.

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Government 'must act to avoid catastrophic failure' in NHS

Public "bickering" between Theresa May and the NHS over funding at a time when the health service is facing severe financial problems is an "insult to taxpayers", an influential parliamentary committee has said.

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BBC orders probe after claims TV licence collectors are targeting vulnerable

The BBC has ordered an investigation into TV licence collectors following reports that they are deliberately targeting vulnerable people who have not paid.

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Schools face cuts on pupil spending, the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns

Schools are facing the first real-terms cuts to their funding since the mid-1990s, a leading think tank has said.

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Ministers plan internet strategy 'to make Britain safest place to be online'

Ministers are taking action to tackle "unacceptable" online dangers facing children and young people by developing a new internet safety strategy, the Culture Secretary has announced.

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Small firms facing business rates hike expect hit to profits, survey shows

Most small companies facing hikes in business rates when they are revalued from April expect their profits to fall and are planning to cut investment, a survey suggests.

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Smoking should be banned in NHS buildings and grounds - Public Health England

Health chiefs are calling for smoking to be completely banned in all NHS buildings and grounds.

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