Tag Archives: The Guardian

Trio of new Doctor Who companions unveiled

Doctor Who Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole to star with Jodie Whittaker when she becomes 13th Doctor Mandip Gill, Bradley Walsh, Jodie Whittaker, Tosin Cole. Photograph: Chris Chibnall/BBC Doctor Who Trio of new Doctor Who companions unveiled Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole to star with Jodie Whittaker when she becomes 13th Doctor Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill ...

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Children needing asylum in UK not being helped by Dubs scheme

Refugees Councils have 280 unfilled places for lone minors even though there are at least 8,000 eligible children in Greece and Italy A camp for migrants and refugees in Grande-Synthe, northern France last year. Photograph: Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images Refugees Children needing asylum in UK not being helped by Dubs scheme Councils have 280 unfilled places for lone minors even though ...

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Soldier accused of sabotaging wife's parachute 'was planning life with lover'

UK news Emile Cilliers asked lover if she would be his ‘nude house cleaner’ while wife Victoria was being treated for broken back and ribs Emile Cilliers denies two charges of attempted murder and a third charge of tampering with a gas valve at their home. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA UK news Soldier accused of sabotaging wife’s parachute ‘was planning life ...

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Man accused of killing daughter described her as Satan, jury told

UK news Text messages from Matthew Scully-Hicks to husband and friends also referred to adopted toddler Elsie as a diva Matthew Scully-Hicks is on trial at Cardiff crown court. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA UK news Man accused of killing daughter described her as Satan, jury told Text messages from Matthew Scully-Hicks to husband and friends also referred to adopted toddler Elsie ...

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Breast cancer breakthrough as study uncovers new genetic variants that increase risk

Breast cancer Researchers hope new discoveries will help explain why some women are predisposed to breast cancer, as well as why certain forms are harder to treat Scientists say that the findings are a significant addition to our understanding of inherited breast cancer. Photograph: Alamy Breast cancer Breast cancer breakthrough as study uncovers new genetic variants that increase risk Researchers ...

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British theatre bosses condemn sexual harassment in industry

Theatre Statement by heads of 19 theatres comes in wake of Harvey Weinstein allegations and complaint against Max Stafford-Clark Rufus Norris, the National Theatre’s artistic director, was among the signatories to the statement. Photograph: Jo Davidson/SHM/Rex/Shutterstock Theatre British theatre bosses condemn sexual harassment in industry Statement by heads of 19 theatres comes in wake of Harvey Weinstein allegations and complaint ...

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Gene therapy for 'bubble baby' syndrome approved on NHS

NHS GlaxoSmithKline’s Strimvelis is the first such treatment to be funded in the UK GlaxoSmithKline’s Strimvelis gene therapy is said by Nice to improve patient survival. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo NHS Gene therapy for ‘bubble baby’ syndrome approved on NHS GlaxoSmithKline’s Strimvelis is the first such treatment to be funded in the UK The NHS will fund gene therapy for ...

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Supreme court to hear challenge to Northern Ireland abortion law

Abortion Amnesty International among organisations and individuals bringing case on human rights grounds A pro-choice rally in Belfast demanding equal rights with the rest of the UK. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Abortion Supreme court to hear challenge to Northern Ireland abortion law Amnesty International among organisations and individuals bringing case on human rights grounds The supreme court will this week ...

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Universal credit behind rising rent arrears and food bank use, 'guinea pig' councils say

Universal credit Research by Southwark and Croydon councils reveals devastating effect of new benefits system One food bank reported an increase in referrals of 97% after universal credit was introduced in the area. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Universal credit Universal credit behind rising rent arrears and food bank use, ‘guinea pig’ councils say Research by Southwark and Croydon councils reveals devastating ...

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Public indecency case against Briton dropped by Dubai government

Dubai Jamie Harron is freed a day after being sentenced to three months in jail, after intervention by country’s ruler Jamie Harron, 27, from Stirling, was arrested in July. Photograph: Detained in Dubai/PA Dubai Public indecency case against Briton dropped by Dubai government Jamie Harron is freed a day after being sentenced to three months in jail, after intervention by ...

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