Tag Archives: The Guardian

Woman charged with murder after toddler falls from sixth-floor window

UK news Gemma Procter will appear before Bradford magistrates court charged with murder of 18-month-old Elliot Procter Officers were called to the block of flats at Newcastle House at about 5.10pm on Saturday following reports that a baby had fallen from a sixth-floor window. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA UK news Woman charged with murder after toddler falls from sixth-floor window Gemma ...

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Revealed: government spent £370,000 losing air pollution legal battles

Pollution Exclusive: Freedom of information request reveals ‘disgraceful’ amount of taxpayers’ money used to battle ClientEarth over illegally poor air pollution plans Michael Gove must set out a new range of measures to tackle air pollution, says ClientEarth, otherwise lawyers will issue new legal proceedings. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA Pollution Revealed: government spent £370,000 losing air pollution legal battles Exclusive: Freedom ...

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Brexit deal: Johnson says now is time for EU leaders to ‘get on with it'

Brexit Foreign secretary welcomes positive mood of European council summit and insists UK cabinet is united around Theresa May Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary, speaking at the Chatham House conference. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Brexit Brexit deal: Johnson says now is time for EU leaders to ‘get on with it’ Foreign secretary welcomes positive mood of European council summit and insists ...

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Rules allowing upfront charges for foreign users of NHS come into force

NHS System requires medical staff to establish whether patients are eligible for state funded healthcare before providing treatment While hospitals have had a charging regime in place for some time, in the past patients not covered by the NHS have been sent a bill for the cost of their care after treatment. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA NHS Rules allowing upfront charges ...

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Jean-Claude Juncker's chief of staff denies May dinner leaks

Brexit The prime minister’s former aide Nick Timothy had said Martin Selmayr was behind claims that May ‘begged for help’ and seemed ‘tormented’ Martin Selmayr, chief of staff for Jean-Claude Juncker, who denies leaking details of a dinner between Juncker and Theresa May. Photograph: DPA/PA Images Brexit Jean-Claude Juncker’s chief of staff denies May dinner leaks The prime minister’s former ...

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Tributes paid to British woman killed in French boat accident

UK news Victim, understood to be Jess Wilkes, 27, was flung from boat as it travelled on Rhone river near city of Avignon on Saturday night Wilkes is said to have been in a boat travelling back to Avignon when it struck a warning beacon. Photograph: Alamy UK news Tributes paid to British woman killed in French boat accident Victim, ...

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London's £10 T-charge comes into effect in fight against toxic car fumes

London Drivers of older, more polluting petrol and diesel cars in centre of capital now liable for fee on top of congestion charge Air pollution hangs over London. Legal pollution limits are regularly exceeded in the capital. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA London London’s £10 T-charge comes into effect in fight against toxic car fumes Drivers of older, more polluting petrol and ...

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Concerns grow for 15-year-old boy missing in London

UK news Benjamin Moorcroft from Shrewsbury, described by police as ‘particularly vulnerable’, has been missing for 36 hours Benjamin Moorcroft, 15, was last seen in the Covent Garden area. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA UK news Concerns grow for 15-year-old boy missing in London Benjamin Moorcroft from Shrewsbury, described by police as ‘particularly vulnerable’, has been missing for 36 hours Concerns are ...

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Don't ask GPs for antibiotics, new health campaign urges

Antibiotics Public can play critical role in helping avoid ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse’, says England’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies ‘Collective action’ from the public can help the health service stay ahead of superbugs, says Dame Sally Davies. Photograph: Alamy Antibiotics Don’t ask GPs for antibiotics, new health campaign urges Public can play critical role in helping avoid ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse’, says ...

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Welsh government plans minimum pricing for alcohol sales

Alcohol Rebecca Evans to introduce bill to Welsh assembly that will ‘make it an offence for retailers to sell strong alcohol at low prices’ The chief medical officer for Wales says increasing the price of alcohol is an effective way of reducing excessive consumption. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Alcohol Welsh government plans minimum pricing for alcohol sales Rebecca Evans to introduce ...

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