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The News Matrix: Saturday 17 August 2013

Resource worries for 80% of GPs

Eight out of 10 GPs claim they no longer have the resources to provide high-quality care, according to new research. Polls by the Royal College of General Practitioners also showed that 70 per cent of GPs expect waiting times to lengthen over the next two years.

Three people die of haemorrhagic fever

Three people have died in northern Uganda from a suspected outbreak of a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever. A male farmer is still being treated for a confirmed case of Congo Crimean haemorrhagic fever, caused by a tick-borne virus, and the three other deaths are being investigated.

Two in Old Bailey over Lee Rigby clips

Two people have appeared in court on terrorism charges over video clips relating to the murder of soldier Lee Rigby. Royal Barnes, 22, and Rebekah Dawson, 21, both of Hackney, east London, attended a preliminary hearing at the Old Bailey yesterday.

Pipeline used to smuggle alcohol

Officials in Kyrgyzstan have stumbled across an underground pipeline used to smuggle alcohol from neighbouring Kazakhstan. It is believed that thousands of litres of potent spirit may have passed between the two Central Asian nations thanks to the pipe, on the bed of the Chu river.

Respect in turmoil over Galloway’s bid

All five Respect party councillors in Bradford have resigned over George Galloway’s ambitions to stand as the Mayor of London. The councillors said Mr Galloway’s alleged claims that they were going to “sabotage the party” suggested a party which marginalises concerns. MORE

Nude photos threat to Miss Teen USA

The FBI is investigating allegations that someone tried to blackmail the newly crowned Miss Teen USA. Cassidy Wolf said she received an anonymous email demanding nude pictures of her in exchange for the return of other images stolen from her home computer.

Seventeen dead after ferry sinks

A 455ft ferry with nearly 700 people aboard sank near the Philippine port of Cebu last night after colliding with a cargo vessel, killing at least 17 people, including children. Hundreds of passengers jumped into the ocean as the ship started to sink, according to survivors. It sank in about 30 minutes.

Aleppo airstrike kills 15 people

Activists say an airstrike by the Syrian military has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens others in the northern city of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the attack targeted three buildings in the rebel-held district of Kalassa, killing at least four children.

Couple steals godmother’s savings

A greedy couple has been convicted of wiping out a 91-year-old dementia sufferer’s life savings. Lesley Reeve, 56, and husband Andrew, 55, lavished themselves with expensive presents, Teesside Crown Court heard, spending all but £3,000 of her godmother Joan Killen’s £130,000.

Pistorius trial date set for early 2014

Oscar Pistorius will be charged with premeditated murder on Monday, and will stand trial early in 2014, about a year after shooting dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, prosecutors said. He faces a life sentence with a minimum of 25 years in prison if convicted of premeditated murder.

Toddler dies after heart test not done

A toddler died in hospital after an important heart test was not done, as it was the weekend, an inquest heard yesterday. Two-year-old Dylan Brown died in Uxbridge’s Hillingdon Hospital in May last year after three cardiac arrests. The coroner said there was no failure of care.

$100 bill error… buck stops with printers

The United States is facing yet  another setback in the manufacture of its new $100 bill, after a printing error is thought to have ruined more than 30 million of the notes.  According to the New Yorker, the problem was caused by applying too much ink to the paper during the printing process.

Man banned from going to mosques

A 35-year-old has been banned from going near mosques after posting racist messages on Twitter. David Camp was made subject of an anti-social behaviour order at Cambridge magistrates’ court after admitting to posting a large number of anti-Islamic messages.



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