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Atos told incontinent woman to 'wear nappy': Firm condemned by MPs for pressuring sick and disabled into returning to work
Thursday 17 January 2013
Thousands of sick or disabled people have died after undergoing assessments to find out whether they were fit to work, the House of Commons was told today.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Report will suggest hospitals that cover up mistakes by doctors and poor treatment of patients should face fines and possible closure
Friday 04 January 2013
Petition launched to prevent Crimean War nurse being written out of school textbooks
Time-wasting calls to 999 slammed by police after woman calls for paramedic to take dog's temperature
Thursday 03 January 2013
Running out of toilet roll and difficulty ringing a Chinese takeaway have been revealed as some of the frivolous 999 calls made to a police force.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
"Are you looking for a job?" James Naughtie asked Dame Ann Leslie on Radio 4's Today, a note of panic in his voice. Now there's an idea. As one of the programme's guest editors, Leslie, the veteran foreign correspondent who famously went to war in a fur coat, arrived like a blast of cold air in a sticky sauna. You can imagine plenty of previous guests proffering feature ideas cobbled together by their agents, but not Leslie. She was first in the office, her sleeves rolled up and ready to kick some serious butt.
Monday 31 December 2012
Paul Sirret has a long creative association with the Theatre Royal Stratford East where his works include the Olivier-nominated Ska musical The Big Life. This, though, is his first ever pantomime, a tricky mixed form that can defeat even the most seasoned scribe, and he rises to the challenge with a show that's a lovely, warm and very funny blend of traditional elements and quirky original twists.
Australian DJs unlikely to be charged over Duchess of Cambridge prank phone call that led to nurse Jacintha Saldanha's death
Friday 28 December 2012
Australian police have said that two Australian DJs were unlikely to be charged over a prank call to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated, after which a nurse from Bristol died.
Thursday 27 December 2012
On Boxing Day, like every other day of the year, the tourists descended on Uluru, the great sandstone monolith formerly known as Ayers Rock, photographing it and ascending its steep slopes, despite polite signs asking them not to climb it.
Saturday 22 December 2012
Scotland Yard has submitted a file to the Crown Prosecution Service relating to the prank call made to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was treated for morning sickness.
Friday 21 December 2012
Locals hit the roof as outsiders lift free passes
Sunday 16 December 2012
Husband and two children pay tribute to a 'kind-hearted, generous woman'
Family describe 'unfillable void' left by nurse Jacintha Saldanha's death at Westminster Cathedral mass
Saturday 15 December 2012
The family of the nurse found dead after being duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs described the “unfillable void” left in their lives as a mass was held for her at Westminster Cathedral today.
Jacintha Saldanha: Suicide note criticising senior hospital staff found among possessions of nurse at centre of Duchess of Cambridge phone call hoax
Friday 14 December 2012
Jacintha Saldanha was found hanged in her apartment in the nurses’ quarters at the King Edward VII hospital last Friday
Wednesday 12 December 2012
The result of a post mortem on the nurse who apparently killed herself after being duped by two Australian DJ hoax callers will be released at the inquest into her death tomorrow, Scotland Yard has said.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more