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Government should tell obese to eat less, says ex-minister Lord Robathan

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 13:19
Tory peer Lord Robathan says the government's anti-obesity drive is not working - but a minister defends it.

Should the government do more to protect the NHS?

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 13:16
Doctors fear they could be overwhelmed, but new measures are still not being deployed in England.

Labour says Covid vaccination programme is stalling

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 12:17
Jonathan Ashworth accuses the Health Secretary Sajid Javid of "being complacent" over Covid with a "stuttering rollout" of vaccines.

Government borrowing falls in September

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 10:22
Borrowing was lower than a year earlier, but was still the second-highest number on record for September.

Teenager Sarah Buckle woke up in hospital after a suspected spiking incident

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 09:31
Sarah Buckle woke up in hospital after a suspected spiking incident in a Nottingham nightclub in September.

Weight loss and mental health: 'Food has been my happiness'

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 05:30
The BBC followed India, 28, before and after gastric sleeve surgery.

Covid: Doctors criticise ministers over new rules refusal

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 04:04
A doctors' union accuses the government of taking its "foot off the brake" as cases rise.

Gene silencing medicine transforms crippling pain

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 02:44
The NHS is set to fund innovative therapy that patients say has given them their lives back.

The day a Scottish shopping street exploded

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 02:25
Fifty years ago, a row of shops exploded killing 22 people and injuring more than 100, mostly women.

£78bn wage hit from pandemic lost learning - study

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 02:18
The recovery spending on education in England needs to quadruple to prevent lasting harm, experts say.

Newspaper headlines: Covid fight 'not over' as 'miracle pill' ordered

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 01:06
Thursday's front pages focus on the health secretary urging people to get Covid jabs to avoid new restrictions.

Lorry driver shortages: 'Driving lorries is a bit like riding horses'

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 00:50
What is it like to be a new lorry driver in an industry experiencing severe shortages?

Unboxed: Oil rig in lido to form part of UK-wide arts event

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 00:42
The decommissioned North Sea platform will relocate to Weston-super-Mare as part of 2022's Unboxed.

Eurovision: Dua Lipa's team will choose UK's entry for 2022

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 00:39
The star's management company will select this year's song after the UK came bottom last year.

Cladding: 'We're paying to live in a dark, dull box'

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 00:13
A Birmingham tower block resident, where combustible cladding is being removed, explains his plight.

The four-year-old footballer scouted by Arsenal while still at nursery

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 00:12
Zayn Ali Salman is the youngest-ever recruit to Arsenal's pre-academy.

The remote British island hoping to see more visitors

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 00:07
The territory of St Helena, which has remained coronavirus-free, wants a big rise in tourists.

Nearly 1,500 arrests in county lines drug dealing crackdown

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 00:00
Police targeted county lines operations where gangs supply drugs via dedicated phone numbers.

UK agrees free trade deal with New Zealand

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 23:06
The government says consumers and businesses will benefit from deal, but it is unlikely to boost growth.

NHS in Wales under highest pressure ever, says chief exec

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 22:56
Dr Andrew Goodall says Covid, waiting lists and staff shortages have left NHS Wales under pressure.

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