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Chief whip denies claims he told MP she was ‘sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith’

The chief whip has said an MP's claims that she was sacked as a minister because of her Muslim faith are "completely false".Nusrat Ghani, the 49-year-old MP for Wealden in East Sussex, was sacked as transport minister in a February 2020 re-shuffle. Ms Ghani said she was told by a whip, who she did not identify, that her "Muslimness was raised as an issue" at a meeting in Downing Street. […]

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‘Not the right way forward’: Royal College of GPs urges delay to compulsory COVID-19 vaccines for NHS staff

Forcing health staff to have a coronavirus vaccine should be delayed to prevent workforce shortages, the Royal College of GPs has said.Frontline employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with two jabs by 1 April, meaning they must have had their first vaccine dose by 3 February. Ahead of the deadline, NHS workers held protests in London and other cities across the country in opposition to the compulsory vaccination policy. […]

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‘An apology means nothing now’: Woman was raped as a child after going to police station to report sex attack

A woman has revealed her battle for justice following being repeatedly raped as a 12-year-old after being picked up by two men from a police station where she had gone to report a sex attack.Her ordeal is part of an upcoming review into child sexual exploitation in Oldham, Greater Manchester.Sophie (not her real name) told Sky News that the assault in 2006 left her severely traumatised and she now suffers […]

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British tourist hacked to death and friend seriously hurt in sickle attack in Thailand

A British tourist was killed and his friend badly injured in an alleged sickle attack by a man in Thailand.The deadly assault happened in the early hours of Saturday in Kanchanaburi, central Thailand, according to media reports. Police called to the rented house in the Muang District at around 3.55am local time found the victim outside lying face down in a pool of blood with knife wounds to his neck.His […]

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Inside a long COVID clinic as patient who was ‘fit and healthy’ can now ‘barely do anything’

"Look me - I'm shaking," Laura Swarbrick says as she waits for her appointment.Even getting to today's long COVID clinic has been an unbelievable struggle for the 28-year-old. Last summer, Ms Swarbrick was in the Royal Preston Hospital's intensive care ward being treated for COVID-19.She was there for nine weeks and the experience left her with crippling anxiety and depression."Coming back to the same place that I saw so many […]

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‘I held him while we waited for the ambulance’: Girlfriend of British scientist killed by stray bullet describes his final moments

The girlfriend of a British scientist killed by a stray bullet has broken her silence following his death.Matthew Willson, 31, travelled from Chertsey, Surrey to visit partner Katherine Shepard on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia. But just three days after he arrived in the US, the astrophysicist was shot in what has been described a "random act" involving the "reckless discharge of firearms".He died after a bullet pierced the wall […]

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‘The light of our life’: Family’s tribute to teenage soldier found dead on military base

Grieving relatives have paid tribute to a teenage soldier who died suddenly – describing her as "the light of our life".Gunner Jaysley-Louise Beck, 19, was found dead at Larkhill military barracks on Salisbury Plain on 15 December last year. Another soldier, Lance Corporal of Horse, Michael Miah, 28, was discovered dead at nearby Bulford base, on the same day.The Army has now launched an investigation into both deaths, the Ministry […]

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Moves to ‘intimidate’ Tory rebels illegal, says sleaze watchdog chief

Attempts to pressure Tory MPs trying to topple Boris Johnson are illegal, the head of a Westminster sleaze watchdog has argued.Labour MP Chris Bryant, who is chairman of the Commons Standards Committee, said alleged threats to pull public funding from members' constituencies amounted to "misconduct in public office" and should be reported to the police. He also referred to claims that Boris Johnson himself had been directly involved. Please use […]

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Image released of man wanted in connection with series of sex attacks on young girls

An image of a man wanted for questioning over a series of sexual assaults on schoolgirls has been released by investigators.Four girls aged between 13 and 17 were targeted in Greenwich, southeast London, amid growing fears the incidents are linked, the Metropolitan Police said. The first happened on 16 December when a girl, 13, got off a 229 bus on Crossway, near the junction of Hoverton Road.A man followed her […]

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