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21,000 patients wait over 30 mins to get in hospital

8-12-2017 11:17 AM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

NEARLY 21,000 patients over the span of two weeks were stuck in ambulances for more than half an hour because of overcrowded hospitals, NHS England figures revealed yesterday. Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth warned of a “winter of misery” caused by a shortage of. (read more)


BORIS JOHNSON has claimed his two-day trip to Iran was a “worthwhile visit” despite no agreement on jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The Foreign Secretary met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for an hour to discuss various issues including British banking. (read more)

See the light: Ban nuclear weapons

11-12-2017 3:17 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

As Nobel Prize is handed to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Hiroshima surivor makes a plea to the powerful (read more)

Survivors still let down 6 months on

11-12-2017 3:17 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

Labour demands action from government to address its failings. By Felicity Collier . (read more)

MPs urge ban on pensioner cold calling

11-12-2017 3:16 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

A BAN on pension-related cold calling to prevent people being conned out of their life savings was recommended by MPs yesterday. The work and pensions select committee is calling for “urgent legislative action” through the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill. (read more)

The Middle East peace process lies in ruins

11-12-2017 3:16 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

Donald Trump has finally decided to shed a mask that every US president has worn for decades, writes RAMZY BAROUD (read more)

Locals in old mining areas prone to depression

11-12-2017 3:16 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

PEOPLE living in the former industrial heartlands of England and Wales are more likely to suffer depresson and anxiety than the rest of the country, researchers claimed yesterday. In their analysis of 400,000 personality tests, as part of the BBC Lab’s online Big Personality. (read more)

It seems that Brexit doesn’t mean Brexit

11-12-2017 3:16 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

THE Brexit phase one deal is as likely to destroy Britain’s minority Tory government as to lead to a successful phase two agreement. That will be good news for many millions of workers and families struggling with low wages, shrinking benefits, stagnant pensions, student debt,. (read more)

‘This is the 275th day of our hunger strike’

11-12-2017 3:16 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

STEVE SWEENEY meets with Semih Ozakca, a symbol of resistance against Erdogan’s tyranny (read more)

Marjorie Mayo reviews Do We Need Economic Inequality? by Danny Dorling (Polity, £9.99) . (read more)

IAN SINCLAIR reviews Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby (Accent Press, £8.99) . (read more)

He could have been a contender

11-12-2017 3:15 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

Jimmy Reid’s rightwards trajectory from charismatic communist to member of the SNP is the story of a ‘working-class hero’ thwarted by social and political circumstance, says JOHN GREEN (read more)

The financial aristocrats will eat themselves

11-12-2017 3:15 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

Even as far back as 1894, Karl Marx’s work saw that capitalism would devour its agents, writes DIEGO FUSARO (read more)

Retirement not an option for DeGale, says Warren

11-12-2017 3:15 AM | morningstaronline | similar news

Promoter Frank Warren said yesterday James DeGale will not walk away from boxing despite the Londoner hinting at retirement following his shock defeat to Caleb Truax. Truax, the 34-year-old United States boxer, was a 16-1 outsider to beat the former Olympic champion at London’s. (read more)

West Ham 1-0 Chelsea. By Paul Donovan at the London Stadium . (read more)

Tottenham 5-1 Stoke. By Samantha Miller at Wembley Stadium . (read more)

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