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Chefs’ isolation in kitchens can trigger violence and abuse, study finds
Study of chefs at world’s top restaurants discovers working conditions create parallel moral universe

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

16, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Chucked under royal bus’: Prince Andrew’s demotion shows institution’s ruthlessness
Analysis: Duke of York’s loss of royal patronages and military titles reveals inner workings of family

Robert Booth and Caroline Davies

13, Jan, 2022 @8:54 PM

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Plans for 51-storey London tower with one staircase paused
Developer asks for application to be taken off agenda, hours after fire safety concerns raised in Guardian

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

13, Jan, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Staffing at UK care homes 30% less than needed, survey finds
National Care Forum also finds one in four homes have closed their doors to new admissions

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Senior backbench MP joins Scottish Tory leader in calling for Johnson to resign over No 10 lockdown party – as it happened
William Wragg says Boris Johnson is damaging reputation of party as Douglas Ross calls for him to stand down after prime minister admits attending party

Tom Ambrose (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

12, Jan, 2022 @8:51 PM

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Planners set to approve 51-storey London tower with only one staircase
Fire safety expert says it would be ‘utter madness’ to approve plans for one of UK’s tallest residential buildings

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

12, Jan, 2022 @7:45 PM

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UK Covid: Scottish Tory leader says Boris Johnson must resign if he broke lockdown rules – as it happened
Latest updates: Douglas Ross says it would be ‘utterly despicable’ if PM attended lockdown party

Andrew Sparrow

11, Jan, 2022 @6:22 PM

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Email shows Boris Johnson aide invited No 10 staff to lockdown ‘BYOB’ party
Police investigating reports that Martin Reynolds invited 100 employees and PM attended at time when social mixing was banned

Rowena Mason, Jessica Elgot and Robert Booth

10, Jan, 2022 @10:15 PM

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Leaseholders will not have to pay to fix any fire risks, government pledges
Michael Gove says new statutory protection will cover all works required to make buildings safe – not just cladding

Robert Booth, Rupert Neate and Peter Walker

10, Jan, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Gove aims to stop developers pointing finger elsewhere on fire safety
Analysis: housing secretary hoping builders will choose to pay up rather than wreck relationship with government

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @3:41 PM

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‘I can’t tell you the feeling when a fire alarm goes off’: life in a flammable flat
Resident of block with missing cavity barriers and wooden balconies says she faces bankruptcy by end of year

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Jan, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Gove must spend ‘billions more’ to end building fire safety crisis
Campaigners say £4bn package to replace Grenfell-style cladding fails to address other safety problems

Robert Booth and Jasper Jolly

10, Jan, 2022 @12:12 AM

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