Society

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Most people in UK initially opposed to Covid vaccine have had jab, study finds
Driving force behind change of heart was being able to travel and see family, researchers say

Kevin Rawlinson

12, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Noel Conway, assisted dying campaigner, dies at home aged 71
Conway, who had motor neurone disease, chose to remove ventilator with support of family and hospice

Harriet Sherwood

11, Jun, 2021 @11:03 AM

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Marc Thompson: how an HIV diagnosis at 17 helped him change Britain
In 30 years as an activist, he has fought to stop black gay men being forgotten, broken taboos about homosexuality and campaigned to make life-changing PrEP medication available on the NHS

Alex Mistlin

11, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Fixing NHS waiting times could cost £40bn, leaked No 10 estimates show
Downing Street thinks spending can wait because public not ‘distressed’ about long delays yet, source says

Denis Campbell and Pamela Duncan

10, Jun, 2021 @7:37 PM

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Graduates face highest unemployment rate since austerity era – report
Department for Education survey finds young people in England hit hardest by job shortages due to pandemic

Rachel Hall and Richard Adams

10, Jun, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Number of people on England’s NHS waiting list tops 5m for first time
Latest figures show 5,122,017 people waiting for treatment in April – up 171,720 in a month

Denis Campbell and Pamela Duncan

10, Jun, 2021 @12:21 PM

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‘It’s been real mental torture’: one woman’s wait for vital surgery
Isabella O’Brien, who needs heart surgery, is one of the 5 million people in England waiting anxiously for treatment

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

10, Jun, 2021 @9:57 AM

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Secret planning exercise in 2016 modelled impact of Mers outbreak in UK
Expert says Exercise Alice, one of 10 exercises disclosed under FoI, could have been relevant to Covid response

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

10, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Anita Neil: Britain’s first Black female Olympian – who was forced to quit in her prime
She broke world records and competed in two Olympics before being forced into retirement at 23 and forgotten. Now her achievements are finally being recognised

Tobi Thomas

10, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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MPs attack plan to give housebuilders freedom to build over ‘growth’ zones
Public must retain rights to object to planning applications, ministers told

Robert Booth

09, Jun, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Matt Hancock ‘was warned of Covid care home risk in March 2020’
Exclusive: leading UK operators say they repeatedly raised concerns about not testing people discharged from hospital

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

09, Jun, 2021 @7:54 PM

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Profits from English children’s care homes indefensible, bosses to be told
Head of government review of sector will urge private operators to cut costs and be responsive to children’s needs

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

09, Jun, 2021 @5:09 PM

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