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British army could be overstretched by stepping in during strikes, says Labour
Party also questions whether troops would ‘bail out failing services rather than provide emergency back-up’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘This feels like vindication’: Penarth beach swimmers hail ‘excellent’ water rating
For the Dawnstalkers swim club, the Severn estuary’s bathing water quality officially being rated ‘excellent’ is a bonus

Steven Morris

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Could Britain be facing a general strike this winter?
Workers from the health, transport, education and postal sectors have voted for industrial action, but coordination is legally restricted

Phillip Inman

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Welsh primary school pupil dies after contracting invasive Strep A
Public Health Wales say severe symptoms extremely rare and it is unlikely other pupils will be affected

Christy Cooney

02, Dec, 2022 @12:00 AM

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David Fuller: victims’ families to be compensated by UK government
Former hospital electrician assaulted the bodies of more than 100 dead women between 2008 and 2020

Christy Cooney

01, Dec, 2022 @11:16 PM

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The month in UK strikes: a calendar of December’s planned stoppages
A tally of strikes announced by health workers, firefighters, teachers, lecturers, civil servants and transport, postal and security workers

Ben Quinn

01, Dec, 2022 @8:33 PM

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Calls for Sunak to withdraw Tory whip from Michelle Mone in Lords
Opposition parties say retention of whip in face of PPE claims reveals PM’s ‘empty promise’ of integrity

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @8:04 PM

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Off-duty Met officer showed ID before raping woman at roadside, court told
Complainant says she had ‘no choice’ but to submit to volunteer constable Paul Hoile, who appeared drunk

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

01, Dec, 2022 @6:49 PM

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Home Office centres turn away asylum seekers summoned for interviews
Dozens of former Manston detainees responded to surprise early interview letters only to be turned away at reception

Diane Taylor

01, Dec, 2022 @6:43 PM

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Gwynedd raises council tax premium on second homes to 150%
Councillors to use extra £3m expected to be raised by the move to tackle area’s ‘immoral’ homelessness crisis

Steven Morris

01, Dec, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Mild November keeps UK on track for warmest year on record
Eleventh month in a row of above-average temperatures means 2022 almost certain to set new mark

Damien Gayle Environment correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Lucy Letby tried to murder baby after making celebration banner, court told
Nurse allegedly injected milk and air into girl at hospital in Chester after helping mark her 100th day of life

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @5:18 PM

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