England

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English council urges parents not to allow children to watch Squid Game
Bedfordshire safeguarding team issues warning after reports children are copying Netflix show’s violent challenges

Helen Pidd

17, Oct, 2021 @11:34 AM

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Racist attack on English Heritage exhibition celebrating black lives
Police called after ‘n’ word scrawled on photograph of black model at stately home show

Alex Mistlin

16, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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A&E crisis leaves patients waiting in ambulances outside hospitals for 11 hours
Doctors say casualty departments are on the ‘edge of a precipice’, leading to dangerous levels of handover delays

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

16, Oct, 2021 @12:40 PM

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Covid infection rate in England rises again to one in 60 people
About 890,000 people in England had coronavirus last week, one in 45 in Wales and one in 80 in Scotland

Ben Quinn

15, Oct, 2021 @1:33 PM

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Austerity in England linked to more than 50,000 extra deaths in five years
Researchers looked at 2010-2015 when Cameron cuts to NHS and social care were starting to bite

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Oct, 2021 @10:30 PM

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GPs’ leader condemns ‘malicious criticism’ by politicians
Prof Martin Marshall attacks ‘widespread vilification’ of family doctors amid row over face-to-face appointments

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

14, Oct, 2021 @12:45 PM

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English councils issue only 19 fines for wood smoke despite 18,000 complaints
Mums for Lungs writes to health secretary calling for toxic wood-burning stoves to be banned by 2027

Robyn Vinter

14, Oct, 2021 @11:08 AM

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Record 5.7m people in England waiting for hospital treatment
Waiting list rising by 100,000 a month as NHS battles to clear backlog exacerbated by Covid crisis

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Oct, 2021 @9:02 AM

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Poor housing harms health of 20% of renters in England, says Shelter
Housing charity says many renters are affected by damp, mould and cold

Robert Booth and Patrick Butler

13, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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‘Pregnancy is a scary time’: four women on getting the Covid vaccine
Recipients of jab while pregnant recall confusing advice and ‘vicious’ social media comments

Clea Skopeliti

12, Oct, 2021 @1:53 PM

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More than 100 moorland fires reported in England in past four days
Campaigners say there has been a fivefold increase in damaging and ‘absurd’ burnings in national parks

Robyn Vinter

12, Oct, 2021 @1:07 PM

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One in six most critically ill NHS Covid patients are unvaccinated pregnant women
NHS England release statistics after evidence Covid can cause serious problems for mothers-to-be and their babies

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

10, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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