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NHS facing 'mission impossible next year'

Image copyright PA NHS services in England are facing a “mission impossible” to meet the standards required by the government, health bosses say. The warning has been made by NHS Providers, which represents hospital, mental health and ambulance trusts. It said front-line services simply do not have enough money – and predicts longer waits for […]

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Royals in Paris

It was the duke’s first official visit to the city where his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed in a car crash in 1997. The visit, dubbed by some of the local French press as a “Brexit charm offensive” did not include any official memorial events for Diana. Source link

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Ireland end England's Grand Slam bid

Six Nations 2017: Ireland 13-9 England highlights Six Nations: Ireland v England Ireland (10) 13 Try: Henderson Con: Sexton Pens: Sexton 2 England (3) 9 Pens: Farrell 3 Ireland wrecked England’s Grand Slam dream and ended their world record run of victories with a dramatic win at a rejoicing Aviva Stadium. The home side overwhelmed […]

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William and Kate meet French attack survivors

Image copyright AP Image caption The royal couple travelled to Paris at the request of the Foreign Office The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have met survivors of the 2015 Bataclan terror attack during a visit to Les Invalides military hospital in Paris. Praising the survivors for their bravery, the duke told them: “We think […]

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Buckingham Palace repairs funding approved by MPs

Image copyright Getty Images Funding for a multimillion-pound refurbishment of Buckingham Palace has been approved by MPs. They backed changes to the Sovereign Grant – the funding formula for the monarchy’s official duties – by 464 votes to 56. The grant will increase by 10% to pay for the £369m refurbishment. Officials say the essential […]

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Murder probe as young child found dead in Faringdon

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a dead child at a property in Faringdon A young child has been found dead at a property in Oxfordshire, prompting a murder investigation. Police found the child after being called to at a home at Bromsgrove Cottages in Faringdon […]

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Muirfield golf club overturns men-only policy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women were only welcome at the course and clubhouse as guests and visitors Muirfield golf club has voted to admit women as members for the first time in its history. Members at the privately-owned club voted 80.2% in favour of updating their membership policy. It followed a decision by […]