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The NHS surcharge for migrant staff is gone. Why did it take such a fight? | Nesrine Malik

28 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The government seems unable to take the right decision unless it is subjected to a campaign of public shaming The first two doctors to die of Covid-19 on the NHS frontline were...
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'Women are particularly exposed': The gender bias revealed by coronavirus needs fixing

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

Far from being a 'great equaliser' coronavirus has revealed stark gender biases in our society, it's time we changed that, writes Elisa Martinuzzi
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The delights of Sosmix and £20 breakfasts | Brief letters

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Sosmix | Health workers | Albino pheasants | Playing with tights | Eating out Almost 40 years ago my parents, after staying with us for almost a week and, as I thought...
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The wrong kind of government to deal with a pandemic | Letter

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

There is an abyss between plans and their implementation, and the UK lacks a joined-up system with a nested hierarchy of compatible plans, from local to national, says Prof...
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We should all wear masks to ‘protect each other', says government adviser

We should all wear masks to ‘protect each other', says government adviser

15 hours ago   |   Metro

Dr Venki Ramakrishnan encouraged people to wear masks in public spaces this morning Anyone in public spaces ‘should wear a mask', according to the president of the Royal...
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Corner shops are reflecting the best and worst of us in lockdown | Zoe Williams

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

We rightly praise shopkeepers trying to do the best for their customers. But I'll never forgive the price-gougers exploiting the pandemic Heroes and villains of the business...
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Lockdown meant I missed my brother's funeral. Dominic Cummings should be ashamed | Diane Nowell

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Up and down the country, people have made painful sacrifices because we thought we were all in this together The last funeral I attended was back in January. It's just a few...
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In brief: Writers & Lovers; Flash Crash; The Pattern in the Carpet - review

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A young writer struggles with love, student loans and grief; the loner who triggered the 2010 financial crash from his bedroom; and Margaret Drabble's story of depression and...
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Knocking down barriers through boxing - photo essay

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A gym in Bristol has become a vital mental health service for young people with a combination of boxing, psychological support and personal development. Before the lockdown...
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Woman realises she's been tending to a weed she thought was a plant for months

Woman realises she's been tending to a weed she thought was a plant for months

17 hours ago   |   Metro

The much-loved weed (Picture: Gardening On A Budget Official/Dionne Driver) Dionne had a pot in her garden with some green leaves sprouting. So wanting to encourage growth in...
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Liverpool target Timo Werner bags hat-trick as RB Leipzig thrash Mainz

Liverpool target Timo Werner bags hat-trick as RB Leipzig thrash Mainz

The prolific striker turned on the style to take his tally to the season to 24 as Leipzig moved to within seven points of league leaders Bayern Munich Read more ...

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning edge Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in charity game

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning edge Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in charity game

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning saw off long time rivals Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady by a shot in their rain interrupted charity match Read more ...

New Zealand: Prime minister Jacinda Ardern unrattled as earthquake hits...

New Zealand: Prime minister Jacinda Ardern unrattled as earthquake hits during live TV interview

An earthquake that struck near New Zealand's capital had people diving for cover - but not prime minister Jacinda Ardern who continued with a live TV interview. Read more ...

Tiger Woods trolls Tom Brady in charity match after disastrous tee shot

Tiger Woods trolls Tom Brady in charity match after disastrous tee shot

Tiger Woods went all-in on six-time Superbowl champion Tom Brady in the charity match. Read more ...

Fury at Boris Johnson as he defends Dominic Cummings over ‘lockdown breach'

Fury at Boris Johnson as he defends Dominic Cummings over ‘lockdown breach'

The prime minister insisted his top aide did nothing wrong Boris Johnson is facing a growing backlash after using Sunday's daily press conference to defend Dominic... Read more ...

Love Island star Arabella Chi rejected Niall Horan because he is 'too short'

Love Island star Arabella Chi rejected Niall Horan because he is 'too short'

The Love Island star claims the One Direction hunk 'slid into her DMs' - but she decided he was not her type on paper due to the two inch height difference between them Read more ...

Public Sector Modernization: Data, Analysis, Evidence, and Decision Making

Public Sector Modernization:  Data, Analysis, Evidence, and Decision Making

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'Arrogant and offensive': UK Civil Service Twitter account posts message...

'Arrogant and offensive': UK Civil Service Twitter account posts message about 'truth twisters'

Twitter users have today been left dumbfound after the official account for the UK's Civil Service was seemingly used to take a swipe at the government in a tweet which... Read more ...

Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

Trump restricts travel from Brazil as coronavirus cases spike

The US will temporarily restrict travel from Brazil in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Sunday. Foreigners who were in... Read more ...

Celebrity MasterChef line-up 2020: Who are the Celebrity MasterChef contestants?

Celebrity MasterChef line-up 2020: Who are the Celebrity MasterChef contestants?

CELEBRITY MASTERCHEF 2020 is coming soon to BBC One but who are the Celebrity MasterChef contestants? Read more ...