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Hundreds wait two years for dental surgery

Others have been forced to pay thousands for treatment People in need of dental surgery could be forced to wait for two years for care, according to a group of dental surgeons. Almost two in five dental surgeons think the backlog of care caused by the coronavirus pandemic will take at least a year to clear. And 19% believe it will take more than two years to get through the […]

todayAugust 26, 2021

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Media watchdog Ofcom withdraws from Stonewall LGBT diversity scheme

Taking part “poses a conflict or risk of perceived bias”. Media watchdog Ofcom has announced it has withdrawn from a diversity scheme run by an LGBT charity. The organisation said in a statement it has withdrawn from the Stonewall diversity champions programme because taking part “poses a conflict or risk of perceived bias”. Stonewall describes the scheme as “the leading employers’ programme for ensuring all LGBTQ+ staff are free to […]

todayAugust 26, 2021

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Emma Raducanu breezes through first round of US Open qualifying

She dropped just three games British teenager Emma Raducanu has made a strong start to her bid to reach the US Open. The 18-year-old dropped just three games as she rolled over Holland’s Bibiane Schoofs 6-1 6-2 in the first round of qualifying. Raducanu’s world ranking, on the back of her strong showing in Chicago last week where she made the Challenger event final, is now up to 150. That […]

todayAugust 26, 2021

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Terrorism fears pile on extra pressure ahead of Afghanistan evacuation deadline

The deadline for troops to leave the country approaches. The evacuation effort in Afghanistan is growing increasingly desperate as terrorism fears at Kabul airport grow and the deadline for troops to leave the country approaches. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) warned of an “ongoing and high threat of terrorist attack” at Hamid Karzai International Airport on Wednesday night, as officials told UK nationals near the airport to leave […]

todayAugust 26, 2021 1

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Pep Guardiola plans to leave Man City when his contract expires in 2023

He has been at the Ethiad since 2016 Pep Guardiola has said he plans to leave Manchester City when his current contract runs out in 2023. The 50-year-old Spaniard, who joined City in 2016 and has won three Premier League titles, feels he will need a rest after seven years in charge. And the former Barcelona boss revealed his next ambition is to take charge of a national team. “Next […]

todayAugust 25, 2021

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Number of people arrested at XR protests nears 200 as Oxford Circus targeted

The number of people arrested at Extinction Rebellion events in London in four days of protests has almost reached 200 as the environmental group targeted the Oxford Circus area. The Metropolitan Police said as of 6pm on Wednesday, a further six had been arrested for a “variety of offences”. It brings the total number of arrests made over the four days of protests to 196. However, dozens of people could […]

todayAugust 25, 2021 1

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SPFL to support clubs that wont release players for red list internationals

The Scottish Professional Football League has pledged to back any clubs that refuse to release players for international matches played in red-list countries next month. There are currently no exemptions in place for footballers returning to the UK from countries considered high-risk by the Government, meaning they would have to undergo a mandatory 10-day hotel quarantine period. As a result, anyone called up to play in red-list countries would be […]

todayAugust 25, 2021

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Activists claim Extinction Rebellion sees surge in support after IPCC report

More people have been inspired to take part in the Extinction Rebellion protest following the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, according to activists. Liam Geary Baulch, who helped launch Extinction Rebellion in 2018, said the group saw a jump in donations from people after the document was published on August 9. The report gave a stark warning and outlined that human-caused climate change, which has pushed up […]

todayAugust 25, 2021

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Baby featured on Nirvanas Nevermind album sues band for sexual exploitation

The man who featured as a naked baby on the famed cover of Nirvana’s 1991 Nevermind album has sued the band for alleged child sexual exploitation. Spencer Elden was four months old when he was pictured in a pool at a swimming centre in Pasadena, California. He was shown naked underwater while appearing to be following a dollar bill being pulled along on a fish hook for what has become […]

todayAugust 25, 2021

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