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Government draft tougher animal cruelty laws after sentience row



News December 11, 2017


The Environment Secretary and leading Cabinet Brexiteer is publishing draft legislation on animal welfare to come into force when the UK leaves the EU.The move comes just weeks after the Conservatives faced a furious backlash for ...

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Theresa May: £40bn Brexit offer 'off the table' without final deal



News December 11, 2017


Having returned from Brussels last week with a draft agreement on initial divorce matters, the Prime Minister faced a 105-minute grilling by MPs on the terms of the deal struck on the first phase of Brexit negotiations.Mrs May con...

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King's College Hospitals in special measures



News December 11, 2017


NHS Improvement said it has placed the trust in special measures over serious concerns about its growing deficit.It follows the resignation of chairman Lord Kerslake, who released a statement on Sunday saying he was standing down ...

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Irish PM Leo Varadkar urged to help stop 'offensive and unacceptable' Brexit



News December 11, 2017


In a letter sent to Leo Varadkar, more than 200 people from the world of sport, the arts, business, community work and the legal sector say Brexit "threatens to reinforce partition on this island".The group wrote: "The fact that a...

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Hospital trust chairman Lord Kerslake quits over NHS funding issues



News December 11, 2017


Lord Kerslake announced he was stepping down as chairman of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London in a statement on Sunday."I do not do this lightly as I love King's but believe the Government and regulator are un...

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