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Israel struck Gaza shelters

Israel said Palestinian militants used UN facilities as shields for their “terrorist activities” At least 44 Palestinians were killed by “Israeli actions” while sheltering at seven UN schools during last summer’s war in Gaza, a UN inquiry has found. UN … Continue reading

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Nurse jailed for attacks on patients

A former nurse has been jailed for 18 years for raping and sexually assaulting unconscious women. Andrew Hutchinson, from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, pleaded guilty to rape, sexual assault and voyeurism committed from 2011 to 2013. The 29-year-old filmed himself raping two … Continue reading

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Bank fines to ‘fund apprenticeships’

The pledge will target 22- to 24 year-olds A Conservative government would use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in the rate-fixing scandal to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron will announce later. It comes on top of three … Continue reading

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Child obesity may have ‘two phases’

There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics – one among infants and one among adolescents – research suggests. Researchers came to this conclusion after comparing obesity data in the 1980s with that of more than 300 present-day children. They … Continue reading

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No life-saving surgery ‘for billions’

The study said a third of all deaths in 2010 were treatable with surgery Two-thirds of the world’s population have no access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new study in The Lancet – more than double the … Continue reading

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Gay row health minister resigns

Police had confirmed it received three complaints against an individual – understood to be the DUP’s Jim Wells The Northern Ireland health minister at the centre of controversy over remarks about gay couples has resigned. Jim Wells said he wanted … Continue reading

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Small firms’ letter praises Tories

A letter signed by the representatives of 5,000 small businesses calls for the Conservatives to be “given the chance to finish what they started”. Printed in the Daily Telegraph, it says the coalition has kept the UK “open for business” … Continue reading

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Labour ‘to help first-time buyers’

First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, Ed Miliband will say. The Labour leader will call for urgent action to tackle low house-building levels and falling home ownership. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon: Miliband ‘will change tune’

Nicola Sturgeon has predicted Labour leader Ed Miliband “will have to change his tune” after the election about not doing a deal with the SNP. Ms Sturgeon said it was fine for Labour to behave as if they could win … Continue reading

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Miliband plans ‘to curb rip-off rent’

Rent increases would be capped at inflation and tenants given standard three-year contracts under Labour plans to stop tenants being “ripped off”. Leader Ed Miliband said his party would also give tenants the right to know what rent their predecessors … Continue reading

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