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Stafford Hospital is to lose its maternity and children’s wards

Stafford Hospital is to lose its maternity and children’s wards

Stafford Hospital is to lose its maternity and children’s wards as well as its emergency surgery services, under new proposals to substantially downgrade the hospital. Stafford Hospital has become synonymous with NHS failings after [read more]

Tory peer suggests the South East should be protected from fracking

Tory peer suggests the South East should be protected from fracking

Populated areas in the South East of England should be protected and fracking should be carried out in the North East instead, a Tory peer and former energy secretary has suggested. Lord Howell of Guildford, speaking during question time [read more]

Train derailment in Spain leaves almost all of its passengers dead or injured

Train derailment in Spain leaves almost all of its passengers dead or injured

At least 77 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a high speed passenger train en route from Madrid to Ferrol derailed in north western Spain on Wednesday night. The incident happened at about 8.40pm local time, near the [read more]

Clashes between police and drug gang leave 22 dead

Clashes between police and drug gang leave 22 dead

22 people are reported to be dead in clashes which took place between the Mexican police and drug traffickers in six towns in Mexico’s Michoacan state yesterday. Among the dead are two federal police officers and 20 presumed criminals. [read more]

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

Britain has a future king after the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a healthy baby boy at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s hospital in Paddington at 16.24 pm BST, yesterday. The news was formally announced to the public at 20.30 pm after [read more]

Two earthquakes in China kill at least 89

Two earthquakes in China kill at least 89

At least 89 people have been killed and more than 500 hundred injured after a 6.6 Richter scale earthquake hit China’s north western province of Gansu on Monday morning. The earthquake struck the border of the two counties of Minxian and [read more]

Brutal cartel leader captured in northern Mexico

Brutal cartel leader captured in northern Mexico

The leader of one of Mexico’s most feared and violent drug cartels, The Zetas, has been captured in northern Mexico. Miguel Ángel Treviño Morales, 40, who goes by the nickname Z-40 was captured by Mexican authorities on Monday near [read more]

Leaked report suggests Pakistan was “incompetent” over Bin Laden

Leaked report suggests Pakistan was “incompetent” over Bin Laden

Sheer incompetence and negligence led the Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden to live in Pakistan for more than a decade, a leaked government report has revealed. According to the report leaked to Al-Jazeera, the killing of Bin Laden by US [read more]

Boeing 777 crashes at San Francisco airport

Boeing 777 crashes at San Francisco airport

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft from Seoul crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport yesterday, killing two people and injuring more than 180. Early reports suggest that the plane was unstable as it touched down, which led [read more]

Qatada deported from Britain

Qatada deported from Britain

Radical cleric Abu Qatada was deported from Britain in the early hours of Sunday morning. The Palestinian-Jordanian cleric’s plane left from RAF Northolt at 2:46 am BST. The plane was headed for his home country of Jordan where he will [read more]

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