Hiba Khan

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    Does the National Health Service have a sell-by date?

    Before the NHS, Britons were required to pay their own way. If you were lucky enough to be in work you would be entitled to health insurance, although it would not extend to your dependents. Therefore, if you were from a middle or lower class family and your wife or children were...

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    A-level results drop for the second year in a row

    The number of people achieving top grades in their A-lev...

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    Egyptian military offers government posts to Muslim Brotherhood members

    A credible source, close to the Egyptian leadership, has confirmed that military leaders have offered the Muslim Brotherhood three ministerial posts and the release of key Brotherhood members from prison, if the party co-operates. “Within the framework of national reconciliation, there have been promises made by the government to the Brotherhood, but...

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    Edward Snowden: Hero or villain?

    Edward Snowden gave up his $200,000 per annum salary, his “very comfortable...

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    Benefits cap begins today

    New Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) restrictions have started to take effect tod...

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    Teenagers arrested over firefighter death

    Two fifteen-year-old girls have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after firefighter Stephen Hunt was killed in a blaze in Manchester city centre yesterday. The fire, which started at 14.50 BST in Paul’s Hair – a hair product supplier on Oldham Street – was said to be particularly difficult to manage. Stephen...

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    New NHS fears as untrained healthcare staff are revealed to be carrying out medical procedures

    Many healthcare assistants (HCA’s) are carrying out medical procedures without adequate training, a recent inquiry h...

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    Several killed in Egypt as army opens fire on Morsi supporters

    The Egyptian army opened fire on supporters of the recently overthrown leader Mohammad Morsi yesterday. The protesters, including women and children, staged a sit-in outside a military building in Cairo before military forces closed in and opened fire. Ahmed al-Ansari, the deputy head of emergency services, announced: “The death toll is 42...

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    Miliband will not break Labour’s union ties

    Ed Miliband has promised to mend ties with unions amidst the Falkirk Labour party candidate selection dispute. Allegations that the union Unite is responsible for rigging local elections by paying for people’s memberships in exchange for a secure vote in their favour have arisen from Linda Gow, a Falkirk Labour councillor. Though...

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    Whistleblower Snowden makes over 20 asylum requests

    American fugitive Edward Snowden has applied for asyl...