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Hospital bosses told to get on a plane and find more foreign nurses to work in the NHS.

Hospital bosses should personally fly to low and middle income countries in a bid to recruit more foreign nurses to work in the NHS, policy experts have said. Richard Murray, chief executive of the King’s Fund, said delegating hiring to private agencies risked Britain...

Universities to be fined for awarding too many top degrees.

Education secretary Damian Hinds to take tough measures on institutions found guilty of artificial grade inflation. British universities must slash the number of top degrees they award or risk undermining their world-class reputation, the education secretary has...

Brexit Brexit petition to revoke article 50 exceeds 5m signatures.

Call to put brakes on UK’s EU exit is most popular petition ever on parliament website. Seth Jacobson The petition asking the British government to revoke article 50 and reconsider its plan to exit the European Union has passed the 5m-signature mark,...

Former Staples chain with 90 stores hit by falling stationery sales and high street woes.

Office Outlet is latest retailer to go into administration. Zoe Wood  @zoewoodguardian The stationery chain Office Outlet has collapsed into administration, putting 1,200 UK jobs at risk. The struggling retailer, formerly known as Staples, has 90 stores,...

Forty-year mortgages: life sentence or life raft?

It can dramatically cut monthly repayments – but there’s one rather big catch. Rupert Jones New figures suggest that the traditional 25-year mortgage is becoming a thing of the past. More than half (51%) of those on sale have a standard maximum term of up to 40...

Even drinking Diet Coke everyday ‘increases your risk of dying young from heart disease and cancer.

Scientists say that women were more likely to die young the more sugary drinks they consumed. 18th March 2019, 9:02 am Updated: 18th March 2019, 5:38 pm DRINKING Coke or Diet Coke everyday could increase your risk of dying young, experts have warned. Two...
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