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Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM

Boris Johnson says something as simple as delivering “hot buttered toast for the patients of this country” will help improve people’s experience of the NHS.

His remarks came as it was disclosed Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith will advise a Government review into ...

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Football hero joins young bike riders for anti-knife crime protest

A football star who still bears the scars of his stab wounds joined an anti-knife crime protest to demand change.

Watford striker Andre Gray joined forces with BMX professional Ryan Taylor and Henry Smith, the founder of anti-knife crime charity The Wickers, to campaign against the high ...

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No excuses from England after poor show against Australia

Graham Thorpe offered no excuses after England served up another dismal batting display but he is adamant they are capable of achieving “something special” to keep the Ashes series alive.

With Australia posting 179 all out on the opening day of the third Test, hopes were high ...

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Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink

England were dismissed for a calamitous 67 as their hopes of reclaiming the Ashes were left hanging by a thread on a day that could prove a line in the sand for their misfiring Test batsmen.

Joe Root’s side arrived at Headingley on the second morning of the third Test with a huge ...

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Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected

The Home Office is facing question marks over its EU citizens scheme after a top chef was denied settled status despite saying he has proof of having lived in the UK for almost 15 years.

Polish entrepreneur Damian Wawrzyniak has twice cooked for the royals, was a head chef during the ...

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Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumour on her pancreas – and there is no evidence of the disease remaining.

The US Supreme Court said the tumour was “treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the ...

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Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants

Boris Johnson’s warning that migrants would be sent back if they crossed the English Channel to the UK have been branded as “inflammatory” and “misleading” by campaigners.

The Prime Minister’s comments came after a surge in attempts – with nearly ...

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EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury but MP says bid is coming

Bury owner Steve Dale has made “limited progress” in his bid to prevent the crisis-hit club going bust, according to the English Football League, but local MP James Frith says a buyer is in place.

Dale has been given until 23.59pm on Friday to either provide proof he can fund ...

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Halep: What comes now is a bonus after Wimbledon win

A relaxed Simona Halep claimed success at the US Open would be a bonus after declaring her Wimbledon win was ‘job done’.

Romanian Halep claimed her second grand slam title when she triumphed against Serena Williams in last month’s final at the All England ...

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England embarrassed for 67 as Ashes hopes hang by a thread

England were dismissed for a calamitous 67 as their hopes of reclaiming the Ashes were left hanging by a thread on a day that could prove a line in the sand for their misfiring Test batsmen.

Joe Root’s side arrived at Headingley on the second morning of the third Test with a huge ...

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Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants

Boris Johnson’s warning that migrants would be sent back if they crossed the English Channel to the UK have been branded as “inflammatory” and “misleading” by campaigners.

The Prime Minister’s comments came after a surge in attempts – with nearly ...

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Brazil’s leader suggests he will send army to tackle Amazon wildfires

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry.

“That’s the plan,” said Mr Bolsonaro.

He did not say when the armed forces would get involved but suggested ...

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Fires in the Amazon rainforest: Why are they happening?

Raging fires in the Amazon rainforest – known as “the lungs of the planet” – have sparked global concerns.

Brazilian federal experts reported a record number of wildfires across the country this year, up 84% over the same period in 2018. But why has this happened ...

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Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected

The Home Office is facing question marks over its EU citizens scheme after a top chef was denied settled status despite saying he has proof of having lived in the UK for almost 15 years.

Polish entrepreneur Damian Wawrzyniak has twice cooked for the royals, was a head chef during the ...

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Perisic set for Bayern bow but Kovac ‘won’t take any risks’ with Coutinho

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac is set to hand Ivan Perisic his debut against Schalke this weekend but fellow new signing Philippe Coutinho will not be thrown straight into the fray.

Coutinho joined Bayern this week on a season-long loan from Barcelona, with the Bundesliga ...

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Wolves boss Nuno dismisses burnout fears amid busy schedule

Nuno Espirito Santo has dismissed fears of early burnout with Wolves on the brink of reaching the Europa League group stage.

The Portuguese boss guided his side to an impressive 3-2 win at Torino in their Europa League play-off first leg on Thursday.

Wolves are now favourites to ...

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Roger Federer feeling better than ever heading into US Open

It may be over a decade since Roger Federer last won the US Open but the Swiss master feels he has his best chance in years to land a sixth title.

Federer, who won five titles in a row between 2004 and 2008, heads to Flushing Meadows having narrowly lost an epic Wimbledon final to ...

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England’s Ashes hopes dwindling as dominant Australia turn screw in third Test

England were swept aside for a calamitous 67 all out on day two of the third Ashes Test at Headingley, a sorry performance that could end their hopes of reclaiming the urn.

Replying to Australia’s modest 179 the home side turned in a collectively inept performance, collapsing in a ...

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Six of the best birthday freebies you can get at restaurants

Birthdays can be a lot of fun, but what can make them even more enjoyable is knowing you've landed a good bargain.

Free bottles of prosecco and discounted food bills are among some of the deals restaurants are offering birthday boys and girls.

Money-saving gurus ...

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Extracted eggs could help northern white rhino escape extinction

Wildlife experts and veterinarians have said there is hope to prevent the extinction of the northern white rhino because they successfully extracted eggs from the last two remaining females of the species.

The eggs will be used to reproduce the species through a surrogate.

The ...

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Foreign Office warns travellers’ phones could be checked at Hong Kong border

British travellers heading to Hong Kong have been warned that their electronic devices could be checked at the border between the city and mainland China.

The Foreign Office has updated its travel advice for people travelling to Hong Kong, amid continuing protests.

#China There are ...

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