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Train commuters told government take-over will not affect service on East Coast Main Line

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By Jazmine Ella Blackah THE GOVERNMENT has reassured train passengers there will be no changes to services as a result of its takeover of Virgin Trains’ East Coast Main Line. The service will be run by the Department of Transport from June 24 until a new public-private partnership can be appointed in 2020. In a statement on its website the DoT […]

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Drones valuable to policing but should not replace manned helicopters says National Police Air Service

Drones valuable to policing but should not replace manned helicopters says National Police Air Service

By Charlie McNalus Drones are set to become more widely used by the National Police Air Service as a more efficient way of policing.

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Patients waiting two years for treatment as NHS “reaches breaking point”

Patients waiting two years for treatment as NHS “reaches breaking point”

By Leanne Simmons A PATIENT who has been waiting for treatment for nearly two years for a severe skin condition agrees with the British Medical Association’s claim that the NHS is at “breaking point”.

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Smoking made my teeth fall out – Swansea man issues health warning to youngsters

Smoking made my teeth fall out – Swansea man issues health warning to youngsters

  By Terrileigh Wilkinson A MAN who lost his teeth due to smoking has issued a warning to young people to kick the habit.

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Cash crisis facing schools as costs rise but funding stays “flat”

Cash crisis facing schools as costs rise but funding stays “flat”

  By Luis Ortiz SCHOOLS ACROSS England are facing a financial crisis as costs are rising but funding from the government has remained “flat”.

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Leeds MP slams the Chancellor’s budget plans

Leeds MP slams the Chancellor’s budget plans

George Osborne’s budget has been branded ‘barbaric’ by Leeds East MP Richard Burgon. The Labour MP said the Chancellor plans to take money from the poorest in the city and hand it to the wealthiest.

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