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Nadine Dorries calls on tech firms to boost diversity and opportunity

Tech businesses should look to all parts of the UK to boost diversity and opportunity within their businesses and to help address the digital skills shortage, the Culture Secretary has said. Nadine Dorries told London Tech Week that businesses should make a greater effort to find people from more diverse backgrounds. The minister said the industry contains many sectors where “critical thinking and creativity” are just as vital as qualifications, […]

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Family of Kay Mellor thank fans for wonderful words following private funeral

The family of Kay Mellor have thanked fans for their “wonderful words, messages and tributes” to the actress and scriptwriter after laying her to rest at a private funeral. Anthony, Yvonne and Gaynor Mellor said they were “heartbroken” by their loss but hoped to continue her legacy through her Independent Production Company Rollem. Leeds-born Mellor wrote hit series including ITV’s Girlfriends, Band Of Gold and The Syndicate – and was […]

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Alarming levels of unfair treatment of ethnic minority doctors BMA

A doctors’ union has called out “alarming levels of unfair treatment” of ethnic minority medics working in the NHS. The British Medical Association (BMA) said that many doctors are facing racial inequality at work which is leading to them being overlooked for promotion or being forced to change their chosen specialty. It warned of a “tragic waste of potential” as a new poll revealed that 60% of Asian and 57% […]

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Fuel prices hit new highs as Government axes 1500 electric car grant

Fuel prices hit new records as the Government scrapped £1,500 grants for purchases of new electric cars. The average price of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts reached a new high of 185.4p on Monday, according to data firm Experian. That is an increase of 6.9p in just a week. The average price of diesel was a record 191.2p per litre on Monday. The figures were released just hours […]

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Union urges Labour to back call for minimum 15 an hour for care workers

A union leader is to call on the Labour Party to support its campaign for care workers to be paid £15 an hour. GMB general secretary Gary Smith will say that many care workers only receive just above the national minimum wage, In his keynote speech to the GMB’s annual conference in Harrogate, Mr Smith will say that care workers should be paid no less than £15 per hour. He […]

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Thousands more rail staff to be balloted over strike action

Thousands more railway workers are to be balloted for strikes in escalating disputes which threaten travel chaos this summer. The Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) has served notice to ballot more than 6,000 staff at Network Rail (NR) in a dispute over pay, conditions and job security. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union at NR and 13 train operators are to strike for three days next week […]

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Man charged with murder after 15 year old boy stabbed to death

A man has been charged with the murder of a 15-year-old boy and the attempted murder of the teenager’s mother. akub Szymanski died in hospital from his injuries about an hour after emergency services were called to an address in the Miles Platting area of Manchester on Thursday night. His mother, Katarzyna Bastek, was also treated for serious stab wounds at the property in Bednal Avenue. Ms Bastek, in her […]

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Rwanda migrant removal policy faces court challenges

Just 24 hours before the first flight is due to take off, two further legal challenges are taking place today The Government’s immigration policy of sending some asylum seekers to Rwanda is set to face two challenges in the courts on Monday. A High Court judge ruled on Friday that the first flight to the east African country could go ahead on Tuesday but this is set to be challenged […]

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British talent scoops several top prizes at 75th Tony Awards

Simon Russell Beale, Sir Sam Mendes and Marianne Elliott were among those who took home accolades British talent fared well at the 75th annual Tony Awards, scooping several top prizes on a night that celebrated increasing inclusion in the theatre. Accolades including best leading actor in a play went to veteran actor Simon Russell Beale and the direction categories were dominated by Sir Sam Mendes and Marianne Elliott. The Tony […]

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