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November 29, 2013 7:30 AM Five drink-drivers caught out in Hampshire daily

A TOP police officer today warns against even one drink before getting behind the wheel as figures reveal an average five drink-drivers are caught on our roads daily. Inspector Andy Storey spoke ahead of the launch of Hampshire Constabulary’s campaign against drink-impaired driving called It’s Not Worth The Risk. This year’s campaign features more operations 36

November 28, 2013 6:32 PM Medway NHS trust faces new action

An NHS trust that has already been placed in special measures has been told it must take urgent action or face leadership changes. Medway NHS Foundation Trust was put in special measures after the Keogh review this year found it had major failings. Health regulator Monitor has now found problems are broader than first thought and has imposed new conditions 51

November 28, 2013 4:35 PM Hillcroft nursing home staff guilty of abuse

Three carers have been found guilty of abusing elderly residents of a care home in Lancashire. The female staff members at Hillcroft nursing home in Slyne-with-Hest near Lancaster mocked, bullied and assaulted residents, Preston Crown Court heard. A fourth male staff member previously pleaded guilty to ill-treating the residents. The defendants told other 14

November 28, 2013 11:20 AM No Case To Answer

The judge described the case as "tenuous and peppered with inconsistencies", and instructed jurors to find the men not guilty. Two men - dubbed "idiots not terrorists" - have been cleared of threatening to blow up a plane. Tayyab Subhani, 30, and Mohammed Safdar, 42, were arrested on May 24 after a Boeing 777 heading from Lahore, Pakistan, to Manchester 104

November 27, 2013 10:04 AM British woman raped in Egypt receives £1,000 payout and apology from Foreign Office

A British woman raped at a checkpoint in Egypt has received £1,000 in compensation and an apology from the Foreign Office after it failed to properly support her following the attack. The woman complained she was treated with ‘impatience, rudeness and a serious lack of sensitivity’ when she asked staff for assistance following the attack in 2011. She was raped 21

November 27, 2013 9:52 AM ASDA has PS4s in stock, will open at midnight Friday

UK SUPERMARKET CHAIN ASDA says that it still has Sony Playstation 4 (PS4) games consoles in stock and will open at midnight on Friday to start selling them. The console comes out that day, and is expected to be a big seller. Pre-orders have all gone, according to Sony, and we thought that the last remaining place to get them was at a Sony store in London's 42

November 27, 2013 6:01 AM NHS told to stop turning 'blind eye' to smoking

The NHS must stop turning a "blind eye" to smoking and ban it in all hospital grounds in England, according to new guidance. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence said it wanted to see smoking shelters scrapped so patients, visitors and staff could not light up. Staff should also stop helping patients out of their beds to go for a smoke 30

November 26, 2013 6:19 PM Colchester Hospital: Review of cancer records revealed

Details of a review of a hospital found to have "inaccuracies" in its cancer waiting times have been revealed. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said Colchester Hospital staff were "pressured or bullied" to change data relating to patients and treatment. Every type of cancer treatment is being looked at by 18 clinicians and a senior police officer, NHS England 36

November 26, 2013 2:41 PM Wolf hunted by police after Colchester Zoo escape

Two wolves have been shot dead and a third is on the run after escaping from their enclosure at Colchester Zoo. Staff at the zoo found the perimeter fence damaged and five of the six timber wolves escaped. One returned of its own accord, a second wolf was darted and caught and a further two shot. The remaining wolf is thought to be sheltering in thick 22

November 26, 2013 1:07 PM Royal Mail and CWU extend deadline for pay deal

LONDON (Reuters) - The deadline for an agreement between Britain's newly privatised Royal Mail (RMG.L) postal service and union members on pay and working conditions has been extended to December 3. The Communication Workers Union (CWU), which represents most Royal Mail staff, said on Tuesday there had been "significant progress" in reaching an agreement 34