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Children 'facing long waits and inappropriate care in mental health services'
Children are waiting "far too long" to access mental health services and are facing "inappropriate care" on wards, according to a new report by MPs.
Review | 'Don't Look Up' is a satire in the mold of 'Dr. Strangelove' and 'Idiocracy'
"Don't Look Up" exemplifies a vanishing breed in mainstream cinema: the Great American One-Off, a movie designed not as a sequel, brand-extender or franchise-builder (or launchpad for same), but as something simply to be enjoyed in one sitting - full stop, with no lifetime multiversal obligations attached.
What is urea, and why does a worldwide shortage threaten Australia's supply chain?
You may have never heard of urea, but the worldwide shortage of the chemical compound could bring Australia's supply chain to its knees in a matter of weeks.
Asda distribution workers to vote on strike
Workers at Asda could go out on strike, joining their colleagues at Tesco as the retailers gear up for the Christmas period.
265,000 operations in Scotland 'lost' because of Covid, Lib Dems claim
New analysis showing an estimated 265,000 operations in Scotland have been "lost" during the Covid pandemic shows the scale of the impact the virus has had on the NHS Liberal Democrats have insisted.
At least 46 'VIP lane' PPE deals awarded before formal due diligence in place
At least 46 PPE deals were awarded to firms put in a special "VIP lane" by Conservative ministers, MPs and officials during the Covid pandemic before a formal due diligence process was put in place, it has emerged.
So You Want to Quit Your Brand-New Job...
Almost a third of new employees leave their jobs within the first 90 days of getting hired.
Jorge Rossy, Robert Landfermann, Jeff Ballard - 'Puerta'
Jorge Rossy, Robert Landfermann, Jeff Ballard - Puerta (ECM Records 2661. Album review by Graham Spry)
The case of the confident dog that developed PTSD | Gill Straker and Jacqui Winship
The word trauma has been so overused that it can sound meaningless.
Yet there are profound effects on the body and mind following exposure to traumatic events.
Boris Johnson orders review into Arthur Labinjo-Hughes case
Boris Johnson is ordering a review of lessons to be learnt from the tragic death of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, deputy prime minister Dominic Raab has confirmed.