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'Big concern' within the health service over the volume of absent staff
There is a big concern within the health service over the number of staff who are absent from work because of Covid issues.
The horrific Channel deaths show the UK needs a more humane asylum system | Enver Solomon
There are moments when the heartbreaking tragedy of those much less fortunate than us should act as a wake-up call to make the world a better place. Yesterday afternoon was one of those.
Labor Shortages: Where Do We Go From Here?
One of the major issues restaurants face in the COVID era is a serious labor shortage. Simply put, restaurants are having persistent trouble finding employees.
Ex-chief whip calls on Boris Johnson to withdraw controversial social care plans
The Tory revolt over social care has escalated ahead of a crunch Commons vote this evening, with a former party chief whip calling on Boris Johnson to withdraw controversial plans for a cap on lifetime costs.
Jeremy Hunt calls social care plan 'stingy' but urges Tories to back it
The former health secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged Conservative backbenchers to back the government's changes to social care funding, despite describing parts of the plan as "a really big disappointment" and "stingy".
People could still lose homes under Boris Johnson's social care plan, minister admits
People could still lose their homes under Boris Johnson's revised social care plans, a government minister has admitted.
UK minister refuses to rule out people having to sell homes to fund care
A government minister has been unable to guarantee that some people will not have to sell their homes to fund their own social care amid a backbench rebellion over plans to scale back a cap on costs.
Analysis | Why Delhi Is the World's Smog Capital Year After Year
Millions of Indians are breathing the world's most toxic air.
Hawaii's COVID rules for tourists likely to remain until spring, official says
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's policy of requiring vaccinations or a negative COVID-19 test to bypass quarantine rules for people entering the state will likely stay in place into next year, Lt. Gov. Josh Green said.
Poland says no military threat at border with Belarus
Poland's president said there was "no military threat" at the European Union's border with Belarus, where thousands of migrants watched over by Belarusian forces are pressing to cross into the bloc and where Poland has deployed troops in rear areas.