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NHS workers marched on Downing Street today to demand a pay rise. The protest came as the GMB union, which represents some NHS staff, recommended its members reject the Government’s 3% pay deal and said it will have “no hesitation” in supporting members if they want to take industrial action. The GMB said the increase was months late being paid, and amounted to another real-terms pay cut.
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Scientists advising the government have expressed concerns to ministers about an increase in foreign travel this summer. Latest documents from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) have been released, showing advice given to ministers earlier this month. A document from 14 July stressed the importance of global surveillance of the emergence of new variants of COVID-19 and added: "Any increase in foreign travel over the summer and the return of international students to universities in the autumn is of particular concern."
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An “amateurish” would-be hitman who posed as an Amazon worker was thwarted by his intended victim and his dog, a court heard. Vicente Forde, 32, wore a high-vis jacket and carried an empty parcel as he confronted Rachid Ben-Mhamedi while armed with a loaded shotgun at his home in East Dulwich, South London. Mr Ben-Mhamedi was inside the property with his seven-year-old daughter when Forde knocked on his door just before 10am on July 13 last year. After grappling with the gunman on his doorstep,
California’s largest wildfire so far this year is flaring up, but authorities say it's because flames are chewing through unburned islands of vegetation within a perimeter that firefighters have built
The first contingent of COVID-19 vaccines donated by Britain to help tackle the pandemic around the world left London's Heathrow airport on Friday bound for Guyana and Belize, the government said. Britain, which has fully vaccinated 72% of its adults, is sending 9 million Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines overseas in a first tranche of donations, with Indonesia, Jamaica and Kenya also set to receive shots. The country has pledged to donate 100 million vaccines overseas by next June, 80 million of which will go to the COVAX scheme, which ensures equitable, global access to vaccines.
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A woman is free to see her dying father as often as possible, after previously being told by the Scottish government she had to stay in hotel quarantine. Claire Herriot, who is double jabbed, flew to Scotland from Turkey on Tuesday after being told her father Gordon, 75, had suffered major organ failure and was at death's door. Turkey, where Ms Herriot works, is on Scotland's travel red list.
Sir Steve Redgrave has hit out at British Rowing after their woeful performance in Tokyo, claiming they have paid the price for allowing former head coach Jürgen Grobler to leave and allowing their approach to "go a bit soft". A return of just two medals – a silver in the men's quadruple sculls and bronze in the men's eight – represented Britain's worst Games in 45 years and has already sparked bitter recriminations. It comes after men's eight bronze medallist Josh Bugajski sensationally accused
Environmentalists in Argentina have voiced concerns after a lagoon turned a bright pink colour. They believe the striking hue has been caused by pollution from a local industrial park. Experts are blaming a leak of sodium sulfite from fish farms who use it to clean oxide stains from shrimps.
The Delta variant of the coronavirus is as contagious as chickenpox, probably causes more severe disease than past strains, and breakthrough cases in vaccinated individuals may be as transmissible as unvaccinated cases, according to a leaked US government document.
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Greenland: enough ice melted on single day to cover Florida in two inches of waterData shows ice sheet lost 8.5bn tons of surface mass on TuesdayAll-time record temperature of 19.8C in region on Wednesday Greenland’s melting season usually lasts from June to August. The Danish government data shows that it has lost more than 100bn tons of ice since the start of June this year. Photograph: Reuters
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