A clever recycling dog is helping clear the streets of litter by collecting hundreds of plastic bottles during his daily walks.Scruff, a 13-year-old border collie, has been amazing local residents who have dubbed him the 'eco dog' as he does his bit for the environment in Nuneaton, Warks.The intelligent pooch loves nothing more than picking up plastic bottles during a walk and his owners soon realised they could turn his playful antics into a positive.SWNS
The number of people waiting more than four hours in A&E, and those waiting to start routine hospital treatment, have both reached new record highs. An estimated 7.2 million people were waiting to start treatment at the end of October, NHS England said.
The Met Office has warned of an Arctic blast hitting the UK, which could cause overnight temperatures as low as -10C by the end of the week. Motorists could face treacherous conditions on the roads, with train journeys taking longer than usual. The winter payments were triggered for eligible households where the average temperature has been or is forecast to be 0C or below over a period of seven consecutive days.
Interview with Harry Dunn's mother, Charlotte Charles, ahead of the sentencing of US citizen Anne Sacoolas, who admitted causing his death by careless driving when the 19-year-old was knocked off his motorbike in 2019.
The Swiss parliament elected an entrepreneur and a former social worker to the seven-member cabinet on Wednesday ahead of a reshuffle sparked by the resignations of two ministers, although which posts the two new members take has yet to be decided. Albert Roesti, 55, a businessman and member of parliament from Bern who led the right-wing Swiss People's Party (SVP) from 2016 to 2020, was elected to succeed fellow SVP member Ueli Maurer, who was finance minister and a fiscal hawk who said he would retire at end of the year.