Month: February 2024

House of Commons/UK Parliament By Dearbail Jordan Business reporter, BBC News The former Post Office chairman has shocked MPs by claiming that the company’s current chief executive Nick Read is under investigation. Henry Staunton made the allegation at a hearing to discuss compensation payments to sub-postmasters at the centre of the Horizon scandal. Alan Bates,
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PA MediaCopyright: PA Media On Friday, former Tory deputy chairman Lee Anderson told GB News that “Islamists” had “got control” of the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. On Saturday, Anderson was suspended from the Conservative party after “refusing to apologise” for those comments. Khan responded, describing Anderson’s remarks as, “Islamophobic, anti-Muslim and racist”. The London
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The former Tory deputy chairman has been suspended from the party after “refusing to apologise” for comments aimed at Sadiq Khan. Lee Anderson told GB News on Friday “Islamists” had “got control” of the mayor of London. Mr Khan described the remarks as “pouring fuel on the fire of anti-Muslim hatred”. Losing the Tory whip
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Intuitive Machines By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent @BBCAmos An American company has made history by becoming the first commercial outfit to put a spacecraft on the Moon. Houston-based Intuitive Machines landed its Odysseus robot near the lunar south pole. It took some minutes for controllers to establish that the craft was down, but eventually a
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Shaun Whitmore/BBC By Lauren Woodhead, Paul Bradshaw & Alix Hattenstone BBC Local & BBC Shared Data Unit Disrepair in NHS buildings led to thousands of potentially-harmful incidents last year including critically-ill patients being moved when rainfall came through the ceiling. Sewage leaks, floods and failing equipment also featured in incident records obtained by the BBC
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