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It will be a sprint to avoid an NHS winter crisis

He has set up a task force in his department to “bring much more focus to this issue, to work at it at pace and to see what is the scope of the opportunity”. “I have been working at...

Halve fuel duty to help deal with cost of living crisis

Fuel duty should be halved to deal with the cost of living crisis, a former energy minister has said, as he branded Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak’s plans as “inadequate”. Lord Howell, who served as Margaret Thatcher’s energy minister,...

Family stumble across cache of firearms while paddling in pond

Ryan explains: "We were at river view walk where we regularly go with our children, and my sons were playing with a 15-year-old boy, James, when he slipped on which appeared to be a magazine from a gun. "He...

Avoid having barbecues, Britons warned amid heatwave fires

It came as around 70 firefighters were on Sunday night battling a wildfire which swept across grassland and burned up residents' decking in West London. Smoke was visible to passengers landing at Heathrow Airport after the fire broke out...

Retired academic hit by van on street where she campaigned for better road safety

A retired academic was left in a critical condition after she was struck by a van on a street where she campaigned for improved road safety. Dr Shirley Pike was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries when she was...

Why men become hungrier than women when the sun shines

Professor Carmit Levy, a lead author, said: “We examined the differences between men and women after sun exposure and found that men eat more than women because their appetite has increased. “Our study was the first gender-dependent medical study...

Pilot plan for 20mph speed limit on country roads gets green light

Speed limits on some country roads in Surrey could be cut from 60mph to 20mph under plans to tackle dangerous driving in rural areas. Surrey County Council is to pilot new 20mph and 30mph restrictions across roughly 80 square...

Archie Battersbee’s family says they ‘want something good to come out of this tragedy’

Barts Health NHS Trust had said Archie's condition was too unstable for a transfer and that moving him by ambulance to a different setting "would most likely hasten the premature deterioration the family wish to avoid, even with...

Girl, 11, dies during ‘birthday party’ at Windsor water park

Another visitor claimed that staff members asked them for goggles so they could look for the girl underwater. She said: "We were waiting to go on things and lifeguards were running all over the obstacles and looking under them. Footage...

Today’s top headlines from The Telegraph

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Here's the latest for Sunday, August 7: Senate Democrats approve big Biden deal; Biden leaves WH for 1st...
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