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NHS to spend £100m bringing in up to 3,000 GPs from abroad

Recruiters will earn about £20,000 for each new GP as part of the NHS England initiative to alleviate cripping shortages The NHS plans to spend £100m bringing in up to 3,000 GPs from abroad to help alleviate serious shortages that have left surgeries struggling to run properly. Recruitment agencies will …

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Popularity of cash Isas collapses in space of year

Tax rule changes and low interest rates blamed after amount invested fell from £58.7bn in 2015-16 to £39.2bn last year Cash Isa savings accounts have collapsed in popularity, with a £20bn fall in the amount invested in the space of 12 months. A combination of changes to tax rules and …

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Police issue description of ‘Croydon cat killer’

Man in 40s thought to be behind deaths and mutilation of 250 cats as well as foxes all over country The first description has been released of a suspected serial cat killer who has eluded police for almost two years. The culprit is behind the deaths and mutilation of about …

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Mike Pence accused of hypocrisy over Harvey recovery comments

Pence said government would ‘see Texas through’, a stark contrast to his and other Republicans’ comments on federal aid during Katrina and Sandy Texas flooding – live updates On Monday, as the damage wrought by tropical storm Harvey became increasingly apparent, the US vice-president, Mike Pence, made a promise to …

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