50m patients 'will be turned away'

Borehamwood Times: Lack of investment in family doctors is leading to an overstretched service, the Royal College of General Practitioners said

1:24am Monday 28th July 2014

The number of times GP surgeries in England are forced to turn away patients for appointments next year will pass the 50 million mark, new research predicts.

Changeable weather on the way

Borehamwood Times: Laurence Heads and his girlfriend Roxane Sanguineth cool off in the water fountains at Somerset House, London, during a spell of hot weather

7:04pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sun worshippers who have enjoyed the recent fine weather should be prepared for a change in conditions with a mixed period on the way.

Number one joy for newlywed Cheryl

Borehamwood Times: Cheryl Cole is celebrating her fourth solo number one - and her ninth overall

7:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Newlywed Cheryl Cole has double reason to celebrate after achieving her ninth number one single.

Embassy convoy attacked in Libya

Borehamwood Times: The Foreign Office is calling on Britons to leave Libya

4:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A British Embassy convoy in Libya has come under fire in an attempted carjacking, as Britons were urged to leave the country immediately.

14% of tribunal claims advanced

Borehamwood Times: Citizens Advice said that since the Government introduced employment tribunal fees last July there has been a 73 per cent drop in claims compared to the same period the previous year

2:21pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Just 14% of valid claims are being taken forward by people at employment tribunals following the introduction of fees to pursue a claim, new figures show.

New exercise claim for older people

Borehamwood Times: A university study has suggested a new approach to the way older people get exercise

10:52am Sunday 27th July 2014

Pensioners can dramatically boost their health by doing just one minute of intense exercise twice a week, according to a new study.

Miliband urges public question time

Borehamwood Times: Ed Miliband said inviting public critics to directly confront the country's political leader in Parliament would help re-engage citizens

10:52am Sunday 27th July 2014

Ed Miliband said he wants to subject himself to a regular interrogation by ordinary voters at Westminster if he becomes prime minister.

Hamas urges Gaza truce amid holiday

Borehamwood Times: Protesters against military action in Gaza march through Westminster, central London.

3:41am Sunday 27th July 2014

Hamas called for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza ahead of a major Muslim holiday after Israel resumed its military operations.

Abuse witness 'issue' examined

Borehamwood Times: Frances Andrade took a fatal overdose days after being 'extremely traumatised' by testifying about abuse she suffered as a teenager at the hands of a former choirmaster

2:03pm Sunday 27th July 2014

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) said she recognised the "real issue" over whether victims and witnesses are treated fairly after the death of a sex abuse victim sparked calls for reform.

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