BMA chief: NHS is ‘running on fumes’

The NHS in England is "running on fumes", the leader of the British Medical Association is warning.Dr Mark Porter hit out at the government at the start of the union's annual conference.He accused ministers of putting patients at risk and "picking the pockets" of NHS staff because of the squeeze on
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Dead & Company rocks Citi Field for one more Saturday night

There was a popular bumper sticker in the late 1970's and early '80's that read: "There's Nothing Like a Grateful Dead Concert". Back then, you didn't just GO to a Dead show - you LIVED it. You EXPERIENCED it. From the pre-show tailgate, known as the "Shakedown Street Scene",
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Protesters confront Met Police over man’s death

Protesters have faced off with police in a demonstration over the death of a man after a traffic stop.Bricks were thrown and fires lit outside Stratford bus station and Forest Gate police station in London.Protesters allege Edir Frederico Da Costa, 25, was "brutally beaten" by Met Police officers ea
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Several killed as Colombia boat sinks

At least three people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir in north-western Colombia, police say.Dozens of people are missing after the four-deck vessel went down near the tourist town of Guatapé, 45km (28 miles) east of Medellín on Sunday.There were about 150 people board. The boat sank
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Ed Sheeran closes Glastonbury 2017

Pop star Ed Sheeran has headlined Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage, just six years after his debut at one of the festival's smallest venues.In 2011, the star played the solar-powered Croissant Neuf stage, playing "to about 500 people".On Sunday, he closed the festival, attracting a much younger audience
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Boy, 16, charged with rape of girl, 8, in Manchester

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the rape of an eight-year-old girl in a park.Police were called to Nuthurst Park in Moston, Manchester, just before 18:55 BST on Saturday.Greater Manchester Police said officers responded to reports of a girl being raped and the suspect being chased off by mem
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Lib Dems seek end to pay cap for emergency services

The public sector pay cap should be scrapped in recognition of the work of the emergency services following recent disasters, says Tim Farron.The outgoing Lib Dem leader said firefighters, police and medical staff "deserve so much better". The pay cap, which has been in place since 2012, limits pay
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Sheryl Crow on creating art and seeking truth in the age of Trump

Sheryl Crow has always traveled a winding road, but that road has led her back to her comfort zone. Crow's ninth studio album, "Be Myself," is an unabashed throwback to the radio-friendly, hook-laden records that put her on the map in the '90s. That's intentional: For the LP, she reun
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Italy forced to bail out two more banks for 5.2bn euros

Italy's government is bailing out two banks in the Venice region at a cost of 5.2bn euros (£4.6bn; $5.8bn).The move comes two days after the European Central Bank warned that Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca were failing or likely to fail. The banks' "good" assets will be taken on by Inte
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‘Julius Caesar’ actor Corey Stoll calls the show a ‘resistance’

The New York Public Theater's production of "Julius Caesar" came to a close June 18, but not before making headlines thanks to a number of protesters resisting its depiction of a Trump assassination. Now, one of the show's stars is explaining how he believes the show was a resistance
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