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NHS staff to stage fresh strikes
Unison members are set to walk out next month amid a continuing row over pay

NHS staff to stage fresh strikes

The Government is facing a fresh wave of strikes by health workers in the new year amid the bitter dispute over pay.

World news

Obama brings Cuba in from the cold

Obama brings Cuba in from the cold

After half a century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on to restore diplomatic relations in a historic shift that could revitalise the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations.

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Balotelli accepts FA punishment

Balotelli accepts FA punishment

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will not appeal against his one-match ban imposed for posting racist and anti-semitic comments on social media.

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US cheer helps FTSE forge ahead

US cheer helps FTSE forge ahead

Blue-chip shares forged ahead today as buoyant US sentiment helped it build on strong gains in the previous session.

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Cheryl husband wins privacy damages

Cheryl husband wins privacy damages

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's husband has accepted undisclosed privacy damages over a magazine article which speculated about their "secret" wedding.

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