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Treorchy: ‘Number of casualties’ involved in serious incident

image captionBaglan Street in Ynyswen, near Treorchy, has been shut due to a serious incidentA number of people have been injured in an ongoing incident in Rhondda Cynon Taf, police have confirmed.South Wales Police said officers were dealing with “a serious incident” which happened in Baglan Street, Treorchy, at about midday on Friday.The force said…

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust: Mason Fitzgerald withdraws application

image copyrightLinkedInimage captionMason Fitzgerald’s “qualification” had appeared on numerous official documentsAn incoming NHS Trust chief executive who was facing an inquiry into his qualifications has withdrawn his application for the position.Mason Fitzgerald was due to take up the role at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), which is in special measures.A Master of Laws…

Boris Johnson’s No 10 flat: Top level talks about cost of makeover

image copyrightReutersimage captionCarrie Symonds and Boris Johnson have lived in Downing Street since July 2019Top level discussions have taken place within Downing Street about how to pay for renovations to Boris Johnson’s official flat, the BBC understands.Sources said setting up a charity to allow members of the public to donate towards the revamp has been…

Accidental handball rule changed by law makers

Handball laws were tightened at the start of the 2020-21 seasonAccidental handball that leads to a goal-scoring chance or a goal for a team-mate will no longer be penalised, say football’s law makers. Ifab confirmed the change on Friday, saying it was because of the “interpretation of handball incidents” not being applied consistently.Fulham lost to…

NHS pay rise: How much will staff be paid?

By Ben ButcherBBC Reality Checkimage copyrightGetty ImagesThe government has recommended that NHS staff in England should receive a 1% pay increase this year. Many other public-sector workers will have their pay frozen, with the government warning that the country’s finances are under “huge pressure” because of the pandemic.Health unions have criticised the 1% pay proposal…

Prince Philip transfers back to King Edward VII’s Hospital

image copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionPrince Philip, pictured last summer, was admitted to hospital on 16 FebruaryThe Duke of Edinburgh has been moved back to King Edward VII’s Hospital in London after his “successful” heart procedure, Buckingham Palace has said.He is expected to remain in that hospital for continuing treatment for a number of days, the palace…