Body found in hunt for missing Arnold Mouat

Body found in hunt for missing Arnold Mouat

Media playback is unsupported on your device A body has been found at the home of a man who has been missing for almost a month. Police believe remains discovered at the property Bo’ness are those of Arnold Mouat, but they have not yet been formally identified. Mr Mouat, 64, was last seen at an address in Panbrae Road on 6 July. In a statement, Supt Martin Fotheringham said Police Scotland had referred its handling…

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Switzerland chainsaw attack: Police hunt Schaffhausen attacker

Switzerland chainsaw attack: Police hunt Schaffhausen attacker

Police are hunting for a man who attacked five people with a chainsaw in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen. Franz Wrousis is alleged to have launched his assault at a health insurance office shortly after 10:30 local time (08:30 GMT). Police said they believed Mr Wrousis, who is thought to live in the woods, is still armed with a chainsaw. They warn the 51-year-old is highly dangerous, and is likely to react aggressively if forced…

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Heroic public sector staff deserve more pay – Hunt

Heroic public sector staff deserve more pay – Hunt

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has indicated he will press the chancellor to give public sector staff more pay. He made the comments following a speech in which he praised the way NHS staff and the other emergency services responded to the recent terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire. He said, in particular, he had “a great deal of sympathy” for the case made by nurses for an end to the pay cap. The cap…

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Jay Hunt, who bought rights to Bake Off from BBC, resigns from C4

Jay Hunt, who bought rights to Bake Off from BBC, resigns from C4

The woman who helped Channel 4 buy Great British Bake Off is leaving the broadcaster after more than six years. Jay Hunt, who leaves her post in September, said it had been a “thrilling time to be at the helm” as chief creative officer. Hunt, 50, had said that the purchase of Bake Off from Love Productions was to save it for the nation. She had been named as a favourite to take over from…

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Manchester attack: Police hunt 'network' behind bomber

Manchester attack: Police hunt 'network' behind bomber

Media playback is unsupported on your device A sixth person has been arrested in the UK over Monday’s bombing at Manchester Arena, as police said they were investigating a “network”. Police said they had arrested a woman after an armed raid at a block of flats in Blackley, north Manchester. Suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 – including children – and injured 64 outside an Ariana Grande pop concert. In Libya, the bomber’s father, Ramadan,…

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Finsbury Park toddlers: Murder hunt over boy's death

Finsbury Park toddlers: Murder hunt over boy's death

A one-year-old boy has died after being found injured in a north London flat. Officers called to Wilberforce Road in Finsbury Park on Saturday night following a “domestic incident” also discovered a girl the same age in a critical condition, Scotland Yard said. The children, thought to be twins, were taken to an east London hospital after the discovery at 23:10 GMT. The boy died in the early hours of Sunday. Police want to trace…

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Hunt demands NHS hits target for A&E care

Hunt demands NHS hits target for A&E care

Jeremy Hunt has told NHS hospitals they must get back to meeting the target for seeing patients swiftly in A&E. The Health Secretary told a Reform think tank meeting this was “critical for patient safety”. The target of seeing 95% of patients in four hours has been missed in England for some time. There was a record low of 86.2% in December. Mr Hunt demanded progress this year and said the target should be hit…

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NHS Health Check: Hunt says NHS problems 'unacceptable'

NHS Health Check: Hunt says NHS problems 'unacceptable'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has conceded the NHS in England is facing “completely unacceptable” problems. He said there was “no excuse” for some of the difficulties highlighted during the BBC’s NHS week and the government had a plan to help hospitals cope. A series of reports has revealed lengthening waits in A&E and patients being left for hours on trolleys. Sir Robert Francis QC, who investigated failings in Mid Staffordshire, said the NHS was facing…

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