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Hunt pledges to restore trust in NHS

Hunt pledges to restore trust in NHS - Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt unveils a series of measures to make the NHS more trustworthy in response to the Stafford Hospital scandal. [BBC Health]

G4S £24.1m tagging offer rejected

G4S £24.1m tagging offer rejected - The government rejects an offer of £24.1m from G4S which the firm says it owes after admitting it overcharged for the electronic tagging of offenders. [BBC Business]

Warning over 'rights clash' with EU

Warning over 'rights clash' with EU - A Conservative MP urges ministers to "reaffirm Parliament's supremacy" over the application of EU human rights laws in the UK. [BBC Politics]

Medics may face jail for neglect

Medics may face jail for neglect - Doctors and nurses found guilty of "wilful neglect" of patients could face jail terms, the government is proposing. [BBC Health]

Irrelevant paperwork 'waste of time'

Irrelevant paperwork 'waste of time' - GPs reflect on how their working lives have changed [BBC Health]

Irrelevant paperwork 'waste of time'

Irrelevant paperwork 'waste of time' - GPs reflect on how their working lives have changed [BBC Health]

Nationwide sees big rise in profits

Nationwide sees big rise in profits - Nationwide Building Society, the UK's largest mutual lender, reports a big rise in profits for the six months to the end of September. [BBC Business]

Heinz announces three plants to shut

Heinz announces three plants to shut - Food maker Heinz says three North American plants will be closed and 1,350 jobs cut. [BBC Business]

Rent arrears 'at lowest' since 2008

Rent arrears 'at lowest' since 2008 - The number of people who are behind with their rent has fallen to its lowest level for five years, according to LSL Property Services. [BBC Business]

Social mobility still a problem - PM

Social mobility still a problem - PM - More needs to be done to get people who are not white and middle class into top jobs, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. [BBC Politics]

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