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Day: December 27, 2016

Scotch whisky chief toasts Brexit

An “open and ambitious” approach to global trade by the UK can kick-start exports, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).  Julie Hesketh-Laird, SWA acting chief executive, said the historic decision to leave the EU presented both “opportunities and challenges”.  She revealed industry leaders are backing Britain to win favourable trade deals with key markets […]

Number of patients waiting 12 hours in casualty TREBLES

At least 185,000 patients had to wait for 12 hours in A&E last year, shocking figures reveal. The number has trebled in three years and exposes the true extent of the crisis unfolding in casualty departments. Many of those affected are the frail elderly who are forced to languish on trolleys – deprived of their […]

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