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Gosport suspicious deaths: Govt. expected to be blamed as report is revealed

The government will likely be partly blamed for the deaths of hundreds of patients who were given opioid drugs at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital. Wednesday’s inquiry is expected to condemn authorities not acting earlier. A four-year inquiry has reviewed the deaths of 833 elderly patients and is expected to reveal how many were routinely […]

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Former doctor could be responsible for ‘hundreds of deaths,’ claims MP

An MP says he will be pushing “very, very hard for criminal charges” against retired GP, Dr Jane Barton, if an inquiry finds that she is responsible for ‘hundreds of deaths’ at Gosport War Memorial hospital in Hampshire. Stephen Lloyd, the Liberal Democrat MP for one of the victims in Eastbourne, says that if it […]

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Deaths 'unexplained' as three killed in south London train incident

Three people have been killed after being struck by a train in south London. British Transport Police (BTP) have described the deaths at Loughborough Junction as “unexplained.” An investigation into the incident is underway. A statement by a BTP spokesperson said: “My team are now working hard to understand what happened and how these three […]

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Russia’s ban on non-food alcohol sales reduces poisoning deaths by a quarter

The number of deaths caused by tainted alcohol poisoning has fallen by 25 percent since Russian authorities imposed a ban on the sale of alcohol-containing non-food products, the government consumer rights watchdog has reported. The press service of the Rospotrebnadzor agency told TASS that there were 677 alcohol poisonings over the New Year holidays in […]

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Erdogan calls Netanyahu a ‘terrorist’ in wake of Gaza deaths

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a blistering attack on Benjamin Netanyahu, calling his Israeli counterpart the “leader of a terrorist state” following the deadly shooting of protesters in Gaza. Erdogan made the comments at his party’s congress in southern Turkey. Addressing the event, the president slammed Netanyahu’s criticism of Turkey’s military operation in […]

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75% of mid-flight pet deaths in US were on United Airlines in 2017

Eighteen out of 24 pets who died on domestic US flights last year were carried by United Airlines. The latest tragedy came on Monday, when two passengers were forced to put their puppy in an overhead locker. Data from the US Department of Transportation showed United, whose slogan is “Fly the Friendly Skies,” was the […]

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