Daily Archives: September 14, 2020

Mental-health team ‘failed son’ before shooting

Image copyright Other Image caption Alex Sartain shot James Nash outside his home A man whose son shot his neighbour dead then fatally crashed his motorbike says the NHS failed to act on warnings he had severe paranoid schizophrenia. Alex Sartain, 34, shot James Nash, 42, in the head with …

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‘Soaring alcohol misuse’ could overwhelm service

Image copyright Getty Images Addiction services in England could struggle to cope with “soaring” numbers of people misusing alcohol, the Royal College of Psychiatrists is warning. Many adults are drinking more since the coronavirus pandemic began, data shows. The college estimates that in June, more than 8.4m people in England …

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Trump administration to review Oracle’s TikTok deal this week

The Trump administration is to review the “technical partnership” deal struck between Oracle and ByteDance, the Chinese group that owns TikTok, before deciding whether to approve the agreement. The deal — which falls short of a full sale — comes as the video-sharing app has been caught up in an …

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Perishers – 15th September 2020

Perishers originally ran from 1959 to 2006. The strip is still so popular today that we decided to reprint the best of the strips by Maurice Dodd and Dennis Collins

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Andy Capp – 15th September 2020

Andy Capp has been a favourite part of the Daily Mirror since 1957. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day. See previous Andy Capp’s or visit his Facebook page.

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Rio Tinto urged to hire Australian boss after Aboriginal caves debacle

Australian politicians are putting pressure on Rio Tinto to appoint someone from the country as its next chief executive, after the destruction of a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site sparked a major backlash. Jean-Sebastien Jacques was forced to quit last week following a backlash after the mining group blew up ancient caves …

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Furious G4S fights back over Canadian rival’s £3bn takeover bid

Scandal-prone G4S has accused a private equity backed Canadian rival of exploiting the coronavirus crisis to mount a £3billion hostile takeover bid. The security group saw its shares plunge 68 per cent after the pandemic struck and was still down 33 per cent on the year at the start of trading …

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