Avoid A&E, says NHS as winter crisis bites early

Professor Carl Heneghan, an emergency physician and professor of evidence-based medicine at Oxford University, said the NHS had to be very careful when it came to trying to dissuade the public from using services. “The NHS seems to be the only company I know that doesn’t know how to keep up with demand and work … Read more

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak clash in Manchester

FFewer than 100 protesters gathered outside the Manchester Central Convention Complex in the heart of the city, chanting “Tories Out”, Telegraph political correspondent Nick Gutteridge reports. The demonstrators, kept at a distance by a line of about twenty police officers in fluorescent yellow vests, came with various demands. Some were Brexit opponents carrying the EU … Read more

Netflix’s Persuasion Adaptation Sums Up The Culture Ruining Psychobabble

Therapy has certainly done a lot of good for a lot of people, but it ruins the arts. In mainstream cinema, we now see a tendency to overshare in the most mundane way: in Fisherman’s Friends: One and All, we hear Jim, played by James Purefoy, talk about his mental health issues in soundbites solemn … Read more

Dmitri Vrubel, artist whose ‘Fraternal Kiss’ mural became world famous – obituary

A senior official gave Putin the calendar, along with the original December portrait oil painting, which showed the Russian leader in a pensive pose. “He apparently liked it a lot,” Vrubel said. The president’s office also purchased the original cover portrait showing Putin, a judo black belt, sitting cross-legged in his judo attire. Nevertheless, according … Read more

Manchester United close in on £60m signing of Casemiro

Manchester United are hoping to announce the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro for nearly £60million in the coming days, while another Spain-based player, Atletico Madrid striker Yannick Carrasco, is also listed top of their list of potential signings. In another busy day at United, as they frantically try to improve their underperforming squad before … Read more

Manchester United considering £25m move for Atletico Madrid striker Yannick Carrasco

Atletico Madrid striker Yannick Carrasco is on Manchester United’s list of potential signings to bolster Erik ten Hag’s attack before the transfer window closes. The Belgium international, 28, will be allowed to leave his Spanish club for £25.5m and is seen as a serious target for United over the past fortnight as they step up … Read more

Manchester United target Everton goalkeeper Asmir Begovic

Manchester United have targeted Everton goalkeeper Asmir Begovic in their search for a No.2 for Erik Ten Hag’s side this season. The Bosnia and Herzegovina international, 35, is seen as a perfect replacement for David De Gea with his Premier League experience and ability to step in at any level, although United face a battle … Read more

Momentum blames Sir Keir Starmer as Labor loses nearly 100,000 members

Momentum blamed Sir Keir Starmer for the loss of nearly 100,000 Labor Party members, with leftist MPs pressuring the party leader for his stance on strikes. The Socialist group said the drop in membership, revealed in the latest Labor accounts, was ‘alarming’ and accused Sir Keir of ‘causing an exodus’ of grassroots supporters. Labour’s accounts, … Read more

Flash floods cause chaos as torrential rains hit southeast

More than four inches of rain was recorded in gauges in parts of Sussex on Wednesday. The Met Office said the disruption would continue until Wednesday evening, with an orange weather warning for the danger to life of fast and deep flowing flood waters in effect until 10 p.m. Another weather warning covers part of … Read more

Manchester United target five new signings in frenetic end of transfer window

Manchester United will attempt to sign five players before the transfer window closes, including moves for Borussia Dortmund’s Thomas Meunier and Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic. In what is becoming an increasingly frantic search, United have also inquired about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but the forward currently intends to join Chelsea if he leaves Barcelona. United have been … Read more