Inflation-busting pay rise for public sector workers

Nearly a million public sector workers will be given inflation-busting pay rises as a reward for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. Teachers and doctors will see the largest pay rises at 3.1 per cent and 2.8 per cent respectively, which the government said...

NHS workers’ bikes stolen by suspected thieves

Police mounted a sting operation to catch bike thieves who targeted hospital staff during the coronavirus crisis. Northumbria Police officers made 12 arrests after a spate of thefts at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary. Appeals for information led...