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Blackpool hospital worker arrested on suspicion of murder and rape

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A healthcare professional has been arrested on suspicion of murder, rape and sexual assault as part of a police investigations into the stroke unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. Lancashire constabulary said the man ...

Coronavirus live news: AstraZeneca reports vaccine shortfall to EU; Sydney hotel quarantine worker tests positive

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US administers 100m vaccine doses; Jordan patients die after hospital oxygen shortfall; Italy partial lockdown starts on Monday

Calls mount for Biden to track US healthcare worker deaths

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Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of Covid-19 deaths among frontline healthcare workers to honor the thousands of nurses, doctors and support staff who have died and ...

Our key findings about US healthcare worker deaths in the pandemic’s first year

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The project counted more than 3,600 healthcare worker deaths, with the majority of people who died under the age of 60 Thu 8 Apr 2021 08.59 EDT ...

Supermarket and care staff in London could get key worker access to housing

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Supermarket and care staff could be added to the list of key workers in London to give them preferential access to cheaper housing, as part of a new post-pandemic settlement being considered by the mayor of London, Sa...

New Zealand airport worker tests positive to Covid on second day of travel bubble

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A New Zealand airport worker has tested positive for Covid-19, just one day after the country opened a quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia. The border worker is employed at Auckland airport, the largest and b...

Railway worker saves boy from being run over by train – video

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A railway worker in India sprung into action after a six-year-old boy fell on to the tracks at a train station in Mumbai. The child was with his partially sighted mother and was struggling to get back onto the platfor...

Ambulance worker killed in ‘tragic accident’ had come out of retirement

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An ambulance technician who died after an object pierced his vehicle’s windscreen in a “tragic accident” had returned to the frontline to help with the fight against Covid after retiring in 2020, it has emerged. Jerem...

Sydney Water worker awarded $200,000 after being featured in ‘lubricate’ spine safety poster

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A woman featured in a Sydney Water spine safety poster urging the workforce to “Feel great – lubricate!” has been awarded $200,000 in damages. Former Sydney Water worker Reem Yelda lodged a sexual harassment claim in ...

Western Australia Covid cases: Perth hotel quarantine worker and two housemates test positive

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The Western Australian premier, Mark McGowan, says a hotel security guard and two of his housemates have tested positive for coronavirus. But he says there is no need at this stage for another lockdown, although that ...

Inquest to be held into Covid death of rail worker allegedly spat at by customer

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An inquest will held into the death of Belly Mujinga, the railway worker who died with Covid-19 after an alleged incident where she was coughed on and spat at by a customer. Mujinga, 47, died last April, two weeks aft...

Train firm’s ‘worker bonus’ email is actually cybersecurity test

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A rail union has hit out at a “cynical and shocking stunt” after a train company emailed staff to promise a bonus to workers who had run trains during the pandemic – only to reveal it was in fact a test of their cyber...

Britons face four-hour passport queues this summer, warns Border Force worker

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Britons returning from holidays abroad can expect four-hour passport queues in cramped, poorly ventilated arrival halls to become the norm this summer, a Border Force worker has told the Guardian. Amid claims from pas...

Devon nursery worker found guilty of sexually assaulting children

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A teenage nursery worker has been found guilty of sexually assaulting young children he was employed to look after. Jayden McCarthy, now aged 18 but 16 at the time of the alleged offences in the summer of 2019, assaul...

‘It’s a little late’: US orders healthcare worker protections after thousands die

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US labor department officials on Thursday announced a temporary emergency standard to protect healthcare workers, saying they face “grave danger” in the workplace from the coronavirus pandemic. The new standard would ...

Italian region bans farm work during hottest hours after Malian worker dies

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Authorities in southern Italy have prohibited outdoor farm work during the hottest hours of the day after the death of a Malian farm worker, but a representative of the African community in Puglia says the ban does no...

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