Cancer nurse numbers 'reach peak'

Surrey Comet: Macmillan has warned against complacency after research showed that around one in 10 people with cancer in England had not been assigned a cancer nurse

12:08am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The number of specialist adult cancer nurses in England has reached an all-time high, with more than 3,000 posts in the NHS, newly released figures show.

Parenting help urged by report

Surrey Comet: Social mobility tsar Alan Milburn says it is likely that "rising living standards will bypass the poorest in society"

10:25am Monday 20th October 2014

Bad parents should be given parenting classes to make sure their children get the best start in life, according to a major new report.

Cambridges' child due in April

Surrey Comet: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby is due in April

11:09am Monday 20th October 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed their baby is due in April next year, Kensington Palace has said.

Bank glitch delays house moves

Surrey Comet: A 'technical issue' at the Bank of England has hit payment transfers

1:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

Thousands of property purchases were thrown into turmoil today as the Bank of England system used to transfer hundreds of billions of payments between lenders was hit by a technical glitch.

'Not all paedophiles' face justice

Surrey Comet: Many suspected paedophiles will escape prosecution, it is claimed

2:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

Not all suspected paedophiles can be brought to justice, one of Britain's crime-fighting chiefs has admitted.

Greens lead Lib Dems in new poll

Surrey Comet: Leader Caroline Lucas at the Green Party conference

8:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

The Greens have overtaken the Liberal Democrats in the latest poll.

How Harry Potter star grew horns

Surrey Comet: Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple attend the UK premiere of Horns at the Odeon West End, central London

8:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe revealed how he listened to Radiohead to help him find his dark side for his new film Horns.

McFadden is shadow Europe minister

Surrey Comet: Pat McFadden was a minister in Gordon Brown's government

8:49pm Monday 20th October 2014

Ed Miliband has moved to sharpen up Labour's message on the EU by appointing former minister Pat McFadden to his frontbench team.

EU imposes more sanctions on Syria

Surrey Comet: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond welcomed the sanctions

8:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has hailed fresh EU sanctions against the Syrian regime, describing Bashar Assad as the "cause of instability and conflict" in the country.

Husband's tribute to Bellingham

Surrey Comet: Lynda Bellingham has died after a battle with cancer

8:22am Monday 20th October 2014

Lynda Bellingham's heartbroken husband said he wanted people to remember his wife for her acting rather than "as a celebrity".






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