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1. NHS 111 crippled by major cyber attack as staff resort to ‘pen and paper’
Security services are investigating a major cyber attack on the NHS 111 system which has left patients struggling to get urgent appointments and ambulance calls.
NHS 111 staff across the country have been forced to use pen and paper after a crucial system was shut down by hackers feared to be linked to a hostile state. Read the whole story.
2. Liz Truss is Telegraph readers’ overwhelming choice for Prime Minister
Liz Truss has been backed by Telegraph readers as Britain’s next Prime Minister in the biggest campaign poll to date.
Six in 10 readers polled said the Foreign Secretary should replace Boris Johnson, in a further blow to Rishi Sunak’s campaign. Read the whole story.
3. Objections to the construction of the statue of Alan Turing at the University of Cambridge
The statue of Alan Turing is to be erected in Cambridge despite Historic England warning it would “harm” the character of the area.
The mathematician’s alma mater at King’s College applied to erect a 12ft steel tribute to Turing designed by Sir Anthony Gormley. Read the whole story.
4. Political historian Sir Anthony Seldon left university in row over ‘serious financial mismanagement’
Sir Anthony Seldon has stepped down as vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham amid an investigation that uncovered serious financial mismanagement, The Telegraph has learned.
The political historian and honorary historical adviser at 10 Downing Street left the university in 2020, months after the Charity Commission began investigating the university’s governance, including a risky deal to create a medical campus 120 miles from distance to Crewe, Cheshire. Read the whole story.
5. Father of British girl killed in speedboat in Albania ‘fights man responsible’
The father of a British girl who died in a boating accident while on holiday with her family in Albania was photographed brawling with the off-duty police officer allegedly responsible for her death.
Local police confirmed seven-year-old Jonada Avdia died instantly at the scene after being hit by the boat while swimming just 15 feet from shore at Potami Beach in southern Albania. Read the whole story.
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