THE LONGEST WAIT
A couple’s 13-year battle for an inquiry into blunders that led to the brain damage and death of their daughter is dealt another blow by NHS England.
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PRINCESS UNDER PRESSURE
Calls mount for a full public inquiry after two more nurses are charged with wilful neglect at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.
MONEY FOR NOTHING
Finding qualified court interpreters is hard enough since Capita took over the service, but the firm is also earning hundreds of thousands for… doing nothing.
THE BUTLER DIDDLED IT
The useless Gambling Commission looks on limply as yet another online gambling firm, Bet Butler, goes bust and runs off with punters’ winnings.
FIRSTPORT IN A STORM
Scandal-prone property management company Peverel tries to clean up its reputation – and changes its name to FirstPort.
University pensions have a £13bn deficit, up from £2.3bn in 2011 – yet chief investment guru Roger Gray’s pay rose to £900,000 last year from £600,000.
CABIN PRESSURE PAYS OFF
Eco-lodge firm Forest Holidays pulls its planning application for 70 deluxe timber cabins amid the trees in Northamptonshire’s Fineshade Woods.