Jeremy Hunt floats idea of banning walk-in patients from A&E



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    13 October 2017

    A Palestinian boy runs for cover during clashes with Israeli troops near the Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom, near Nablus

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    11 October 2017

    A supporter of Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, lies on the ground after he was hit by a police truck during a protest along a street in Nairobi, Kenya

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    9 October 2017

    A supporter of the opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) wears oranges during a protest calling for the sacking of election board officials involved in August’s cancelled presidential vote, in Nairobi, Kenya

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    8 October 2017

    Palestinian and Israeli women march, as part of an event organised by “Women Wage Peace” group calling for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, near the Jordan River, in the occupied West Bank

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    6 October 2017

    A woman stands on the stairs outside the Administrative Court in Athens as she takes part in a protest against planned pension cuts

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    5 October 2017

    Members of Indonesia’s special forces Kopassus march during celebrations for the 72nd anniversary of the Indonesia military, in Cilegon, Indonesia Banten province

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    4 October 2017

    People look on as boats participating in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race leave Punta del Este harbour in Uruguay

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    2 October 2017

    Smoke billows from buildings following a reported air strike on Ain Tarma in the Eastern Ghouta area, a rebel stronghold east of the Syrian capital

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    1 October 2017

    Firemen try to hold a group of people in front of Spanish Civil Guard officers outside a polling station in San Julia de Ramis on the day of a referendum on independence for Catalonia banned by the Spanish government. More than 5.3 million Catalans are called today to vote in a referendum on independence, surrounded by uncertainty over the intention of Spanish institutions to prevent this plebiscite banned by justice

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    30 September 2017

    Catalan regional police (Mossos d’Esquadra) arrive to the IES Tarradell school to notify its principal that the school must remain closed, in Barcelona. Hundreds of people have spent the night in different schools and civic centers designated by the regional Government to be polling stations for the ‘1-O Referendum’ in an attempt to prevent the police from stopping their use, as the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia ordered

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    29 September 2017

    An Indian police officer chases Shi’ite Muslim mourners as they run after they tried to participate in a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura, in Srinagar

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    27 September 2017

    Ugandan opposition lawmakers fight with plain-clothes security personnel in the parliament while protesting a proposed age limit amendment bill debate to change the constitution for the extension of the president’s rule, in Kampala

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    26 September 2017

    Military and local security personnel keep Rohingya refugees in line as they queue for aid at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

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    24 September 2017

    Cliff Marisma of Australia and Per Estein Prois-Rohjell of Norway compete in the World Jousting Championships in Sydney, Australia. The World Jousting Championships sees Australia’s best jousters go head-to-head with their international counterparts. The Championship aims to replicate the same combat conditions that featured in 15th century Europe, with knights wearing historically accurate armour weighing around 40kg.

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    23 September 2017

    Freshmen students of Nanning College for Vocational Technology balance bottles on their heads during their military training in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China.

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    22 September 2017

    A fighter from the Free Syrian Army (Al-Hamza Brigade) is seen looking out in Hazwan town in Aleppo

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    21 September 2017

    Protesters burn an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte during a day of protest outside the presidential palace in Metro Manila, Philippines

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    20 September 2017

    A crowd of protesters lift up a ballot box outside the Catalan region’s economy ministry building after junior economy minister Josep Maria Jove was arrested by Spanish police during a raid on several government offices, in Barcelona

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    19 September 2017

    Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi walks off the stage after delivering a speech to the nation over Rakhine and the Rohingya exodus, in Naypyitaw, Burma

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    17 September 2017

    Rohingya refugees wait for aid packages in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

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    16 September 2017

    Riot police line up behind their shields following a clash with demonstrators demanding the resignation of congressmen outside the Guatemalan National Congress, in Guatemala City. Guatemala’s congress early this week voted overwhelmingly to reject a UN-backed request to lift the immunity of President Jimmy Morales in order for him to face a corruption probe over irregular party financing

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    13 September 2017

    Members of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 53/54, US astronauts Joseph Akaba (L) ,Mark Vande Hei (R) and Russia’s cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin attend a sending-off ceremony in the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan

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    12 September 2017

    A resident pushes his cart as he wades a flooded main street in Manila after a tropical depression locally named “Maring”, hit the eastern town of Mauban before moving northwest across the main island of Luzon and passing just beside Manila

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    11 September 2017

    Soldiers in Japan’s Self-Defence Force prepare for a ceremony for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo

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    10 September 2017

    A truck of a courier overturned by the storm in Livorno, Italy. The storm has claimed six victims with six others missing. Over 200 mm of rain has fallen causing landslides, mudslides and the flooding of various rivers

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    9 September 2017

    The picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean residents offering flowers before the statues of Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il (R) on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang during celebrations of the 69th anniversary of North Korea’s national day

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    8 September 2017

    People gather on a street after an earthquake in Mexico City

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    7 September 2017

    Rohingya refugee children sit in a hut next to the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Teknaf, Bangladesh

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    6 September 2017

    Police patrol the area as Hurricane Irma slams into San Juan, Puerto Rico

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    5 September 2017

    A masked witness points to the police officers suspected of killing 17-year-old Kian delos Santos as she testifies during a senate hearing in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines

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    4 September 2017

    (L-R) Brazil’s President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a group photo during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Cente rin the Fujian province

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    3 September 2017

    This undated picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) looking at a metal casing with two bulges at an undisclosed location.
    North Korea has developed a hydrogen bomb which can be loaded into the country’s new intercontinental ballistic missile, the official Korean Central News Agency claimed on 3 September. Questions remain over whether nuclear-armed Pyongyang has successfully miniaturised its weapons, and whether it has a working H-bomb, but KCNA said that leader Kim Jong-Un had inspected such a device at the Nuclear Weapons Institute.

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    2 September 2017

    A girl looks on as muslims offer prayers during the Eid al-Adha festival in Agartala

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    2 September 2017

    A cyclist looks at a truck flipped into floodwater in Port Arthur, Texas

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    1 September 2017

    People attend prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia

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    31 August 2017

    U.S. Marine Corps F-35B fighter jets (front) and South Korean air Force’s F-15K fly over South Korea during a joint military drill

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    30 August 2017

    Pope Francis is greeted by pilgrims as he arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter’s square at the Vatican

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    29 August 2017

    Retiring paramilitary policemen prepare for a group photo before retirement in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China

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    28 August 2017

    The sun sets on the playa as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada

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    27 August 2017

    A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) tells a Rohingya girl not to come on Bangladesh side.
    Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar.
    Members of the Muslim Rohingya minority escaped to the border with Bangladesh but Bangladeshi border guards are turning them back.

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    26 August 2017

    100 newlyweds wearing Han Dynasty style outfits attend a group wedding in Pingdingshan, Henan province of China.

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    25 August 2017

    Protesters block rail tracks during a demonstration of “Ende Gelaende” activists against the open cast Garzweiler brown coal mining near Vanikum, Germany.

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    24 August 2017

    Italian Police use a water cannon as they clash with refugee squatters who had occupied a small square in central Rome

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    24 August 2017

    Thailand’s Patsapong Amsam-ang competes in the men’s pole-vault athletics final of the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) at the Bukit Jalil national stadium in Kuala Lumpur

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    23 August 2017

    A child reacts after a big wave on a waterfront as Typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong

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