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PM Vows Support To Gibraltar In Dispute With Spain

Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to "stand up for Gibraltar and the interests of its people".

Cameron made his comments as he held a meeting to discuss the ongoing border dispute with Spain.

It is understood the meeting at No 10 was held to discuss "unacceptable delays" at the Spanish/Gibraltar border, which it is claimed are "damaging to the people and economies of Gibraltar and Spain."

'Human Error' Cause Of Thousands Of Unpaid NHS Staff

A payroll error has resulted in thousands of NHS trust staff in north-east England not being paid.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's 8,500 staff will now have to wait until Monday to receive wages that were expected to be paid today.

The trust said it was due to "human error" and it would honour any bank charges caused by the delay.

Suspected Burglar Found Injured In Street

In the West Midlands a man impaled himself on railings as he allegedly tried to flee the scene of a burglary.

Police say that a 999 report of intruders was received in the early hours of this morning from a residence in the Stoke area of Coventry.

When they responded to the call, a man was found in the street with puncture wounds in his leg.

Police say that blood was subsequently found on a spiked fencing nearby and a sky light at a convenience store, thought to have been the target of a burglar, was broken.

The injured man will be questioned about the attempted burglary.


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