UK Sunday morning press briefing: The Telegraph’s main headlines of the day


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1. Unions “bribe” workers to strike

Britain’s biggest unions have been accused by the Business Secretary of ‘bribing’ workers to go on strike after doubling daily payments to those taking industrial action.

The tax-free payments are being offered by several unions that are threatening to strike this summer and are funded by vast “strike funds” which Kwasi Kwarteng said showed unions had been plotting a “dangerous” summer of chaos “for some time. time”. Read the full story.

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2. NHS management review hijacked by ‘wholesale wokery’

An NHS review commissioned by Sajid Javid has been hijacked by ‘wokery’ at the expense of a focus on patients, it has been claimed.

The health service management review was tasked with finding ways to make the system more effective and efficient. Read the full story.

3. The secret backer of ‘Putin’s Palace’ owns a £60million apartment in One Hyde Park

An oligarch accused of buying a palace for Vladimir Putin is the secret owner of a £60million flat in London’s most prestigious development which he bought at the same time, it has been claimed.

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Alexander Ponomarenko, who is on a UK sanctions list, bought an entire floor at One Hyde Park in 2011, apparently through an offshore company. Read the full story.

4. A wheelchair user was stuck on the platform for four hours

A disabled man was stuck on a train platform for hours, saying staff refused to help him.

Chris Nicholson has been using a wheelchair since suffering a spine and brain injury while playing rugby in 2014. Read the full story.

5. Prince William shares a charming family photo for Father’s Day

In an eye-catching photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to mark Father’s Day, the Duke is seen with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis while on vacation in Jordan.

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The photo was taken in the fall of 2021 when the family was on a trip organized by the Duchess to visit her former childhood home. Read the full story.

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