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'Care declining' NHS workers think

Haringey Independent: The research also showed that 91% of workers reported worsening staff shortages

11:32am Saturday 28th February 2015

Half of NHS workers believe patient care has declined over the past two years, with more than three quarters identifying the root cause as a lack of funding, a survey has found.

Julia Stiles reveals escort liaisons in the name of research

Haringey Independent: Julia Stiles reveals escort liaisons in the name of research

11:27am Saturday 28th February 2015

Julia Stiles plays a working single mother who leads a secret double life as a high-class prostitute in new show Blue.

Noel Gallagher: Producing albums is easy

Haringey Independent: Noel Gallagher: Producing albums is easy

11:27am Saturday 28th February 2015

The former Oasis star doesn’t mince his words when it comes to music producers, and reckons he could do their job without breaking into a sweat.

Martin Clunes: I won't be a detective and I don't like period drama

Haringey Independent: Martin Clunes: I won't be a detective and I don't like period drama

11:27am Saturday 28th February 2015

Martin Clunes has said he doesn’t like period dramas and doesn’t want to play a detective.

DCI Banks' Stephen Tompkinson: People like gritty

Haringey Independent: DCI Banks' Stephen Tompkinson: People like gritty

11:27am Saturday 28th February 2015

Stephen Tompkinson reckons people like DCI Banks because it’s unglamorous.

Dame Judi Dench: I'm not brave enough to up sticks

Haringey Independent: Dame Judi Dench: I'm not brave enough to up sticks

11:27am Saturday 28th February 2015

Dame Judi Dench says she thinks her Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel character Evelyn is braver than her.

10 celebrities who won't get any older this month

Haringey Independent: 10 celebrities who won't get any older this month

11:27am Saturday 28th February 2015

These February 29 celebrities are a lot younger than you might think, sort of.

India ease to nine-wicket win

Haringey Independent: Ravichandran Ashwin, second left, celebrates one of his four wickets in India's comprehensive win (AP)

11:14am Saturday 28th February 2015

India made light work of winning a third game at the Cricket World Cup, beating the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in Perth.

Teenage cyclist stabbed to death

Haringey Independent: Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 7.30pm

10:29am Saturday 28th February 2015

Police have launched a murder investigation after a teenage cyclist was stabbed to death.

Family 'positive' on missing Becky

Haringey Independent: Friends are searching for Becky Watts

10:29am Saturday 28th February 2015

The family of missing 16-year-old Rebecca Watts have said they are "keeping positive" about the prospect of being reunited with the teenager.

Widow 'distraught' at medals theft

Haringey Independent: Police said the widow was distraught that her husband's medals have been taken

10:24am Saturday 28th February 2015

A 90-year-old widow is "very distraught" after her late husband's treasured war medals were stolen, detectives said.

Call to restore defence spending

Haringey Independent: Sir John Sawers was head of MI6

9:24am Saturday 28th February 2015

A former spy chief has joined calls for UK defence spending to be restored to counter the security threat posed by Russian aggression.

Black Caps cling on in Auckland

Haringey Independent: Kane Williamson showed nerves of steel as he hit a six to win the match for New Zealand (AP)

7:38am Saturday 28th February 2015

New Zealand edged to a one-wicket victory over fellow World Cup co-hosts Australia to claim the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy in a low-scoring thriller at Eden Park.

England women seal ODI series win

Haringey Independent: Sarah Taylor was named player of the series as England beat New Zealand 3-2

7:02am Saturday 28th February 2015

England women claimed a five-wicket win in their one-day international series decider against New Zealand in Lincoln.

Schmidt: England win would top lot

Haringey Independent: Ireland's Johnny Sexton and Paul O'Connell (right)

6:59am Saturday 28th February 2015

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt believes beating England in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations Grand Slam eliminator in Dublin would represent Ireland's "biggest win" in his Test tenure.

Attapattu wary of England seamers

Haringey Independent: Marvan Atapattu, centre, is wary of England ahead of their World Cup clash on Sunday

6:51am Saturday 28th February 2015

Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu believes England have one of the best "seaming attacks" in the world ahead of their World Cup clash in Wellington on Sunday.

Woakes eyes big scalp

Haringey Independent: Chris Woakes admits England must beat a big team before the World Cup quarter-finals

6:45am Saturday 28th February 2015

England will get a double shot at redemption when they meet Sri Lanka in a World Cup clash that both teams are targeting to kick-start so far unconvincing campaigns.

McIlroy furious with performance

Haringey Independent: Rory McIlroy was on course to miss the cut in the Honda Classic

6:37am Saturday 28th February 2015

World number one Rory McIlroy spelled out his frustration after another bad day at the Honda Classic left him on the verge of an early exit.

Lawes getting stronger - Mallinder

Haringey Independent: Jim Mallinder, pictured, heaped praise on Courtney Lawes after Northampton's win

6:17am Saturday 28th February 2015

Courtney Lawes needs one more club game before he is ready to return to the England side, according to Northampton director of rugby Jim Mallinder.

Cunningham proud of St Helens

Haringey Independent: Tom Makinson went over for St Helens

6:16am Saturday 28th February 2015

St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham was proud of his side after they bounced back from their World Club Challenge drubbing to maintain their 100 per cent start to their Super League title defence.

Boris regrets rock star failure

Haringey Independent: Boris Johnson said getting stuck on the zip wire was a "painful" incident

6:07am Saturday 28th February 2015

Boris Johnson has said he "bitterly" regrets his failure to become a rock star and has admitted to being an "embarrassing dad" in a question and answer session with young people.

William lords it over samurai saga

Haringey Independent: The Duke of Cambridge is dressed as a Samurai king during a visit to the set of a historical drama at NHK Public Broadcasting Studios on the third day of his visit to Japan. (PA)

6:01am Saturday 28th February 2015

The Duke of Cambridge was transformed into a samurai warlord when he visited the set of a long-running Japanese drama.

Net snoops 'won't snare terrorists'

Haringey Independent: Apple boss Tim Cook says privacy is a basic human right and data snooping will not stop terrorists

5:49am Saturday 28th February 2015

The head of technology giant Apple has said privacy is a "basic human right" and no government or private company should be able to access personal information.

I'm fit as a flea, insists Farage

Haringey Independent: Ukip leader Nigel Farage arrives at the Winter Gardens Theatre in Margate, Kent, for the second day of the UKIP Spring Conference.

2:38am Saturday 28th February 2015

Nigel Farage has revealed that he decided to address rumours he was seriously ill after Ukip donors rang him to express alarm.

Cameron condemns Nemtsov murder

Haringey Independent: Boris Nemtsov at an opposition rally in Moscow in 2012 (AP)

12:31am Saturday 28th February 2015

David Cameron has condemned the "callous murder" of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and said the crime "must be fully, rapidly and transparently investigated, and those responsible brought to justice".

Corrie's Colson Smith: Rat Darryl can be hard to control

Haringey Independent: Corrie's Colson Smith: Rat Darryl can be hard to control

12:11am Saturday 28th February 2015

Craig Tinker’s pet rat is not always easy to contain on set, the teenage actor revealed.

Jennifer Lopez: Film shows older women are attractive

Haringey Independent: Jennifer Lopez: Film shows older women are attractive

12:11am Saturday 28th February 2015

Jennifer Lopez says she is glad her new thriller shows that older women are still desirable.

House Of Cards creator hints at marriage crisis for the Underwoods

Haringey Independent: House Of Cards creator hints at marriage crisis for the Underwoods

12:11am Saturday 28th February 2015

Beau Willimon reckons the relationship between lead characters Frank and Claire Underwood is the cornerstone of the hit US drama.

Madonna considers a switch to comedy

Haringey Independent: Madonna snubbed by Radio 1 playlist

12:11am Saturday 28th February 2015

The queen of pop has a surprising alternative career plan if her musical success starts to falter.

Protests over re-privatised trains

Haringey Independent: East Coast is to return to private hands

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

A leading rail union is to stage a series of protests to mark the final day of a train company being run in the public sector.

I'm just a failed dope, says Marks

Haringey Independent: Howard Marks entertains the audience at the concert.

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Howard Marks has joked that he "failed" as a drug dealer as he hosted a star-studded concert weeks after revealing he is suffering from inoperable cancer.

MPs warn on energy switching deals

Haringey Independent: MPs have criticised the actions of some price comparison websites regarding information on energy and gas suppliers

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Price comparison sites should pay compensation to energy customers who have been misled into switching to deals that were not the cheapest on the market, MPs have said.

Hollywood pays tribute to Mr Spock

Haringey Independent: Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played the instantly recognisable Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Tributes have been paid from Hollywood to Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played the instantly recognisable Mr Spock in Star Trek, who has died at the age of 83.

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy dies

Haringey Independent: Leonard Nimoy, pictured in 2013, has died aged 83 (AP)

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in the long-running science fiction series, has died at the age of 83.

Galloway to attend protest rally

Haringey Independent: George Galloway will be joining the protest rally

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Controversial MP George Galloway will attend a protest rally against the first Pegida anti-Islam demo in the country and has branded them "right-wing nutters".

Madonna thinking of comedy switch

Haringey Independent: Madonna would like to try her hand at "sit-down" comedy

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Madonna has revealed she wants to try her hand as a comedian if her music career ever stalls.

Starter homes 'with a 20% discount'

Haringey Independent: The average cost of a first home is now £218,000

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Young first-time buyers are being urged to sign up to a Government scheme aimed at providing starter homes at a 20% discount which David Cameron said could be a "game changer".

Call to improve social mobility

Haringey Independent: Politicians have been urged to address the issue of social mobility

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

The UK could become a "permanently divided nation" unless political leaders commit to measures to reduce poverty and improve social mobility, a major report has found.

MI5 'quizzes Jihadi John teachers'

Haringey Independent: Jihadi John has been identified as Kuwait-born Mohammed Emwazi

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

MI5 officers have reportedly questioned former teachers of Briton Mohammed Emwazi after he was this week unmasked as the Islamic State terrorist known as Jihadi John.

I'm just a failed dope, says Marks

Haringey Independent: Howard Marks entertains the audience at the concert

11:45pm Friday 27th February 2015

Howard Marks has joked that he "failed" as a drug dealer as he hosted a star-studded concert weeks after revealing he is suffering from inoperable cancer.

Mourinho: Take care of football

Haringey Independent: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he is concerned for the credibility of English football

11:15pm Friday 27th February 2015

Jose Mourinho believes the credibility of English football is at stake if decisions like the one which saw Nemanja Matic banned and Ashley Barnes escape punishment recur.

10 times Leonard Nimoy proved he was the king of cameos

Haringey Independent: 10 times Leonard Nimoy proved he was the king of cameos

11:05pm Friday 27th February 2015

From Star Trek, to Transformers, to The Simpsons, and back to Star Trek. Leonard loved a fleeting appearance.

18 things we learned from Bear Grylls: Mission Survive

Haringey Independent: 18 things we learned from Bear Grylls: Mission Survive

11:05pm Friday 27th February 2015

There was one thing we already knew: drinking wee = bad.

Who fell foul of Gogglebox's viewing opinions this week?

Haringey Independent: Who fell foul of Gogglebox's viewing opinions this week?

10:55pm Friday 27th February 2015

Even Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson got a lashing from the Goggleboxers’ opinionated tongues.

No slips from Saints

Haringey Independent: Northampton's Samu Manoa was among the tryscorers in the 17-13 defeat of Harlequins

10:31pm Friday 27th February 2015

Champions Northampton moved 13 points clear at the top of the Aviva Premiership with a victory which surely ends Harlequins' hopes of reaching the top four.

Astana to appeal if licence revoked

Haringey Independent: Vincenzo Nibali, centre, has been left in limbo

8:30pm Friday 27th February 2015

Astana have indicated they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport if their licence is revoked.

Delay Kiev plans, Toffees tell fans

Haringey Independent: Roberto Martinez is looking forward to facing Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League

8:21pm Friday 27th February 2015

Everton have advised fans to delay making any travel arrangements to next month's Europa League match against Dynamo Kiev.

Federer and Djokovic clash in Dubai

Haringey Independent: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, pictured, will meet in the Dubai final on Saturday (AP)

7:51pm Friday 27th February 2015

The top two players in the world will contest the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after contrasting semi-final victories on Friday.

Rosberg tops timesheets

Haringey Independent: Nico Rosberg produced a lap of one minute 22.792 seconds

7:26pm Friday 27th February 2015

Nico Rosberg sent out an ominous warning to the rest of Formula One by setting the fastest time so far on day two of the final pre-season test in Barcelona.

Sci-fi legends pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Haringey Independent: Sci-fi legends pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy

7:24pm Friday 27th February 2015

Leonard Nimoy is currently dominating six of the top trend slots on Twitter. His fans, friends and co-stars should be proud.

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