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A US firm has introduced a deodorising toilet seat

Will no-niff loo seat do business?

Blow out the scented candle and ditch the aerosol spray can - a US firm has introduced a deodorising toilet seat that it says will eliminate embarrassing odours and the need to cover them up.

May 'was battered' by arrest row

Theresa May chose a lifetime's subscription to Vogue as her luxury item to take to the desert island

Theresa May has admitted she was left battered and bruised after the furious backlash when MPs were denied an explicit vote on the controversial European Arrest Warrant (EAW) and indicated she should have handled it differently.

NHS staff to stage fresh pay strike

NHS health workers are to go on strike again

Hundreds of thousands of NHS workers, ranging from nurses and midwives to porters and cleaners, are to stage a fresh strike in the bitter row with the Government over pay.

Courses not demanding, say students

Students celebrate their graduation but many don't think they are getting value for money, according to a poll

Many students do not find their degree course demanding or stretching according to new research, which warns there are rising concerns over whether going to university is good value.

Mental health services 'need help'

Mental health services need more investment, the RCN Scotland said

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Scotland has called for more investment in mental health services after figures revealed the number of specialist nurses has fallen.

Labour 'culturally adrift' - Lammy

A senior Labour backbencher has warned that the party is "culturally adrift" from its own core supporters in the wake of the snobbery row.

Labour reveals building sales plan

Chris Leslie has revealed Labour would consider selling Government-owned buildings in London

A restaurant, the civil service social club and the QE2 conference centre could be sold off by the government, under plans unveiled by Labour.

NHS workers 'hit by staff shortage'

Three out of four health workers believe there aren't enough staff in their hospital, raising concerns about patient safety, according to a new study.

PM 'must give up' Whelan donations

Dave Whelan has donated more than £1m to the Conservative Party

David Cameron is under pressure to give up £1.5 million in donations from businessman Dave Whelan amid allegations of racist comments by the Wigan Athletic chairman.