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Courts Ambulance

Sharman was charged after a social media plea by West Midlands Ambulance Service staff who reported at the weekend how colleagues had a hand-written note put on the rear windscreen of the vehicle.

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Politics Oxfam

Kevin Watkins, chief executive of Save the Children UK, said that his charity had produced two reports – dating back as far as 2002 – warning that “predatory men” were seeking to use aid work as an opportunity for abuse.

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Politics Oxfam

Conservative committee member Pauline Latham said she had heard allegations of aid workers abusing women as early as two years ago at an international conference.

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Politics Oxfam

Mr Goldring revealed that one of those who resigned or were sacked as a result of the Haiti organisation was later re-employed by an Oxfam organisation elsewhere in the world – but not by Oxfam GB.

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Pressed on claims that the aid sector has seen junior workers sexually assaulted by senior staff, Ms Thomson said: “I think that you’re absolutely right to point out the risks … of people who are on short-term contracts, the vulnerability they feel which exacerbates this power relationship which already exists where, often, younger women feel obliged and under pressure to do things for older men because the power relationships are wrong.”

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Courts Ambulance

Kirsty Sharman, 26, has pleaded guilty at North Staffordshire Justice Centre to a public order offence after she verbally abused paramedics and left a foul-mouthed note on their ambulance in Stoke-on-Trent.

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Politics Lords

Theresa May has promised to act with “restraint” in her upcoming appointments of new political peers to the House of Lords.

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Farm Brexit

Mr Gove told the conference: “We produce the world’s best food – our beef and lamb, cheese and milk, cod and salmon, soft fruit and salad vegetables – are recognised globally as the gold standard in fresh produce. One of the reasons why exports are growing so fast.

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City Asda

Supermarket Asda has reported a 0.5% rise in like-for-like sales in the fourth quarter to December 31, which the company said was “further evidence to Asda’s improving performance in the market”.

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Walmart’s chief financial officer Brett Biggs said net sales rose 2% over the period.

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Royal William

The Duke of Cambridge rides a Triumph Tiger 1200 XRT motorcycle during a visit to Triumph Motorcycles in Nuneaton. (Ian Vogler/Daily Mirror/PA)

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City Asda

Doug McMillon, chief executive of Asda’s owner Walmart, said: “In the UK, Asda delivered positive comp sales again this quarter with particular strength during the Christmas period.

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Politics Oxfam

Asked about comments that he had not slept for six days, Mr Goldring said “I make no excuses, I make an apology for comparing what I was going through with the bigger picture.

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Politics Oxfam

Mr Goldring told the committee that at the time of the original investigation into events in Haiti, Oxfam issued a press release revealing its findings of “serious misconduct” involving bullying, intimidation and breaches of the charity’s code of conduct.

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Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to the Royal College of Physicians in London. (Chris Jackson/PA)

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Farm Brexit

Farmers should be paid for delivering “public goods” rather than simply receiving subsidies for the land they own, Mr Gove said, with protection of the environment top of the list, such as planting woods to prevent flooding and providing hedgerows for wildlife.

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Politics Oxfam

Save the Children’s director of child safeguarding Steve Reeves said that the likely scale of abuse was such that agencies should act on the assumption that it is taking place, even if proof of wrongdoing had not come to light.

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City HSBC

HSBC said that loan impairment charges in its global banking and markets division totalled around 500 million US dollars (£358 million) in 2017, with the charges this year being “related to two large corporate exposures in Europe”.

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Politics Wages

The think tank Class has a report on workers’ expectations of pay rises. Story being prepared under embargo for 0001 on Wednesday February 21.

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Schedule Pictures

The Press Association plans to cover the following – some of this may be subject to change:LONDON: Cabinet meetingLONDON: London Fashion Week.NEWCASTLE: Cheryl at the opening of the new Prince’s Trust and Cheryl’s Trust centre in Newcastle.   (ARRIVAL PIX MOVED)Newcastle-under-Lyme:  Woman from Stoke-on-Trent charged following an incident during the afternoon of 18th February where paramedics from the West Midlands Ambulance Service were subjected to verbal abuse whilst they attended a medical emergency.1240: NUNEATON, WARWICKSHIRE: The Duke of Cambridge will visit Triumph Motorcycles and MIRA Technology Park.0900: LONDON: Photocall for the highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller and 20th Century at Christie’s. Highlights include works by Picasso, Magritte, Miró, Derain, Monet, Degas, Warhol, Fontana and Pollock. Christie’s1045: INNSWORTH, GLOUCESTERSHIRE:  The Prince of Wales to visit the headquarters of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.1030: LONDON: Oxfam bosses appear before the Commons Development Committee on the aid worker sex scandal.1030: LONDON: Pimlico Plumbers employment case reaches the Supreme Court.1100: LONDON: Red Sparrow photocall with Jennifer Lawrence and the rest of the cast1100-1140: LONDON: The Queen to visit the Royal College of Physicians of London to mark the 500th anniversary of the body’s founding Charter1300: GLOUCESTERSHIRE: A family syndicate from Bristol celebrating after their Lucky Dip ticket matched all six numbers to scoop the £18,139,352 Lotto Jackpot on Saturday (17 February).1400: LONDON: Sarah Clarke’s formal introduction to the House of Lords as Black Rod.2000: LONDON: Naked Heart Foundation Fabulous Fund Fair.1945: LONDON: Stamford Bridge: Chelsea v Barcelona1100: MANCHESTER: Aon Training Complex: Man Utd training1945: SHEFFIELD: Bramall Lane: Sheffield United v Queens Park RangersOLYMPICS PYEONGCHANG: 2018 Winter Olympics

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