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More than 80,000 NHS posts vacant, says report

More than 86,000 NHS posts were vacant between January 2017 and March 2017, the latest NHS Digital figures for the health service in England suggest. The report shows the number of vacancies climbed by almost 8,000 compared to the same period in 2016. Nurses and midwives accounted for the highest proportion of shortages, with 11,400 vacant posts in March 2017. The data included job adverts published on the NHS Jobs website between February 2015 and March 2017. Nurse shortages The figures suggest there were 30,613 full-time equivalent vacancies in England…

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The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth will enjoy Birkdale win more than any other

Media playback is not supported on this device Final leaderboard -12 Spieth (US); -9 Kuchar (US); -6 Li (Chn); -5 McIlroy (NI), Cabrera-Bello (Spa) Selected: -4 Southgate (Eng), Grace (SA), Koepka (US); -3 Casey (Eng), Stenson (Swe); -2 Wood (Eng), Poulter (Eng); Level Ramsay (Sco); +1 Westwood (Eng) Drysdale (Sco), Fleetwood (Eng), Johnston (Eng) Jordan Spieth says he will enjoy his Open victory more than anything he has achieved in golf after playing the “best five-hole stretch of his life”. Spieth lost his three-shot overnight lead by the turn on…

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McIlroy wants 'more than four majors' in next 10 years going into Open

Media playback is not supported on this device 2017 Open Championship on the BBC Venue: Royal Birkdale Dates: 20-23 July Live: Listen to BBC Radio 5 live commentary and follow text updates – including in-play video clips – on BBC Sport website and mobile app. TV highlights on BBC Two. Select for full times. Rory McIlroy says he wants to win “more than four majors” in the next 10 years, before the start of The Open at Royal Birkdale on Thursday. The world number four won the silver medal as…

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BBC pay: Male stars earn more than female talent

The BBC has revealed two-thirds of its stars earning more than £150,000 are male, with Chris Evans the top-paid on between £2.2m and £2.25m. Claudia Winkleman was the highest-paid female celebrity, earning between £450,000 and £500,000 last year, its annual report for 2016/2017 says. The One Show’s Alex Jones was second, earning between £400,000 and £450,000. BBC director general Tony Hall said there was “more to do” on the gender pay gap. The top seven earners, in the list of the BBC’s 96 best-paid stars, were all male. It is…

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Jennifer Hawkins more relatable than Karlie Kloss: Alex Perry takes another swipe at David Jones

It is a truth universally acknowledged (since 2004), that a catwalk featuring Jennifer Hawkins is a catwalk you want to be on. Which explains why Bondi Junction in Sydney was inundated with models all walking, posing and pouting through an audition process on Wednesday for Myer’s upcoming two-part spring collections launch. Jennifer Hawkins is who Australian women relate to according to designer Alex Perry. Photo: Lucas Dawson More than 150 of Sydney’s up-and-coming models turned out to be critiqued and cast by designers Alex Perry and We Are Kindred duo Lizzie and Georgie Renkert.  The turn out,…

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