Lloyd Webber's Ding Dong! royalties: Composer is earning money from Wizard of Oz song downloads that anti-Thatcher activists are trying to get to No.1 The composer, who will attend Mrs Thatcher’s funeral this weekTrack is climbing the charts as protestors urge Thatcher critics to buy itIt has already topped the iTunes and Amazon download chartsOfficial Singles Chart will be released today By Simon Murphy PUBLISHED: 01:23 GMT, 14 April 2013 | UPDATED: 08:08 GMT, 14 April 2013 Andrew Lloyd Webber is gaining royalties from downloads of his Wizard Of Oz stage musical version of the song that activists want to reach No.1 Lord Lloyd-Webber, the prominent Conservative and admirer of Baroness Thatcher, is inadvertently profiting from a campaign to get Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead to the top of the charts.
GPs will be paid 30,000 bonus for cancer, dementia and out-of-hours care NHS to reward surgeries which provide an all-round good serviceCritics say GPs should not receive extra bonuses just for doing their jobs | UPDATED: 07:56 GMT, 18 December 2012 Health minister Dr Dan Poulter believes the new targets will improve quality in care GPs will be paid thousands of pounds in bonuses for hitting a new raft of NHS targets. Their practices will be given extra payments worth up to 30,000 a year if they make improvements in cancer, dementia and out-of-hours care. The NHS wants to reward surgeries which diagnose patients early, improve survival rates and provide an all-round good service.
I no longer recognise the Britain I grew up in | UPDATED: 22:48 GMT, 14 December 2012 When I come out of the railway station at Stoke-on-Trent, as I have done countless times since my childhood, I make my way to the taxi rank and ask for Barlaston, a small village five miles away, where my parents began their married life. The taxi-driver invariably registers a total blank. ‘I am going to the Wedgwood factory.’ Blank