A&E waiting times “at their worst for 10 years”: Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise

A&E waiting times 'at their worst for 10 years': Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise The report was compiled by the health think-tank The King’s FundIt also included a poll of 48 NHS finance directors A third said quality of care had deteriorated over the past 12 months By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:36 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:40 GMT, 14 February 2013 The number of patients made to wait four hours or longer in A&E has reached its highest level for a decade, a report claims. For the last three months of last year, the figure was 232,000 – an increase of 38 per cent over the previous quarter. Experts said the proportion of patients waiting more than four hours to be seen was the highest since 2003.

Marks and Spencer trolley rage: Christmas shopper “critical” after M&S attack

Christmas shopper 'critical' after M&S trolley rage attack: 30-year-old woman arrested after victim, 60, knocked to groundWoman allegedly rammed into man with her trolley following altercation | UPDATED: 15:31 GMT, 1 January 2013 A shopper is fighting for his life in hospital after a Christmas ‘trolley rage’ attack. The 60-year-old victim broke a hip and wrist when he was knocked to the ground by a woman in a Marks & Spencer store. Staff said the woman appeared to have launched the attack because the man had failed to get out of her way fast enough

Christmas shopper “critical” after M&S trolley rage attack: 30-year-old woman arrested after victim, 60, knocked to ground

Christmas shopper 'critical' after M&S trolley rage attack: 30-year-old woman arrested after victim, 60, knocked to groundWoman allegedly rammed into man with her trolley following altercation | UPDATED: 02:42 GMT, 1 January 2013 A shopper is fighting for his life in hospital after a Christmas ‘trolley rage’ attack. The 60-year-old victim broke a hip and wrist when he was knocked to the ground by a woman in a Marks & Spencer store. Staff said the woman appeared to have launched the attack because the man had failed to get out of her way fast enough.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn spotted in Venice with girlfriend days after cavorting with French strippers

Strauss-Kahn spotted in Venice with girlfriend days after he was photographed cavorting with models in Paris nightclubDisgraced former head of the IMF made the extravagant gesture to the new lady in his life Myriam AouffirStrauss-Kahn waiting to learn if he will face charges of conspiring with pimps to procure girls for sex parties around the world | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 7 December 2012 The disgraced former head of the IMF whisked his girlfriend off for a romantic break in Venice just days after he was photographed cavorting with models in a Paris nightclub.