Night Tube to return in November – but only on Central and Victoria lines

Night Tube services are set to return on the Central and Victoria Lines in time for Christmas but driver shortages are preventing a full rollout, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said today. Speaking at Mayor’s Question Time this morning, Mr Khan said that restarting the 24-hour service on the 27th November was a sign that the city’s “thriving night time economy is returning”.

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Medics at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust who saved Boris Johnson left decimated by staff shortages

The NHS intensive care unit which helped save Boris Johnson’s life after he contracted coronavirus is dangerously understaffed, according to their leaders. Trade union Unite said a survey of its members at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in Waterloo found chronic understaffing in the unit had led to plunging morale and fears over the danger to patients.

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