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Great Britain won their first medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics today. Dom Parsons won bronze in the men's skeleton. Parsons is Britain's first men's skeleton medal since John Crammond in 1948. @nishagarud 
Britain’s bus network is shrinking. They are blaming this on budget cuts and increased car use. This is the most it has shrunk since the late 1980s. Around the UK people say the shrinking is leaving them unable to reach basic services such as shops and GP surgeries. @nishagarud 
The prescription drug Xanax can only be obtained with a private prescription in the UK, but in the US is more widely prescribed. Recently in the UK, Xanax is being sold illegally on social media sites like Facebook to kids as young as 13. @nishagarud 
Everyone that is diagnosed with dementia is supposed to receive an individual care plan that is reviewed at least once a year. One in three people in England are not receiving this. @nishagarud 
In england, interns that are classed as workers must be paid minimum wage. Recently, the government has been cracking down on this law by sending letters to companies reminding them that it is illegal.  @nishagarud
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