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1. NHS 111 is crippled by a major cyberattack as staff resort to ‘pens and paper’

Security services are investigating a major cyberattack on the NHS 111 system that has left patients struggling to get urgent appointments and ambulance calls.

NHS 111 staff across the country have been forced to use pens and paper after a crucial system was shut down by hackers fearing they were linked to a hostile state. Read the full story.

2. Liz Truss is the Telegraph readers’ overwhelming choice for Prime Minister

Liz Truss has been backed by Telegraph readers as Britain’s next prime minister in the biggest campaign poll yet.

Six in 10 readers polled said the foreign secretary should replace Boris Johnson, in another blow to Rishi Sunak’s campaign. Read the full story.

3. Objections to the erection of the Alan Turing statue at the University of Cambridge

The statue of Alan Turing is set to be erected in Cambridge despite historic England’s warning that it would “harm” the character of the area.

The King’s College mathematician’s alma mater has asked to erect a 12ft steel tribute to Turing designed by Sir Anthony Gormley. Read the full story.

4. Political historian Sir Anthony Seldon left the university following ‘serious financial mismanagement’

Sir Anthony Seldon has resigned as vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham amid an investigation which revealed serious financial mismanagement, The Telegraph has learned.

The political historian and honorary historical adviser to 10 Downing Street left the university in 2020, months after the Charity Commission began looking into the university’s governance – including a risky deal to create a medical campus 120 miles away in Crewe, Cheshire. Read the full story.

5. The father of a British girl killed by a speedboat in Albania “got into a fight with the man responsible”

The father of a British girl who was killed in a boating accident while on holiday with family in Albania has been pictured brawling with the off-duty police officer believed to have been responsible for her death.

Local police have confirmed that seven-year-old Jonada Avdia died instantly after being hit by the speedboat as she swam just 15ft from shore at Potami beach in southern Albania . Read the full story.

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