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The Observer’s lead story centres on the nursing “crisis” facing wards as England’s hospitals struggle to recruit staff, with tens of thousands of posts unfilled. One in five nursing posts on some wards are vacant, according to the paper, with the situation made particularly bad by a drop in recruits from Europe. Meanwhile, the paper reports that there is tension brewing in Downing Street between Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel after the PM overruled attempts to make public sexual harassment a crime.