Ambulances were called out to the headquarters of one of Europe’s largest sports retailers 76 times in two years, a BBC investigation found.

Many of the calls, for workers at Sports Direct’s complex at Shirebrook, in Derbyshire, were for “life-threatening” illnesses.

Former workers said some staff were “too scared” to take sick leave because they feared losing their jobs.

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