News archive from 2 June 2014, page 12

Employers to take on more graduates

EMPLOYERS are planning to recruit more graduates this year, although competition for jobs remains fierce, according to a new study. Firms are set to take on almost a fifth more graduates in 2014, rising to over 40 per cent in financial services, said...

 

GP appointments 'postcode lottery'

MILLIONS face a postcode lottery in GP services as chronic underfunding has left doctors' surgeries "on the brink of collapse", a study has warned. Research by the Royal College of General Practitioners showed a stark divide in access to...

 
Churchill's last child dies at 91

Churchill's last child dies at 91

LADY Soames, the last surviving child of Sir Winston Churchill, has died, it was announced yesterday. Mary Soames, who was 91, died peacefully at home yesterday evening surrounded by her family, after a short illness. She was the youngest of the five...

 
Join the tea set to support hospice

Join the tea set to support hospice

A very special tea party is taking place in June, to support the St John's Hospice Development Appeal in Doncaster. The Mount Pleasant Hotel on the Great North Road is the venue for an afternoon of tea, coffee, cakes, sandwiches and live music. The...

 

Police continue rally crash probe

Investigations continue today into the deaths of three rally spectators who were killed when a car ploughed into a crowd like a "bowling ball hitting skittles". Two men and one woman were killed in what was the second of two crashes during...

 
Yorkshire Tour stages are just champion for Froome

Yorkshire Tour stages are just champion for Froome

With the clock ticking towards next month's Grand Depart, champion Chris Froome has predicted a "breathtaking" opening to this year's Tour de France. Froome’s Team Sky dropped into the Broad Acres to reconnoitre the key parts of the...

 
Roadwatch - your weekly guide to disruption on the roads in Wakefield

Roadwatch - your weekly guide to disruption on the roads in Wakefield

The following roadworks are planned acoss the Wakefield district over the coming week: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Netherton Lane, from Blacker Lane to Bridge Road, until Monday, June 2 while highway surfacing preperatory works take...

 

Why my daughter's birthday shames those who think people with Down's are not fit to live: DOMINIC LAWSON...

28 View comments Yesterday my younger daughter celebrated her 19th birthday with characteristic exuberance. Yet immediately after she was born, on June 1, 1995, we had all manner of gloomy medical assessments of the shape she’d be in by now. Domenica...

Daily Mail, 06:44 in Health
 

European Factors to Watch-Shares seen edging higher

Chinese factory activity expanded at its fastest pace in five months in May due to rising new orders, helping boost Japan's Nikkei index which climbed to an eight-week high. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell by 0.1 percent to 1,377.46...

 
Jimmy Savile abuse reports 'reach 500'

Jimmy Savile abuse reports 'reach 500'

There have been at least 500 reports of abuse by ex-BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, NSPCC research for Panorama has found. Most of the alleged victims were between the ages of 13 and 15, but the youngest was two. Meanwhile, leaked memos reveal the extent...

BBC, 06:46 in Art & Culture
 

The 8 horrible stages of waking up every morning

The best thing about the weekend, far better than the Saturday night drinks, Sunday movie or the actual time to cook something other than a peanut butter sandwich, is the glorious lack of an alarm clock, and the ability to wake up at 9, 10, 11 or...

Metro, 06:48 in Lifestyle
 

Netanyahu urges world not to recognise Palestinian unity government

Israel and the West classify Hamas as a terrorist organisation and have no official dealings with the movement, which advocates the destruction of the Jewish state. But Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, whose Fatah party signed a reconciliation...

 

Pride of Nottingham: City pays tribute to Carl Froch, who is thinking of home

AFTER winning the biggest fight in British boxing history, Carl Froch had one thing on his mind. It was not where his next fight will be - with Las Vegas being banded around as a possible location - or who it will be against. It was spending time with...

 
300 Nottingham parents fined over kids' truancy

300 Nottingham parents fined over kids' truancy

MORE than 300 city parents have been fined this year after their children skipped school. Seven more were due at Nottingham Magistrates' Court today, charged with failing to ensure their children go to classes. The shock figures have been revealed as...

 

Six things to do in Nottingham on Monday June 2

1. Dance 'Til Dawn: Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return with their brand new show, a classic love story bringing vintage Hollywood glamour to the present day, at the Theatre Royal. Tickets are available from...

 


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