News archive from 2 June 2014, page 2

Drug plight of dementia sufferers failed by NHS

Drug plight of dementia sufferers failed by NHS

Large numbers of patients being cared for in Scottish dementia units are being given multiple drugs to help control their behaviour without regular checks on their treatment. A report by the Mental Welfare Commission (MWC) for Scotland found 84 per...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Health
 
Leeds United: Cellino closing in on next boss

Leeds United: Cellino closing in on next boss

Massimo Cellino plans to interview a string of coaches this week amid heavy speculation about the identity of Brian McDermott's successor at Leeds United. Cellino, the club’s Italian owner, said he would speak to as many as 10 potential replacements...

 
Corruption redefined as tourism in Czech Republic

Corruption redefined as tourism in Czech Republic

In Prague's maze-like Franciscan Garden, an urban oasis hidden away in the heart of the Czech capital, a curious ceremony is unfolding. A man and a woman in smart black uniforms, pale blue and orange sashes draped over their shoulders, are preparing...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 

100 years on, airlines hampered by history, IATA says

Last year three billion people followed in his footsteps. But while the first century of paid flight has transformed the passenger experience from a bone-shaking wooden biplane to frills such as flat beds, for many investors it provides the same risk...

Reuters, 00:21 in Business
 
Ian King Presents Sky News' New Business Show

Ian King Presents Sky News' New Business Show

Business news should be for everyone. It affects everyone, after all, not just those who read the business pages avidly. So I hope Ian King Live will demystify business, strip away the jargon and make the worlds of business, economics and markets...

 
100 miles of Sheffield roads will not be gritted

100 miles of Sheffield roads will not be gritted

More than 100 miles of Sheffield roads will no longer be gritted before snow as part of council plans to save £100,000 a year. The proposal would reduce the number of precautionary gritting routes from 720 miles to 610 by cutting the number of...

 
Fashion and textiles

Fashion and textiles

Textile students will experiment with materials, textures, colours and patterns. Photograph: Felix Clay What will I learn? From weaves and dyes to stitches, silhouettes and tailored cuts – if you're studying fashion and/or textiles you'll need an...

Guardian, 00:25 in Learning
 

Climate change rainfall warning

Short, sharp downpours could become an increasingly unwanted characteristic of the British summer if the effects of global warming are to continue, experts have warned. A landmark study by the Met Office and Newcastle University has identified how...

 

Health and safety reforms planned

The Government has announced plans to strip the red tape from "Britain's health and safety culture", giving greater protection for responsible employers and do-gooders who end up being involved in liability claims. Justice Secretary Chris...

 
Accounting and finance

Accounting and finance

Many graduates will find work in areas such as investment banking, management consultancy and financial management. Photograph: High Level/REX What will I learn? Accountants are vital to the running of the financial world – they are numerate,...

Guardian, 00:25 in Learning
 

Police arrest killer who absconded

A convicted killer and rapist who absconded from a mental health centre has been arrested, police said. Officers launched a manhunt after Samuel Lee, 44, failed to return from an authorised trip f rom the John Howard Centre, Kenworthy Road, Hackney,...

 
Design and crafts

Design and crafts

Courses will require you to experiment with a range of materials. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian What will I learn? A degree in design and crafts can help you make the leap from being a budding maker or designer, to becoming a creative...

Guardian, 00:25 in Learning
 

Mitchell tops poll of put-downs

Gone With The Wind author Margaret Mitchell has been crowned the queen of the literary put-down in a new poll. The writer, whose novel inspired the classic film starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, topped a poll which included that famous wit Oscar...

 
Film production and photography

Film production and photography

Learn about the production techniques required to produce industry-standard work. Photograph: The Guardian What will I learn? If you dream of spending hours mulling over snaps in a dark room, or are incapable of sitting through a film without boring...

Guardian, 00:25 in Learning
 
Comment: Rural development plans could be a howler

Comment: Rural development plans could be a howler

Reading some of the responses to the proposal by the John Muir Trust to bring back wolves to Scotland, it was clear that many people had been influenced by reading Jack London's tales of derring do in the Frozen North. For those not familiar with his...

Scotsman, 00:25 in Business
 


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