News archive from 5 October 2012, page 13

'Less than third' read to children

Less than a third of UK parents read to their children every day, according to a survey. Two-thirds of parents and grandparents (67%) believe that modern technology in the home distracts them from storytelling while just under a third (29%) are too...

 

'Less than third' read to children

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Probation reforms 'race to bottom'

Do you enjoy reading fascinating features and riveting columns about the countryside? News Local Regional National Entertainment Showbiz School News Environment Health Sport Local National Updates and Highlights Kelly Column Football Transfers...

 

More complaints against Savile

Two more alleged victims of Sir Jimmy Savile have come forward, meaning four police forces have now received complaints against the TV presenter. Northamptonshire police force said it had been contacted by two members of the public with allegations...

 

Probation reforms 'race to bottom'

Privatisation of the probation service could become a "race to the bottom on price at the expense of effectiveness and efficiency", a union has warned. The move is "bound to compromise public protection", with fewer staff, less...

 

Model Agyness inspired by husband

Model-turned-actress Agyness Deyn revealed that she is inspired by her actor husband's career as she took her biggest film role to date. The 29-year-old, whose real name is Laura Hollins, stars as stripper Flo in the English language remake of Nicolas...

 
West Yorkshire police chief Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March

West Yorkshire police chief Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March

West Yorkshire police chief Sir Norman Bettison to retire in March West Yorkshire's Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison says he will retire next year amid pressure to resign in the wake of the Hillsborough report. As part of the announcement last...

 
University rankings blow for Scottish education

University rankings blow for Scottish education

FOUR of Scotland's major universities have plummeted in an annual list of the world's best higher education institutions. The universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow and St Andrews all slipped down the Times Higher Education World University...

Scotsman, 00:35 in Learning
 
Joyce McMillan: Virtual anarchy if mobile control lost

Joyce McMillan: Virtual anarchy if mobile control lost

ELECTRONIC communications can avoid real life so adults need to understand enough to warn children, writes Joyce McMillan It’s Tuesday night at the Royal Lyceum, and the performance of Michel Tremblay’s The Guid Sisters is going well; in fact, it’s a...

Scotsman, 00:35 in Learning
 

Consumer spending increases by 3%

Consumer spending recorded its strongest monthly growth in nearly three-and-a-half years in September, as improvements to people's finances led to strong clothing sales as they renewed their winter wardrobes, a study has said. UK household spending...

 

UK 'unhygienic during flu outbreak'

Britons are among the most unhealthy people to be around in the midst of a major flu outbreak, research suggests. Of five populations studied, people from the UK were the least likely to pay more attention to basic rules of hygiene such as washing...

 

'Less than third' read to children

Less than a third of UK parents read to their children every day, according to a survey. Two-thirds of parents and grandparents (67%) believe that modern technology in the home distracts them from storytelling while just under a third (29%) are too...

 

Probation reforms 'race to bottom'

Privatisation of the probation service could become a "race to the bottom on price at the expense of effectiveness and efficiency", a union has warned. The move is "bound to compromise public protection", with fewer staff, less...

 

Consumer spending increases by 3%

Consumer spending recorded its strongest monthly growth in nearly three-and-a-half years in September, as improvements to people's finances led to strong clothing sales as they renewed their winter wardrobes, a study has said. UK household spending...

 

UK 'unhygienic during flu outbreak'

Britons are among the most unhealthy people to be around in the midst of a major flu outbreak, research suggests. Of five populations studied, people from the UK were the least likely to pay more attention to basic rules of hygiene such as washing...

 


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