News archive from 10 September 2018

Ex-prisoners are being sent back to jail to help those struggling with life behind bars

Ex-prisoners are being sent back to jail to help those struggling with life behind bars

Ex-prisoners are being sent back to jail to help those who are struggling with life behind bars to reduce the risk of self-harming and suicide. With backing from the Prison and Probation Service and funding from the Ministry of Justice, the ‘Coping...

Metro, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Scottish Government braced for Holyrood defeat on P1 tests as rival parties unite

Scottish Government braced for Holyrood defeat on P1 tests as rival parties unite

The Scottish Government faces a damaging defeat in Holyrood as opposition parties mount a bid to scrap controversial tests for five-year-olds. A majority of MSPs are poised to back a Labour motion being lodged in the Scottish Parliament on Monday...

 

NHS could be ‘auctioned off to the highest bidder’ after Brexit, the BMA warns

A rush to secure international trade deals post-Brexit could open the NHS up to “creeping privatisation”, top doctors have warned. The British Medical Association (BMA) has warned of the health service being “auctioned off to the highest bidder” if a...

 

NHS trusts accused of offering too little for people at risk of suicide

Lives could be saved if people at risk of suicide were given more support by NHS trusts, a new report has found. The help offered to people who could take their own lives has been criticised by NHS Resolution, which handles compensation claims lodged...

 

Nations League round-up: West Ham winger Yarmolenko scores winner as Ukraine beat Slovakia

Ukraine won its second Nations League game in four days, giving goal scorer Andriy Yarmolenko a change of fortune.  Yarmolenko, who has lost all four English Premier League games with new club West Ham, scored a penalty in the 80th minute. There was...

Daily Mail, 00:16 in Sport
 

'Children jailed as adults' seek justice from Australia

More than 120 Indonesians who say Australia wrongly jailed them as adults - when in fact they were children - have launched a bid for compensation. The BBC's Indonesia editor Rebecca Henschke visited remote Rote Island to hear how they became caught...

BBC, 00:16 in World News
 
The dad who feeds his son burgers almost every day

The dad who feeds his son burgers almost every day

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Ethan Brown, the boss and founder of vegan food company Beyond Meat. Ethan Brown's 12-year-old son eats a burger almost every day. It...

BBC, 00:18 in Business
 
MPs demand inquiry into consequences of UK's inaction in Syria

MPs demand inquiry into consequences of UK's inaction in Syria

The UK must share responsibility for the mass atrocities in Syria, MPs on the foreign affairs committee will claim as they call for the government to launch an independent inquiry into the price of Britain’s inaction in Syria. The committee says the...

Guardian, 00:21 in Politics
 
Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding or face action

Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding or face action

Landlords must remove dangerous, Grenfell Tower-style cladding from their buildings or face enforcement action, the government has warned. The communities secretary, James Brokenshire, has written to about 60 building owners and developers, including...

Guardian, 00:21 in Politics
 
Study reveals rise in children raised in squalid rental homes

Study reveals rise in children raised in squalid rental homes

A quarter of a million families bringing up babies and infants in England are living in privately rented accommodation that fails to meet the decent homes standard, it has emerged. The number of households bringing up children aged under four in...

Guardian, 00:21 in Politics
 
Tories plan to enlist disadvantaged children as Guides and Scouts

Tories plan to enlist disadvantaged children as Guides and Scouts

The government wants thousands of children in the most disadvantaged areas of Britain to join uniformed groups like the Scouts, Guides and military cadet forces, it will announce this week. Tracey Crouch, the minister for sports and civil society,...

Guardian, 00:21 in Politics
 
UK disaster victims and bereaved to get extra support

UK disaster victims and bereaved to get extra support

Victims of major disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire or the Hillsborough stadium crush will be given extra support in the immediate aftermath, under government plans unveiled on Monday. Proposals for an independent public advocate are outlined in a...

Guardian, 00:21 in Politics
 

First mission for Lancaster bishop

Lancaster’s new bishop was part of a group to head further north to Newcastle Diocese for a special mission event. Rt Rev Dr Jill Duff joined Rt Rev Philip North, the Bishop of Burnley in Newcastle for four days last week for Pathways – the latest...

 

David Seaman tells Bernd Leno to stay patient at Arsenal

David Seaman has stressed the need for Bernd Leno to show patience as the German goalkeeper bids to be the first choice at Arsenal. New manager Unai Emery has preferred Petr Cech to the man signed for £22.5million from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer....

Daily Mail, 00:24 in Sport
 
Google under pressure to refuse Viagogo advertising

Google under pressure to refuse Viagogo advertising

Google has been urged to stop accepting money from Viagogo to place the ticket website at the top of its search rankings, in an open letter signed by the Football Association, several MPs and trade body UK Music. The letter, sent to senior Google...

Guardian, 00:25 in Business
 


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