News archive from 12 November 2012, page 12

Army chief says British troops may be sent to Syria if crisis worsens

Army chief says British troops may be sent to Syria if crisis worsens

BRITISH troops could be deployed to intervene in Syria in the event of a major humanitarian crisis, the head of the armed forces said yesterday. General Sir David Richards, the chief of the Defence Staff, said contingency plans were being drawn up in...

Scotsman, 00:21 in Politics
 
Michael Russell accused of bullying after Stow College chief urged to resign

Michael Russell accused of bullying after Stow College chief urged to resign

EDUCATION secretary Michael Russell has been accused of presiding over a culture of "secrecy and bullying" after he asked a college boss to consider his position following a dispute over a secret recording of a meeting. Mr Russell...

Scotsman, 00:21 in Politics
 

Across the land and foreign fields, they fell silent in rememberance

THE country fell silent to remember its war dead at services across the country yesterday. At the Cenotaph in London, the Queen laid the first wreath to commemorate members of the armed forces who had fallen in all conflicts since the First World...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Hot News
 
Lung cancer in women to soar in 30 years

Lung cancer in women to soar in 30 years

The number of women living with lung cancer in the UK is set to increase by almost 70,000 over the next three decades, according to new research

Scotsman, 00:22 in Hot News
 

Driver prejudice 'starts early'

It's a funny old world - and an even weirder and more wonderful world wide web. To put a smile on your face each week, we take a look at the wackiest and wildest stories on our websites and beyond... News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news...

 

Employment to grow steadily: CIPD

It's a funny old world - and an even weirder and more wonderful world wide web. To put a smile on your face each week, we take a look at the wackiest and wildest stories on our websites and beyond... News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news...

 

Warning over regional unemployment

It's a funny old world - and an even weirder and more wonderful world wide web. To put a smile on your face each week, we take a look at the wackiest and wildest stories on our websites and beyond... News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news...

 

Entwistle to get £450,000 pay-off

George Entwistle is to receive a full 12 months salary after quitting as BBC director general over the botched Newsnight child abuse investigation, it has been disclosed. The BBC Trust confirmed that Mr Enwistle - who served just 54 days in the job -...

 

Winter Fuel Payment scheme launched

It's a funny old world - and an even weirder and more wonderful world wide web. To put a smile on your face each week, we take a look at the wackiest and wildest stories on our websites and beyond... News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news...

 

Group to target Starbucks over cuts

It's a funny old world - and an even weirder and more wonderful world wide web. To put a smile on your face each week, we take a look at the wackiest and wildest stories on our websites and beyond... News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news...

 

Driver prejudice 'starts early'

Perceived prejudice against women drivers seems to kick in from an early age, according to a survey. Most five to seven-year-olds reckon dad is a better driver than mum and also think their father is better at parking than their mother. But youngsters...

 

Employment to grow steadily: CIPD

Employment will grow steadily for the rest of the year, although the trend for increases in part-time and temporary jobs will continue, according to a new study. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) said despite the positive...

 

Warning over regional unemployment

Unemployment will not return to pre-recession levels for another four years, the TUC has warned. A study for the union organisation found that unemployment has continued to rise in some parts of the UK, including Yorkshire and the Humber, the East of...

 

Winter Fuel Payment scheme launched

An initiative to keep vulnerable older people safe and warm this winter has been launched. Saga and the Community Foundation Network (CFN) have teamed up for this year's Surviving Winter campaign, which ran for the first time last year. The campaign...

 

Group to target Starbucks over cuts

An activists' group is to target Starbucks coffee shops next month as part of a campaign to highlight how the Government's spending cuts are affecting women. UK Uncut claimed that money being lost through tax avoidance measures by multi-national...

 


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