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Roaming mobile charges in the EU ‘would return’ with a no-deal Brexit

Roaming mobile charges in the EU ‘would return’ with a no-deal Brexit

If you end up racking up a huge phone bill for using Google Maps in Paris, you can thank Brexit for that. Mobile phone roaming charges are expected to return if we leave the EU without a deal. The impact of a no deal Brexit are about to be outlined by...

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Marcus Rashford targets Manchester United stay after being advised to leave Old Trafford

Marcus Rashford targets Manchester United stay after being advised to leave Old Trafford

Marcus Rashford has no plans to leave Manchester United and is willing to fight for a regular role as a striker under Jose Mourinho, according to reports. The 20-year-old scored for England against Spain and Switzerland during the international break...

Metro, 00:04 in Sport
 
Talks to end 'scallop wars' between UK and France collapse

Talks to end 'scallop wars' between UK and France collapse

Negotiations between British and French fishermen to end the scallop wars in the Channel have collapsed. Industry leaders had been working to agree compensation for UK mariners to stop foraging for the molluscs in a disputed territory during a period...

 
Alcohol dependency at record high but fewer being treated, data shows

Alcohol dependency at record high but fewer being treated, data shows

Fewer problem drinkers are receiving treatment even though record numbers need help, figures from the House of Commons library show. Just 80,454 people in England were treated in 2016-17 for addiction to alcohol, about one in seven of the 605,688...

Guardian, 00:08 in Health
 
Children struggling to get mental health treatment under ‘fragmented’ system, says watchdog

Children struggling to get mental health treatment under ‘fragmented’ system, says watchdog

A watchdog has exposed flaws in the Scottish Government’s plan to reduce waiting times for children with mental health problems. A report into NHS services found youngsters are struggling to get the help they need under a “complex and fragmented”...

 
How safe are my savings after the financial crisis?

How safe are my savings after the financial crisis?

Savers - like the wild reindeer of Russia's Taimyr Peninsula - move for protection. Rising temperatures and human activity have changed the migration patterns of the world's largest wild reindeer herd. The threat of mosquitoes pushed them higher and...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
Liverpool news: Xherdan Shaqiri calls on Reds to take on Bayern Munich winning approach

Liverpool news: Xherdan Shaqiri calls on Reds to take on Bayern Munich winning approach

The Swiss star knows all about trophy-hunting from his days with Bayern and Inter Milan. And he reckons the best way for Liverpool to be crowned champions for the first time since 1990 is to follow the example of the German giants. Bayern have won the...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
Chelsea news: Ruben Loftus-Cheek reveals which Blues legend has helped him most

Chelsea news: Ruben Loftus-Cheek reveals which Blues legend has helped him most

After making his first competitive start of the season in England’s 1-0 win over Switzerland, the midfielder expects to be back on the bench for Chelsea’s home clash with Cardiff on Saturday. And he knows there is little immediate prospect of forcing...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
Manchester's building boom has left poorer families 'out in the cold'

Manchester's building boom has left poorer families 'out in the cold'

Glitzy high-rise developments have been on the march in Manchester for the past 30 years but they have left poorer families out in the cold, according to a damning report. Predictions have been made that Manchester is facing a looming housing crisis...

 
Workplace gender discrimination remains rife, survey finds

Workplace gender discrimination remains rife, survey finds

Gender discrimination in the workplace remains rife, with many young women experiencing sexual harassment, job insecurity and low pay compared with male peers, a survey has found. Almost a quarter (23%) of females aged between 16 and 30 have been...

 
The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel

The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel

Ami Daniel doesn't see Brexit as a reason to hold off expanding his company in the UK. "We intend to invest more and more in London," says the Israeli businessman, who recently opened an office in London. Mr Daniel, the founder of Windward,...

BBC, 00:29 in Business
 
Horizon's experiments get supersized to bring in new audiences

Horizon's experiments get supersized to bring in new audiences

The BBC has “supersized the scale” of the experiments in its veteran science show Horizon to help attract new audiences to the programme, which is in danger of being “taken for granted”. Thought to be television’s longest-running strand, the...

 

Delight of campaigners as Protect the Protectors law brings longer jail terms for attacks on emergency workers

A NEW law designed to protect emergency services workers from attacks is to receive Royal Assent today, to the delight of campaigners. People who assault emergency workers face longer jail terms thanks to the so-called Protect the Protectors law,...

 
Diana's funeral: re-enacted in Salford with Jill Dando and a mariachi band

Diana's funeral: re-enacted in Salford with Jill Dando and a mariachi band

‘Princess Diana to be EXORCISED in ‘sick and twisted’ FUNERAL re-enactment,” raged a recent tabloid headline, announcing a “satirical remake” at Salford’s White Hotel to mark the 21st anniversary of her death. The paper even quoted Charlie Proctor,...

 
Parents using 'dubious tactics' to beat school admissions criteria

Parents using 'dubious tactics' to beat school admissions criteria

Wealthy parents are renting and even buying second homes in the catchment areas of highly sought-after schools to circumvent admissions criteria and secure a place for their child, according to a study. A YouGov poll of parents for the Sutton Trust...

Guardian, 00:39 in Learning
 


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