News archive from 15 May 2018, page 2

Roger Marsh: Why Channel 4 should make the switch to Leeds

CHANNEL 4 is about to make a decision that its own executives have described as marking the biggest change in its 35-year history. In the coming months, the broadcaster will choose the location of its new national headquarters, a decision which will...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Farmers left to pay Brexit price. Agency’s failings don’t bode well

MORE THAN 15 years after the mismanagement of the Rural Payments Agency first came to light, today’s scathing report by a Parliamentary committee does not bode well for the future of agriculture – or Brexit. Quite the opposite. It’s failing to pay EU...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: India calling. The short-sightedness over skills

AS BREXIT battlelines become even more entrenched, it’s becoming abundantly clear that this country does not have the skills policies in place to ensure this country retains its global pre-eminence as an economic superpower. Now the world’s sixth...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Patient power. Holding NHS chiefs to account

EVEN though plans to axe Huddersfield Royal Infirmary’s A&E unit have been vetoed by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to the relief of patients and campaigners, uncertainty remains. It now falls to the Calderdale and Greater Huddersfield Clinical...

 
Nurse: 'I've been hit, head-butted and taken hostage'

Nurse: 'I've been hit, head-butted and taken hostage'

Shelley Pearce could tell immediately that the patient she had been asked to care for didn't like her. The woman had been admitted to hospital as part of a detox programme. "She wanted to leave and when I said no, she smashed a piece of plastic...

BBC, 01:18 in Regional
 
EastEnders spoilers: Kat Moon makes a decision after Shakil Kazemi dies in stabbing

EastEnders spoilers: Kat Moon makes a decision after Shakil Kazemi dies in stabbing

The death of Shakil Kazemi is set to have profound effects on the community in EastEnders as everyone reels from the tragic and horrific incident that has taken place on their doorstep.  After Keegan Baker steals a bike from a gang as he is running...

Metro, 01:19 in Showbiz
 
Is this a pigeon? The story behind the internet's new favorite meme

Is this a pigeon? The story behind the internet's new favorite meme

The Brave Fighter of Sun Fighbird was created to be the Japanese version of Transformers: all androids, intergalactic police forces and merchandise opportunities. First broadcast 25 years ago, it has never been especially popular outside of Japan, but...

Guardian, 01:22 in Showbiz
 
Army veteran jailed over 'sinister' anti-Jewish speech

Army veteran jailed over 'sinister' anti-Jewish speech

A far-right activist has been jailed for stirring up racial hatred after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) initially declined to prosecute him. Jeremy Bedford-Turner, 48, of Lincoln, called for his "soldiers" to liberate England from...

BBC, 01:37 in Regional
 
Royal wedding: The UK's rapidly changing mixed-race population

Royal wedding: The UK's rapidly changing mixed-race population

Meghan Markle's marriage to Prince Harry will see her become the first mixed-race member of the Royal Family. How does the wedding reflect wider changes in UK society? The growing number of people of different ethnic origins in the UK is often...

BBC, 01:37 in Regional
 

How long are you going to live?

Life expectancy is rising globally - people born in 2016 will on average live seven years longer than those born 25 years ago. Enter your information below to find the life expectancy for people of your age, country and gender, as well as the...

BBC, 01:43 in Health
 
Turnbull dismisses Howard's call to defund schools that make sex education mandatory

Turnbull dismisses Howard's call to defund schools that make sex education mandatory

Malcolm Turnbull has brushed off a call from John Howard to remove federal funding from any school that does not allow parents to withdraw children from classes dealing with values-based topics like sexuality and gender. In a submission to the Ruddock...

 
Massimiliano Allegri would accept Arsenal job – but on one condition

Massimiliano Allegri would accept Arsenal job – but on one condition

Massimiliano Allegri is not completely out of the running to replace Arsene Wenger but the Italian wants assurances from Arsenal’s hierarchy over their power structure and transfer policy, according to reports. Allegri secured Juventus’ seventh...

Metro, 02:10 in Sport
 
'Tax Amazon': Seattle passes plan for corporate wealth tax to fund housing

'Tax Amazon': Seattle passes plan for corporate wealth tax to fund housing

A parade of hardhat union workers and threats from hometown-behemoth Amazon did not stop Seattle leaders from passing on Monday a “head tax” meant to fund housing projects and homeless services. A watered-down version of the tax, which will charge the...

 
'Spice epidemic in jails risk to nurses'

'Spice epidemic in jails risk to nurses'

An epidemic of a laboratory-created cannabis substitute in UK prisons is putting nurses called in to treat inmates at risk, union leaders say. The Royal College of Nursing said it had members who had been left unwell after treating prisoners who had...

BBC, 02:25 in Regional
 

Baby snow leopard twins born at Twycross Zoo have now been named

Two adorable new arrivals at Twycross Zoo now have names as visitors get to see them playing in their new home. The snow leopard twins, who are the latest arrivals at the zoo, have been named Eva and Ceba by members of the zoo. The name Eva means...

 


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