News archive from 22 February 2018

Trump's solution to school shootings: arm teachers with guns

Trump's solution to school shootings: arm teachers with guns

Donald Trump has said he will consider a proposal to arm school teachers in an attempt to prevent mass shootings, a move certain to prove fiercely divisive. The US president, holding a listening session at the White House with survivors of last week’s...

 

Wolves 2 Norwich City 2: Nuno on being 'punched' and why he made his half time substitution

Nuno Espirito Santo explained his second half tactics as Wolves were denied by a late equaliser and held to a 2-2 draw by Norwich City. The Wolves boss watched as his side went 2-0 up inside 25 minutes only to be pegged back by a first half...

 

Tensions run high at public meeting to discuss fate of Haxey pub

Tensions ran high at a public meeting to discuss plans to demolish a Haxey pub to make way for housing. Around 230 people attended the public meeting including residents, councillors and Paul Chapman, owner of the Duke William and the applicant behind...

 
Michael Gove tells water firms to clean up their act

Michael Gove tells water firms to clean up their act

Environment secretary Michael Gove has warned water companies he is ready to give their regulator new powers if they cannot address public concerns over prices, leaks, executive pay and payments to shareholders. Mr Gove has written to Ofwat, the water...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
Bitcoin: MPs launch inquiry into digital currencies

Bitcoin: MPs launch inquiry into digital currencies

MPs have launched an inquiry into cryptocurrencies and the technology behind them. The Treasury Committee said it wants to understand the risks and benefits of digital money following an explosion of interest - and investment - in them. The MPs will...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
The shape of water: should the industry be renationalised?

The shape of water: should the industry be renationalised?

A tide of grey brown sludgy water oozes out of concrete channels and through a set of grilles just a few miles east of Canary Wharf's shining towers. This is where London sends its sewage. Half of all the dirty water from the capital's loos - 17,000...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
Low wages mean many parents are too poor to buy a winter coat for their children

Low wages mean many parents are too poor to buy a winter coat for their children

Low pay is ruining peoples’ lives and many parents are too poor to buy a winter coat for their children. Poor wages are having a devastating effect on family life, with parents saying it has harmed their relationship with their children. Worker health...

Metro, 00:09 in Hot News
 
Dementia news: Slashing alcohol intake 'could curb your risk by up to a third'

Dementia news: Slashing alcohol intake 'could curb your risk by up to a third'

Research based on those hospitalised for alcohol abuse showed 39 per cent of early-onset dementia cases were attributable to drinking-related brain damage. Last night experts said even hitting the bottle occasionally can have adverse affects on brain...

 

Jermain Defoe boost for Bournemouth as striker back in training ahead of Newcastle clash  

Jermain Defoe is back in training with the Bournemouth first-team and is in contention for a return to the substitutes' bench when Eddie Howe's side take on Newcastle this weekend. Defoe, 35, has been absent with a fractured ankle since suffering the...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 
DfE's plans to convert schools to academies stalled in many areas – report

DfE's plans to convert schools to academies stalled in many areas – report

Plans to convert schools to academies have cost an estimated £745m so far but have stalled in many regions because of a lack of sponsors, Whitehall’s spending watchdog has warned. The National Audit Office has found that the Department for Education...

Guardian, 00:11 in Learning
 
Progress in reading stalls at secondary school. It should be a priority

Progress in reading stalls at secondary school. It should be a priority

In his first major interview since being appointed education secretary, Damian Hinds set out his vision for the future schools. Raising school standards, teacher retention and school budgets are rightly top of his to-do list. But a new report has...

Guardian, 00:11 in Learning
 
Too few homes being bought commonhold, says law body

Too few homes being bought commonhold, says law body

A way of buying flats or houses introduced 14 years ago - known as commonhold - has failed to take off, according to the Law Commission. That is despite the fact that it could provide a much better alternative for those who have leasehold agreements....

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 
Metro bank files first annual profit amid lending growth

Metro bank files first annual profit amid lending growth

Metro Bank has reported its first annual profit, driven by a boom in residential mortgages and strong commercial lending. The so-called challenger bank, which listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2016, said it had made a pre-tax profit of £20.8m...

Guardian, 00:19 in Business
 
Top Ford executive fired over behavior 'inconsistent' with company code

Top Ford executive fired over behavior 'inconsistent' with company code

A top Ford Motor Company executive was fired on Wednesday after an internal investigation found his behavior was “inconsistent with the company’s code of conduct”. In an announcement, the company said Raj Nair, a longtime Ford executive who was...

Guardian, 00:19 in Business
 
Rory McIlroy mocks Team USA over Ryder Cup tactics after Tiger Woods appointment

Rory McIlroy mocks Team USA over Ryder Cup tactics after Tiger Woods appointment

McIlroy revealed in speaking with Phil Mickelson a fortnight ago at Pebble Beach the Americans have gone as far also to study a Paul McGinley video of the Irishman’s stunning Gleneagles leadership. Stricker and Woods now join 2016 Hazeltine hero,...

 


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