News archive from 23 March 2016, page 12

Missing children failed by police, inspectors say

Missing children failed by police, inspectors say

Children in England and Wales who go missing are being left at risk of serious harm because of "unacceptable inconsistencies" in the way police respond, the police watchdog has said. Nearly 67,000 children reportedly went missing once or...

BBC, 03:00 in Regional
 
Hopes for two Lanarkshire steelworks as taskforce meets

Hopes for two Lanarkshire steelworks as taskforce meets

The Scottish steel taskforce is due to meet amid speculation that Tata Steel is close to reaching a deal over the sale of two mothballed plants in Lanarkshire. Buyers have been sought for the Clydebridge and Dalzell works since Tata announced plans to...

BBC, 03:03 in Regional
 
Child abuse inquiry outlines how it will take evidence

Child abuse inquiry outlines how it will take evidence

The inquiry into historical allegations of child abuse in Scotland is to outline how it will take evidence. Chaired by QC Susan O'Brien, it will take four years to investigate the extent of abuse of children in care, and identify any systemic...

BBC, 03:03 in Regional
 
A fresh look at saving water

A fresh look at saving water

Residents in the North West are among those leading the UK in calling for more to be done to conserve water, according to new research published today. Some 58 per cent of people in the region agree that more needs to be done to conserve and protect...

 
Don’t fall victim to online ‘subscription trap’

Don’t fall victim to online ‘subscription trap’

Women aged 50 to 64 are most at risk from ‘subscription traps’, according to new data from Citizens Advice. The schemes are used for a variety of goods and services, but it is health and beauty products such as slimming pills and products as well as...

 

BHS to find out whether creditors back turnaround plans

Embattled retailer BHS will discover today whether creditors will back its plans to turn around the business by slashing the rents on more than half of its UK stores. The department store chain has called on creditors to vote in favour of two company...

 

Young professionals renting 'made up 20% of foiled ID theft bids in 2015'

One in five thwarted identity theft attempts last year was aimed at young professionals living in rented accommodation, according to a credit checking company. Experian said 20% of detected and prevented ID theft attempts in 2015 were aimed at young...

 
Melbourne's Xavier College renames sports hall following child abuse allegations

Melbourne's Xavier College renames sports hall following child abuse allegations

The name of a high-profile Melbourne Jesuit is being removed from a sports complex at the prestigious Xavier College after child abuse allegations. Four former Xavier College students have made complaints about inappropriate touching during interviews...

 

BHS to find out whether creditors back turnaround plans

Embattled retailer BHS will discover today whether creditors will back its plans to turn around the business by slashing the rents on more than half of its UK stores. The department store chain has called on creditors to vote in favour of two company...

 
Trump and Clinton inch closer to nomination with wins in Arizona

Trump and Clinton inch closer to nomination with wins in Arizona

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both won convincing victories in the Arizona presidential primaries on Tuesday, further cementing their status as the frontrunners in the Republican and Democratic races for the White House. Track the results The...

 
The good, the bad and the shell game – what Turnbull's clean energy shift means

The good, the bad and the shell game – what Turnbull's clean energy shift means

Malcolm Turnbull’s clean energy investment announcement is part good news, part bad news, part ideological shift and part shell game. The good news is the Clean Energy Finance Corporation is safe. The $10bn CEFC was derided by the former prime...

 
Manhunt as police release new image of Brussels terror suspect

Manhunt as police release new image of Brussels terror suspect

The international manhunt for the Brussels suicide bombers' accomplice is continuing as police released new pictures of the fugitive which show his face up close. Belgium has entered its second day of mourning over the terror attacks that shook Europe...

 

BHS to find out whether creditors back turnaround plans

Embattled retailer BHS will discover today whether creditors will back its plans to turn around the business by slashing the rents on more than half of its UK stores. The department store chain has called on creditors to vote in favour of two company...

 
Liverpool legend John Barnes: Why Raheem Sterling made a big mistake in joining Man City

Liverpool legend John Barnes: Why Raheem Sterling made a big mistake in joining Man City

Sterling left Liverpool last summer, joining Manchester City in a deal worth £49m. But the England international has failed to make much of an impact at the Etihad this season, scoring just six Premier League goals. And Barnes believes Sterling's...

Daily Star, 03:33 in Sport
 

Hull derby: Webster and Radford's gameplans for KR and FC intriguing

ONE of the most intriguing aspects of the derby game this week will be the game plan of either side. I'm intrigued to see how Hull KR will cope with Hull FC's big men through the middle. How will Rovers address the ruck speed and what techniques will...

 


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