News archive from 27 September 2018

Celebrate family life - and help refugees forced from loved ones due to UK law

Celebrate family life - and help refugees forced from loved ones due to UK law

A first day at school, a childhood holiday, time spent together across the generations or a candid moment of love. They are all moments we cherish as families and lovingly capture in snapshots throughout our lives. These treasured pictures can raise a...

 

Conservative Mayor Andy Street tells Theresa May: 'The cuts have gone far enough'

As Conservatives prepare for their annual conference in Birmingham, Conservative West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to put an end to austerity. Mr Street backed council leaders and police chiefs who say they can’t...

 
Goldman Sachs's Marcus could boost UK savings rates

Goldman Sachs's Marcus could boost UK savings rates

Long-suffering UK savers could soon see higher returns, as one of Wall Street's swankiest banks boosts its presence on this side of the Atlantic. Goldman Sachs is well-known for its investment bank in London, but from Thursday it will also offer a...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 
Fraudsters target victims on social media

Fraudsters target victims on social media

Online scams involving modelling, cryptocurrencies and fake tickets are among the rising threats posed by fraudsters, consumers have been warned. National Trading Standards, the body at the frontline of UK consumer protection, also sounded a warning...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 
Ten big-name firms to publish parental leave policies online

Ten big-name firms to publish parental leave policies online

Ten big-name businesses have agreed to publish parental leave and pay policies online. It means people will not have to ask for the information when they apply or go for a job interview. The change has been driven by MP Jo Swinson, who wants all big...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 
Why countries print money outside their borders

Why countries print money outside their borders

Last week, the Liberian government announced it had lost $104m (£79m). This wasn't through any bad investment decision or some accounting fraud, the money - in cash - had literally gone missing. The banknotes had been ordered by Liberia's central bank...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 
Toiletries maker Reabrook is sold to its staff

Toiletries maker Reabrook is sold to its staff

A company that makes toiletries and beauty products has been taken over by its staff. Tony and Mary Brealey and Malcolm and Sue Watkins, the owners of Moira-based Reabrook Ltd, made the decision to move it to employee ownership to give staff a greater...

 
Child spies: judicial review sought to challenge May's government

Child spies: judicial review sought to challenge May's government

Human rights lawyers have been crowdfunding for a judicial review to challenge the government’s use of child spies, arguing that the tactic was incompatible with the UN convention on the rights of the child. Just for Kids Law, a charity that...

 
Chelsea news: Gianfranco Zola hails Eden Hazard after Liverpool goal - And he can do MORE

Chelsea news: Gianfranco Zola hails Eden Hazard after Liverpool goal - And he can do MORE

The Belgian superstar dumped the Reds out of the Carabao Cup tonight at Anfield. Chelsea came from behind to prevail 2-1 on Merseyside after late goals from Emerson Palmieri and Hazard. The Blues are now in round four and their 27-year-old forward was...

Daily Star, 00:15 in Sport
 
Boxing news: George Groves reveals all on the hardest fight of his career

Boxing news: George Groves reveals all on the hardest fight of his career

But ‘The Saint’ believes he is finally 100 per cent for tomorrow night’s Saudi Arabia showdown with Callum Smith. The Londoner puts his WBA super-middleweight title on the line against Smith, the youngest of Liverpool’s famous boxing brothers, in the...

Daily Star, 00:15 in Sport
 
Will 5G be necessary for self-driving cars?

Will 5G be necessary for self-driving cars?

Proponents of 5G say it will offer ultra-fast connections, speedier data downloads, and be able to handle millions more connections than 4G mobile networks can cope with today. One use for 5G is self-driving cars, but will they really need it? The...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 
Norway backs down in child protection scandal

Norway backs down in child protection scandal

Norway is set to review a series of controversial child protection decisions involving a prominent expert convicted of downloading hundreds of thousands of images of child sex abuse. For years the psychiatrist played a key role in recommendations on...

BBC, 00:23 in World News
 
Nafta: Donald Trump says US 'not getting along' with Canada

Nafta: Donald Trump says US 'not getting along' with Canada

Donald Trump has said he turned down a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, putting a damper on high hopes for trade renegotiations. Mr Trump's comments were made as Nafta talks continue to drag on. "I must be honest with you,...

BBC, 00:23 in World News
 
How your family snap could reunite families - and win you a holiday

How your family snap could reunite families - and win you a holiday

We all know how important photos are. Family snapshots can capture moments of fun, love and togetherness, they make physical copies of memories which will last a lifetime. From chasing the dog around the garden to playing games with grandad, from...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Protest lessons. School heads march on Whitehall. Why?

RATHER than dismissing the concerns of the hundreds of headteachers who are expected to mark on the Houses of Parliament, and 10 Downing Street, tomorrow, Ministers should be asking why such respected individuals actually feel the need to take to the...

 


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