News archive from 28 May 2018

Review to 'eliminate gender pay gap among doctors'

Review to 'eliminate gender pay gap among doctors'

The NHS in England is to review how much it pays male and female doctors in an effort to eliminate a gender pay gap of 15%. A review announced by the health secretary will look at why male doctors are paid on average £10,000 more than female doctors,...

BBC, 00:05 in Regional
 
Food and farming sector makes post-Brexit demands

Food and farming sector makes post-Brexit demands

The food and farming industry wants assurances from the government that it will still be able to recruit enough staff from the EU after Brexit. The demand came as part of a manifesto drawn up by more than 100 organisations across the industry and sent...

BBC, 00:12 in Regional
 
Waddingtons board games archive reveals wacky finds

Waddingtons board games archive reveals wacky finds

When one of Britain's biggest game makers folded it left behind a huge archive of titles. But for every family favourite, there were quite a few you've probably never heard of. Monopoly - with its stack of pastel paper money and fights over who gets...

BBC, 00:12 in Regional
 
WH Smith voted UK's worst High Street shop in Which? survey

WH Smith voted UK's worst High Street shop in Which? survey

WH Smith has been voted the worst retailer on the UK High Street in a survey of more than 10,000 consumers. Customers complained the shops were out-of-date, products were expensive and staff were rude in the survey by consumer group Which? Cosmetics...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
Suez waste company calls for 'pay-as-you-throw' to help recycling

Suez waste company calls for 'pay-as-you-throw' to help recycling

A "pay-as-you-throw" system for household rubbish should be introduced by 2030, one of the UK's biggest waste firms has said. Suez said weighing domestic waste with microchip technology in bins would help drive a revolution in recycling. The...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
Dog with seizures costs £30,000 as pet claims hit record

Dog with seizures costs £30,000 as pet claims hit record

A dog suffering from seizures whose treatment cost some £30,000 was among a record number of pets treated under insurance policies last year. It was one of the most expensive claims made in 2017, helping to lift the total payout to a new record of...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
Britain's 'most scenic' bus route revealed

Britain's 'most scenic' bus route revealed

A double-decker serving the North Yorkshire Moors has been crowned the "most scenic" bus route in Britain. The 840 Coastliner runs from all the way from Leeds to the coastal town of Whitby. But it's the leg that crosses the moorland, from...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 

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Jeremy Hunt vows to tackle gender pay gap in medicine

Jeremy Hunt vows to tackle gender pay gap in medicine

A review has been launched to eliminate the gender pay gap in medicine, which sees male doctors getting paid over £10,000 more than their female counterparts. Male doctors receive an average £67,788 in basic pay, compared with £57,569 for female...

Guardian, 00:30 in Health
 

BREAKING NEWS: Kirklees Council close sports pitches

KIRKLEES have taken the decision to close all Council managed sports pitches after the heavy rainfall this week. A statement on Kirklees’ decision to postpone all football and rugby matches held on the council’s pitches this weekend, said: “While the...

 
Boris Johnson launches fresh attack on customs union

Boris Johnson launches fresh attack on customs union

Boris Johnson has stressed the need for the UK to come “fully out” of the EU customs union if the UK is to be a global trading nation. Johnson said his recent trip to Latin America – during which he urged the prime minister to “get on with it” and...

Guardian, 00:36 in Politics
 
Jeremy Hunt vows to tackle gender pay gap in medicine

Jeremy Hunt vows to tackle gender pay gap in medicine

A review has been launched to eliminate the gender pay gap in medicine, which sees male doctors getting paid over £10,000 more than their female counterparts. Male doctors receive an average £67,788 in basic pay, compared with £57,569 for female...

Guardian, 00:36 in Politics
 
Monica Lewinsky and Stormy Daniels: Political scandals across two eras

Monica Lewinsky and Stormy Daniels: Political scandals across two eras

In the 1990s, an affair between US President Bill Clinton and White House intern Monica Lewinsky caused a global furore and an impeachment. Could the Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump scandal have a similar impact? President Donald Trump has denied the...

BBC, 00:40 in World News
 
WH Smith rated UK's worst high street shop by Which? readers

WH Smith rated UK's worst high street shop by Which? readers

WH Smith has been rated the UK’s worst high street retailer as shoppers panned its customer service and store standards. The books to paperclips store came bottom of a survey of Which? readers, reclaiming its unwanted crown as the UK’s most unloved...

Guardian, 00:41 in Business
 
Liverpool star Andy Roberton refuses to blame Mohamed Salah injury for Real Madrid loss

Liverpool star Andy Roberton refuses to blame Mohamed Salah injury for Real Madrid loss

Liverpool’s Scotland international defender looked on in dismay with his teammates when hotshot Salah had to go off after 28 minutes with a shoulder injury. But in the aftermath of a bitter defeat he said: “It could have been any of us. It just...

Daily Star, 00:42 in Sport
 


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