News archive from 28 June 2018

Student mental health must be top priority – universities minister

Student mental health must be top priority – universities minister

The government has issued an ultimatum to vice-chancellors on student mental health, warning them it is not good enough to suggest that university is about academic education and nothing else. With as many as one in four students seeking help from...

Guardian, 00:02 in Health
 
Thai soldiers search for lost children and football coach trapped in cave for four days

Thai soldiers search for lost children and football coach trapped in cave for four days

Efforts to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a cave in Thailand are being hampered by heavy rainfall. Muddy water rising to the ceiling of one of the chambers has prevented divers from progressing farther into the cave to where they...

 
Brother of New York Giants' Janoris Jenkins charged in death at player's house

Brother of New York Giants' Janoris Jenkins charged in death at player's house

The brother of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of a 25-year-man whose body was found in the NFL player’s New Jersey home. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office says 34-year-old...

Guardian, 00:12 in Sport
 

Marketing agency first for Scotland as dedicated Chinese venture launches

What is being billed as “Scotland’s first dedicated Chinese marketing agency” has been set up to help businesses tap into the huge potential from new markets in China. The EastWest Agency, which operates from offices in Edinburgh and China, said its...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 
Teach primary school pupils about finance, say City firms

Teach primary school pupils about finance, say City firms

Leading City institutions are urging the government to include financial education in the primary school curriculum after a pilot scheme found it helped young people learn to delay gratification and enjoy the benefits of saving. Twenty of the UK’s...

Guardian, 00:14 in Learning
 
Student mental health must be top priority – universities minister

Student mental health must be top priority – universities minister

The government has issued an ultimatum to vice-chancellors on student mental health, warning them it is not good enough to suggest that university is about academic education and nothing else. With as many as one in four students seeking help from...

Guardian, 00:14 in Learning
 

'It's going to happen, and soon': Inside the plans for Sheffield's revived ski village

To anyone familiar with the old Alpine-style lodge at the former Sheffield Ski Village, the artist's impressions showing how its long-awaited successor could look will appear worlds apart - a futuristic-looking place a little like an imaginary moon...

 
Regulator crackdown on hotel booking sites

Regulator crackdown on hotel booking sites

Hotel booking sites must review the way they rank and display rooms, the UK's competition watchdog has said. Some sites may be making misleading claims about discounts the Competition and Markets Authority said. It is also examining whether sites are...

BBC, 00:18 in Business
 
The 'deadly sins' of business

The 'deadly sins' of business

Despite ranks of highly paid executives and advisors, big companies can take decisions that seem at best baffling and at worst self-destructive. So how do such big organisations, led by well-paid chief executives and with the money to hire the best...

BBC, 00:18 in Business
 

'It's going to happen, and soon': Inside the plans for Sheffield's revived ski village

To anyone familiar with the old Alpine-style lodge at the former Sheffield Ski Village, the artist's impressions showing how its long-awaited successor could look will appear worlds apart - a futuristic-looking place a little like an imaginary moon...

 
'Democracy is at stake': Anthony Kennedy's exit causes a political earthquake

'Democracy is at stake': Anthony Kennedy's exit causes a political earthquake

The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy is a political earthquake that could affect millions of lives and allow Donald Trump to put a stamp on America that will endure long after he leaves the White House. Presidents come and go, and their policies...

 
Buckingham Palace to move 10,000 artworks during refurbishment

Buckingham Palace to move 10,000 artworks during refurbishment

A major “decant” of 10,000 works of art at Buckingham Palace, including paintings, porcelain, tapestries and furniture, is being organised as part of its £369m refurbishment. The whole of the east wing, off which the palace’s famous balcony is...

 

'It's going to happen, and soon': Inside the plans for Sheffield's revived ski village

To anyone familiar with the old Alpine-style lodge at the former Sheffield Ski Village, the artist's impressions showing how its long-awaited successor could look will appear worlds apart - a futuristic-looking place a little like an imaginary moon...

 
Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Date set for bout after failed Deontay Wilder talks

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Date set for bout after failed Deontay Wilder talks

Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF and WBO titles, was hoping for a showdown with WBC king Wilder in order to try and claim the only belt missing from his collection. But the WBA have ordered Joshua to make a mandatory defence against Povetkin first or be...

Daily Star, 00:33 in Sport
 

The Yorkshire Post says: May’s dilemmas. Cabinet splits undermine Brexit

THERESA May appeared to come down on the side of business at Prime Minister’s Questions when she distanced herself from the Anglo-Saxon language used by Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, to describe those manufacturers, like Airbus, who are...

 


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