News archive from 30 May 2013, page 6

MP faces 'disciplinary procedures'

May 30 2013 Nick Clegg has invoked "disciplinary procedures" against a Liberal Democrat MP accused of sexual assault in a High Court civil action. Mike Hancock is being sued by a "vulnerable" constituent, accusing him of sexual...

 

Employees 'get earnings from today'

May 30 2013 Employees start to see their earnings go to their own pockets rather than to the Government from today, low-tax campaigners have said. The Adam Smith Institute declared May 30 "Tax Freedom Day" - a day later than last year and...

 

Austerity fear over competitiveness

May 30 2013 The UK has been ranked 18th in the world for competitiveness, amid fresh warnings that austerity policies may be holding the economy back and putting social cohesion at risk. Britain's position in the annual World Competitiveness Rankings...

 

New £27m Mary Rose museum to open

May 30 2013 A new £27 million museum will bring together the wreck of the Mary Rose with thousands of its artefacts for the first time since they were lifted from the seabed more than 30 years ago. The "jewellery box" centre, designed by...

 

Many people 'reliant on food banks'

May 30 2013 More than half a million people are now reliant on food banks, charities have said as they called on MPs to investigate the impact of benefit cuts. Church Action on Poverty and Oxfam said the Government was failing to properly monitor the...

 

MP faces 'disciplinary procedures'

Nick Clegg has invoked "disciplinary procedures" against a Liberal Democrat MP accused of sexual assault in a High Court civil action. Mike Hancock is being sued by a "vulnerable" constituent, accusing him of sexual assault after...

 

Employees 'get earnings from today'

Employees start to see their earnings go to their own pockets rather than to the Government from today, low-tax campaigners have said. The Adam Smith Institute declared May 30 "Tax Freedom Day" - a day later than last year and the latest it...

 

Austerity fear over competitiveness

The UK has been ranked 18th in the world for competitiveness, amid fresh warnings that austerity policies may be holding the economy back and putting social cohesion at risk. Britain's position in the annual World Competitiveness Rankings was...

 

New £27m Mary Rose museum to open

A new £27 million museum will bring together the wreck of the Mary Rose with thousands of its artefacts for the first time since they were lifted from the seabed more than 30 years ago. The "jewellery box" centre, designed by Wilkinson Eyre...

 

Many people 'reliant on food banks'

More than half a million people are now reliant on food banks, charities have said as they called on MPs to investigate the impact of benefit cuts. Church Action on Poverty and Oxfam said the Government was failing to properly monitor the numbers now...

 
Row over Bolton Wanderers' QuickQuid sponsorship deal

Row over Bolton Wanderers' QuickQuid sponsorship deal

Bolton Wanderers Football Club have announced their new principal sponsor will be pay-day loan company QuickQuid. The QuickQuid logo will feature on the club's new kits and training wear after Bolton signed a two-year contract. The club said they were...

BBC, 02:47 in Business
 

The fight for a hospital and the fear of an out-of-hours heart attack

Bulahdelah residents travelled to a community cabinet meeting to fight for their hospital. Photograph: Helen Davidson for the Guardian Residents of Bulahdelah, on the New South Wales mid-north coast, have been fighting the closure of their hospital...

 

Rutland County Council delays decision on The Horseshoe Inn plans

A decision on whether a brewery should be given the go-ahead to turn a pub into a convenience store has been deferred. Everards is hoping to convert The Horseshoe Inn, in Braunston Road, Oakham, into a shop because of falling trade. Councillors were...

 
Photo sex session ends in court

Photo sex session ends in court

A MAN went berserk after a photo shoot of him and his ex-partner having sex turned into an orgy, magistrates in Manchester heard. Anthony Massey, 31, had arranged the sex session but lost his temper when the photographer joined in. It led to him...

 

Asian shares, dollar pressured by uncertain QE outlook

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent, barely above Friday's five-week low of 464.99. Sentiment was weighed as the CBOE Volatility index, which measures expected volatility in the Standard & Poor's 500...

Reuters, 03:27 in Business
 


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