A murder inquiry has been launched by counter-terrorism police investigating the death of a Russian exile who was friends with a critic of Vladimir Putin. Police announced the news after a post mortem confirmed businessman Nikolay Glushkov died from “compression to the neck”, on Friday. Glushkov’s death was initially treated as unexplained after he was […]
The use of non-disclosure agreements in sexual harassment cases at universities is masking the scale of the problem, campaigners have said. Academics and lawyers told the Guardian the confidentiality contracts were being used by universities trying to protect their reputations. Campaigners are calling for greater punishments for academics who sexually harass students, The Press Association […]
It is fantastic to see that Iceland has announced that palm oil will be banned from all their own brand products by the end of the year. Having witnessed first-hand the devastating impact the palm oil industry has on wildlife and the environment, this is an extremely positive and welcome step. The supermarket’s pledge only […]
Britain should end its “obsession” with academic degrees and concentrate more on technical training, influential Tory MP Robert Halfon says. The chairman of the Commons Education Committee sees many graduates getting “paltry returns” for university study, while the country is grappling with a skills shortage ahead of Brexit. In a speech to the Centre for […]
Working mothers Jessica Cunningham, Grainne McCoy and Frances Bishop make up three of the five semi-finalists, when it reaches the gruelling interview stage on Thursday night.
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South Korea braced for a possible further missile test by North Korea as it marked its founding anniversary on Saturday, just days after its sixth and largest nuclear test rattled global financial markets and further escalated tensions in the region. Throughout last week, South Korean officials have warned the North could launch another intercontinental ballistic […]
Both banks, which were bailed out by taxpayers during the financial crisis, routinely publish figures showing that only a tiny number of regular weekly customers still use branches facing the axe.
HIGH ranking Remainiacs such as George Osborne and Mark Carney tried to “bully” the British public to stay in the crumbling Brussels bloc, a Question Time panelist claimed in a rousing speech.