Cuts to Welsh libraries see paid staff fall by 20%

Cuts to Welsh libraries see paid staff fall by 20%

Cuts to Welsh libraries see paid staff fall by 20% 21 February 2018 Image copyright Thinkstock Services at Welsh public libraries services are declining as the number of paid staff falls, a report has shown. Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy...

Olivier’s reward are months like this one

The Frenchman, who turned 22 a couple of weeks ago, was hardly short of options when he decided to leave Manchester City over the summer in pursuit of regular first-team football. These days, £4.5m is a big outlay for Celtic, but Brendan Rodgers was persuaded to part...
Luminous green river mystery solved in Edinburgh

Luminous green river mystery solved in Edinburgh

Luminous green river mystery solved in Edinburgh By Angie Brown BBC Scotland, Edinburgh and East reporter 20 February 2018 Image copyright Antonia Hynd A mystery of why an Edinburgh river suddenly turned a bright green colour has been solved after an investigation by...
BTP and Police Scotland merger to be delayed

BTP and Police Scotland merger to be delayed

BTP and Police Scotland merger to be delayed 20 February 2018 Image copyright British Transport Police Image caption The functions of BTP were due to be absorbed into Police Scotland on 1 April 2019 The controversial merger of British Transport Police with Police...
Ambulance abuse note woman guilty

Ambulance abuse note woman guilty

Woman pleads guilty after Tunstall ambulance abuse note 20 February 2018 Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service Image caption The note was left on an ambulance in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent A 26-year-old woman who verbally abused paramedics and left a...
Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court

Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court

20 February 2018 Image copyright PP A plumber’s legal battle for working rights will be closely watched by “gig economy” workers when it reaches the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Gary Smith, who worked for Pimlico Plumbers for six years, began his fight...
Jamie Oliver shuts flagship London restaurant

Jamie Oliver shuts flagship London restaurant

Jamie Oliver closes flagship Barbecoa restaurant 19 February 2018 Image copyright Barbecoa Image caption Barbecoa specialises in grilled meats Jamie Oliver’s two flagship London restaurants have gone into administration, although the celebrity chef immediately...
Sexual offences against children increase

Sexual offences against children increase

Sexual offences against children increase 20 February 2018 Image caption The rise is thought to be partly down to victims feeling more confident about disclosing abuse The number of recorded sexual offences against children in Scotland has risen by 9% in the last...

Stoke-on-Trent woman charged after paramedics abused

Stoke-on-Trent woman charged after paramedics abused 19 February 2018 A woman has been charged after paramedics were verbally abused and an abusive note was left on an ambulance dealing with a 999 call. Paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service were abused...

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