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Tuition fees: Theresa May challenges university costs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Theresa May’s review will consider the cost of tuition fees and repaying student debt The prime minister is to call for better value for students in England, admitting they face “one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world”. Theresa May will announce an independent review of […]

Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects ‘physically threatened’ witnesses

Image copyright Reuters Oxfam has revealed that three men at the centre of sexual misconduct claims in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation. The charity has published its internal report on alleged abuse by some of its staff following public pressure. In the 2011 report, Oxfam said “more needed” to be done to […]

‘Move your van’ note left on ambulance in Tunstall

‘Move your van’ note left on ambulance in Tunstall

Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service Image caption The note was left on an ambulance in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent A woman left an abusive note on an ambulance dealing with a 999 call, ordering paramedics to “move their van”. The writer said she did not care if “the whole street collapsed” and the crew had “no […]

Bafta Awards 2018: (Most) stars wear black to bring Time’s Up to Britain

Image copyright EPA Image caption Angelina Jolie and was joined by Cambodian-American human rights activist Loung Ung Guests at the Bafta Film Awards showed their support for the Time’s Up and Me Too campaigns by wearing black and sending messages from the stage. Virtually all the stars at the London ceremony were in black and […]

Tuition fees: Theresa May challenges university costs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Theresa May’s review will consider the cost of tuition fees and repaying student debt The prime minister is to call for better value for students in England, admitting they face “one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world”. Theresa May will announce an independent review of […]

Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects ‘physically threatened’ witnesses

Image copyright Reuters Oxfam has revealed that three men at the centre of sexual misconduct claims in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation. The charity has published its internal report on alleged abuse by some of its staff following public pressure. In the 2011 report, Oxfam said “more needed” to be done to […]

Carillion investors were ‘fleeing for the hills’

Image caption The collapse of Carillion has delayed the opening of the new £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital Carillion’s investors fled the failing company as it headed for disaster, according to MPs. The construction firm’s annual reports were a worthless guide to its financial health and raise major questions about corporate governance, the MPs say. The […]

‘Move your van’ note left on ambulance in Tunstall

‘Move your van’ note left on ambulance in Tunstall

Image copyright West Midlands Ambulance Service Image caption The note was left on an ambulance in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent A woman left an abusive note on an ambulance dealing with a 999 call, ordering paramedics to “move their van”. The writer said she did not care if “the whole street collapsed” and the crew had “no […]

Bafta Awards 2018: (Most) stars wear black to bring Time’s Up to Britain

Image copyright EPA Image caption Angelina Jolie and was joined by Cambodian-American human rights activist Loung Ung Guests at the Bafta Film Awards showed their support for the Time’s Up and Me Too campaigns by wearing black and sending messages from the stage. Virtually all the stars at the London ceremony were in black and […]

Carillion investors were ‘fleeing for the hills’

Image caption The collapse of Carillion has delayed the opening of the new £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital Carillion’s investors fled the failing company as it headed for disaster, according to MPs. The construction firm’s annual reports were a worthless guide to its financial health and raise major questions about corporate governance, the MPs say. The […]

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