Workers strike over increases to pension contributions and cuts to the size of payouts
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Sunday 23 June 2013
Teachers in nearly 3,000 schools will stage a one-day strike on Thursday as union leaders fire the first shots in their campaign against pay and pension curbs and cuts in education spending.
Thursday 02 May 2013
The judge is keen to ensure that they are within easy travelling distance from Liverpool
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Was this the social engineering of a middle-class teacher?
Friday 17 August 2012
Two men were killed in a light aircraft crash on England's border with Wales, police confirmed this morning.
Friday 03 August 2012
Judge told the pair they had sought to keep the teenager in the "sealed cultural environment" of rural Pakistan rather than modern Britain
Wednesday 01 August 2012
A jury has begun considering its verdicts in the trial of a couple accused of murdering of their daughter because they believed she brought “shame on the family”.
Saturday 21 July 2012
A woman accused of murdering her daughter because she brought shame on the family told a jury yesterday that she had lied to police because she was "frightened" of her husband who she said would beat her.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
A father accused of murdering his daughter because he believed she had brought shame on his family broke down in court today as he denied the charge.
Friday 22 June 2012
Shafilea Ahmed's teacher saw injuries which the teenager claimed were caused in a "beating" from her parents, a court heard today.
Monday 18 June 2012
A sister of Shafilea Ahmed gave a friend writings in which she spoke about "how her parents killed the teenager", a court heard today.
Friday 01 June 2012
Shafilea Ahmed's sister has denied telling her police handlers she "made up" the story of how her parents murdered the teenager, a court heard today.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
The younger sister of alleged honour killing victim Shafilea Ahmed broke down today as she relived her last moments describing how the teenager gasped for air as she struggled against her parents' clutches.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Thursday 19 April 2012
A seven-year-old boy has died while playing football.
Thursday 22 March 2012
A man who set fire to the country-house hotel where he was holding his wedding reception has been jailed for six years.
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