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‘Crystal-ball social work’ doubles number of babies taken into care

‘Crystal-ball social work’ doubles number of babies taken into care

Taking your first baby home from the maternity ward in a car seat is a rite of passage for thousands of new parents every year. For one mother, the walk to the [...] Read full article: ‘Crystal-ball social work’ doubles numbe...→

‘Crystal-ball social work’ doubles number of babies taken into care

‘Crystal-ball social work’ doubles number of babies taken into care

Taking your first baby home from the maternity ward in a car seat is a rite of passage for thousands of new parents every year. For one mother, the walk to the [...] Read full article: ‘Crystal-ball social work’ doubles numbe...→

Obituary: Social work director Mary was made CBE for her service | Press and Journal

As director of social work for the Grampian region for more than a decade, Mary Hartnoll was well-known in the sector and had a distinguished career that took [...] Read full article: Obituary: Social work director Mary was ...→

Number of fans allowed inside Anfield and Goodison with social distancing

Number of fans allowed inside Anfield and Goodison with social distancing

Both Everton and Liverpool fans will be hoping to return to their home stadiums at some point after lockdown restrictions are lifted on December 2 Read full article: Number of fans allowed inside Anfield an...→

Retirement plans accelerated as number of people to work beyond state pension age drops

Retirement plans accelerated as number of people to work beyond state pension age drops

RETIREMENT plans are something many appear to be reviewing amid the coronavirus pandemic, as new research has found the number of workers expecting to work bey [...] Read full article: Retirement plans accelerated as number o...→

'Nobody goes into social work wanting to split families up'

'Nobody goes into social work wanting to split families up'

Social workers are often portrayed as the 'bad guys' - but their success is never measured. Read full article: 'Nobody goes into social work wanting to...→

Sam Heughan gives out phone number on social media and asks fans to text him

Sam Heughan gives out phone number on social media and asks fans to text him

The Scots TV star admitted he was about to 'do something crazy' before unveiling the bizarre stunt, and said he wants to share news on upcoming projects or jus [...] Read full article: Sam Heughan gives out phone number on so...→

Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' needed to discuss future of crisis-hit Aberdeen Performing Arts | Press and Journal

Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' needed to discuss future of crisis-hit Aberdeen Performing Arts | Press and Journal

A council finance chief claimed he would need a “crystal ball” to be able to predict the ultimate impact of the pandemic on Aberdeen’s ailing arts organisation [...] Read full article: Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' neede...→

Number of young shooting victims rushed to A&E doubles in five years

Number of young shooting victims rushed to A&E doubles in five years

THE number of young shooting victims needing hospital treatment has doubled in five years. More than six under-25s are rushed to casualty every month in Englan [...] Read full article: Number of young shooting victims rushed ...→

Scottish social enterprise to help young people into work after furlough | Joules 'encouraged' by recovery | Scotland's GDP grew by 6.8 in July

Scottish social enterprise to help young people into work after furlough | Joules 'encouraged' by recovery | Scotland's GDP grew by 6.8 in July

Scottish social enterprise The Wise Group has hailed its recognition as an intermediary organisation for the UK Government’s Kickstart scheme. Read full article: Scottish social enterprise to help young...→

Barrister with 'offensive' number plate says 'tough s***' if you can work it out

Barrister with 'offensive' number plate says 'tough s***' if you can work it out

Peter Lavac defended his decision to have 'LGOPNR' on his bright yellow Lamborghini - and says he couldn't be less bothered if those who worked out what it mea [...] Read full article: Barrister with 'offensive' number plate ...→

Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOUBLES to 8.4million during lockdown

Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOUBLES to 8.4million during lockdown

THE number of Brits downing high-risk levels of alcohol almost doubled during lockdown. Shocking new figures show the number of problem drinkers surged to 8.4 [...] Read full article: Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOU...→

Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vids social media giants failed to stop

Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vids social media giants failed to stop

SOCIAL media companies have been BLASTED by campaigners for “failing yet again” to stop kids being scarred by gruesome clips after the latest horror video. Har [...] Read full article: Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vi...→

There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, insists Number 10

There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, insists Number 10

Reports emerged that the public messaging blitz had been delayed due to splits in Government over its timing. Read full article: There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, ins...→

Number of families hit by cruel benefit cap more than doubles during coronavirus

Number of families hit by cruel benefit cap more than doubles during coronavirus

More than half (61%) were single parents and 43% had a child under five years old - renewing calls for the policy to be scrapped during the pandemic Read full article: Number of families hit by cruel benefit ...→

Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as number of Scots in work remains steady

Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as number of Scots in work remains steady

The latest figures show that just over 2.5 million Scots were in work from July to September while unemployment was at 4.5 per cent. Read full article: Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as num...→

Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted lockdown need - health minister

Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted lockdown need - health minister

nly a “crystal ball” could have predicted the dramatic worsening of the coronavirus pandemic, health minister Nadine Dorries has suggested.... Ms Dorries, who [...] Read full article: Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted...→

How social distancing would work at Old Trafford, Anfield, Emirates and Co

How social distancing would work at Old Trafford, Anfield, Emirates and Co

Premier League stadiums will have to introduce strict social-distancing rules when fans return, meaning Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool's homes will lo [...] Read full article: How social distancing would work at Old ...→

Abuser must tell social work if he's dating anyone after being spared jail

Abuser must tell social work if he's dating anyone after being spared jail

Matthew Goodfellow, admitted threatening or abusive behaviour towards a woman at a house in Dechmont Avenue, Motherwell, on September 5. Read full article: Abuser must tell social work if he's dat...→

Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more confidence on the ball

Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more confidence on the ball

Jairo Riedewald has called on Crystal Palace to be more confident in possession after they failed to create a shot from open play against rivals Brighton. Wilf [...] Read full article: Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more...→

Number of babies vaccinated in region drops

Number of babies vaccinated in region drops

The proportion of babies vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella has decreased slightly in the Black Country, and remains below the level needed. Read full article: Number of babies vaccinated in region dr...→

Number of young Brits out of work hits 3.6m as PM unveils job losses plan

Number of young Brits out of work hits 3.6m as PM unveils job losses plan

BORIS Johnson will tomorrow outline his vision for reversing Covid job losses — as the number of young people not in work hit 3.6million. The PM will unveil a [...] Read full article: Number of young Brits out of work hits 3...→

Number of people approaching suicide charity 'doubles'

Number of people approaching suicide charity 'doubles'

A charity working to end the stigma around suicide has revealed key workers, professionals and new mums reached out for help during lockdown Read full article: Number of people approaching suicide cha...→

Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOPNR number plate.. can you work it out?

Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOPNR number plate.. can you work it out?

A TOP barrister has refused to remove an ‘offensive’ number plate from his yellow Lamborghini. Outraged onlookers have claimed that Sydney lawyer’s Peter Lavac [...] Read full article: Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOP...→

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha doubles lead with RETAKEN penalty – stream, score, TV channel

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha doubles lead with RETAKEN penalty – stream, score, TV channel

MANCHESTER UNITED get off and running in the Premier League with a home game against Crystal Palace. But the start has not gone as planned for Ole Gunnar Solsk [...] Read full article: Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha dou...→

Nando's doubles the number of restaurants offering delivery with Deliveroo

Nando's doubles the number of restaurants offering delivery with Deliveroo

The major partnership means PERi-PERi fans can order from 360 restaurants in over 50 Cities across the UK and Ireland. Nando’s delivery also now available via [...] Read full article: Nando's doubles the number of restaurant...→

'Worship is the work of God - not a social gathering': Archbishop of Canterbury

'Worship is the work of God - not a social gathering': Archbishop of Canterbury

Justin Welby tweeted: “After contact with Government we hear that there is no change to guidance on places of worship." Read full article: 'Worship is the work of God - not a soci...→

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

There were 168,400 households subject to the cap on benefits as of August 2020, the Department for Work and Pensions said. Read full article: Number of households subject to benefits...→

Number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe doubles to 200,000

Number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe doubles to 200,000

Europe first reported 100,000 cases in a day on October 8, although the true figures in the spring were likely higher than the official peak of 38,000 (current [...] Read full article: Number of daily coronavirus cases in Eur...→

Airbnb slashes prices on a number of properties as more look to work remotely

Airbnb slashes prices on a number of properties as more look to work remotely

As remote working appears to be here to stay, and far fewer people are travelling abroad for foreign holidays, Airbnb has been forced to slash prices on a numb [...] Read full article: Airbnb slashes prices on a number of pro...→

Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing will end in a year' as he vows to work 'night and day to see off virus'

Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing will end in a year' as he vows to work 'night and day to see off virus'

BORIS Johnson today indicated social distancing would be over within a year as he vowed to work “night and day” to see off the virus like an “alien invader”. I [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing w...→

Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the number of babies born, study says

Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the number of babies born, study says

A new study published in the Journal of Marketing Research claims that bombarding people with adverts for erectile dysfunction medication increases the number [...] Read full article: Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the numb...→

R number too high for circuit breaker to work, says Scottish expert

A so-called circuit breaker lockdown for Scotland may not be effective as the rate at which coronavirus in spreading is too high, a senior Scottish Government [...] Read full article: R number too high for circuit breaker to...→

Social services scandal as two babies die and five children abused in UK borough

Social services scandal as two babies die and five children abused in UK borough

The case of three young siblings who were found to have consumed cannabis, cocaine and heroin was just one of several that has put Sefton’s children’s social c [...] Read full article: Social services scandal as two babies di...→

China to deny mortgages to students who copy work under social credit system

China to deny mortgages to students who copy work under social credit system

THE Chinese government will deny mortgages to students caught copying homework at university under a terrifying Black Mirror-style social credit system. ‘Acade [...] Read full article: China to deny mortgages to students who ...→

Record number of Greater Manchester firefighters off work due to coronavirus

Record number of Greater Manchester firefighters off work due to coronavirus

"We have put measures in place to ensure we maintain the appropriate number of fire engines ready to respond across Greater Manchester." Read full article: Record number of Greater Manchester fire...→

Councils deliver record number of 'petty' anti-social behaviour orders

Councils deliver record number of 'petty' anti-social behaviour orders

Councils have issued record numbers of "petty" anti-social behaviour orders last year targeting messy gardens, sitting on the pavement and even feeding stray c [...] Read full article: Councils deliver record number of 'petty...→

Kate Garraway returns to social media to detail work and update on husband Derek

Kate Garraway returns to social media to detail work and update on husband Derek

KATE GARRAWAY - who hosts Good Morning Britain - has opened up and said how she wishes for more "hope" in her family's lives while her husband Derek Draper rem [...] Read full article: Kate Garraway returns to social media to...→

Obituary: Social work director Mary was made CBE for her service | Press and Journal

As director of social work for the Grampian region for more than a decade, Mary Hartnoll was well-known in the sector and had a distinguished career that took [...] Read full article: Obituary: Social work director Mary was ...→

Number of families hit by cruel benefit cap more than doubles during coronavirus

Number of families hit by cruel benefit cap more than doubles during coronavirus

More than half (61%) were single parents and 43% had a child under five years old - renewing calls for the policy to be scrapped during the pandemic Read full article: Number of families hit by cruel benefit ...→

Number of fans allowed inside Anfield and Goodison with social distancing

Number of fans allowed inside Anfield and Goodison with social distancing

Both Everton and Liverpool fans will be hoping to return to their home stadiums at some point after lockdown restrictions are lifted on December 2 Read full article: Number of fans allowed inside Anfield an...→

Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted lockdown need - health minister

Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted lockdown need - health minister

nly a “crystal ball” could have predicted the dramatic worsening of the coronavirus pandemic, health minister Nadine Dorries has suggested.... Ms Dorries, who [...] Read full article: Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted...→

Abuser must tell social work if he's dating anyone after being spared jail

Abuser must tell social work if he's dating anyone after being spared jail

Matthew Goodfellow, admitted threatening or abusive behaviour towards a woman at a house in Dechmont Avenue, Motherwell, on September 5. Read full article: Abuser must tell social work if he's dat...→

Sam Heughan gives out phone number on social media and asks fans to text him

Sam Heughan gives out phone number on social media and asks fans to text him

The Scots TV star admitted he was about to 'do something crazy' before unveiling the bizarre stunt, and said he wants to share news on upcoming projects or jus [...] Read full article: Sam Heughan gives out phone number on so...→

Airbnb slashes prices on a number of properties as more look to work remotely

Airbnb slashes prices on a number of properties as more look to work remotely

As remote working appears to be here to stay, and far fewer people are travelling abroad for foreign holidays, Airbnb has been forced to slash prices on a numb [...] Read full article: Airbnb slashes prices on a number of pro...→

Number of young shooting victims rushed to A&E doubles in five years

Number of young shooting victims rushed to A&E doubles in five years

THE number of young shooting victims needing hospital treatment has doubled in five years. More than six under-25s are rushed to casualty every month in Englan [...] Read full article: Number of young shooting victims rushed ...→

Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the number of babies born, study says

Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the number of babies born, study says

A new study published in the Journal of Marketing Research claims that bombarding people with adverts for erectile dysfunction medication increases the number [...] Read full article: Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the numb...→

Social services scandal as two babies die and five children abused in UK borough

Social services scandal as two babies die and five children abused in UK borough

The case of three young siblings who were found to have consumed cannabis, cocaine and heroin was just one of several that has put Sefton’s children’s social c [...] Read full article: Social services scandal as two babies di...→

Number of people approaching suicide charity 'doubles'

Number of people approaching suicide charity 'doubles'

A charity working to end the stigma around suicide has revealed key workers, professionals and new mums reached out for help during lockdown Read full article: Number of people approaching suicide cha...→

Scottish social enterprise to help young people into work after furlough | Joules 'encouraged' by recovery | Scotland's GDP grew by 6.8 in July

Scottish social enterprise to help young people into work after furlough | Joules 'encouraged' by recovery | Scotland's GDP grew by 6.8 in July

Scottish social enterprise The Wise Group has hailed its recognition as an intermediary organisation for the UK Government’s Kickstart scheme. Read full article: Scottish social enterprise to help young...→

Record number of Greater Manchester firefighters off work due to coronavirus

Record number of Greater Manchester firefighters off work due to coronavirus

"We have put measures in place to ensure we maintain the appropriate number of fire engines ready to respond across Greater Manchester." Read full article: Record number of Greater Manchester fire...→

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha doubles lead with RETAKEN penalty – stream, score, TV channel

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha doubles lead with RETAKEN penalty – stream, score, TV channel

MANCHESTER UNITED get off and running in the Premier League with a home game against Crystal Palace. But the start has not gone as planned for Ole Gunnar Solsk [...] Read full article: Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha dou...→

Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOUBLES to 8.4million during lockdown

Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOUBLES to 8.4million during lockdown

THE number of Brits downing high-risk levels of alcohol almost doubled during lockdown. Shocking new figures show the number of problem drinkers surged to 8.4 [...] Read full article: Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOU...→

'Worship is the work of God - not a social gathering': Archbishop of Canterbury

'Worship is the work of God - not a social gathering': Archbishop of Canterbury

Justin Welby tweeted: “After contact with Government we hear that there is no change to guidance on places of worship." Read full article: 'Worship is the work of God - not a soci...→

There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, insists Number 10

There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, insists Number 10

Reports emerged that the public messaging blitz had been delayed due to splits in Government over its timing. Read full article: There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, ins...→

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

There were 168,400 households subject to the cap on benefits as of August 2020, the Department for Work and Pensions said. Read full article: Number of households subject to benefits...→

Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as number of Scots in work remains steady

Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as number of Scots in work remains steady

The latest figures show that just over 2.5 million Scots were in work from July to September while unemployment was at 4.5 per cent. Read full article: Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as num...→

Retirement plans accelerated as number of people to work beyond state pension age drops

Retirement plans accelerated as number of people to work beyond state pension age drops

RETIREMENT plans are something many appear to be reviewing amid the coronavirus pandemic, as new research has found the number of workers expecting to work bey [...] Read full article: Retirement plans accelerated as number o...→

How social distancing would work at Old Trafford, Anfield, Emirates and Co

How social distancing would work at Old Trafford, Anfield, Emirates and Co

Premier League stadiums will have to introduce strict social-distancing rules when fans return, meaning Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool's homes will lo [...] Read full article: How social distancing would work at Old ...→

'Nobody goes into social work wanting to split families up'

'Nobody goes into social work wanting to split families up'

Social workers are often portrayed as the 'bad guys' - but their success is never measured. Read full article: 'Nobody goes into social work wanting to...→

Number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe doubles to 200,000

Number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe doubles to 200,000

Europe first reported 100,000 cases in a day on October 8, although the true figures in the spring were likely higher than the official peak of 38,000 (current [...] Read full article: Number of daily coronavirus cases in Eur...→

Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more confidence on the ball

Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more confidence on the ball

Jairo Riedewald has called on Crystal Palace to be more confident in possession after they failed to create a shot from open play against rivals Brighton. Wilf [...] Read full article: Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more...→

Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' needed to discuss future of crisis-hit Aberdeen Performing Arts | Press and Journal

Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' needed to discuss future of crisis-hit Aberdeen Performing Arts | Press and Journal

A council finance chief claimed he would need a “crystal ball” to be able to predict the ultimate impact of the pandemic on Aberdeen’s ailing arts organisation [...] Read full article: Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' neede...→

Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing will end in a year' as he vows to work 'night and day to see off virus'

Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing will end in a year' as he vows to work 'night and day to see off virus'

BORIS Johnson today indicated social distancing would be over within a year as he vowed to work “night and day” to see off the virus like an “alien invader”. I [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing w...→

Number of babies vaccinated in region drops

Number of babies vaccinated in region drops

The proportion of babies vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella has decreased slightly in the Black Country, and remains below the level needed. Read full article: Number of babies vaccinated in region dr...→

R number too high for circuit breaker to work, says Scottish expert

A so-called circuit breaker lockdown for Scotland may not be effective as the rate at which coronavirus in spreading is too high, a senior Scottish Government [...] Read full article: R number too high for circuit breaker to...→

Number of young Brits out of work hits 3.6m as PM unveils job losses plan

Number of young Brits out of work hits 3.6m as PM unveils job losses plan

BORIS Johnson will tomorrow outline his vision for reversing Covid job losses — as the number of young people not in work hit 3.6million. The PM will unveil a [...] Read full article: Number of young Brits out of work hits 3...→

China to deny mortgages to students who copy work under social credit system

China to deny mortgages to students who copy work under social credit system

THE Chinese government will deny mortgages to students caught copying homework at university under a terrifying Black Mirror-style social credit system. ‘Acade [...] Read full article: China to deny mortgages to students who ...→

Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOPNR number plate.. can you work it out?

Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOPNR number plate.. can you work it out?

A TOP barrister has refused to remove an ‘offensive’ number plate from his yellow Lamborghini. Outraged onlookers have claimed that Sydney lawyer’s Peter Lavac [...] Read full article: Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOP...→

Barrister with 'offensive' number plate says 'tough s***' if you can work it out

Barrister with 'offensive' number plate says 'tough s***' if you can work it out

Peter Lavac defended his decision to have 'LGOPNR' on his bright yellow Lamborghini - and says he couldn't be less bothered if those who worked out what it mea [...] Read full article: Barrister with 'offensive' number plate ...→

Councils deliver record number of 'petty' anti-social behaviour orders

Councils deliver record number of 'petty' anti-social behaviour orders

Councils have issued record numbers of "petty" anti-social behaviour orders last year targeting messy gardens, sitting on the pavement and even feeding stray c [...] Read full article: Councils deliver record number of 'petty...→

Nando's doubles the number of restaurants offering delivery with Deliveroo

Nando's doubles the number of restaurants offering delivery with Deliveroo

The major partnership means PERi-PERi fans can order from 360 restaurants in over 50 Cities across the UK and Ireland. Nando’s delivery also now available via [...] Read full article: Nando's doubles the number of restaurant...→

Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vids social media giants failed to stop

Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vids social media giants failed to stop

SOCIAL media companies have been BLASTED by campaigners for “failing yet again” to stop kids being scarred by gruesome clips after the latest horror video. Har [...] Read full article: Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vi...→

Kate Garraway returns to social media to detail work and update on husband Derek

Kate Garraway returns to social media to detail work and update on husband Derek

KATE GARRAWAY - who hosts Good Morning Britain - has opened up and said how she wishes for more "hope" in her family's lives while her husband Derek Draper rem [...] Read full article: Kate Garraway returns to social media to...→

Obituary: Social work director Mary was made CBE for her service | Press and Journal

As director of social work for the Grampian region for more than a decade, Mary Hartnoll was well-known in the sector and had a distinguished career that took [...] Read full article: Obituary: Social work director Mary was ...→

Number of families hit by cruel benefit cap more than doubles during coronavirus

Number of families hit by cruel benefit cap more than doubles during coronavirus

More than half (61%) were single parents and 43% had a child under five years old - renewing calls for the policy to be scrapped during the pandemic Read full article: Number of families hit by cruel benefit ...→

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

Number of households subject to benefits cap doubles in six months, figures show

There were 168,400 households subject to the cap on benefits as of August 2020, the Department for Work and Pensions said. Read full article: Number of households subject to benefits...→

Number of fans allowed inside Anfield and Goodison with social distancing

Number of fans allowed inside Anfield and Goodison with social distancing

Both Everton and Liverpool fans will be hoping to return to their home stadiums at some point after lockdown restrictions are lifted on December 2 Read full article: Number of fans allowed inside Anfield an...→

Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as number of Scots in work remains steady

Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as number of Scots in work remains steady

The latest figures show that just over 2.5 million Scots were in work from July to September while unemployment was at 4.5 per cent. Read full article: Rishi Sunak hails furlough scheme as num...→

Retirement plans accelerated as number of people to work beyond state pension age drops

Retirement plans accelerated as number of people to work beyond state pension age drops

RETIREMENT plans are something many appear to be reviewing amid the coronavirus pandemic, as new research has found the number of workers expecting to work bey [...] Read full article: Retirement plans accelerated as number o...→

Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted lockdown need - health minister

Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted lockdown need - health minister

nly a “crystal ball” could have predicted the dramatic worsening of the coronavirus pandemic, health minister Nadine Dorries has suggested.... Ms Dorries, who [...] Read full article: Only ‘crystal ball’ could have predicted...→

How social distancing would work at Old Trafford, Anfield, Emirates and Co

How social distancing would work at Old Trafford, Anfield, Emirates and Co

Premier League stadiums will have to introduce strict social-distancing rules when fans return, meaning Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool's homes will lo [...] Read full article: How social distancing would work at Old ...→

'Nobody goes into social work wanting to split families up'

'Nobody goes into social work wanting to split families up'

Social workers are often portrayed as the 'bad guys' - but their success is never measured. Read full article: 'Nobody goes into social work wanting to...→

Abuser must tell social work if he's dating anyone after being spared jail

Abuser must tell social work if he's dating anyone after being spared jail

Matthew Goodfellow, admitted threatening or abusive behaviour towards a woman at a house in Dechmont Avenue, Motherwell, on September 5. Read full article: Abuser must tell social work if he's dat...→

Number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe doubles to 200,000

Number of daily coronavirus cases in Europe doubles to 200,000

Europe first reported 100,000 cases in a day on October 8, although the true figures in the spring were likely higher than the official peak of 38,000 (current [...] Read full article: Number of daily coronavirus cases in Eur...→

Sam Heughan gives out phone number on social media and asks fans to text him

Sam Heughan gives out phone number on social media and asks fans to text him

The Scots TV star admitted he was about to 'do something crazy' before unveiling the bizarre stunt, and said he wants to share news on upcoming projects or jus [...] Read full article: Sam Heughan gives out phone number on so...→

Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more confidence on the ball

Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more confidence on the ball

Jairo Riedewald has called on Crystal Palace to be more confident in possession after they failed to create a shot from open play against rivals Brighton. Wilf [...] Read full article: Riedewald: Crystal Palace must show more...→

Airbnb slashes prices on a number of properties as more look to work remotely

Airbnb slashes prices on a number of properties as more look to work remotely

As remote working appears to be here to stay, and far fewer people are travelling abroad for foreign holidays, Airbnb has been forced to slash prices on a numb [...] Read full article: Airbnb slashes prices on a number of pro...→

Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' needed to discuss future of crisis-hit Aberdeen Performing Arts | Press and Journal

Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' needed to discuss future of crisis-hit Aberdeen Performing Arts | Press and Journal

A council finance chief claimed he would need a “crystal ball” to be able to predict the ultimate impact of the pandemic on Aberdeen’s ailing arts organisation [...] Read full article: Finance boss claims 'crystal ball' neede...→

Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing will end in a year' as he vows to work 'night and day to see off virus'

Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing will end in a year' as he vows to work 'night and day to see off virus'

BORIS Johnson today indicated social distancing would be over within a year as he vowed to work “night and day” to see off the virus like an “alien invader”. I [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson hints 'social distancing w...→

Number of young shooting victims rushed to A&E doubles in five years

Number of young shooting victims rushed to A&E doubles in five years

THE number of young shooting victims needing hospital treatment has doubled in five years. More than six under-25s are rushed to casualty every month in Englan [...] Read full article: Number of young shooting victims rushed ...→

Number of babies vaccinated in region drops

Number of babies vaccinated in region drops

The proportion of babies vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella has decreased slightly in the Black Country, and remains below the level needed. Read full article: Number of babies vaccinated in region dr...→

Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the number of babies born, study says

Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the number of babies born, study says

A new study published in the Journal of Marketing Research claims that bombarding people with adverts for erectile dysfunction medication increases the number [...] Read full article: Bombarding VIAGRA ads INCREASES the numb...→

R number too high for circuit breaker to work, says Scottish expert

A so-called circuit breaker lockdown for Scotland may not be effective as the rate at which coronavirus in spreading is too high, a senior Scottish Government [...] Read full article: R number too high for circuit breaker to...→

Number of young Brits out of work hits 3.6m as PM unveils job losses plan

Number of young Brits out of work hits 3.6m as PM unveils job losses plan

BORIS Johnson will tomorrow outline his vision for reversing Covid job losses — as the number of young people not in work hit 3.6million. The PM will unveil a [...] Read full article: Number of young Brits out of work hits 3...→

Social services scandal as two babies die and five children abused in UK borough

Social services scandal as two babies die and five children abused in UK borough

The case of three young siblings who were found to have consumed cannabis, cocaine and heroin was just one of several that has put Sefton’s children’s social c [...] Read full article: Social services scandal as two babies di...→

Number of people approaching suicide charity 'doubles'

Number of people approaching suicide charity 'doubles'

A charity working to end the stigma around suicide has revealed key workers, professionals and new mums reached out for help during lockdown Read full article: Number of people approaching suicide cha...→

China to deny mortgages to students who copy work under social credit system

China to deny mortgages to students who copy work under social credit system

THE Chinese government will deny mortgages to students caught copying homework at university under a terrifying Black Mirror-style social credit system. ‘Acade [...] Read full article: China to deny mortgages to students who ...→

Scottish social enterprise to help young people into work after furlough | Joules 'encouraged' by recovery | Scotland's GDP grew by 6.8 in July

Scottish social enterprise to help young people into work after furlough | Joules 'encouraged' by recovery | Scotland's GDP grew by 6.8 in July

Scottish social enterprise The Wise Group has hailed its recognition as an intermediary organisation for the UK Government’s Kickstart scheme. Read full article: Scottish social enterprise to help young...→

Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOPNR number plate.. can you work it out?

Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOPNR number plate.. can you work it out?

A TOP barrister has refused to remove an ‘offensive’ number plate from his yellow Lamborghini. Outraged onlookers have claimed that Sydney lawyer’s Peter Lavac [...] Read full article: Lawyer refuses to scrap 'offensive' LGOP...→

Record number of Greater Manchester firefighters off work due to coronavirus

Record number of Greater Manchester firefighters off work due to coronavirus

"We have put measures in place to ensure we maintain the appropriate number of fire engines ready to respond across Greater Manchester." Read full article: Record number of Greater Manchester fire...→

Barrister with 'offensive' number plate says 'tough s***' if you can work it out

Barrister with 'offensive' number plate says 'tough s***' if you can work it out

Peter Lavac defended his decision to have 'LGOPNR' on his bright yellow Lamborghini - and says he couldn't be less bothered if those who worked out what it mea [...] Read full article: Barrister with 'offensive' number plate ...→

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha doubles lead with RETAKEN penalty – stream, score, TV channel

Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha doubles lead with RETAKEN penalty – stream, score, TV channel

MANCHESTER UNITED get off and running in the Premier League with a home game against Crystal Palace. But the start has not gone as planned for Ole Gunnar Solsk [...] Read full article: Man Utd vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Zaha dou...→

Councils deliver record number of 'petty' anti-social behaviour orders

Councils deliver record number of 'petty' anti-social behaviour orders

Councils have issued record numbers of "petty" anti-social behaviour orders last year targeting messy gardens, sitting on the pavement and even feeding stray c [...] Read full article: Councils deliver record number of 'petty...→

Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOUBLES to 8.4million during lockdown

Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOUBLES to 8.4million during lockdown

THE number of Brits downing high-risk levels of alcohol almost doubled during lockdown. Shocking new figures show the number of problem drinkers surged to 8.4 [...] Read full article: Number of Brit binge drinkers almost DOU...→

Nando's doubles the number of restaurants offering delivery with Deliveroo

Nando's doubles the number of restaurants offering delivery with Deliveroo

The major partnership means PERi-PERi fans can order from 360 restaurants in over 50 Cities across the UK and Ireland. Nando’s delivery also now available via [...] Read full article: Nando's doubles the number of restaurant...→

Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vids social media giants failed to stop

Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vids social media giants failed to stop

SOCIAL media companies have been BLASTED by campaigners for “failing yet again” to stop kids being scarred by gruesome clips after the latest horror video. Har [...] Read full article: Hanged babies to gun rampages, horror vi...→

'Worship is the work of God - not a social gathering': Archbishop of Canterbury

'Worship is the work of God - not a social gathering': Archbishop of Canterbury

Justin Welby tweeted: “After contact with Government we hear that there is no change to guidance on places of worship." Read full article: 'Worship is the work of God - not a soci...→

Kate Garraway returns to social media to detail work and update on husband Derek

Kate Garraway returns to social media to detail work and update on husband Derek

KATE GARRAWAY - who hosts Good Morning Britain - has opened up and said how she wishes for more "hope" in her family's lives while her husband Derek Draper rem [...] Read full article: Kate Garraway returns to social media to...→

There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, insists Number 10

There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, insists Number 10

Reports emerged that the public messaging blitz had been delayed due to splits in Government over its timing. Read full article: There is no ‘back to work’ campaign, ins...→