Posts Tagged ‘Social Issues’

Council killjoys order family of seven-year-old Asperger's sufferer to remove skull and crossbone flag deemed 'illegal …

Anthony Steele, seven, was ordered to take down the skull and crossbones in his back garden in Tattershall, Lincolnshire, by council officials threatening court action.

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Union boss warns of Olympics action

Trade unions could stage industrial action to disrupt the Olympic Games as part of their campaign against Government cuts, the leader of Britain's largest union has said. Related Stories 80% living in 'transport poverty' Police pensions 'unaffordable' Call to ban patronising care staff Tomlinson family in double marathon Girls suffer boy abuse 'in silence'

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Hospitals Told: Stop Using ‘Old Dear’ – Sky News


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Hospitals Told: Stop Using 'Old Dear'
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A ban on the use of patronising language against older people by hospital staff and care workers is being called for in a new report. It recommends that terms such as "old dear" and "bed blocker" must become as unacceptable as sexist or racist
You must not call an elderly patient 'dear': Doctors and nurses are urged to Daily Mail
Call to ban patronising care staffYorkshire Post
Overhaul in approach to elderly care 'needed'BBC News
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Barclays image takes a hit in tax clawback – Scotsman


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Barclays image takes a hit in tax clawback
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By Martin Flanagan and Peter Ranscombe BARCLAYS faces a double blow to its reputation and finances after Britain sought to retrieve more than £500 million from banks by closing loopholes on “highly abusive” tax avoidance schemes.
Zero tax for RBS on massive profits from bond tradesThe Independent
Bank named but not too shamed over tax avoidanceIrish Times
ALEX BRUMMER: The real answer to stamping out clever tax avoidance schemes by This is Money
Financial Times -The Guardian -Telegraph.co.uk
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Man, 74, funded Spanish holidays through black market cigarette sales – St Helens Star

Man, 74, funded Spanish holidays through black market cigarette sales
St Helens Star
The hoard included fake Regal King Size, smuggled Golden Virginia and a variety of “cheap whites”, which are unbranded cigarettes produced in China and Eastern Europe that have no legitimate place on the UK market. Officers found that some of the 700

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Holiday parks among targets of ATM gang – This is Cornwall

Holiday parks among targets of ATM gang
This is Cornwall
David Owens, 35; Shaun Ennis, 41, and Kevin Caveney, 26, disabled alarm systems at colleges, service stations, amusement parks and caravan sites before attacking the ATMs with heavy duty equipment. Owens was jailed for seven years, Ennis received six
Merseyside gang members who targeted cash machines jailedBBC News

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Holiday parks among targets of ATM gang – This is Cornwall

Holiday parks among targets of ATM gang
This is Cornwall
David Owens, 35; Shaun Ennis, 41, and Kevin Caveney, 26, disabled alarm systems at colleges, service stations, amusement parks and caravan sites before attacking the ATMs with heavy duty equipment. Owens was jailed for seven years, Ennis received six

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Care for elderly ‘let down by fragmented system’ – BBC News


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Care for elderly 'let down by fragmented system'
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By Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News Older people are being let down by a social care system in which they are "passed like a parcel" between services, a committee of MPs has said. The Commons health select committee wants local areas in
Care Cuts Make Elderly Suffer, Warn MPsSky News
Scandal of cuts to OAP care fundsMirror.co.uk
Elderly suffering from care cutsBelfast Telegraph
The Independent -Telegraph.co.uk
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Care for elderly ‘let down by fragmented system’ – BBC News


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Care for elderly 'let down by fragmented system'
BBC News
By Jane Dreaper Health correspondent, BBC News Older people are being let down by a social care system in which they are "passed like a parcel" between services, a committee of MPs has said. The Commons health select committee wants local areas in
Care Cuts Make Elderly Suffer, Warn MPsSky News
Scandal of cuts to OAP care fundsMirror.co.uk
Elderly suffering from care cutsBelfast Telegraph
The Independent -Telegraph.co.uk
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Towers’ charity ticket giveaway – This is Staffordshire

Towers' charity ticket giveaway
This is Staffordshire
THEME park Alton Towers has given away £86000 worth of tickets and vouchers to community groups and good causes over the last year. Among charities to benefit from financial support are the Katharine House Hospice in Stafford, Blurton-based Douglas

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