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Ketamine addiction rising among teens
Tue, 03 May 2011 11:56:55 GMT
British anti-drugs charities say the number of young people admitting they use ketamine at a worrying level has dramatically increased following a ban on mephedrone.
10% of UK headmasters abused by parents
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 19:24:59 GMT
Britain's National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) says students' parents have attacked more than 10 percent of the head teachers at their schools.
UK teachers dismiss education chief
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 19:36:07 GMT
The British teachers' union, NASUWT, has given a vote of no confidence to education secretary Michael Gove during its annual conference in Glasgow.
Top bishop urges rich to meet poor
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 10:14:33 GMT
A senior British church official has called for a new legislation that would oblige politicians, newspaper editors and "financiers" to take time and meet the poor.
Radioactive spills at UK plants exposed
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 11:45:09 GMT
A leaked report has unveiled details of two incidents of radioactive spills and a breakdown in an emergency cooling system at the UK nuke plants in the past 3 months.
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:23:05 GMT
Britain accepts migrants from Misratah
Britain is to accept migrant workers from the Libyan city of Misratah, Andrew Mitchell, of Department for International Development (DFID) has said.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 13:24:53 GMT
More UK unions ask for halt to Libya war
UNISON, among Britain's largest unions, has urged the UK government to put an end to its military interference in Libya, asking for permission to send more humanitarian aid.
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 20:27:15 GMT
British PM 'Big Society' idea doomed
British Prime Minister David Cameron's idea of a 'Big Society' will be further undermined by the government's massive cuts to voluntary sector funding.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 14:00:35 GMT
Britain's NUS set to vote on new leader
British pupils are to elect the new president of the National Union of Students (NUS), who is expected to lead a new wave of anti-government protests over tuition fees and funding cuts.
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 08:28:00 GMT
Neglect kills 1200 UK patients
More than 1,000 patients, including babies, children, men and women have died of neglect in a British hospital has seen three years, a probe has revealed.
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 08:48:22 GMT
UK teachers hold strike in Wales
UK teachers and school staff members have gone on strike over the compulsory redundancies and pay cuts at Brecon High school in Powys, Wales.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 18:57:43 GMT
Elderly patient care 'shameful' in UK
A number of British elderly care hospitals are "shamefully inadequate” and need radical changes, Wales' older people's commissioner has said.
Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:09:06 GMT
Swansea tax office protests over cuts
Britain's Swansea tax office staff have held protests against the “drastic” frontline services job cuts, union leaders have said.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 08:35:28 GMT
CCTVs watch 'a British 70 times a day'
In yet another blow to the slogans of freedom and democracy, a new study has revealed that there is one CCTV camera for every 32 British citizens.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 12:55:59 GMT
Britain Uncut protested against banks
British Uncut activists have protested against the banks' essential cuts across the country, at the same time as the group's counterpart has done the same in the US.
Sat, 26 Feb 2011 10:19:15 GMT
'Govt. tries to get British citizens out'
British Prime Minister said his government “will do everything it can today and tomorrow” to help the British nationals who are still stranding in Libya.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:12:15 GMT
British councilor charged with rape
Tony Brunskill, a councilor from Cumbria, has been charged with four counts of rape, the Carlisle Crown Court has said.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:09:33 GMT
Alcohol takes thousands of lives in UK
Persistent alcohol problem has taken hundreds of thousands of lives in Britain and is threatening more, the country's health experts have warned.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:49:56 GMT
Britain suffers surge in inequality
Britain is suffering a surge in economic inequality, and a subsequent poor-rich gap - even in areas where it was not deemed as a problem before.
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:19:12 GMT
Cyber crime costs UK £27bn annually
A new report says that the British economy spends £27billion annually to fight cyber crime.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 13:33:19 GMT
UKBA, more focused on making money
The UK Border Agency has failed in making immigration decisions and has focused on making money more than ever, according to the UKBA chief inspector John Vine.
Wed, 16 Feb 2011 14:47:35 GMT
Problem gambling worsening in Britain
The problem gambling among British adults is on its big rise since 2007, the survey carried out by Gambling Commission has revealed.
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 12:25:52 GMT
'Big Society to come true in Britain'
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron says his biggest mission during the tenure of this five-year parliament would be to make the so-called Big Society succeed.
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 13:27:55 GMT
UK Post Office staff to vote for strike
The UK's Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it will ballot almost 4,000 members of the Post Office staff to see whether they endorse a possible strike.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:06:21 GMT
'Govt. funding undermines UK Court'
The UK Supreme Court's chief says as long as the government funds the court its independence cannot be guaranteed appropriately, because of the way it is funded.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 10:20:13 GMT
Hundreds of war criminals live in UK
Britain is playing host to hundreds of war criminals because of a lack of resources to track them in the country and a legal loophole that prevents their prosecution.
Fri, 04 Feb 2011 12:58:48 GMT
Britain threatens to amend strike laws
Britain has threatened trade unions to change strike laws amid the Trade Union Congress (TUC)'s announcement to rally members for the biggest event in decades.
Wed, 02 Feb 2011 18:28:31 GMT
Britain lures non-EU students; no jobs
The British government and universities across the UK are playing double-standards in their policies designed to attract more foreign students.
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 10:28:57 GMT
Hactivists launch cyber war on Britain
The WikiLeaks' "hactivist" group has warned Britain of a cyber war after police nabbed five of its members following attacks on financial institutions' websites.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 20:22:12 GMT
BBC to close 200 sites, drop 360 jobs
BBC said Monday it would cut over 200 websites and 360 job positions over the next two years, as a result of BBC Online's budget cut plans by £34m.
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