Tag Archives: The Guardian

How the British press reacted to the Manchester bombing

Manchester Arena attack Monday’s atrocity, which led to at least 22 deaths, has dominated the front pages. Here is a roundup of how the nationals covered the fallout Members of the public attend a candlelit vigil to honour the victims of Monday evening’s terror attack. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Manchester Arena attack How the British press reacted to the ...

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Woyzeck review: John Boyega shines but Thorne's version proves overbearing

Theatre 3 / 5 stars Old Vic, LondonWhereas Georg Büchner’s original masterpiece allows audience to fill in the blanks, Thorne’s adaptation piles the pressure on the title character John Boyega as Woyzeck, Sarah Greene as Marie in Woyzeck at The Old Vic Photograph: Manual Harlan Theatre Woyzeck review: John Boyega shines but Thorne’s version proves overbearing 3 / 5 stars ...

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Childminder accused of manslaughter tells of attempts to save baby

UK news Viktoria Tautz, accused of shaking 10-month-old Joshua Paul in fit of temper, recounts day of death in court Viktoria Tautz, 34, arrives at the Old Bailey on the second day of her trial. She denies manslaughter. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock UK news Childminder accused of manslaughter tells of attempts to save baby Viktoria Tautz, accused of shaking 10-month-old Joshua Paul ...

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Soldiers to patrol UK streets as threat raised to critical after Manchester bombing

Manchester Arena attack Theresa May raises level for first time since 2007, signalling that further attack may be imminent • Manchester attack – latest updates• What we know so far Theresa May raises UK threat level to ‘critical’ – video Manchester Arena attack Soldiers to patrol UK streets as threat raised to critical after Manchester bombing Theresa May raises level ...

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Morrissey attacks politicians and the Queen over Manchester terrorism response

Manchester Arena attack Controversial singer says MPs remain remote while public bear the brunt of the threat from extremists Singer Morrissey said politicians were too PC to admit the concert bombing was the work of an Islamist extremist Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Manchester Arena attack Morrissey attacks politicians and the Queen over Manchester terrorism response Controversial singer says MPs remain remote ...

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Number of university dropouts due to mental health problems trebles

Mental health Data shows record 1,180 students who experienced mental ill health left courses early in 2014-15, up 210% from 2009-10 Charities, counsellors and health experts have urged universities to provide support for students who report mental health issues. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Mental health Number of university dropouts due to mental health problems trebles Data shows record 1,180 students who ...

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Chelsea flower show: 'abandoned Maltese quarry' wins top prize

Chelsea flower show James Basson’s display – lauded by judges as ‘faultless’ – is designed to show how humans and nature interact on Malta Garden designer James Basson poses after winning best in show. Photograph: Luke Macgregor/RHS Chelsea flower show Chelsea flower show: ‘abandoned Maltese quarry’ wins top prize James Basson’s display – lauded by judges as ‘faultless’ – is ...

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Bank of England governor falls for email prank but maintains his composure

Mark Carney Mark Carney, who apparently believed he was talking with Anthony Habgood, chair of the Bank’s court, refused to accept sexist comments Mark Carney wrote: ‘Sorry Anthony. Not appropriate at all.’ Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters Mark Carney Bank of England governor falls for email prank but maintains his composure Mark Carney, who apparently believed he was talking with Anthony Habgood, ...

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UK 'vulnerable to terror attacks by jihadis unable to reach Syria' | Nick Hopkins and Ewen MacAskill

UK security and counter-terrorism Both Islamic State and al-Qaida are calling for ‘frustrated travellers’ to stay at home and attack in the west instead, Whitehall source says Police cordon off the area around the Manchester Arena. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA UK security and counter-terrorism UK ‘vulnerable to terror attacks by jihadis unable to reach Syria’ Both Islamic State and al-Qaida are ...

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'I ❤ MCR': thousands gather at Manchester attack vigil

Manchester Arena attack Supporters and residents of city show defiance against terrorism after suicide bombing in Manchester Arena • Manchester attack – latest updates• What we know so far ‘We keep fighting back’: thousands attend vigil for Manchester attack victims – video Manchester Arena attack ‘I ❤ MCR’: thousands gather at Manchester attack vigil Supporters and residents of city show defiance ...

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