Tag Archives: The Guardian

UK woman held in Iran jail 'angry and in tears' at Boris Johnson remarks

UK news Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she has health concerns and ‘lumps have been found in her breasts’ Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Tehran since April 2016. Photograph: PA UK news UK woman held in Iran jail ‘angry and in tears’ at Boris Johnson remarks Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she has health concerns and ‘lumps have been ...

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Psychiatrist showed 'no remorse' after death of teenager, tribunal finds

UK news Dr Valerie Murphy denied accusations of misconduct after a teenager who had epilepsy died in his bath at a care unit Connor Sparrowhawk, who was found dead in Oxford in July 2013. Photograph: JusticeforLB/PA UK news Psychiatrist showed ‘no remorse’ after death of teenager, tribunal finds Dr Valerie Murphy denied accusations of misconduct after a teenager who had ...

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Bet365 chief Denise Coates paid herself £217m last year

Executive pay and bonuses Founder of online bookmaker becomes UK’s highest paid boss as concern rises about number of lives ruined by gambling addiction Coates says her pay is fair recognition for the ‘significant growth’ in Bet365’s gambling profits, which rose rising 15% to £514m. Photograph: Felix Clay for the Guardian Executive pay and bonuses Bet365 chief Denise Coates paid ...

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Headteachers demand more school cash in letter to Hammond

School funding Group will march to Downing Street to deliver letter saying Tories’ national funding formula needs urgent reform Letter to Philip Hammond says schools have been reduced to basic curricular provision, with deep cuts to resources. Photograph: Paul Davey/Barcroft Images School funding Headteachers demand more school cash in letter to Hammond Group will march to Downing Street to deliver ...

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Daily Express owner said to be mounting bid to take over National Lottery

National Lottery Richard Desmond’s company, Northern & Shell, planning to ‘go for’ rights to lottery, according to Financial Times Richard Desmond’s own Health Lottery has lost £160m in six years. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters National Lottery Daily Express owner said to be mounting bid to take over National Lottery Richard Desmond’s company, Northern & Shell, planning to ‘go for’ rights to ...

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Family of autistic woman killed in traffic accident demand coroner's replacement

UK news Colette McCulloch was hit by a lorry last year while in the care of a private residential home – her mother and father say a full inquest is needed Colette McCulloch, aged 25. Her family are crowdsourcing funds for a judicial review. Photograph: courtesy of McCulloch family UK news Family of autistic woman killed in traffic accident demand ...

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UK braces for sub-zero temperatures as first snow falls in the north

Weather The Met Office predicted more snow in some areas overnight and temperatures as low as -8C in Scotland The first flurries of snow covered parts of northern England and Scotland. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Weather UK braces for sub-zero temperatures as first snow falls in the north The Met Office predicted more snow in some areas overnight and temperatures as ...

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Taxi driver stabbed in Manchester after argument over fare

Manchester Forty-two-year-old man taken to hospital after being reportedly stabbed multiple times in arms and stomach in Moss Side Police tape Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Manchester Taxi driver stabbed in Manchester after argument over fare Forty-two-year-old man taken to hospital after being reportedly stabbed multiple times in arms and stomach in Moss Side Police are appealing for witnesses after a taxi ...

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How dropping cigarette butt left asylum seeker facing risk of deportation

Immigration and asylum Asylum claim of Syrian man who fled war-torn country put in jeopardy after receiving £80 fine by London council for littering ‘Dropping cigarette butts is not a crime in Syria,’ said the 27-year-old, who arrived in the UK after travelling through Jordan, Egypt, Libya, Italy and France. Photograph: Haydn West/PA Immigration and asylum How dropping cigarette butt ...

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