Tag Archives: The Guardian

Theresa May proposes plastic-free supermarket aisles in green strategy

Green politics PM to declare war on scourge of plastic waste as she unveils much-heralded 25-year environmental plan Plastic collected by a community recycling group in Wales. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Green politics Theresa May proposes plastic-free supermarket aisles in green strategy PM to declare war on scourge of plastic waste as she unveils much-heralded 25-year environmental plan Theresa May ...

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Julian Assange’s bid for diplomatic status rejected by Britain

Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder faces arrest for breaching bail conditions if he leaves Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge Julian Assange has reportedly become a citizen of Ecuador, but the Foreign Office says the WikiLeaks founder must leave the embassy to ‘face justice’. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Julian Assange Julian Assange’s bid for diplomatic status rejected by Britain WikiLeaks founder faces arrest for ...

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Hospital bosses urge Jeremy Hunt: spend now to rescue NHS

NHS Austerity must end, health and social care secretary is told in letter, as staff face ‘watershed moment’ of winter crisis Jeremy Hunt has admitted the NHS needs ‘significantly more funding’ over the next decade. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images NHS Hospital bosses urge Jeremy Hunt: spend now to rescue NHS Austerity must end, health and social care secretary is told ...

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'Epidemic of stress' blamed for 3,750 teachers on longterm sick leave

Teaching Policy changes, budget cuts, fewer staff and bigger classes blamed for toll on teachers’ mental health revealed by figures compiled by Lib Dems Relentless pressure has put teachers under ‘minute-by-minute’ stress, say experts. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Teaching ‘Epidemic of stress’ blamed for 3,750 teachers on longterm sick leave Policy changes, budget cuts, fewer staff and bigger classes blamed ...

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UK court grants £1m bail to man arrested over Sarkozy-Gaddafi inquiry

Muammar Gaddafi French police seeking Alexandre Djouhri for questioning over alleged financing of presidential election campaign by dictator Sarkozy has claimed the charges are part of an act of revenge by the family of Muammar Gaddafi (pictured). Photograph: Juda Ngwenya/Reuters Muammar Gaddafi UK court grants £1m bail to man arrested over Sarkozy-Gaddafi inquiry French police seeking Alexandre Djouhri for questioning ...

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conductor quits over abuse claims

Classical music Charles Dutoit’s position described as ‘untenable’ after six women accuse him of sexual assault Charles Dutoit conducts the Royal Philharmonic in September. He denies the allegations against him. Photograph: Robert Ghement/EPA Classical music Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conductor quits over abuse claims Charles Dutoit’s position described as ‘untenable’ after six women accuse him of sexual assault Charles Dutoit, the ...

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Ikea invites customers to 'pee on this ad' to check for pregnancy – and a crib deal

Ikea The Swedish store’s new ad is made of paper which contains similar technology to a pregnancy test – and if it’s positive, the ad reveals a special sale Ikea has received attention in the past for its advertisements. Photograph: Alan Diaz/AP Ikea Ikea invites customers to ‘pee on this ad’ to check for pregnancy – and a crib deal ...

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M&S drops cauliflower 'steak' amid ridicule from customers

Consumer spending Costing double the price of a whole vegetable and shrouded in layers of plastic, ‘clean eating’ product fails to make the cut A whole cauliflower costs somewhere between 70p and £1 in most supermarkets. M&S’s ‘steak’ was sold for £2, double that amount. Photograph: Eva Grndemann/Getty Images/Foodcollection Consumer spending M&S drops cauliflower ‘steak’ amid ridicule from customers Costing ...

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Philip Hammond to tell EU 'it takes two to tango' over future relationship

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Chancellor to accuse Britain’s negotiating partners of giving little indication of how member states want to work with UK Philip Hammond will use a speech in Germany tonight to urge European Union governments to make the case publicly for a close future relationship with Britain after Brexit, saying: “It takes two to tango.” Speaking in ...

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Football coach Barry Bennell had three boys in bed at once, trial told

UK news Complainant says none of boys reported alleged sexual abuse by ex-coach for fear of losing chance to play for Manchester City Barry Bennell is appearing at Liverpool crown court via video link for reasons of poor health. Photograph: Julia Quenzler/SWNS.com UK news Football coach Barry Bennell had three boys in bed at once, trial told Complainant says none ...

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