Tag Archives: The Guardian

Justin Welby avoids own goal in trip to Holy Land

Anglicanism Archbishop chooses words carefully during visit, as he uses football match to stress importance of teamwork in conflict resolution Justin Welby holds a press conference at the St John eye hospital compound in the Christian quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Anglicanism Justin Welby avoids own goal in trip to Holy Land Archbishop chooses words carefully during ...

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iPlayer catchup service will require user login within weeks, says BBC

iPlayer BBC denies move is part of crackdown on TV licence evasion, but adds it may help identify those using service without paying The changes come after new rules introduced last year made watching or downloading BBC programmes through iPlayer illegal without a TV licence. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA iPlayer iPlayer catchup service will require user login within weeks, says BBC ...

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Met hacking claim: IPCC asks whistleblowers to come forward

Metropolitan police Police watchdog is investigating claims unit used hackers in India to obtain passwords of campaigners and journalists A sign outside the Metropolitan police building in London. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Metropolitan police Met hacking claim: IPCC asks whistleblowers to come forward Police watchdog is investigating claims unit used hackers in India to obtain passwords of campaigners and journalists A ...

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Three UK theme parks close down water rides after girl's death

UK news Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and Legoland close rides after Evha Jannath’s death following accident at Drayton Manor theme park The scene at Drayton Manor theme park after the accident Photograph: Jade Braham/PA UK news Three UK theme parks close down water rides after girl’s death Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and Legoland close rides after Evha Jannath’s death following ...

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Three women appear in court over alleged London terror plot

UK news Mother, daughter and third woman accused of involvement in suspected knife attack plot in Westminster Westminster magistrates court in London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA UK news Three women appear in court over alleged London terror plot Mother, daughter and third woman accused of involvement in suspected knife attack plot in Westminster Three women including a mother and daughter have ...

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Water companies losing vast amounts through leakage, raising drought fears

Water Customers are being asked to save water, but more than 20% of water is lost before it reaches homes and leakage levels are not declining, Guardian analysis shows Flooding from a burst water main in Bristol. Photograph: Chapman/LNP/REX/Shutterstock Water Water companies losing vast amounts through leakage, as drought fears rise Customers are being asked to save water, but more ...

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Police car carrying Corbyn runs over foot of BBC camera operator

BBC Giles Wooltorton taken to hospital after being run over by Met police car taking Labour leader to election manifesto meeting General election 2017 – live updates Play Video 0:35 BBC cameraman tended to after being ‘run over by Corbyn’s car’ – video BBC Police car carrying Corbyn runs over foot of BBC camera operator Giles Wooltorton taken to hospital ...

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Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at 'staggering' 1.7m

Zero-hours contracts ONS statistics suggest faltering popularity in UK, but campaigners warn of rise of short-hours contracts for workers A record 905,000 people were employed on zero-hours contracts in the final quarter of 2016. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Zero-hours contracts Number of zero-hours contracts stalls at ‘staggering’ 1.7m ONS statistics suggest faltering popularity in UK, but campaigners warn ...

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Bank of England warns on living standards as interest rates stay steady

Bank of England Central bank hints that interest rates may have to rise sooner than expected if inflation continues to overshoot its target the Bank hinted that markets’ recent expectations were on the low side and that a rate rise could come sooner. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters Bank of England Bank of England warns on living standards as interest rates stay ...

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£250m London concert hall project begins search for architects

Classical music Start of design competition is big step forward in creation of new base for Simon Rattle’s London Symphony Orchestra Sir Simon Rattle with the London Symphony Orchestra. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian Classical music £250m London concert hall project begins search for architects Start of design competition is big step forward in creation of new base for ...

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