Jane Deith

  • Published on 8 Dec 2017 Sections ,

    Nearly 200 thousand people have been evacuated from their homes  and President Trump has declared a state of emergency in California, as wildfires continue to burn across the State.

  • Published on 6 Dec 2017

    A man’s has appeared in court charged with plotting to bomb Downing Street and kill Theresa May.

  • Published on 3 Dec 2017 Sections ,

    If education is one key factor affecting a child’s life chances, mental health is arguably just as important. Today the government announced plans to start offering young people in England mental health support in their school or college. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said early intervention would prevent problems becoming more serious, though some have questioned…

  • Published on 2 Dec 2017 Sections

    The newly passed U.S. Senate tax reform bill also includes legislation to allow drilling for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which conservationists say will destroy a vital habitat for wolves, polar bears and caribou. It comes just as a deal is finally put in place to protect the marine ecology of the Arctic…

  • Published on 1 Dec 2017 Sections , ,

    The European Council President Donald Tusk has told the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar that Brexit talks will go no further, unless Ireland is happy with Britain’s plans for the future of the Irish border. He said the UK’s decision to leave the EU had created uncertainty for millions of people, declaring that any British…

  • Published on 29 Nov 2017 Sections

    A convicted Bosnian Croat war criminal has died after swallowing what he claimed was poison, while in the dock during a session of the UN’s international tribunal in the Hague. A judge had just confirmed Slobodan Praljak’s 20 year sentence for involvement in crimes during the Bosnian war. Proceedings were brought to a sudden halt…

  • Published on 23 Nov 2017 Sections

    Robert Mugabe is due to attend tomorrow’s swearing in of his rival Emmerson Mnangagwa as president, Zimbabwean state TV has said. Preparations are under way at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, where the inauguration will be held. Government sources have confirmed the former President was given immunity from prosecution as part of a deal…

  • Published on 22 Nov 2017 Sections

    Dramatic footage has emerged showing the defection of a North Korean soldier under a hail of gunfire from his former comrades. The officer suffered multiple gunshot wounds as he fled towards South Korea.

  • Published on 19 Nov 2017 Sections

    Investigations are continuing to try to find out the cause of death of a woman, believed to missing 19-year-old Gaia Pope. A body was found yesterday afternoon, near Swanage, close to where some of Gaia Pope’s clothes were found on Thursday. Members of her family say they are absolutely devastated.

  • Published on 17 Nov 2017 Sections

    There has been a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft above dense woodland in Buckinghamshire. Emergency services were called to the crash site where both aircraft came down close to Upper Winchendon near Aylesbury. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating.

  • Published on 16 Nov 2017

    The Old Vic theatre says 20 men have come forward to allege they were the victims of inappropriate behaviour by the actor Kevin Spacey. The Oscar winner was the artistic director between 2004 and 2015. The Theatre has apologised and said the ‘cult of personality’ around the Hollywood Star may have stopped people speaking out,…

  • Published on 4 Nov 2017 Sections ,

    Are the investigations into sexual harassment and alleged assaults by politicians a “witch-hunt” as some MPs are now claiming or are they simply a way of finally giving justice to women? Allegations of more Westminster wrongdoing are continuing to surface with Tory MP Charlie Elphicke suspended by his party after it said “serious allegations” emerged…

  • Published on 29 Sep 2017 Sections

    The Civil Aviation Authority has welcomed what it called Ryanair’s capitulation after the Irish airline bowed to demands to clarify customers’ rights to refunds. The airline updated its advice after the regulator threatened legal action,¬†accusing Ryanair of “misleading” disrupted customers. But even today, one passenger said they were still being given the wrong information about…

  • Published on 28 Sep 2017 Sections ,

    The Civil Aviation Authority has warned Ryanair that it could face legal action for misleading passengers about their rights. The regulator has given the budget airline a deadline of 5pm tomorrow to let passengers know about the possibility of being re-routed on another airline if their flight is cancelled. Up to 400,000 people have been…

  • Published on 21 Sep 2017 Sections

    Fewer people want to go into medicine, or stay in the NHS, according to the British Medical Association. It’s looked at applications to medical school, and to specialties like psychiatry and sexual health, and says a crisis is looming in England.