‘We’re on our way,’ says 96-year-old expat votes campaigner

Harry Shindler, 96, celebrates as bill to give all British expats the vote moves a step closer to law.

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UK weather: Spring ‘postponed’ as cold snap hits UK

Freezing air from Russia could give the UK its coldest February week for five years.The post UK weather: Spring ‘postponed’ as cold snap hits UK appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Snails too ‘sluggish’ to race in Devon due to cold

Due to their being cold-blooded, the snails are too dozy to race during the cold snap.The post Snails too ‘sluggish’ to race in Devon due to cold appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Luton teacher banned for telling pupil he was ‘falling deeply in love’

Emmanuel Egbe was at an all-girls school when he began messaging a pupil, a misconduct panel hears.The post Luton teacher banned for telling pupil he was ‘falling deeply in love’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance … Continue reading

Manchester’s Oxford Road sees nearly 150,000 bus lane fines in five months

Almost 1,000 drivers per day were fined for straying into bus lanes on a Manchester road in five months.The post Manchester’s Oxford Road sees nearly 150,000 bus lane fines in five months appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distan… Continue reading

World’s fishing fleets mapped from orbit

Satellite tracking shows fishing’s footprint on Earth is now over four times that of agriculture.The post World’s fishing fleets mapped from orbit appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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University strike: Pension plan could be reversed, say bosses

Employers’ group says it is open to new ideas as a strike at 57 universities continues for a second day.The post University strike: Pension plan could be reversed, say bosses appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Chef counts cost of no-show diners

An Edinburgh restaurant will begin charging cancellation fees when people book tables then fail to show up.The post Chef counts cost of no-show diners appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Winter Olympics: Great Britain’s women lose 10-5 to Sweden in curling semi-finals

Great Britain’s women curlers lose to Sweden in the Winter Olympic semi-finals and will play for a bronze medal on Saturday.The post Winter Olympics: Great Britain’s women lose 10-5 to Sweden in curling semi-finals appeared first on Education – C… Continue reading

Red Arrows death: Ejection seat firm fined £1.1m

The death of Red Arrows pilot Sean Cunningham was “an entirely preventable tragedy”, a judge says.The post Red Arrows death: Ejection seat firm fined £1.1m appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Why Ruth Wilson is having an identity crisis

The actress wonders if she’ll ever escape her alter ego as her name reappears in two new roles.The post Why Ruth Wilson is having an identity crisis appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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The £10-a-game poker player who won $2.6m

Caravan salesman John Hesp plays poker once a month, so it was a huge shock when he went to Las Vegas and won a small fortune.The post The £10-a-game poker player who won $2.6m appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Wildlife secrets of Nigeria’s last wilderness

Rare chimps, leopards and pangolins have been caught on camera in the forests of Nigeria’s largest national park.The post Wildlife secrets of Nigeria’s last wilderness appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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‘Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay

The bosses of large academy chains of schools are going to be challenged if their pay is over £150,000.The post ‘Fat cat’ academy bosses face challenge over pay appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

Mistakes made by GPs, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.The post Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

Even unsweetened drinks are acidic and should not be drunk between meals, researchers say.The post Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Newspaper headlines: Charity chief quits and transplant plea

Friday’s papers cover Justin Forsyth’s resignation from Unicef, Europeans leaving the UK and a campaign for opt-out organ donation.The post Newspaper headlines: Charity chief quits and transplant plea appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games -… Continue reading

Japanese airbag maker Takata reaches settlement in US

The penalty will not be paid, however, as Takata’s US arm TK Holdings is in bankruptcy proceedings.The post Japanese airbag maker Takata reaches settlement in US appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Rail regulation

Labour wants to bring Britain’s railways back under public control, but 75% of the industry is already nationalised.The post Rail regulation appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Sex establishment licences in England fall by a third

The internet and a change in social attitudes are reasons given for a fall in sex establishments.The post Sex establishment licences in England fall by a third appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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