Family attacks failure to punish student who sexually assaulted girl

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Scotland Christopher Daniel given absolute discharge despite being found guilty of offence against girl, 6 The case prompted an outcry after it was reported by STV. Photograph: Clara Molden/PA A teenager who was given an absolute discharge despite being found guilty of sexually assaulting Läs mer…

Lisbon's bad week: police brutality reveals Portugal's urban reality

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities Lisbon’s bad week: police brutality reveals Portugal’s urban reality A viral video of police violence has brought national attention to the long-ghettoised community in Bairro da Jamaica Lisbon police officers on patrol on after clashes during a demonstration against racism and police violence. Läs mer…

Two babies die after contracting infection at Glasgow hospital

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Glasgow NHS investigating deaths in neonatal unit at Princess Royal maternity hospital Queen Elizabeth university hospital in Glasgow is being investigated over infections connected to pigeon droppings. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Two premature babies have died after contracting a bloodstream infection at a Läs mer…

Britons living in EU call on May to secure healthcare for pensioners

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Campaigners are concerned UK nationals may need insurance to remain in some countries Private healthcare would be a big financial burden for poorer pensioners. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images Campaigners for British nationals settled in the EU have called on Theresa May to guarantee Läs mer…

Spike in deaths of Oxford rough sleepers rocks community

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oxford Friends cite lack of support in university town for those with mental health and addiction problems Sharron Maasz and her dog, Jack. Sharron has died after a long period of ill health and sleeping rough in Oxford. Photograph: Sam Frost/The Guardian A spate Läs mer…

Vaping twice as likely as gum to help smokers quit, research finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Smoking Study shows 18% success rate with e-cigarettes, compared with 10% with other methods Researchers in the UK have hailed the study as a landmark but US researchers have treated the findings with more caution. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA People are almost twice as likely Läs mer…

Northern Ireland abortion case hears traumatic experience

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Northern Ireland Sarah Ewart recounts seeking termination in 2013 after fatal foetal abnormality diagnosis Sarah Ewart outside Belfast high court. Her legal action is aimed at overturning Northern Ireland’s near blanket ban on abortions. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images A court in Belfast has heard Läs mer…

Penny Mordaunt criticised over call for aid to come from private sector

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Aid International development secretary says she wants DfID to become more a fundraising than a spending department Penny Mordaunt says there should be a national conversation about how more private funding could be used to fun aid. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock Penny Mordaunt has been Läs mer…

Hospital with 20 staff suspensions used 'shocking' restraint

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Middlesbrough Kelly Wilthew says daughter Faith was lifted from Middlesbrough hospital bed by wrists and ankles Kelly and Faith Wilthew at their home in Durham, UK. Photograph: Mark Pinder/The Guardian The mother of a teenage girl with mental health needs has complained about the Läs mer…

Disadvantaged Australians twice as likely to die from diabetes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Health Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report shows a troubling health divide between rich and poor The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare found social disadvantage is linked to higher rates of disease. Photograph: Paul Miller/AAP Australians living in disadvantaged parts of the Läs mer…

Number of bus journeys in England falls by 85m in a year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Road transport Labour says official figures show devastating impact of Tory cuts on local services Buses account for 59% of all public transport journeys in Great Britain. Photograph: Fabio De Paola/The Guardian The number of bus passenger journeys in England slumped by 85m last Läs mer…

Number of bus journeys in England falls by 85m in a year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Road transport Labour says official figures show devastating impact of Tory cuts on local services Buses account for 59% of all public transport journeys in Great Britain. Photograph: Fabio De Paola/The Guardian The number of bus passenger journeys in England slumped by 85m last Läs mer…

Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Accusations that social media giant used privacy loophole could stoke conflict with Apple The iPhone app provided Facebook with data it used to keep ahead of youth trends. Photograph: Alamy Facebook paid users as young as 13 to install an app that gave Läs mer…

Chinese city seeks young blood: how ageing Nanjing lures new talent

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The next 15 megacities Cities Chinese city seeks young blood: how ageing Nanjing lures new talent The next 15 megacities #12: The ancient capital of China is pulling out all the stops in a bid to defuse its ticking demographic timebomb Read the rest Läs mer…

The white stuff: why Britain can’t get enough cocaine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Drugs The white stuff: why Britain can’t get enough cocaine Britain snorts more of the drug than almost anywhere in Europe, more young people are taking it and deaths are rising. Why? ‘It’s snorted, not injected, so you don’t have to cross that line.’ Läs mer…