DEC
18

UK News

Brexit: Cabinet 'ramps up' no-deal...Jose Mourinho: Manchester United...National Action trial: Members of...Donald Trump's troubled charity...Banning sweets at supermarket...Simon Thomas: Coping with grief at...Magician's tribute to Colchester...Yemeni mum granted visa to visit...Skin creams can lead to fire deathsJames Arthur's accountant pleads...Genoa bridge: Renzo Piano to lead...Christmas: Dying neighbour leaves...Tea drinkers stewing over splitting...How Welsh TV farming show 'helped...Doctor turns author after having...Sorry, but LadBaby won't be...South Africa's Chicken Licken...History-making polar bear cub Hamish...Rapper Lil Pump criticised for...On board the 'eye in the sky'...YouTuber's glitter bomb tricks...2018 statistic of the year: Plastic...Women shave their heads to protest...The treasured decorations that bring...Thread Shred: I exposed racism at my...Russia shows off festive decorations...BBC News ChannelSouth Africa's 'toxic' race relations'My Christmas parcel ended up being...Why plastic recycling is so confusingThe warm water fish making their way...The emotions that make a film a...Are too many women being jailed in...Brexit: How Europe does second...The millionaire make-up mogul behind...Scott Johnson death: It's...Male breast cancer: 'I tried to cut...How to avoid a travel insurance...Solskjaer in running for Man Utd...Man City beat Leicester on penalties...Jose Mourinho: How Manchester United...Aberdeen near Premiership summit...National Action: The new parents and...

BBC Front Page News

Brexit: Cabinet 'ramps up' no-deal planningBrexit: Cabinet 'ramps up' no-deal planning

Businesses are told to put contingency plans in motion while 3,500 troops will be put on standby.

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United sack managerJose Mourinho: Manchester United sack manager

Manchester United sack manager Jose Mourinho after no progress despite spending £400m on 11 players.

National Action trial: Members of neo-Nazi group jailedNational Action trial: Members of neo-Nazi group jailed

A couple who named their child Adolf in honour of Hitler are sentenced alongside four others.

Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut downDonald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut down

The family-run charity agrees to close amid allegations that its funds were illegally misused.

BBC NewsBBC SportKingswinford on TwitteriPlayerDir EnqsMapTrainsTVTraffic KingswinfordWeatherFinancial Markets
The Community Info for Blanford Mere Primary School not only gives you instant access to live national and local news but local information, services and reviews around Blanford Mere Primary School. There is also everything 'you didn't know you didn't know'!

Tip! - Try entering your own postcode into the Your Location box (top right) and all the local links currently set for DY6 7EA will relocate for you anywhere in the UK. This can be especially useful for when you are travelling or on holiday! Crucially, although you are on the NEWS profile at the moment, you could also use the White Profile buttons to choose another profile like Blanford Mere Primary School Area or Sport or Shopping or Faith ...... Whatever you choose blanfordmereprimaryschoolkingswinford 2day will look different and current everyday!

BBC news for Staffordshire

Millionaire jailed for girlfriend's 'rough sex' deathMillionaire jailed for girlfriend's 'rough sex' death

John Broadhurst told an emergency operator he found his partner "dead as a doughnut" at their home.

M6 motorway in Cheshire reopens after multi-vehicle crashM6 motorway in Cheshire reopens after multi-vehicle crash

The motorway was shut northbound between junctions 17 and 18 and traffic was diverted.

Stoke-on-Trent man admits 26 child sex offencesStoke-on-Trent man admits 26 child sex offences

Police said charges relate to incidents in Stoke-on-Trent, Derbyshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire.

Santa removed from Tamworth Smyths shop in photo disputeSanta removed from Tamworth Smyths shop in photo dispute

The toy shop said the man dressed as Santa did not have permission to take photos inside the store.

AskTen - Ten things you may not have noticed last week!

1.      Carney warns UK businesses are unready for no deal. The Governor of the Bank of England said that fewer than half of UK businesses have contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit. Mark Carney also denied that his warnings were intended to scare the public into backing his favoured type of Brexit, after the Bank said yesterday that leaving the EU without a deal would plunge the country into the worst recession since the 1930s. BBC
 

2.      Legal advice says 'Britain would be trapped in customs union'. Leaked details of the attorney-general’s legal advice suggest Britain would be trapped “indefinitely” in a customs union with Brussels if MPs back Theresa May’s Brexit deal. The PM is refusing to publish the advice because it contains a stark passage that makes clear the UK could end up locked in a “backstop” arrangement with the European Union. The Sunday Times
 

3.      Younger generation more stressed. A survey to ascertain the wellbeing of UK adults found that 18- to 34-year-olds had the lowest score of any other group, with up to 80 per cent experiencing anxiety or stress daily. A confluence of working longer hours, sleeping less, more time on digital devices, plus a nutritionally inferior convenience diet were all contributing factors - but the biggest improvements could be made with the easiest changes: moving more, and getting outside for fresh air and daylight. Psychology Today
 

4.      To excel you need five competencies. The most successful leaders excel at five emotional intelligence competencies: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skill. These competencies combine in different ways to create distinctive leadership styles. Master the styles, and you can flexibly switch among them as circumstances dictate. [MORE]
 

5.      Five people rang police 8,655 times in 2017. Five people with mental health problems rang London’s Metropolitan Police a total of 8,655 times in 2017, according to the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary. The police watchdog says that answering the calls cost £70,000, and is warning that police forces across the UK are “picking up the pieces” for poor mental health provision. BBC
 

6.      Is university worth the money? As the Government prepares to publish a review of higher education funding in 2019, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has released the results of an analysis of the tax records of UK graduates now aged 29. According to the report, female graduates earn 28% more (£6,700) on average than their female peers who did not go to university, while men earn 8% (£2,700) more.
 

7.      Council tax to rise after government cuts weaken police. Council tax is set to rise as part of a £700m police funding boost. The move, which could see bills go up by as much as £24 a year for each household in England and Wales, comes in response to warnings from officers about an increase in violent crime and reductions in officer numbers across the country following the government's austerity cuts. The Times
 

8.      Biggest drop in house prices since 2012. House prices fell by the biggest average drop since 2012 last month, according to data from property website Rightmove. The firm says the average asking price for a home fell by £5,222 in November to £302,023. The steepest falls were in London, where the typical asking price fell £10,793 or 1.7%, and south-east England, where it fell £8,647 (2.1%). Financial Times
 

9.  The bottom line. The BBC is planning to spend £10.65m promoting its new audio app Sounds - about 10% of the entire annual budget for BBC local radio. The app brings together the Beeb’s radio, music and podcasts in one place in a bid to attract younger listeners. The Times

This Microportal is built on the 2day Microportals platform which provides you with 3 click access to local and global information crucial both to your personal and working life. The platform provides live local data on transport, what's on, accommodation, eating out, shopping, sport, religion and weather as well as comprehensive reference and resource sections including TV, radio, online shopping, route planning, health, education and more.

We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites to which any 2day supported sites are linked. We do not share any contact information with other providers. We use cookies to make our site work efficiently. More information on privacy and cookies.

Copyright © 2004–2018 2day Microportals, East Quither Farm, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0PZ, UK.