Banks ‘hit customers with 742 in illegal fees’

By REBECCA CAMBER Last refreshed at 00:33 31 Regal 2007 Bank clients have paid an normal of £742 in “illegal” punishments over the past six years, concurring to a report. The think about appears that four in ten clients have been hit by charges for “breaches” such as unapproved overdrafts, ricocheted checks what’s more, unpaid […]

More prisons, bobbies back on the beat and less tolerance to offenders is needed

By DAVID CAMERON Last refreshed at 22:53 28 Eminent 2007 Sophie Lancaster was strolling in a stop at the point when she was assaulted what’s more, beaten to death. Andrew Holland was outside a chip shop at the point when he was wounded what’s more, killed. What’s more, Rhys Jones was strolling back from playing […]

Miliband: Britain ‘will pull troops out of Iraq without US approval’

Last refreshed at 08:05 03 September 2007 Britain’s pull-out from Iraq will go ahead in any case of what happens to American troops in Baghdad, Remote Secretary David Miliband said today. Mr Miliband declined to put a date on the last exit of English troops, yet he made clear that the Government’s need was to […]

Sorry, but life now begins at 55

By STEVE DOUGHTY Last refreshed at 09:13 27 Regal 2007 If you’re 39, there’s a few terrible news. Life doesn’t start at 40. In fact, there’s each possibility you’ll have to be at minimum 55 some time recently getting a charge out of the natural products of your labours. A overview has found that some […]

School spies: Parents to view their child’s lessons via webcam

By JONATHON OLIVER Last refreshed at 22:41 25 Eminent 2007 Gordon Dark colored is to annul the yearly school report what’s more, permit guardians to spy on lessons through the internet. Currently, families are entitled to get as it were extremely essential data about their children’s scholarly performance. But from next year, optional schools will […]

Blears’ backyard dodges maternity unit cuts

By James Chapman Last refreshed at 01:13 25 Regal 2007 Maternity units in two ministers’ electorates will be saved in a broad cutback, it was declared last night. Health Secretary Alan Johnson has given the go-ahead for plans to close maternity what’s more, A&E units over Manchester what’s more, Cheshire. An free survey finished up […]

Half of pupils fail to get basic standards in three Rs

Last refreshed at 07:52 24 Regal 2007 Half of adolescents confront a “bleak future” since they are falling flat to accomplish essential measures in the three Rs, a business pioneer warned. Despite rising GCSE performance, around 50 per penny of 16-year-olds fizzled to accomplish five passes at A* to C, counting English what’s more, maths […]