Policing ‘at risk’ as officers deal with terror – BBC News

June 21, 2017

… funding” so that chief constables did not “shy away” from important operational CHANGES. Separately, the Metropolitan Police has begun talks with the government about securing more funding. The three-month emergency plan, known as Operation Roset, was put in place after the first three attacks this year – at Westminster, Manchester Arena and London Bridge. The operation is designed to intensify counter-terrorism activity – in particular the capacity of police to …


Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… while they’re very needed, they’re not necessarily aesthetically pleasing and are, if anything, intimidating to patients and their families.” he says. “[My design] has panels that are removable, so they don’t only conceal a lot of that technology, making it less intimidating, but they also give the hospital flexibility as technology CHANGES and the needs are different.” Maggie’s Centres, a collection of cancer support facilities on hospital campuses …


Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… supports involves modernization and revitalization, suggesting it would back CHANGES to the agreement removing remaining barriers to trade, particularly in areas of the economy that did not yet exist when NAFTA was brokered. It works very well for us right now. You can always strengthen an agreement, said Chip Bowling, chairman of the National Corn Growers Association in remarks before Ross spoke. Bringing NAFTA up to speed with the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would have created …


19 Epic, Endangered Places You Should Visit Before It’s Too Late

June 15, 2017

… resources; human resources; identity, social cohesion, CHANGES in local population and community; illegal activities; land conversion; management systems/management plan; mining 10 Rainforests of the Atsinanana, Madagascar A post shared by ACE COOLTURE (@acecoolture) on May 18, 2017 at 1:18pm PDT Madagascar split from other land masses more than 60 million years ago, leaving rare plant and animal species to evolve here alone. These rainforests make up the eastern part …


Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… Soubry, an anti-Brexit Tory MP said this was the moment that she lost her “strong and stable” reputation. Some Conservative MPs have suggested, off the record, that the 2017 manifesto was the worst the party has ever published. Ms Soubry said it was more a problem of “appalling” presentation – not properly explaining the social care CHANGES, which would actually have benefited many less well-off people – and allowing people to think free school meals for poor …


Election 2017: What you want to know about the result – BBC News

June 11, 2017

Members are elected for four-year terms by a joint session of both houses of parliament, although in practice CHANGES in membership are rare, making the Federal Council one of the world’s most stable governments. Each year a different member of the council fills the largely ceremonial post of federal president on a rotating basis. However, the office does not confer the status of head of state, which is held jointly by all the councillors. In the UK the House of Commons is the …


Election results 2017: May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks – BBC News

June 10, 2017

… as home secretary. David Davis will also stay on as Brexit secretary and Sir Michael Fallon will keep his role as defence secretary. There could be CHANGES elsewhere in the cabinet while nine middle-ranking and junior ministers, including Ben Gummer and Jane Ellison, lost their seats at the general election and will need to be replaced. BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said the prime minister was facing calls from MPs to remove close advisers who have been blamed for the failure to …


Sir David Attenborough regrets missed family time – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… spreading, and the seas are warming – all those factors cause great CHANGES in our fortunes.” When asked which animal he felt a kinship with, Sir David replied: “That has to be an ape. Because our kinship is a reality. I don’t feel it with a mosquito or, indeed, a whale.” Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …


Coral Reefs Are Changing So Fast, Scientists Say We Need To Rewrite The Playbook

June 2, 2017

… benefits that they provide to people, he added. Theyre just going to be very different ecosystems. Global warming often garners the majority of attention, as it is by far the biggest threat to coral formations sensitive to even slight CHANGES in temperature. But the papers authors say many reefs are also suffering death by a thousand cuts. A mass bleaching event killed more than two-thirds of parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Scientists predict such events could happen …


M&S annual profits fall by 64% as revamp costs bite – BBC News

… a number of sizeable one-off costs, including 156m to make CHANGES to its pension scheme, 132m on international store closures, and another 49m on CHANGES to its UK store estate and “onerous lease charges” related to that estate. A further 44m was absorbed by M&S Bank being hit by charges incurred in relation to insurance mis-selling. Excluding these one-off costs, profits were down just 10% to 613.8m. Clothing Related Topics Retailing Marks & Spencer More From this …

May 25, 2017

General election 2017: New warning over social care plans – BBC News

The Conservatives’ plan would extend this right to those receiving care in their own homes, who would have to pay until they were down to their last 100,000. BBC Election Live: Rolling text and video updates Reality check: Who could social care CHANGES affect? Tory opposition to social care plans But Sir Steve, who is now policy director for pensions specialist Royal London, said Freedom of Information responses showed a wide variation in the number of deferred payment arrangements …

May 22, 2017

Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

(CNN)Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called “the ultimate deal”. But like so many US presidents who have believed it their duty to bring peace to the region, Trump will face a series of challenges, which have grown increasingly insurmountable. Seven years on since Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last held talks, the same issues remain — disagreements over borders, security, Jerusalem, a right of return …

May 22, 2017

What Snapchat vs Facebook means for the media

… can rely on Snapchat and Snapchat Discover to generate all of their advertising needs. But, as Snap and Snapchat chase their goals of growing, this comes at a cost. The platforms are also expecting publishers to adapt and make CHANGES. In particular, the social media brand is now chasing television fans by adapting Snapchat Discover to be more like the tube. As it does so, Snapchat expects – nay, demands – that long term media partners follow suit and keep up. Essentially, Snaps …

May 20, 2017

Trump Finds It Harder To Recruit Talent As His Scandals Pile Up

… been barred from serving in this administration because they opposed candidate Trump, said Richard Haass, president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations and author of a new book, A World in Disarray. The danger now for the country is that many of these same people will opt to stay out because they oppose President Trump. The onslaught of unflattering revelations has even some Republican lawmakers calling for CHANGES. Tennessee Republican and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations …

May 17, 2017