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

June 21, 2017

… investigate plots – following a four-fold increase in the number of leads they were following up with security service MI5. But with more than 700 officers and staff dealing with inquiries relating to the London and Manchester attacks, police must find resources for counter-terrorism work from elsewhere. It is understood some staff will be temporarily removed from the ongoing public inquiry into undercover policing. Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Rowley suggested measures to …

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

June 19, 2017

… again the same way.’” A balancing act? Design firms must also balance the technical needs of doctors and staff with the comfort of patients. This is where innovative solutions come into play. At the Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, California, the design director of CannonDesign’s Yazdani Studio, Mehrdad Yazdani, created sculptural walls behind patients’ beds to house medical equipment that is usually left out in the open. “You see [headwalls] in most hospitals. But …

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Four women face charges in Arkansas hot car death

June 17, 2017

(CNN)Four Arkansas women are facing manslaughter charges in the death of a 5-year-old boy who died after he was left inside a day care van all day, police said. The van’s driver 42-year-old Felicia Ann Phillips and three other employees, Pamela Lavette Robinson, 43, Kendra Washington, 40, and 43-year-old Wanda Taylor were fired on Wednesday and have been charged with manslaughter. Ascent Children’s Health Services CEO Dan Sullivan said the staff did not follow company …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey meets disease survivors – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… protection equipment suit (PPE), when working amidst the crisis gripping the country. The nursing staff had their names written on their suits, so they could identify one another and it is for that reason, and not Pauline’s face, that Mbalu, now 17, remembers her. “The first time I saw Pauline, she looked like a devil,” Mbalu says, referring to the PPE suit. Image caption Mbalu says that after being cared for by Pauline Cafferkey, she too wants to be a nurse Image …

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Borough Market opens after London Bridge terror attack – BBC News

June 15, 2017

… of condolence have also been left on a wall at the south end of the bridge staff at one restaurant in the market, which will be reopening on Wednesday lunchtime, said they had “emerged from a tough time as a stronger family”. Workers in the El Pastor were hailed as heroes for throwing objects at the terrorists as they burst in during the attack. In a post on the restaurant’s Instagram page, they said “the kindness and bravery shown by individuals and groups on the the …

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Child found dead after being left in Arkansas day care van

June 13, 2017

(CNN)A 5-year-old Arkansas boy died Monday after he was left in a day care van all day, authorities said. West Memphis Police said the van for Ascent child care center picked up the boy before 7 a.m. and was supposed to drophim off at the center. The day care’s staff found him dead inside when they came to load children in the van to go home after 3 p.m. …

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Sanders Movement Plots Democratic Party Takeover At Weekend Gathering

June 13, 2017

… financial need was not a barrier to participation. The labor union and influential Sanders backer National Nurses United covered the cost of the building rental, staff and amenities of the conference itself, including customized banners and swag, a mobile app for scheduling updates, three square meals for everyone and a handful of shopping-mall-style photo stations for goofy group pictures. This is a representation of a democratizing movement. Having people here who could not afford to be here …

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Frank Lloyd Wright: What his 5 best buildings tell us about his life and work

June 8, 2017

… her children and several members of staff to death with an axe as they fled. The commission to design the new Imperial Hotel in Tokyo came as the architect’s salvation. A lifelong collector of Japanese prints, Wright visited the city three times, creating a temple-like courtyard building fusing Eastern and Western themes, the latter expressed through his growing fascination with Mayan design. Completed in 1923 by his Tokyo assistant Arata Endo, this quixotic hotel was, according to …

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Election 2017: What CAN’T you do in a polling station? – BBC News

June 8, 2017

Image copyright AFP Dogs may not yet be entitled to vote but they are allowed to come and watch as long as they don’t disrupt the vote. In cases where a voter has two or more dogs and will struggle to control them while casting their ballot, polling station staff may be able to hold the dogs’ leads. But the Electoral Commission advises that while voters are welcome to bring their dogs, unless they’re a guide dog, they may have to be left outside. During the EU …

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EY report: Scottish economy ‘stuck in slow lane’ – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… Meanwhile, a separate report has suggested improving labour market conditions in Scotland. The latest IHS Market Report on Jobs for Scotland found that last month there were sharp rises in worker placements, record growth in permanent staff demand and falling availability. In terms of staff demand, the data signalled the fastest rate of expansion in the survey’s 14-year history, with growth faster in Scotland than across the UK as a whole. Scottish recruitment consultancies also recorded …

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I had to wait 11 days to be told of my daughter’s death – BBC News

June 3, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images One of the things Sarah remembers most clearly about this period, as the family waited together, was how her son Barnaby would go to buy pizza in the evening, which no-one could eat. Every day they threw away boxes of uneaten pizza. Sarah wondered what the rubbish collectors would think. Although she knew that the helpline staff were taking her concerns seriously, she says it wasn’t made clear to the family that they had been logged as a priority case. …

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British Airways cancels almost all flights out of London after worldwide IT outage

… extremely congested and we have cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick before 6pm UK time today, so please do not come to the airports,” British Airways said in a statement to CNN. Hello @British_Airways. None of your staff know what the heck is going on. Nor do your passengers. Can we have some info please? Chaos here Chris Ship (@chrisshipitv) May 27, 2017 Stuck on a @British_Airways plane at Belfast going nowhere. BA computers down worldwide whatever that means! …

May 28, 2017
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After layoffs and a new CEO, Etsy rescinds internship offers

Better times for Etsy.Image: Lennihan/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s a weird time to be at Etsy or not allowed to start there. The Brooklyn-based marketplace for handmade, unique, and artsy goods once known as one of the best places to work in tech replaced its CEO and laid off 8 percent of its staff in early May. Then this week, the company told some of its interns, scheduled to start within the next few weeks, that they wouldn’t have jobs for the summer. Even worse, the company …

May 28, 2017
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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

… adviser to Trump, will be involved in the new strategic messaging operation, as will Steve Bannon, another top adviser who specializes in managing Trumps populist appeal and shaping his political image, the sources said. Bannon and Trumps chief of staff, Reince Priebus, have been laying the groundwork for the plan this week, they added. Corey Lewandowski, Trumps former campaign manager, is also expected to be part of the effort. Lewandowski, who has been seen in the White House recently, could …

May 27, 2017
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Ex-Goldman Star Who Traded Through Quake Makes Unusual Move

… important, but protecting the P&L is more important." Makoto Yamada closed its cash equities business in Tokyo in January 2016, while Credit Suisse Group AG has been Read: Ex-Barclays staff Find New Home as Mizuho Grows in Equities “I’ve hired dozens of people from foreign firms in the three years I’ve been here,” said Yamada’s boss Trevor Hill, who joined SMBC Nikko from UBS Group AG. That “contrasts with the 12 years that I was a hiring …

May 25, 2017
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Trump Finds It Harder To Recruit Talent As His Scandals Pile Up

… faced profound and sustained difficulties recruiting staff. A Republican foreign policy hand who turned down a spot in the administration during the presidential transition over concerns about the Trump teams ties to Russia said the situation actually looked much rosier just two weeks ago. People were coming to the view that they could buckle down and work in this administration because they could make the administration better, the would-be appointee said on the condition of anonymity out of …

May 17, 2017
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Artist Projects ‘Pay Trump Bribes Here’ Message On President’s D.C. Hotel

Robin Bell, a Washington-based artist known for his political projections, said the work was meant to highlight benefits Donald Trumpcontinues to reap since his ascension to the presidency, including revenue generated at his D.C. hotel. The artwork, which went up around 10 p.m. local time, quickly spread on Twitter before it was shut down by hotel security. staff reached at Trump International Hotel declined to comment about the messages. Liz Gorman Liz Gorman Legal experts have said …

May 16, 2017
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