‘Secure schools’ pilot scheme for young offenders

‘Secure schools’ pilot scheme for young offenders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The £15 million scheme is meant to cut violence and improve education in the youth justice system Two “secure schools” are to be opened for teenage offenders in England and Wales in a bid to improve education within the youth justice system. Justice Secretary Liz Truss will announce the […]

Cuts undermining fire services, says Fire Brigades Union

Cuts undermining fire services, says Fire Brigades Union

Image copyright PA Budget cuts are slowly undermining the effectiveness of fire services in England and Wales, the head of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said. Fire services’ budgets in England have been cut by 17% since 2010, according to National Audit Office figures. And a BBC Radio 5live investigation has found response times […]

Trump presidency: Exxon’s Rex Tillerson for top diplomat?

Trump presidency: Exxon’s Rex Tillerson for top diplomat?

Image copyright AP Image caption Rex Tillerson has been chairman of Exxon Mobil since 2006 Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson has met President-elect Donald Trump amid growing speculation that he is being considered for US secretary of state. NBC News quotes sources close to Mr Trump as saying that Mr Tillerson is likely to be […]

Was Trump’s swipe at Army-Navy football mean or fair? – New York Post

Here’s the President-elect throwing shade at the quality of service academy football pic.twitter.com/lEjlLTN4W1 — Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) December 10, 2016 He just couldn’t help himself. The President-elect of the United States took a soft swipe at the quality of the football game he was watching in Baltimore on Saturday between two branches of the armed […]

Libertine Tourism: How ‘Naughty Travel’ Is Becoming A Growing Industry – Forbes

Libertine Tourism: How ‘Naughty Travel’ Is Becoming A Growing Industry – Forbes

First, we’re not talking about sexual tourism, which is linked to prostitution and illegal practices in most countries according to all dictionaries definitions. And while its raison d’etre is certainly related to sex, “tourisme libertine” or “naughty journeys” is a way of traveling that’s finding a lucrative niche in the tourism industry. The deck of the Azamara Quest Photo: Desire Venice […]

Top Travel Agents Reveal What’s Hot In Luxury Travel For 2017 – Forbes

Top Travel Agents Reveal What’s Hot In Luxury Travel For 2017 – Forbes

Whether its politics, long lines or trying to return something you bought on the Internet, some days it seems like we live in a world channeled by fictional network news anchor Howard Beale of those famous words, “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore.” As airlines, online travel agencies, and […]

Weekend snow to disrupt travel in central US – AccuWeather – AccuWeather.com

A disruptive wintry system will develop over the north-central U.S. this weekend, bringing heavy snow to parts of the northern Plains and Midwest through Sunday. After calm but frigid conditions closed out the work week, a blustery weekend snow event is in store from the Dakotas to the Great Lakes. A storm moving eastward out […]