Monday 27 February 2017

White Helmets producer describes only British Oscar win as ‘bitter-sweet’

Monday 27 February 2017

The film on the Syrian war picked up the trophy for best documentary short.

The only British winners at the Academy Awards have described their win as “bitter-sweet” after they scooped an Oscar for their documentary about the Syrian war....

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Poll reveals support for school lessons about pornography and sexting

Monday 27 February 2017

Three quarters of the 2,000 adults surveyed wanted children to be taught about the impact of porn.

A large majority of Britons think children should be taught about pornography and sexting in schools, according to a new survey....

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Patients’ information left in warehouse for five years

Monday 27 February 2017

More than 500,000 messages were misplaced, ranging from blood test results to cancer diagnoses.

The NHS has mislaid more than half a million pieces of patients’ confidential medical correspondence, including treatment plans and cancer test results....

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Consumers more willing to switch energy suppliers after spate of price rises

Monday 27 February 2017

Ofgem has revealed energy switching is at a six-year high.

Switching of energy suppliers has surged to a six-year high as householders increasingly shop around for better deals on gas and electricity....

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Two-fifths of drivers ‘unaware’ of tougher penalties for mobile use

Monday 27 February 2017

Penalty points and fines will double from Wednesday.

Two-fifths of drivers are unaware they face tougher punishments for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving, a study has found....

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