Health

Northern Ireland child post-mortem examinations to be done in England

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption From January 2019 post-mortem examinations on children from NI will have to be carried out in Liverpool Post-mortem examinations on infants in Northern Ireland will have to be carried out in a hospital in England due to a lack of specialist staff.The paediatric pathologist service is currently provided on a regional basis by the Belfast Trust. However the BBC can reveal that the
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Glenn Hoddle: Ex-England manager ‘responding well’ after being taken seriously ill

[ad_1] Glenn Hoddle was a TV pundit at the 2018 World Cup and was pictured chatting to England players after their win over ColombiaEx-England and Tottenham manager Glenn Hoddle is "responding well" to treatment after being taken to hospital in a serious condition on Saturday. Hoddle was taken ill after appearing as a pundit for BT Sport earlier in the day on his 61st birthday."The condition is serious but Glenn
Politics

Oxford-Cambridge Arc: Row over central England mega-plan

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The arc of development would link the historic university towns of Oxford and Cambridge A controversial mega-development of homes, offices and roads across central England is being backed by the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling.Up to a million new homes could be built along the Oxford, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Cambridge arc.A new expressway would also shorten journey times from East to West.Government advisers
Education

More children in England at risk of abuse or neglect

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Councils in England started almost 200,000 investigations into possible harm in 2017-18 An average of 188 children a day in England are being put on protection plans because they are at risk of abuse or neglect, official figures reveal.Councils started 68,770 child protection plans during 2017-18, a rise of 2,360 in a year.The Local Government Association (LGA) said councils were "pushed to the
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Sri Lanka v England: Eoin Morgan leads tourists to comfortable win

[ad_1] Adil Rashid led England's fightback in the Sri Lanka innings with four wicketsThird one-day international, PallekeleSri Lanka 150-9 (21 overs): Dickwella 36; Rashid 4-36England 153-3 (18.3 overs): Morgan 58*, Roy 41 England beat Sri Lanka by seven wicketsScorecardEngland outclassed Sri Lanka to win a rain-affected third one-day international by seven wickets and take a 2-0 series lead with two games left.The match was reduced to 21 overs per side
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England v India: Alastair Cook hits half-century in final Test

[ad_1] Hosts finish day one on 198-7 after fall of late wicketsFifth Specsavers Test, The Kia Oval (day one)England 198-7: Cook 71, Moeen 50, Ishant 3-28India: Yet to batScorecardAlastair Cook made 71 in his final match for England but India's bowlers seized the initiative on day one of the fifth Test at The Oval. Opener Cook, who will retire after his 161st Test, was given a guard of honour by
Business

Water companies to cut bills in England and Wales

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Water companies have set out plans to cut bills for millions of consumers in England and Wales.Severn Trent and United Utilities said they would cut the average bill by 5% and 10.5% respectively. Thames Water said bills would be unchanged.South West Water said it would offer customers a stake in the business.The plans are being submitted by water companies in England and Wales to the
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England’s schools face ‘severe’ teacher shortage

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are particular shortages of science teachers England's schools are facing a "severe shortage" of teachers, with bigger class sizes and more subjects taught by staff without a relevant degree, says the Education Policy Institute (EPI).The independent think tank says that as schools prepare to return after the summer break, the problems of teacher recruitment remain unresolved.The think tank says targeted pay increases