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  1. The IMAGE Guide To The Trump Apocalypse

    Image.ie - Health 01.20 / 17:41 image.ie
    Well, this is it. Tonight, we witness something we’ve only had nightmares about. Trump entering power in The White House.... The post The IMAGE Guide To The Trump Apocalypse appeared first on Image…
  2. 'Traumatic and shocking' - Thug stabs victim TWICE at Lincoln...

    A man who threatened the occupants of a house in Lincoln and tried to steal a woman's handbag before stabbing a man twice in the abdomen has been jailed for nine years. Dalton Lee Hudson, 25, received a nine year sentence at Lincoln Crown Court on January 20 for attempted robbery and wounding. The incident happened on December 8, 2014 when he went, armed with a knife, to a home in Arboretum Avenue in Lincoln and stabbed the man. READ MORE: Police reassure residents after double…
  3. Drunk man steals friend's car, sends Snapchat at wheel, crashes,...

    An 18-year-old from Wellington got drunk, took his friend's car without permission, sent him a Snapchat video of himself veering all over the motorway, crashed the car and ran away from the scene and then tried to bribe his friend to drop the charges against him.James Spiller, from Lower Westford, Wellington admitted aggravated vehicle taking, perverting the course of justice, failing to stop after an accident and driving without a driving license or insurance when he appeared before…
  4. Thornton Heath woman fined for 'horrendous' dumping of rubbish...

    A Thornton Heath woman who ignored notices from Croydon Council and continued to pile rubbish outside her home over many months has been fined and warned to clear up the waste of face further legal action.Noreen Chambers, of Burlington Road, failed to attend a hearing at Camberwell Magistrates' Court on January 12 and a sentence was passed in her absence.Chambers has landed a huge bill of more than £3,500 due to the mountain of waste which has been building outside her home, spilling…
  5. Parc Du Souvenir | Stephen Brandes at Oonagh Young Gallery

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 16:37 visualartists.ie
    26 January to 24 February Opening Thursday 26 January, 6pm Oonagh Young Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Stephen Brandes, Parc Du Souvenir inspired by the lives and legacies of two very different individuals. Patrick Geddes, an eccentric polymath who was a radical influence on city planning in Edinburgh during the early 20th century, and Gűnter Grass, author of The Tin Drum, who witnessed the utter destruction of his home city, Danzig, during the Second World War. Through …
  6. Maynooth University – Change In Third Language Requirement

    Careersnews.ie - Education 01.20 / 16:37 careersnews.ie
    Maynooth University – Change In Third Language Requirement For Business, Accounting, Finance And Law Degree Programmes We[......]The post Maynooth University – Change In Third Language Requirement appeared first on Careers and Education…
  7. First View | W.I.T Students at Garter lane Arts Centre

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:57 visualartists.ie
    26 to 29 January 2 February to 5 February Garter lane Arts Centre, in collaboration with Waterford Institute of Technology Department of Creative and Performing Arts is proud to present First View, an exciting visual arts project which offers final year Visual Arts students the experience of installing and exhibiting their own work publicly in a gallery setting. The concept behind this annual exhibition is to offer students in the final year of their studies the unique opportunity to mount…
  8. 30 Years Artists Places at Draiocht, Blanchardstown

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:38 visualartists.ie
    12 January to 25 March One of the most significant exhibitions of Irish artists in recent years, 30 Years, Artists, Places marks 30 years since Local Authorities embarked on providing for the arts locally, featuring 30 artists and 30 places. Renowned artists such as Tony O’Malley, Alice Maher, Robert Ballagh, John Kindness, Norah McGuiness, Sean McSweeney, Sean Lynch and John Shinnors alongside emerging artists Cora Cummins, Cleary Connolly, Lisa Fingleton, Jenny Brady, Vanessa Lopez and D…
  1. 'Traumatic and shocking' - Thug stabs victim TWICE at Lincoln...

    A man who threatened the occupants of a house in Lincoln and tried to steal a woman's handbag before stabbing a man twice in the abdomen has been jailed for nine years. Dalton Lee Hudson, 25, received a nine year sentence at Lincoln Crown Court on January 20 for attempted robbery and wounding. The incident happened on December 8, 2014 when he went, armed with a knife, to a home in Arboretum Avenue in Lincoln and stabbed the man. READ MORE: Police reassure residents after double…
  2. Drunk man steals friend's car, sends Snapchat at wheel, crashes,...

    An 18-year-old from Wellington got drunk, took his friend's car without permission, sent him a Snapchat video of himself veering all over the motorway, crashed the car and ran away from the scene and then tried to bribe his friend to drop the charges against him.James Spiller, from Lower Westford, Wellington admitted aggravated vehicle taking, perverting the course of justice, failing to stop after an accident and driving without a driving license or insurance when he appeared before…
  3. Thornton Heath woman fined for 'horrendous' dumping of rubbish...

    A Thornton Heath woman who ignored notices from Croydon Council and continued to pile rubbish outside her home over many months has been fined and warned to clear up the waste of face further legal action.Noreen Chambers, of Burlington Road, failed to attend a hearing at Camberwell Magistrates' Court on January 12 and a sentence was passed in her absence.Chambers has landed a huge bill of more than £3,500 due to the mountain of waste which has been building outside her home, spilling…
  4. Police appeal for help in finding "fugitive" pair with...

    Two "fugitives" with links to Croydon are being sought by police after failing to appear in court. Cosmin Banta, 34, and Rodica Banta, 27 are wanted after failing to appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court, on Barclay Road. A tweet from the Croydon MPS Twitter account shows a picture of the pair – a man and a woman. READ MORE: Man jailed for 27 years after raping and stabbing teenage girl in Surrey park They are both known to visit Croydon, Lewisham and…
  5. Police want to locate man and woman as they invesitgate...

    Police have published photos of a man and a woman they want to locate and speak to in connection with a series of burglaries and thefts in Croydon over a period of eight months.Detectives want to find and speak to Michelle Edwards, 51 and Michael Walsh, 46, following an incident on March 29, 2016, where a Waddon business was burgled.READ MORE: Around 15 pupils excluded from St Andrew's High School in Croydon due to 'inappropriate behaviour'The pair are also sought in connection with a…
  6. In the courts of Lincolnshire...

    The following cases have been heard at magistrates courts in Lincolnshire: Harry Willett, 18, of Ponderosa, Cheveley Park, Grantham, pleaded guilty to driving in excess of 30mph on the A151. He was fined £66 and ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30. His licence was endorsed with three points.Brian John Wilson-Matthew, 39, of Somerby Place, Grantham, pleaded guilty to driving in excess of 30mph on the B1174. He was fined £85 and ordered to pay a…
  7. Man jailed for 27 years after raping and stabbing teenage girl in...

    A man who raped a teenage girl, dragging her out of a Pizza Hut store before plunging a knife into her stomach and leaving her for dead in a park, has been jailed for 27 years.Judge Robert Fraser, during Costica Voedes' sentencing at Guildford Crown Court on Thursday, passed the lengthy sentence, saying the rapist posed a significant risk of serious harm to the public.Voedes, 33, of High Street in Epsom dragged the 17-year-old girl from Pizza Hut in Waterloo Road, Epsom, at around 10.30pm…
  8. Norfolk police catch 25 drivers on their phones in just over an hour - including a HGV instructor

    Edp24.co.uk -Crime 01.20 / 07:30 www.edp24.co.uk
    Police stopped 25 drivers who were using their mobile phones behind the wheel in just over an…
  1. The IMAGE Guide To The Trump Apocalypse

    Image.ie - Health 01.20 / 17:41 image.ie
    Well, this is it. Tonight, we witness something we’ve only had nightmares about. Trump entering power in The White House.... The post The IMAGE Guide To The Trump Apocalypse appeared first on Image…
  2. Why this Addiscombe boy has been hailed as a medical miracle

    A brave Addiscombe boy who has spent his entire life battling serious illness can finally look to the future with optimism thanks to pioneering treatment that stopped him from dying.William Milne was born with intestinal failure in 2006 and had to spend the majority of the first four years of his life in hospital.His condition resulted in him receiving a small bowel transplant at Birmingham Children's Hospital in 2008, but in 2014 the Archbishop Tenison's pupil's new bowel was rejected…
  3. Teenage girl gets £550k payout over disability she suffered...

    A teenage girl who hopes to overcome a serious arm injury to become a pilot will get a £550,000 payout over injuries she suffered when she was born at Mayday Hospital.The "bright and intelligent" teenager suffers from the disability in her arm due to nerve damage from when she was born at the hospital, which has since been renamed to Croydon University Hospital.READ MORE: Croydon University Hospital reaches maximum bed capacity in first week of 2017Her lawyers claimed…
  1. MPs 'filibuster' proposal to make PSHE compulsory in all state schools

    News.tes.co.uk -Education 01.20 / 17:44 news.tes.co.uk
    Green Party co-leader's draft Bill is now unlikely to become law after being talked out in the Commons Conservative MPs have been accused of using a parliamentary filibuster to block proposals to make personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education compulsory in all state-funded schools. Currently, free schools and academies do not have to teach sex education or PSHE. Parents can withdraw their children from sex education classes. The government last month said it was "actively loo…
  2. Maynooth University – Change In Third Language Requirement

    Careersnews.ie - Education 01.20 / 16:37 careersnews.ie
    Maynooth University – Change In Third Language Requirement For Business, Accounting, Finance And Law Degree Programmes We[......]The post Maynooth University – Change In Third Language Requirement appeared first on Careers and Education…
  3. UCC Law Academy one-day “taster” session

    Careersnews.ie - Education 01.20 / 14:36 careersnews.ie
    There are a limited number of places available for the UCC Law Academy which will take place during[......]The post UCC Law Academy one-day “taster” session appeared first on Careers and Education New…
  4. Students to talk to an Astronaut

    Careersnews.ie - Education 01.20 / 14:35 careersnews.ie
    On Tuesday 24th January, 300 primary students and 50 teachers from schools in counties Limerick, Tipperary and Kildare[......]The post Students to talk to an Astronaut appeared first on Careers and Education…
  5. Exclusive: Seven thousand more markers 'needed to cope with exam reforms'

    News.tes.co.uk -Education 01.20 / 12:38 news.tes.co.uk
    Teachers have become 'more important than ever' as examiners but they're often deterred because of workload, report warns Thousands more teachers will need to become exam markers to ensure the system can cope with the significant challenges presented by GCSE and A-level reform, new research shows. Teachers’ professional expertise as examiners has become “more important than ever” in the wake of qualification overhauls, according to a report from a working group on building examiner capaci…
  6. Does your head know what behaviour is really like in your classroom?

    News.tes.co.uk -Education 01.20 / 12:37 news.tes.co.uk
    Government survey shows divide between the experiences of senior leaders and teacher on the ground Senior school leaders have a more rosy view of the behaviour of their pupils than the staff who teach them, a government commissioned survey has revealed. According to the results of the Teacher Voice Omnibus Survey, released today, 16 per cent of primary classroom teachers described behaviour of pupils at their school as “poor” or “very poor”, compared to just 3 per cent of senior lea…
  7. Around 15 pupils excluded from St Andrew's High School in Croydon...

    The head teacher of a troubled Croydon school has excluded around 15 pupils due to "inappropriate behaviour" after a large group was filmed having a "play fight" in a corridor.St Andrews CE High School head teacher Kerry Targett would't reveal the exact nature of the incident, but one of the students who has been excluded for five days said it was due to a play fight.In a video seen by the Advertiser, a group of about 15 pupils can be seen wrestling and pushing each…
  8. Ofsted calls for action in Sefton to improve SEN support

    Cypnow.co.uk - Education & Family 01.20 / 11:54 cypnow.co.uk
    In a letter to senior managers at Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council and South Sefton and Southport & Formby clinical commission groups (CCGs), inspectors requested that an action plan be provided to... …
  1. Food innovation to benefit from new EU initiative

    Leading food companies, including PepsiCo and French foodservice firm Sodexo, have joined a pan-European partnership to boost innovation, growth and job…
  2. Food firms must adapt to new markets pre-Brexit

    Food manufacturers must adapt to new markets ahead of Brexit, and add value wherever they can, said the Oxford Farming Conference’s c…
  3. What to Cook Tonight: Green Soup

    Image.ie - Food 01.19 / 15:11 image.ie
    A Very Green Soup Green pea and spinach quinoa with wasabi cream This chlorophyll-rich soup with peas and spinach is... The post What to Cook Tonight: Green Soup appeared first on Image…
  4. Hospitality Staff Discover Strength of Fife Food

    On Monday 16th January, Food from Fife arranged a visit for 17 members of the local hospitality and catering industry to food producers in and around St…
  5. Halal meat firm to pay £7,500 after mouse infestation

    The owner of a halal butchery business has been ordered to pay more than £7,500 for nine food safety breaches, after mouse droppings were found in a meat display and walk-in …
  6. Internet of Packaging system gets investment

    Food and drink manufacturers could soon benefit from an ‘Internet of Packaging’ system developed by UK technology firm Hanhaa, following overseas inves…
  7. What To Cook Tonight: Purple Risotto

    Image.ie - Food 01.18 / 16:51 image.ie
    Cecilia’s Purple Risotto with Goat’s Cheese and Beetroot This recipe was given to us by Cecilia, a friend and an... The post What To Cook Tonight: Purple Risotto appeared first on Image Mag…
  8. Nailing It: The Good-Restaurant-For-A-Second Date Debate

    Image.ie - Food 01.18 / 14:48 image.ie
    A good restaurant for a date is a hard thing to decide upon. It’s got to be anonymous enough that... The post Nailing It: The Good-Restaurant-For-A-Second Date Debate appeared first on Image M…
  1. Parc Du Souvenir | Stephen Brandes at Oonagh Young Gallery

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 16:37 visualartists.ie
    26 January to 24 February Opening Thursday 26 January, 6pm Oonagh Young Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Stephen Brandes, Parc Du Souvenir inspired by the lives and legacies of two very different individuals. Patrick Geddes, an eccentric polymath who was a radical influence on city planning in Edinburgh during the early 20th century, and Gűnter Grass, author of The Tin Drum, who witnessed the utter destruction of his home city, Danzig, during the Second World War. Through …
  2. First View | W.I.T Students at Garter lane Arts Centre

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:57 visualartists.ie
    26 to 29 January 2 February to 5 February Garter lane Arts Centre, in collaboration with Waterford Institute of Technology Department of Creative and Performing Arts is proud to present First View, an exciting visual arts project which offers final year Visual Arts students the experience of installing and exhibiting their own work publicly in a gallery setting. The concept behind this annual exhibition is to offer students in the final year of their studies the unique opportunity to mount…
  3. 30 Years Artists Places at Draiocht, Blanchardstown

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:38 visualartists.ie
    12 January to 25 March One of the most significant exhibitions of Irish artists in recent years, 30 Years, Artists, Places marks 30 years since Local Authorities embarked on providing for the arts locally, featuring 30 artists and 30 places. Renowned artists such as Tony O’Malley, Alice Maher, Robert Ballagh, John Kindness, Norah McGuiness, Sean McSweeney, Sean Lynch and John Shinnors alongside emerging artists Cora Cummins, Cleary Connolly, Lisa Fingleton, Jenny Brady, Vanessa Lopez and D…
  4. Quadrants | Tom Climent at Custom House Studios, Mayo

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:37 visualartists.ie
    27 January to 19 February 2017 | Opening: 26 January, 7.30pm Custom House Studios, Westport Quay, Mayo Custom House Studios are pleased to host ‘Quadrants’, an exhibition of paintings by Tom Climent. Tom Climent is a painter from Cork, his recent works focus on creation of a structured space, while investigating the boundaries between abstraction and representation. The paintings in this exhibition reference associations to land and our search and desire to find a place within it. His work …
  5. Interpretations of a Landscape | Jill Mulligan at The Higher Bridges Gallery

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:36 visualartists.ie
    27 January to 15 February Opening Friday 27 January, 7pm Interpretation, representation, intuitive – these are words Jill Mulligan uses to describe her evolving style of work on Fermanagh’s diverse landscape. Mulligan’s aim is to create compositions that capture mood and atmosphere that is quintessential to Fermanagh. Using oils, the artist creates layers of flat colour with linear graphite lines defining field, mountain and road. Even more, my purpose is to push the boundaries of the oil, …
  6. In pursuit of stillness | Daniel Chester at The Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:17 visualartists.ie
    20 January to 11 February 2017 The Hyde Bridge Gallery, The Yeats Society, Yeats Memorial Building, Hyde Bridge, Sligo The Hyde Bridge Gallery presents ‘In pursuit of stillness’ by Daniel Chester. This is an awarded exhibition on behalf of the Hyde Bridge. Daniel’s work was selected from the Cairde Visual group show in 2016. In an age of continuous personal bombardment of technology such as smart phones, tablets, twitter, Facebook, TV etc., finding stillness and solitude in the our world ca…
  7. Coast | Lelia Henry at Signal Arts Centre

    Visualartists.ie - Arts 01.20 / 15:16 visualartists.ie
    16 to 29 January Signal Arts Centre is delighted to present ‘Coast’ an exhibition of drawings by Lelia Henry. Lelia Henry’s drawings are intuitive, a direct response to the landscape. Her process involves building up tones gradually, adding layer upon layer, creating texture on the surface. I try to covey the essence and atmosphere of a place, while maintaining a sense of depth. The inspiration for these drawings came from a month-long trip to the Fanad Penninsula in Donegal last year. Walk…
  8. Illustrator Lucia Calfapietra requests that we Don't Play With Food in charming series

    Creativeboom.com - Arts&Culture 01.20 / 07:51 creativeboom.com
    A love of strong colours and simple shapes is something that resonates throughout all of Lucia Calfapietra's work. The Italian illustrator, who lives in Paris, is gaining recognition for her unique…
  1. Road safety for cyclists – recent developments

    Hja.net - Law 01.19 / 14:25 hja.net
    Many cyclists suffer catastrophic injury or death in accidents involving HGVs each year. In London alone, 7 of the 9 cyclists killed in 2015 were hit by HGVs. When cyclists and large vehicles collide the outcome is rarely very good for the cyclist and this is an area we must focus on to eliminate or reduce accidents and harm to cyclists. The post Road safety for cyclists – recent developments appeared first on HJA…
  2. The gig economy and a perfect storm of unfairness in employment law

    Hja.net - Law 01.18 / 10:42 hja.net
    The Law Society has recently responded to the BEIS inquiry into the future world of work and the rights of workers in the gig economy. The response recognises that uncertainty in legal concepts around employment status simply leads to uncertainty over employment rights. This greyness has allowed certain businesses to not view themselves as employers and to deny basic employment rights to their workforce. The post The gig economy and a perfect storm of unfairness in employment law appeared…
  3. Should insurance companies be trusted?

    Hja.net - Law 01.17 / 15:34 hja.net
    A look back in history at the way that one of the UK’s biggest asbestos claims handlers dealt with their liabilities gives us a clue. The Iron Trades, a mutual association was founded in 1898 and could write insurance business only for customers who were members of that mutual organisation. In the 1940s, the association created a new subsidiary that it used to write business to non-members called the Iron Trades Mutual Insurance Company Ltd. The post Should insurance companies be trusted? a…