Day: March 9, 2016

Number of workers on zero-hour increases 15%

Number of workers on zero-hour increases 15%

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The number of UK workers on zero-hour contracts is now at 801,000 up 104,000 in only a year. The Labour party tried to outlaw these types of employment deals, but instead they have increased sharply. It could be seen as a blow to job recovery, ...

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Premier League Clubs Agree Cap On Ticket Prices

Premier League clubs have unanimously agreed to cap the price of away tickets at £30 for the next three seasons. With substantial increases in TV revenue to kick in next year, the cost of watching football has become a big debate. But the top flight's 20 clubs have responded by ...

Six Nations – Crunch Time

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport OK, let’s be honest, the 2016 Six Nations hasn’t been the most enthralling edition of the famous old tournament in recent memory.  In fact, it’s been downright dull, demonstrating the huge gulf in class between the northern and ...

Game of Thrones Season 6 Trailer

A trailer has been released for the hugely anticipated sixth series of the Game of Thrones. After a brutal ending in season 5, there is a lot of rumours circulating about the direction of the sixth series. Based on the as-yet-unreleased novel The Winds of Winter, the TV show has ...

Baby Smuggled In Hand Luggage on Air France Flight

Baby Smuggled In Hand Luggage on Air France Flight

A baby was smuggled inside a passenger's hang luggage on board an Air France flight on Monday night, according to local sources. A passenger on board the flight from Istanbul to Paris CDG raised the alarm when they saw a woman was carrying a baby in her hand luggage, Planet.fr reports. He alerted ...

Government’s “Exporting is Great” Not So Great

Government’s “Exporting is Great” Not So Great

The Government's campaign to encourage small and medium-sized businesses to export is failing to achieve its objectives, according to new research. A QuoteSearcher survey of 618 SMEs found just seven per cent of businesses are likely to take part in the campaign, with 69 per cent of respondents saying they had ...