Three-quarters of doctors who are struck off in Britain are trained abroad Figures reveal majority of doctors struck off were trained abroadGeneral Medical Council figures show largest number were trained in IndiaStatistics have raised concerns at the training of doctors from abroad | UPDATED: 01:27 GMT, 31 December 2012 Three out of four doctors struck off the medical register this year were trained abroad, figures show. It means that those who qualified overseas were over five times more likely to be struck off than British graduates
If you really must have 'a life' girls, leave it till the weekend | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 December 2012 The 2011 UK Census found that men are no longer the main breadwinners Who is going to be worrying about the bills that plop on the mat over the next few weeks For once, remarkably, my own peculiar lifestyle choice – to have been richer than my husband – segues nicely into the results of the 2011 UK Census. It found men are no longer the main breadwinners, an astonishing leap: my mum never possessed a cheque book, let alone a paid job. A leading union stated: ‘Employers need to acknowledge the fundamental importance of family-friendly policies as women continue to take on the burden of domestic work and childcare.’ Oh dear.
Tomb of Roman general who inspired Russell Crowe's Gladiator could be reburied as Italy can't afford to preserve it Burial place of Marcus Nonius Macrinus was found near river Tiber in 2008 It will be filled in unless 2m can be found to protect it from winter weather | UPDATED: 10:54 GMT, 10 December 2012 When archaeologists unearthed the well-preserved tomb of a second-century Roman general that had lain under muddy clay for 1800 years, their find was hailed as the most important ancient Roman monument to come to light for decades. The burial place of Marcus Nonius Macrinus, the general who advised Emperor Marcus Aurelius and fought Germanic tribes in the second century, was found at Saxa Rubra, north of Rome, in 2008, and boasted marble pillars and Latin inscriptions. But despite the joy of historians who pored over the important ancient mausoleum, Italian authorities say it may now have to be reburied as they cannot afford the preservation works necessary to keep it open.
Gove on 'war footing' with teaching unions expected to launch industrial action over pay as he considers new anti-strike laws Reforms mean teachers’ annual rises of around 2,000 will be scrappedHeads will get freedom to dictate salary increases based on performanceEducation Secretary Gove believes reform would improve state educationMeanwhile Ed Miliband is set to wage war against Osborne's benefit cuts | UPDATED: 16:52 GMT, 9 December 2012 Battle: Education Secretary Michael Gove is considering new anti-strike laws as he moves on to a 'war footing' with the teaching unions Michael Gove is considering new anti-strike laws as he moves onto a ‘war footing’ with teaching unions who are expected to launch industrial action over the end of national pay deals.
Starbucks 'treats tax like a church collection plate': Treasury chief secretary attacks coffee chain Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, said today paying tax ‘is not a voluntary choice’ Anger that coffee giant been allowed to cut a deal and pay a 'voluntary' 10million a year Anti-tax demonstrators protested outside more than 50 Starbucks coffee shops across the country this weekend | UPDATED: 23:56 GMT, 9 December 2012 Enlarge Tough talk: Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, said on The Andrew Marr show that the Government would clamp down on companies that dodge tax Starbucks was accused of treating its tax obligations ‘like the church collection plate’ yesterday as the backlash against the coffee giant intensified. A Cabinet minister weighed into the row over the chain’s surprise deal with the taxman to pay a ‘voluntary’ 10million a year in tax. The agreement, revealed last week, followed weeks of damaging publicity about the American-owned company following revelations it had not paid any corporation tax in Britain for three years.
Windmills for Africa… a policy to DIE for | UPDATED: 00:01 GMT, 7 December 2012 You can always tell when politicians run out of rational arguments.
West Ham United win three-year battle for 429m Olympic Stadium after being named preferred bidder Club named top choice after competing with Tottenham Hotspur, Leyton Orient and Intelligent Transport Services | UPDATED: 15:07 GMT, 5 December 2012 After a three-year saga over the fate of the Olympic Stadium, it looks like it will become the new home of West Ham United. The east London football club have been named as the top choice to move in to the Olympic Stadium when it reopens, it was announced today The London Legacy Development Corporation board (LLDC) unanimously made the decision in favour of the Premier League club ahead of rivals from Intelligent Transport Services in association with Formula One, UCFB College of Football Business and Leyton Orient. We're moving, lads: West Ham are ready to leave their Upton Park home A new dawn: The Olympic Stadium is set to host football in the future Tottenham Hotspur competed against rivals West Ham for the keys to the arena LLDC chairman and London Mayor Boris Johnson said: 'We had four good bids, as everybody knows.
Canadian boss for Bank of England: City stunned as Osborne snubs tainted British candidates to hire first ever foreign governor Governor of the Bank of Canada to cross the Atlantic to take charge at Threadneedle Street next yearChancellor George Osborne makes surprise announcement in a statement to the Commons Accepting the job, the 47-year-old says he is 'honoured' to take over at a 'critical time' for the British economyTotal pay and perks package expected to be 624,000-a-year | UPDATED: 23:38 GMT, 26 November 2012 George Osborne yesterday named a Canadian as the next governor of the Bank of England – the first overseas appointment to Britain’s most prestigious financial post. In a move which stunned City observers, Mark Carney, who runs the Bank of Canada and once worked for Goldman Sachs, will take over from Sir Mervyn King at the end of next June.