Police investigate 13 deaths in a year due to mistakes by paramedics

Police investigate 13 deaths in a year due to mistakes by paramedics Errors made by East Midlands Ambulance Service include taking eight hours to respond to an elderly manStaff also left morphine tablets on the roof of a rapid response car and moved patient with broken neckService was recently named worst in the country for responding to the most serious 999 calls /13) equates to 0.009%, or a serious incident every 10,377 jobs. 'EMAS is open and honest and publishes information about all serious incidents for the Trust Board to consider (and publishes details on our website).

One in seven women made redundant after maternity leave amid growing discrimination

One in seven women made redundant after maternity leave amid growing discriminationMore than half of women who were discriminated against 'suffer in silence'Tenth of women found themselves replaced by their maternity leave coverOne in seven felt they were overlooked for a promotion following maternity30,000 women lose jobs every year due to to pregnancy discrimination By Emily Andrews PUBLISHED: 14:40 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 22:52 GMT, 10 March 2013 Discrimination: A survey of 1,000 women found that more than half of women subjected to discrimination 'suffer in silence', with one in seven made redundant One in seven women are made redundant after their maternity leave, according to a study. And campaigners say discrimination against those who return to work after giving birth is on the increase. The study found that 40 per cent said their jobs had changed by the time they returned, with half reporting a cut in hours or demotion

Tim Sands: Woodland retreat featured on Channel 4"s Amazing Spaces torched by arsonists causing 25,000 of damage

Amazing Space razed to the ground: Woodland retreat featured in Channel 4 series torched by arsonistsTim Sands spent 7,000 life savings on building which has now been torchedIt featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces in December last yearExpensive tools and sentimental items that had belonged to the teacher's grandad were also destroyed in the blaze . Torched: Arsonists have destroyed a woodland retreat built by teacher Tim Sands using his 7,000 life savings Happier times: The building was featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces, on Channel 4, in December last year But it has now been torched to the ground, taking with it both expensive tools and sentimental items that had belonged to his grandad when Mr Sands first moved to the Lake District. The wooden building, built with the help of friends, was uninsured, and the blaze is thought to have caused around 25,000 worth of damage.

55 applicants chase every vacancy in Hull as employers struggle to find candidates in Cambridge

The jobs scramble hot-spots: 55 applicants chase every vacancy in Hull but employers struggle to find candidates in Cambridge | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 27 December 2012 Huge regional differences in the competition for jobs around have been revealed in research that named Hull as the most difficult place in the UK to find work.

Steve Jobs" custom-built superyacht impounded over 7million unpaid bill to designer Phillipe Starck

Steve Jobs' custom-built superyacht impounded over 7million unpaid bill to designer Phillipe Starck Jobs, who died last year after making his name and fortune at Apple, never got to use the yacht – called Venus Lawyer said Starck had received 6 million euros out of a 9 million euro commission for his work on the minimalist vessel | UPDATED: 15:11 GMT, 21 December 2012 A superyacht built for Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been impounded in Amsterdam because of a dispute over an unpaid bill to designer Philippe Starck.

BBC is full of overpaid penpushers says Patten: And we need to do more to tackle problem, he admits

BBC is full of overpaid penpushers says Patten: And we need to do more to tackle problem, he admits Lord Patten announced he wants to stay on as chairman of BBC TrustHe battered away suggestions that he didn't give BBC enough attention because of his 10 jobs, saying he worked more than his contract stipulates Entwistle seen entering solicitors' office where Pollard Review conducted | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 27 November 2012 BBC chairman Lord Patten yesterday admitted the corporation was ‘over-managed’ by a vast number of highly paid, jargon-spouting bureaucrats. And despite overseeing a shambolic period encompassing the Lord McAlpine scandal and subsequent departure of director general George Entwistle, Lord Patten hinted he would consider another term in his 110,000-a-year part-time role – which he described as ‘exciting’