Foreign doctors will have to prove they can speak English to work in NHS

Foreign doctors will have to prove they can speak English to work in NHS General Medical Council will refuse licences for doctors with poor EnglishRules come five years after German medic Daniel Ubani killed patient David Gray By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 08:51 GMT, 24 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 24 February 2013 German doctor Daniel Ubani caused the death of patient David Gray in Cambridgeshire in 2008 after he administered 10 times the normal dose of diamorphine. A new test is being introduced to make sure foreign doctors have a good grasp of English Foreign doctors who want to work for the NHS will have to prove they can speak English well enough to treat patients, the Government has confirmed

Europe"s most exotic city? It"s Manchester! 153 languages spoken by a population of 500,000

Europe's most exotic city It's Manchester! 153 languages spoken by a population of 500,000 Rivalled only by New York and Paris for ethnic and linguistic mix Indian and West African languages, Uyghur and Nahuati spokenStudy says number will only increase as students flood city | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 16 December 2012 Diverse: A study has found 153 languages are spoken in Manchester Its detractors try to portray it as a cold, wet and sometimes insular place. But Manchester is actually one of the most exotic cities in the world, researchers claim

Migrants "will push house prices up by an extra 10%", Theresa May warns

Migrants 'will push house prices up by an extra 10%', Theresa May warns Home Secretary: ‘More than one third of all new housing demand caused by immigration' Said research house prices will be 13 per cent higher over next 20 years than if migration were at zero | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 13 December 2012 House prices will rise by more than 10 per cent unless mass immigration is controlled, Theresa May warned yesterday. The increases in the years to come would go beyond other pressures on the housing market – dealing a blow to young Britons already struggling to get on the property ladder. In a speech in London, the Home Secretary delivered a blunt analysis of the impact of Labour’s ‘open door’ immigration policy.

Michael Misick ex-president of Turks and Caicos arrested after leaving office with $180m fortune

Ex-president of Turks and Caicos arrested after fleeing Caribbean islands with $180m fortune Michael Misick detained in Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Federal PoliceAccused of masterminding a massive corruption scheme Will be extradited back to Caribbean islands to go on trial | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 8 December 2012 In custody: Former prime minister of the Turks and Caicos islands Michael Misick has been arrested in Brazil after fleeing the country with an alleged fortune of $180million The former jet-setting premier of the Turks and Caicos islands has been arrested in Brazil on an international warrant. Michael Misick fled the British overseas territory in 2009 after a report exposed widespread corruption. The former prime minister is alleged to have amassed a personal fortune of $180m and lived a lavish lifestyle

Fee rises see number of university applications fall 10%: Experts say "alarm bells should be ringing"

Fee rises see number of university applications fall 10%: Experts say 'alarm bells should be ringing' | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 29 November 2012 The number of students in England applying to university has slumped by almost 10 per cent amid the increase in tuition fees. It follows a 15.2 per cent fall the previous year, with one expert declaring that 'alarm bells should be ringing in government'. Almost 12,000 fewer students in England have applied to start a degree course next autumn than had applied by this time last year for 2012.