As if jobs weren't hard enough to come by: 250,000 UK jobs advertised in EU (compared to France's 14,000) Half of the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain By contrast France advertised just 14,000 posts for other EU worker By Tim Shipman PUBLISHED: 00:35 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:27 GMT, 5 April 2013 Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs in the European Union despite unemployment at home Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs to job seekers in the European Union creating more competition for unemployed people at home. Around half the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain, raising questions about the government’s approach to unemployment
A portrait of desperate Britain: 4,000 job seekers queue for chance of employment at new shopping centre Queues formed two hours before the jobs fair opened its doorsJob seekers had to park a mile away because so many people were therePositions were sought at new 84million shopping centre with 56 shops . The Whiteley Shopping Centre, Hampshire, is set to open in May and will have 56 shops, creating more than 1,000 jobs. Carol Bramley, from West End, was the first in the queue at 8am on Wednesday as she looked to find a job for the first time since January.
Don't look down! World's 'scariest' and highest suspension bridge opens 1,5000ft above a glacier in the Swiss Alps The bridge is almost 10,000ft above sea levelThe structure cost 1 million to build, is 330ft long and 3ft wideAt its official opening a snowstorm hid what lay beneath to visitors | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 17 December 2012 The world's scariest bridge has been opened – a pedestrian walkway suspended 1,500ft above a glacier in the Swiss Alps. Engineers have spent the past five months building the Titlis Cliff Walk, Europe's highest suspension bridge at 9,000ft above sea level. The structure, which cost 1 million, is 330ft long but just 3ft wide and sits a vertigo-inducing 1,500ft above a glacier
Is this Britain’s most festive street Six families spend 18,000 on their Christmas lightsAmazing festive lightshow in Burnham-on-Sea, SomersetThousands flock to unassuming cul-de-sac to gaze at stunning sceneCosts six families 3,000 each to put on | UPDATED: 13:46 GMT, 2 December 2012 Bathed in the glorious blaze of nearly 100,000 Christmas illuminations, this is Britain's most festive cul-de-sac. For a few weeks every year, the riot of Yuletide colour helps make an otherwise unassuming street in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, surely one of the most magical places in the country. The tradition was started 12 years ago by Nick, 43, and Hazel Gardner, 42, with neighbours Chris Woodberry, 64, and his late wife Christine, who died in 2010 aged 61