As if jobs weren"t hard enough to come by: 250,000 UK jobs advertises in EU (compared to France"s 14,000)

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

The Voice that faded to just a whisper: As BBC show returns, 2012 winner revealed to have no album, no tours and a flop single…

The Voice that faded to just a whisper: As BBC show returns, 2012 winner revealed to have no album, no tours and a flop single…Leanne Mitchell, 29, failed to enter the top 40 with her first singleManagement suggested she has been reluctant to engage in publicity Lack of success calls into question show's credibility as springboardJudge Tom Jones accused her record label of mismanaging her careerMiss Mitchell soon to release an autobiography called Finding My Voice Will.i.am said: ‘The best artist does not always get the most votes’ -winner-revealed-album-tours-flop-single-.html” } }); Mismanagement: Sir Tom Jones, who mentored Miss Mitchell to victory last year, accused her record label, Universal Music, of mismanaging her career Some of last year’s runners-up, including Tyler James (left) and Bo Bruce (right), have enjoyed more success Perhaps surprisingly, given her young age and lack of starting career success, the singer will release an autobiography, entitled Finding My Voice, on April 18. A source on the BBC show said: ‘Leanne’s trajectory since The Voice has been a disappointment. She has not been the best advert for the show.’ Some of last year’s runners-up appear to have achieved far more

Nick Clegg calls stay-at-home mums "noble": He"s so condescending say campaigning mothers

He still can't get it right! Clegg calls stay-at-home mums 'noble': He's so condescending say campaigning mothers He said parents who decided to stop work had made a ‘noble’ decisionBut he claimed that they had not been hammered by Coalition taxesSpeaking on radio show a week after being ambushed live on-air Single mother said describing mothers as noble is 'condescending' Deputy PM floundered when presented with figures from OECD report , compared with 26.2 per cent in 2009, before the Coalition was elected. The international average is 26.1 per cent.

Housing benefit cap: Mother-of-six demands she is rehoused in exclusive suburb after being forced out of 2MILLION home

‘Get me back to Belgravia’: Mother of six demands she is rehoused in exclusive suburb after a cap on housing benefit forced her out of 2MILLION home Stephanie Demouh was entitled to housing benefit because she was registered as a single mother She lived in a four bedroom house in Belgravia, near Sloane Square, for about three yearsGovernment housing cap resulted in Westminster Council moving family Demouh says she needs to live in the exclusive area so her children can get to school Westminster City Council says it will now investigate the case By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 10:59 GMT, 17 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:55 GMT, 17 March 2013 A mother-of-six who was forced out of a 2million home in one of London's most expensive areas after the government introduced a cap on housing benefit is demanding the council rehouse her in the same neighbourhood so her children can attend an elite school. Stephanie Demouh, originally from Togo, in west Africa, was entitled to the handouts because she claimed she was a single mother. She was allocated a four-bedroom house in Belgravia, near Sloane Square, where she has been living for about three years with her children.

"Jon Venables groomed me online": Single mother spent a year exchanging flirty messages with James Bulger killer without knowing his…

'Venables tried to groom me': Single mother's unknowing flirt with Bulger killer until he scared her off with graphic image Sarah Finn spent a year chatting to Bulger killer not knowing his identity Single mother-of-one describes him as 'charming, kind and easy to talk to'Venables tried to convince her to meet and she nearly let him see her sonMs Finn ended online relationship after he sent a picture of his penis By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 00:32 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:32 GMT, 3 March 2013 Child murderer Jon Venables spent nearly a year trying to seduce a mother-of-one, she has revealed. Sarah Finn, 36, unknowingly exchanged flirty online messages and texts with James Bugler’s killer before his 2010 conviction.

NHS pays out 2million after surgeon botches operations – and there are still 94 OUTSTANDING claims

NHS pays out 2million after surgeon botches operations – and there are still 94 OUTSTANDING claims 2million of compensation has been paid out to Manjit Bhamra's patients at Rotherham HospitalThere are another 94 outstanding claims against himDespite this, he is STILL working as a surgeon By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 19:04 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 1 March 2013 Surgeon Manjit Bhamra is still practising, despite the NHS forking out close to 2million for botched operations The NHS has paid out more than 2m in compensation to victims of a surgeon who is still allowed to work. Rotherham Hospital has agreed damages settlements for four former patients of orthopaedic surgeon Manjit Bhamra, totalling just over 1m since last summer. Previously 13 other patients had received a total of 1,058,784.

Pain for holidaymakers as pound tumbles to 16-month-low against the euro

Pain for holidaymakers as pound tumbles to 16-month-low against the euroThe pound has fallen against world currencies in the first few months of 2013GBP fell to a 16-month low against the euro affecting many UK travellers Fall against the US dollar hit a nine-month low yesterday By Hugo Duncan PUBLISHED: 23:54 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:39 GMT, 21 February 2013 British holidaymakers were last night warned to expect less cash in their pockets when they head abroad as the value of the pound tumbles.

Decline in marriage and children growing up without fathers "is doing more harm than smoking, global warming and poor diets", says Baroness

Conspiracy of silence on value of marriage: Politicians frightened to admit fathers are vital, says top family lawyer Supporting marriage has become a 'no go area' for our politicians says Baroness DeechShe says an absence of fathers is 'harming' the next generation of children Politicians are 'too afraid' of offending cohabiting partners or single parents By Steve Doughty PUBLISHED: 18:28 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:20 GMT, 16 February 2013 Marriage is as important to the future of the nation as climate change and poverty, a senior family lawyer said yesterday. Baroness Deech said the growing numbers of families without fathers was doing more harm to the next generation than other factors such as smoking, alcohol, poor diet and lack of exercise. And she warned that a conspiracy of silence surrounded the issue because political leaders were afraid to say married families were better for children than cohabiting families or single parent families.

EU could offer "second class" membership to stop Britain leaving altogether

Brussels plot to make Britain a second-class member of the EU denying country our veto and MEP seats Federalists suggest creating 'associate member' status for BritainLib Dem MEP Andrew Duff says UK is 'continual impediment' to integrationDavid Cameron due to give landmark Europe speech within weeks | UPDATED: 00:42 GMT, 1 January 2013 Britain could become a ‘second-class’ member of the European Union under plans floated in Brussels yesterday. An influential group of European federalists, who want to see Brussels given even greater powers, is suggesting the UK is relegated to ‘associate member’ status. The move would see Britain remain part of the single market but freed from much of the social legislation and bureaucracy associated with full EU membership

Mother in Florida who abandoned children in hotel room banned from having more babies

Mother BANNED from having babies after she abandons her four children in hotel room to go out partying Kimberly Lightsey, 30, forced to comply after being put on probation for 13 years by a Florida judgeAll children under 12 years old – including one who suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy | UPDATED: 18:51 GMT, 30 December 2012 A mother who abandoned her four young children in a hotel room to go out partying has been banned from having any more babies. Kimberly Lightsey agreed not to have any more children in return for avoiding five years in jail.