BBC News 24
44 minutes
Aren't parents better placed to decide what their children should learn about the world than governments? The recommendations that are being actioned by the Government are very much about involving parents through schools in and supporting them in having these sometimes quite difficult conversations with children. Parents are really telling thaws they want that help particularly because of the complications of the internet, when many children are using that perhaps viewing illegally viewing pornography or using mobile phones to take digital sexual images of themselves at a relatively early age, parents want advice and they want help and schools want to help as well.
BBC News 24
an hour
France is bigger than my mistakes. It is bigger than a big number of the press. It is bigger than the opinion polls and it is because I am totally decided to serve France that I will impose with all my force that hazard or the calculations and decide of the future and the fate of the French during a very decisive choice. I'm telling you, do not let yourself be abused. Don't let anybody deny you your choice because your voice and your voice alone should decide your future and because my will to serve is bigger than the accusations levelled against me.
Bristol Post
an hour
On-site smoking bans at two Bristol hospitals continue to be ignored by visitors despite clear warnings telling them not to and designated shelters nearby.Members of the public including staff - were caught lighting up outside the main entrances to the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI) and Southmead Hospital on Tuesday.We have, however, blurred the faces of those who were seen smoking at Southmead Hospital, as these pictures were taken on NHS property.These people continued to smoke...
Slate
an hour
A week after election night, the White House press corps was already wringing its hands about threats to “our freedom of the press” and questioning the incoming administration’s “spirit of openness and transparency.” The reason? The president-elect went out to dinner without telling reporters.
Bristol Post
2 hours
On-site smoking bans at two Bristol hospitals continue to be ignored by visitors despite clear warnings telling them not to and designated shelters nearby.Members of the public including staff - were caught lighting up outside the main entrances to the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI) and Southmead Hospital on Tuesday.We have, however, blurred the faces of those who were seen smoking at Southmead Hospital, as these pictures were taken on NHS property.These people continued to smoke...
BBC Parliament
2 hours
You can get asked to take anything anywhere. You mentioned detergent. That was an off-the-cuff comment. That is what you said. Clearly your employers were in the habit of telling couriers but as yourself what was in the packages you were transporting.
BBC Parliament
2 hours
I did not ask what within it. You have said sometimes people were asked to transport detergent. You said that earlier. Yes. Clearly your employers were in the habit of telling you what within packages. I did not say I transported the detergent.
Sky News
2 hours
That is what we will be telling the council on Monday when we attend the meeting as well. Why should it be closed? Absolutely. Well, we visited the zoo last July and we found animal health concerns which we re-laid to the council.
BBC News 24
2 hours
We were told last December in a similar Fluimucil, a legal decongestant, but the committee are hearing from Nicole Sa stead the head of UK anti-doping and she is telling MPs as we speak, the course of her investigation, UK anti-doping has to look into this matter in September last year, to see if there had been a breach of anti-doping regulations during that race in question back in June 2011.
Washington Free Beacon
3 hours
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) told rank-and-file members of the House on Tuesday to treat people who voted for President Donald Trump like a friend who's boyfriend is a "jerk." The reasoning behind this analogy is that the friend can't be convinced to see how big of a jerk the boyfriend is, but will eventually turn on him, CNN reported Tuesday. Pelosi said this to reporters in her suite in the Capitol. "The way I told my members: It's like telling your friend the guy she's dating is a jerk," she said. She explained that, after a while, the friend will put two and two together and leave the "jerk" boyfriend. "You can't tell her that," Pelosi said. "She has to find out for herself. You can give her clues and then eventually one thing will lead to another, she'll come to her conclusion." Pelosi stressed the importance of the friend, meaning the voter, figuring it out for themselves.
Voice Of America
3 hours
But underneath that he’s still talking in terms of NATO countries paying their bills, as though America is a kind of bodyguard service," Bond said. Defense buildup, China President Trump pledged one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history. "Even many Republicans, I think, are telling him that it’s a mistake to gut U.S. overseas development assistance and the State Department in order to fund this very large increase in military spending," said Bond. A scaling back of U.S. involvement overseas is likely to be seen as an opportunity for the world's second largest economy, says David Kelly, director of research at China Policy, a Beijing-based research group. "Once again Trump has left large spaces open for China to, in a sense, exploit in diplomatic terms," he said. Beijing was singled out by Donald Trump as he repeated accusations that the global trade system is not benefiting America.
Politico
4 hours
Similarly, after taking shots at President Obama over the growing U.S. debt—even though the annual deficit that better measures fiscal responsibility shrunk by two thirds on Obama’s watchTrump proposed a slew of measures that would make deficits and the debt much worse, from “massive tax relief” to “one of the largest increases in defense spending in American history” to new investments in paid leave and women’s health. He’s a salesman, not a wonk, and he’s never expressed much interest interest in the details of the policies he’s pushing. Washington insiders chuckled this week when Trump suggested he only recently learned that health care is complicated, but when you’re hawking Pirelli’s Miracle Elixir, you dont necessarily want to scrutinize the ingredients too carefully. There was a telling moment last night when Trump recalled how Harley-Davidson employees visiting the White House told him they’re getting crushed by foreign tariffs, and Trump vowed to fix that.
MintPress News
4 hours
But there’s another way of telling that story, which is that a lot of firms just moved to China and moved to globalized locations, where it’s so cheap that you can substitute labor for capital. In a sense what you’ve done then is artificially depressed the number of workers that you can have in manufacturing. We could still have a bigger manufacturing sector if those processes were reversed. Now, I think the second one is interesting. I’m not sure it contradicts the first one, but they do push in different directions. If the second one is true, Trump can do a lot of what he says he’s going to do. If the first one, the effect of the first one overrides the effect of the second one, he’s not going to be able to do that. But more importantly and more immediately, have a look at what he’s doing. The first thing is, we’re basically going to create trouble with every Muslim country that we’ve either bombed or been in or have bad relationships with.
Inc.
4 hours
"Some people don't like to take responsibility for their own s---," CEO Travis Kalanick was caught telling a driver on dashcam video after he complained about falling driver pay.
BBC One Wales
4 hours
A film telling the story of Wales' journey to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 is being given its official St David's Day premiere tonight. You could sense the excitement.
Sky News
4 hours
Some workers anonymously telling me today that they don't understand how a company that sells more cars in the United Kingdom than anywhere else in the world could be risking jobs. The unions have said that Brexit has played its part and it hasn't helped the situation.
ITV
4 hours
Tragedy to reflect upon but in your calm judgement to these proposals go far enough? Not at all. We are primarily about education, the charity. Telling our story about losing someone beautiful. On a pavement, car leaves the road and it destroys people's lives. You never get over that. It is about people. Real lives lost. Needlessly, senselessly. Penalty points, fines, they have been around for a long time and they have had no impact.
PC Pro
4 hours
Emma Sims 4 min 50 sec ago Business Ah, the hallowed tech CEO. From Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg, they’ve worked hard to cultivate a sense of altruism in the community. The hallmark of being a Silicon Valley boss, other than a rampantly unimaginative wardrobe, is benevolence. Not so for Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, who was filmed abrasively telling one of his company’s drivers to take responsibility for his own problems. See related Ex-Uber engineer accuses firm of systemic sexism Bloomberg received the footage from Uber driver of six years, 37-year-old Fawzi Kamel, who bore the brunt of Kalanick’s wrath after questioning him about Uber’s falling prices. “You could have the prices you want, but you choose to buy everybody a ride,” the struggling driver told his CEO. Kalanick responded that they’d go out of business if their fares increased substantially, to which his driver’s impassioned response was: “But people are not trusting you anymore […] I lost $97,000 because of you.
The Week
5 hours
Slate
5 hours
Tune in for a very special solo episode of Dear Prudence. First, she helps a woman who wonders if her bedroom role play is bad for her. Then, Prudie’s advice on dealing with strangers commenting on your daughter’s red hair; talking about your unwanted pregnancy while your sister can’t conceive; telling your co-workers you dont want to talk politics; and recognizing if an ex’s behavior qualified as emotional abuse. Plus, what to do when a friend insists she had more than an emotional affair with your wife.
Sky News
5 hours
What has been going on here, the cyberworld has been outpacing what's been going on in classrooms with children now facing this whole or having to navigate this online world that when I was a kid I certainly didn't have to do and those issues of sectioning and cyberbullying and online grooming, all these areas where teachers have been telling politicians for a number of years that they need more support and the Government have been pushing back, but now a change has come over this policy.
Radar Online
5 hours
) This was another way to keep Brendan quiet, Kratz explains. A way to buy his silence. PHOTOS: TEEN SNAPCHAT MURDERS: FBI AGENTS RAID HOME IN SEARCH FOR KILLER! I believe his uncle involved or included Brendan in these crimes in part to keep him quiet. To keep him from telling what happened or what he saw. To involve somebody in a rape or a murder or in disposing of a human body is a pretty strong way to keep somebody silent. Avery is accused of kidnapping Halbach, and then encouraging the then 16-year-old special needs high school student to join in on his heinous crimes. Two years later, both men were sentenced to life in prison. PHOTOS: Snapchat Teen Murders: Cops Have New VIDEO Of SUSPECTED Killer! Kratz also claims in his book that Avery was accused of raping a teen niece in the summer of 2004, and sexually assaulting a young babysitter in the 1980's.
Techradar
7 hours
Netflix is going to let other companies take the risk on VR, with its VP of Product Innovation, Todd Yellin, telling TechRadar that there was no point being three steps ahead of the game. Confirming that the company was not actively producing VR content at the moment, Yellin explained that he wanted to be sure that VR storytelling - outside of gaming - was established before he committed to the medium. I am not ready to take the dive into VR," he told TechRadar at the Netflix showcase in Barcelona. Were watching from the sidelines." He continued: I watch as much VR as I can see, and I want to see whats out there. I want it to be proven that there is a language out there, that you can tell stories in a compelling way thats not just a gimmick. I also want to get an install base where it touches enough Netflix users who are using VR.
BBC News 24
7 hours
I really enjoyed it, it was such a big achievement really. Very good. Absolutely. You are telling us as well about working at Tesco, how is that going? Really good thank you. I work on checkouts, and I am really enjoying it at Tesco's. Is that one day a week at the moment? Yes.