Transport call amid weather worries

Blackpool Citizen: Local highway authorities should pinpoint 'a resilient network' to which they would give priority in the event of very bad weather, a report says

1:52pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Protecting all parts of the transport network against all extreme weather "would be unaffordable", a Government-commissioned report has said.

Internet and mobiles 'essential'

Blackpool Citizen: Some 95% of households have at least one mobile phone, 84% have a landline and 82% an internet connection

1:52pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

UK consumers now consider the internet and mobile phones to be essential services, a study has confirmed.

Ministers warned over Scottish vote

Blackpool Citizen: Irish ministers have been warned not to express opinions over the Scottish independence referendum, documents show

1:52pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Irish government ministers have been warned not to express any opinion on Scotland's independence referendum.

Five bids for secret court hearings

Blackpool Citizen: Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said five applications had been made by the Government for evidence to be heard in secret courts over the past year

1:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Five applications for evidence to be heard in secret courts have been made by the Government in the past year, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has revealed.

'Three-parent IVF' moves closer

Blackpool Citizen: The controversial technique could be used to prevent devastating genetic conditions

1:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Plans to legalise babies being born with three genetic parents in the UK have come a step closer after health officials said they would press ahead with creating new regulations to allow the move.

'Clear evidence' of schools plot

Blackpool Citizen: Nansen Primary School is one of the institutions at the centre of the allegations

3:44am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Government-ordered inquiry into the "Trojan horse" allegations in Birmingham found "clear evidence" that there are a number of people, associated with each other and in positions of authority within schools who "espouse, endorse or fail to challenge extremist views".

Knighthoods for former ministers

Blackpool Citizen: Alan Duncan is to get a knighthood

1:52pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Three former ministers who left the Government in last week's reshuffle have been given knighthoods, while veteran Kenneth Clarke - who quit the front benches after 40 years - has been made a Companion of Honour.

Worldwide screening for new 1D film

Blackpool Citizen: A film of boy band One Direction in concert, Where We Are, will be screened worldwide over the weekend of October 11 and 12

1:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

One Direction fans will be able to relive the band's world tour with the release of a concert film which is to be screened in cinemas around the world.

Emissions targets will stay: Davey

Blackpool Citizen: The 'fourth carbon budget' will remain as it was set in 2011, effectively requiring a 50% greenhouse gas cut on 1990 levels, Ed Davey said

1:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The Government will not weaken tough targets to cut emissions, Ed Davey has announced in a move welcomed by green groups who accused the Treasury of trying to water down efforts on climate change.

Tax revenue fears over IT contract

Blackpool Citizen: The Whitehall spending watchdog warned the Government's flow of tax revenues could be jeopardised if HMRC fails to secure agreement on a new IT contract

1:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The Government's flow of tax revenues could be jeopardised if HM Revenue and Customs fails to secure agreement on a new IT contract, the Whitehall spending watchdog has warned.






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