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British Home Stores is a familiar face on the high street known for its affordable clothes and homeware.Read the full story ›
Customers should not eat affected Baketime products - including Cheese Thins and Ginger Nuts - due to possible 'pest contamination.'Read the full story ›
Part of Worcestershire has no water or low water pressure through the taps this morning.
If you're in the WR8 area you may have no water or low water pressure. @stwater are currently working on fixing the problem
Malvern Hills District Council said residents in the WR8 postcode area of the county are experiencing the problem, and that Severn Trent are working to fix it.
Budget airline Ryanair has branded the French aviation unions "selfish" following the start of a three-day strike by the country's air traffic controllers.
Hundreds of passengers flying with easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways will face flight cancellations and delays up until Tuesday as a result of the French industrial action in a move that Ryanair deemed "unwarranted" and "grossly unfair".
Passengers travelling from Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton Airport have already been hit by rescheduling after the strike began on Sunday with officials at Gatwick saying that passengers had experienced delays averaging more than 50 minutes.
The city of Derby is to get its own official Monopoly board after beating other East Midlands cities in a public poll.Read the full story ›
Lavinia Kitching and Ruth Vaughan used their jobs with the high-end department store to pull off the “sophisticated” scam.Read the full story ›
Trade union Unison has called today's loss of 2,400 npower jobs "a devastating blow to the workforce" and said that staff are paying the price for mistakes in management.
Npower has been in trouble for some time thanks to poor decision-making at the very top, and workers are now paying the price.
The company's failure to invest properly in new systems has left it with one of the worst customer service records in the business.
Npower is axing 2,400 jobs over the next two years, here's who will be affected by the losses:
- An office in Burton, which employs around 200 staff, is confirmed for closure
- Some job cuts will take place in the Midlands, one of the firm's major operating areas
- Aside from Burton, the rest of the job losses are not "site specific"
- A mix of those who work directly and indirectly for npower will be axed
- There will be no job cuts at any of npower's power stations
Npower has announced that it is to close their call centre in Burton, which employs around 200 staff.
The energy giant confirmed that it would axe 2,400 jobs across the UK as it announced losses of over £100 million.
The company confirmed that there will be no job cuts at any of npower's station.