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London Tube drivers ‘earn £100,000 a year’, new figures reveal – Evening Standard

London Tube drivers ‘earn £100,000 a year’, new figures reveal –...

The salaries of some London Tube drivers are now higher than £100,000, more than most airline pilots, new data has revealed. Documents released to the Sunday Times show the highest paid driver in the year to November received £103,374, while nine were paid upwards of £100,000. It comes as drivers on the Central line prepare to…
Jaguar Land Rover to ‘axe up to 5,000 jobs’ – The Guardian

Jaguar Land Rover to ‘axe up to 5,000 jobs’ – The...

Analysts say carmaker will outline job cuts in new year as part of drive to combat Brexit and falling sales Up to 5,000 roles at JLS could go in 2019, say analysts. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Jaguar Land Rover is planning to announce thousands of job cuts in the new year as part of…
Ortega condemned for raids on NGOs and media in Nicaragua – The Guardian

Ortega condemned for raids on NGOs and media in Nicaragua –...

Activists and prominent members of Latin America’s left have condemned Nicaragua’s increasingly authoritarian regime under President Daniel Ortega after the former revolutionary hero stepped up his attack on political opponents by raiding some the country’s most important non-governmental organisations and media. Since Thursday armed police have seized the headquarters of one of Nicaragua’s top independent…
Wolves 2 Bournemouth 0 – Report – expressandstar.com

Wolves 2 Bournemouth 0 – Report – expressandstar.com

Goals from Raul Jimenez and Ivan Cavaleiro earned Wolves a third win in a row as they beat Bournemouth 2-0 at Molineux. Wolves took an early lead when Diogo Jota's cross-shot was pounced on by Jimenez for his fifth goal of the season, but Jota went off injured just before half-time afetr clashing with Steve…
Mysterious ‘UFO’ drifts past Elon Musk’s SpaceX capsule sparking claims it’s proof of alien life – Daily Mail

Mysterious ‘UFO’ drifts past Elon Musk’s SpaceX capsule sparking claims it’s...

The truth is UP there? Mysterious 'UFO' drifts past Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule orbiting earth, sparking claims it's proof of alien life A video circulated online shows Elon Musk's spacecraft flying towards the International Space Station A mysterious object glides through the shot behind the SpaceX Dragon capsuleSome speculate it is a 'TR3B' - a top secret type of…
‘Exceptionally well-preserved’ 4400-year-old priest’s tomb uncovered in Egypt – ITV News

‘Exceptionally well-preserved’ 4400-year-old priest’s tomb uncovered in Egypt – ITV News

ITV Report 15 December 2018 at 4:53pm A private tomb thought to be more than 4,000 years old and built for a senior official from the 5th dynasty of pharaohs has been uncovered in a remarkably preserved condition in Egypt. Antiquities minister Khaled al-Anani announced the find in Saqqara, just west of Cairo, which is…
New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos – BBC News

New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Facebook has revealed that a software bug exposed the photos of up to 6.8 million users, including pictures they had not posted.It made the announcement a day after hosting its pop-up privacy experience "It's Your Facebook" in New York's Bryant Park.It said several third-party apps had access to "a broader set of…
Trent named Standard Chartered Player of the Month – Liverpool FC

Trent named Standard Chartered Player of the Month – Liverpool FC

Trent Alexander-Arnold was today named as Liverpool's Standard Chartered Player of the Month for the first time in his career. The 20-year-old scooped the accolade after supporters selected him as their star man for November in a poll on this website, seeing off competition from Xherdan Shaqiri, Mohamed Salah and Andy Robertson. Alexander-Arnold made four…
Premier League calls for end to ‘unacceptable’ discrimination – SkySports

Premier League calls for end to ‘unacceptable’ discrimination – SkySports

By PA Sport Last Updated: 14/12/18 5:20pm Raheem Sterling claimed he was racially abused at Stamford Bridge last weekend The Premier League has urged fans to support their teams "in passionate, positive and respectful ways". At the conclusion of a week in which Chelsea have criticised their own supporters for singing anti-Semitic chants and suspended…
New primary school data for England has been published by the government – BBC News

New primary school data for England has been published by the...

They are based on the performance of pupils in each school in their end-of-primary national curriculum tests, known as Sats.This year was the third time children sat the government's tougher tests, introduced in 2016.You can check how schools in your area have performed through the BBC's postcode search.

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