New mortgage offers down by 10%

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Evidence points to a slowdown in the housing market

10:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The number of mortgage approvals made to home-buyers was 10% lower in September compared with the same month a year earlier in further signs that the housing market is cooling, banks have reported.

Fewer pupils gain five A*-C grades

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: GCSE passes are down this year following reforms

10:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Fewer teenagers scored at least five C grades in their GCSEs, including English and maths, this year amid major changes to the exams and school league tables, official figures show.

Military complaint system 'failing'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Critics say the military complaints system is failing

10:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A proposed military complaints watchdog needs stronger powers if personnel are to trust its independence from commanders, MPs said.

Rape victim comments clumsy - Buerk

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Ched Evans says he wants to clear his name after he was convicted of rape

10:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BBC veteran Michael Buerk has said he was "clumsy" to criticise the Ched Evans rape victim for being drunk - but maintained her intoxicated state was central to the court case.

Police-killer Roberts 'to be freed'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Police killer Harry Roberts gunned down three unarmed officers in Braybrook Street, west London

6:01am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Notorious police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison within days - despite being warned by a judge that he faced dying in jail.

Man faces court over PMQs incident

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: A man allegedly damaged a glass screen during Prime Minister's Questions

10:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A man who had to be escorted from the House of Commons after allegedly throwing a bag of marbles during yesterday's Prime Minister's Questions will appear in court next month.

Why hotel guests get kicked out

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Hotel customers tell lies to get themselves a room upgrade, a survey has found

10:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Britons have bad bedroom manners when staying in hotels, according to a survey.

Town falls silent for Alice funeral

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Tributes in memory of murdered teenager Alice Gross on the day of her funeral

3:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A town centre fell silent today for murdered teenager Alice Gross's funeral cortege.

Time change 'improves child health'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Moving to continental time would improve children's health, research suggests

10:51am Thursday 23rd October 2014

British children's health would benefit from switching to continental time by moving the clocks forward an hour, say researchers.

Make use of older workers - Charles

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Prince of Wales said older people should be found a place in the workforce

7:55am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The UK's older workforce should be better utilised for the benefit of the country and their own financial well-being, a report being launched today by the Prince of Wales suggests.






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