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Help at hand for UK travellers

Salisbury Journal: Travellers faced with problems are urged to seek advice

12:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

Some 6,500 people had to interrupt their holidays in July alone to seek out help with travel problems, figures show.

GMC doctors may have to apologise

Salisbury Journal: Doctors could be required to say sorry if they have previously failed to do so when the GMC finds they were in the wrong

12:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

Doctors could be forced to apologise to patients or their families if regulators find them to be in the wrong.

Ex-ministers query clerk decision

Salisbury Journal: Two former cabinet ministers have raised concerns about John Bercow's proposed appointment of a new Commons clerk

12:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

Two former cabinet ministers have raised concerns about the proposed appointment of Australian Carol Mills as Parliament's senior official.

Co-op Bank reports amid tough times

Salisbury Journal: Results for the first half of this year should shed light on Co-op Bank's progress since a rescue that saw the wider group cede majority ownership of the bank

12:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

The Co-operative Bank will today publish its first set of financial results since it reported a £1.3 billion loss for 2013 in a disastrous year for the lender that saw it face the brink of collapse.

Quicker mental health care urged

Salisbury Journal: Many mental health patients are forced to endure "unacceptable waits" for care, according to a group of leading mental health organisations

12:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

It is a "scandal" that patients with mental health problems have no standardised maximum waiting times for treatment , experts have said.

Post-mortem tests in 'Ebola' case

Salisbury Journal: Results are due after tests were carried out on the remains of a man amid fears he had the Ebola virus

12:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

Health chiefs are awaiting blood test results today on a suspected Ebola case in Ireland after a man who recently returned from Africa died suddenly.

PM urged to combat extremist threat

Salisbury Journal: The jihadist with a British accent believed to have murdered US journalist James Foley

12:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

David Cameron faced calls for changes to the law in an effort to combat the threat of Islamist extremism in Britain following the murder of American journalist James Foley.

Culture? London costs the most

Salisbury Journal: Tickets to London's Royal Opera House are pricy

12:06am Friday 22nd August 2014

London is Europe's costliest city for cultural activities, according to a survey.

Younger workers 'bear heavy burden'

Salisbury Journal: Chris Leslie says young workers are bearing an increasingly heavy burden as a result of coalition measures

12:06am Friday 22nd August 2014

Workers under the age of 30 have been hit by a real-terms drop in weekly wages of around 10% under the coalition, analysis released by Labour shows.

Fewer firms freezing workers' pay

Salisbury Journal: Over the past year the median pay award in the private sector was worth 2.1%

12:06am Friday 22nd August 2014

Fewer firms are freezing the pay of their workers, although median increases have remained at 2% in recent months, according to a new study.

DIYers have to call in the pros

Salisbury Journal: A study shows homeowners are increasingly having to call on professionals to repair damage after botching DIY jobs.

12:06am Friday 22nd August 2014

Homeowners are increasingly having to call on professionals to repair damage after "botching" DIY jobs, a new study has shown.

Asking prices 'up 42%' in London

Salisbury Journal: Average asking prices in central London and the City tower 41.9% above pre-crisis peak levels

12:05am Friday 22nd August 2014

House sellers' asking prices in London, Cambridgeshire, Berkshire and Surrey have made the strongest gains since the financial crisis struck, while those in County Durham, the Isle of Wight, West Yorkshire and Teesside have the furthest distance still to recover, according to a property website.

Beyonce and Jay-Z's Cuba trip legal

Salisbury Journal: Beyonce poses for photos with school children as she tours Old Havana, Cuba (AP)

11:38pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The US Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.

Baby killer sentence to be reviewed

Salisbury Journal: Michael John Pearce was jailed for nine years at Newport Crown Court (Gwent Police/PA)

11:36pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A nine-year jail term given to a baby killer will be reviewed by the Court of Appeal amid complaints the sentence was not long enough.

McIlroy candid over struggles

Salisbury Journal: Rory McIlroy was finding it hard going in New Jersey (AP)

11:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Rory McIlroy admitted a week of distractions had taken their toll after he suffered a nightmare start to The Barclays.

Salmond hopes to keep young Scots

Salisbury Journal: Alex Salmond believes a Yes vote will help persuade young people to stay in Scotland

11:09pm Thursday 21st August 2014

An independent Scotland would seek to end the flood of young people from Scotland who feel they have to leave to further their careers, Alex Salmond said.

Goodger tells CBB of her love life

Salisbury Journal:  Lauren Goodger has already spilt the beans about her relationship with Mark Wright

11:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

She has only spent a few days in the Celebrity Big Brother house, but reality TV star Lauren Goodger has already spilt the beans about her relationship with Mark Wright.

Mackay sorry for 'text banter'

Salisbury Journal: Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay is the subject of an FA investigation

10:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Malky Mackay has apologised for sending text messages he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures" - but claims they were "part of friendly text banter".

Killers sign off tour with a bang

Salisbury Journal: The crowd watching Bastille as seen from a Ferris Wheel at the Tennants Vital music festival at Boucher Road in Belfast.

10:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

American indie rock band The Killers rounded off their tour with a bitter sweet celebratory gig in Belfast.

Howard takes a break

Salisbury Journal: United States goalkeeper Tim Howard is to take a break from international football

10:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard is to take a break from international football for the next year but is not ready to call time on his career with the United States yet.

Ex-ministers query clerk decision

Salisbury Journal: John Bercow's choice of a new Commons clerk has been questioned by two ex-ministers

10:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Two former cabinet ministers have raised concerns about the proposed appointment of Australian Carol Mills as Parliament's senior official.

Donaldson edges closer to Ryder Cup

Salisbury Journal: Jamie Donaldson enjoyed a good start in Prague

10:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Jamie Donaldson moved a step closer to making the European Ryder Cup team with a sparkling 66 in the first round of the D+D REAL Czech Masters.

Derbyshire book quarter-final spot

Salisbury Journal: Billy Godleman fell four runs short of a century but his contribution lifted Derbyshire to an important victory

9:56pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Derbyshire pipped Leicestershire to the fourth and last quarter-final spot in the Royal London One-Day Cup thanks to a 53-run victory over Gloucestershire at Derby.

McGregor mistake costly for Hull

Salisbury Journal: Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor, pictured, was to blame for Lokeren's goal on Thursday

9:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Goalkeeper Allan McGregor gifted Lokeren the goal which saw them defeat Hull 1-0 in the first leg of their Europa League qualifying play-off tie on Thursday night.

Mackay upset by 'inaccurate' claims

Salisbury Journal: Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay is the subject of an FA investigation

9:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Malky Mackay is ''very concerned about seriously inaccurate and misleading reports'' in the media and has said he will fully co-operate with any Football Association investigation.

England head for Canada

Salisbury Journal: England manager Mark Sampson watched his team book a place at next year's Women's World Cup with a 4-0 win over Wales

9:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

England are optimistic a fourth FIFA Women's World Cup campaign can be their most successful yet, as Mark Sampson's team made sure of qualification in ruthless fashion.

Mackay upset by 'inaccurate' claims

Salisbury Journal: Former Cardiff manager Malky Mackay is the subject of an FA investigation

8:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Malky Mackay is "very concerned about seriously inaccurate and misleading reports" in the media and has said he will fully co-operate with any Football Association investigation.

Success 'risks' for TV companies

Salisbury Journal: David Abraham warned that British TV companies face being victims of their own success

7:41pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The UK's television industry "risks becoming a victim of its own success" after a string of companies were bought up by giant US media conglomerates, according to Channel 4 boss David Abraham.

Spurs come from behind to win

Salisbury Journal: Roberto Soldado scored in Tottenham's 2-1 win over AEL Limassol in the first leg of the Europa League qualifying play-off.

7:22pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Erik Lamela inspired Tottenham to a 2-1 victory over AEL Limassol in the first leg of their Europa League play-off in Cyprus.

Human rights champion Bamber dies

Salisbury Journal: Helen Bamber has died, her Foundation says

7:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Human rights campaigner and early member of Amnesty International Helen Bamber has died, the Helen Bamber Foundation has announced.

Ebola fears after Donegal death

Salisbury Journal: There are fears that a person who died in Donegal had the Ebola virus

7:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Medics suspect a man found dead in Ireland was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in Africa, the country's health authority has said.

Murray faces Haase in first round

Salisbury Journal: Andy Murray will face Robin Haase in the first round at Flushing Meadows

6:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Andy Murray will face Dutchman Robin Haase in the first round of the US Open.

Dossier 'sent over a week ago'

Salisbury Journal: Malky Mackay is the subject of an FA investigation

6:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Cardiff's dossier to the Football Association was not deliberately timed to have any effect on Malky Mackay's candidacy for the Crystal Palace job, Press Association Sport understands.

Balotelli looks Liverpool bound

Salisbury Journal: Liverpool are close to a deal for Mario Balotelli

5:45pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Liverpool appear to be edging closer to a deal to bring maverick striker Mario Balotelli back to England from AC Milan.

'Rapid deterioration' of NHS funds

Salisbury Journal: Many NHS trusts are facing financial problems, it has been suggested

5:35pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NHS hospitals in England could face a combined deficit of more than £750 million this year, new figures suggest.

Chilton out of Belgian Grand Prix

Salisbury Journal: Max Chilton is out of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps

5:25pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Max Chilton's future in Formula One is on the line as the Briton is out of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix due to what Marussia describe as "contractual issues".

BBC boss warns Clarkson over gaffes

Salisbury Journal: Top Gear was criticised by Ofcom for breaching broadcasting rules over a ''racial'' term used by Jeremy Clarkson

4:37pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BBC TV boss Danny Cohen has warned Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson that "no one person is bigger than the BBC" after a series of headline-making gaffes by the star.

BBC boss warns Clarkson over gaffes

Salisbury Journal: Jeremy Clarkson presents Top Gear for the BBC

4:35pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TV boss Danny Cohen has warned Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson that "no one person is bigger than the BBC" after a series of headline-making gaffes by the star.

Disastrous start for McIlroy

Salisbury Journal: Rory McIlroy was finding it hard going in New Jersey (AP)

4:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Rory McIlroy endured a nightmare start to his bid to make it four wins in a row as he reached the turn in a four-over 40 in the first round at The Barclays.

Figures reveal costs to commuters

Salisbury Journal: The different performances of rail operators in terms of commuter costs have been revealed in figures

4:11pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Commuters' contributions to the cost of the rail system have been laid bare in new figures.

Nadine: I do not miss Girls Aloud

Salisbury Journal: Nadine Coyle didn't want her time in Girls Aloud to end

3:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Nadine Coyle has said she does not miss her former Girls Aloud band mates - but hopes newlywed Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is "really happy".

Reese Witherspoon's holiday snaps

Salisbury Journal: Reese Witherspoon posted some of her holiday pictures online (Reese Witherspoon/Instagram)

3:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Reese Witherspoon has shared some snaps of her dream holiday in the Caribbean online.

Boys create WW1 trench in garden

Salisbury Journal: Reuben and Ethan Harvey pose with a sentry box in their back garden in Norwich

2:59pm Thursday 21st August 2014

As landscaping projects go, it is an unusual one - but for two schoolboys a First World War trench is the perfect addition to their back garden.

BBC boss defends Sir Cliff coverage

Salisbury Journal: The BBC's director general Tony Hall defended the broadcaster's handling of the police search at the home of Sir Cliff Richard

2:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Director general Tony Hall said BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations.

Di Maria wants to leave - Ancelotti

Salisbury Journal: Angel Di Maria wants to move on from Real Madrid

2:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Angel Di Maria has told Real Madrid he wants to leave the club and has rejected the offer of a new contract, coach Carlo Ancelotti has revealed.

Hodgson open to young stars abroad

Salisbury Journal: Josh McEachran will spend the season on loan with Vitesse Arnhem

2:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Roy Hodgson believes future generations of England players could benefit from pursuing their club careers abroad.

Millen concerned after Moody blow

Salisbury Journal: Keith Millen, pictured, insists the loss of Iain Moody is a blow for Crystal Palace

2:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Iain Moody's resignation could further damage Crystal Palace's bid for Premier League stability, according to the club's caretaker manager Keith Millen.

Petrol prices at three-year low

Salisbury Journal: Petrol price falls are lagging behind much of Europe

2:33pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The price of fuel at the pumps has fallen to a three-year low, according to AA figures.

Nadine: I do not miss Girls Aloud

Salisbury Journal: Nadine Coyle said she is still 'in denial' about Girls Aloud coming to an end

2:31pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Nadine Coyle has said she does not miss her former Girls Aloud band mates - but hopes newlywed Cheryl Cole is "really happy".

Clegg coalition role made into film

Salisbury Journal: A TV film is to be made about Nick Clegg's role in forming the coalition Government

2:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Nick Clegg's role in the creation of the coalition Government is being dramatised for television in the run-up to next year's election.

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