Tesco bosses' bonuses under threat

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Tesco chief Dave Lewis says his bonus and those of other executives are being reviewed

4:33am Sunday 26th October 2014

Tesco's new chief executive has said his bonus is under review as he tries to turn the ailing retailer around.

Cheap breaks no excuse for absence

Richmond and Twickenham Times: NAHT general secretary Russell Hobby says cheap holidays is not a good enough reason to take a child out of school

4:33am Sunday 26th October 2014

Cheaper holidays "don't fit the bill" as a reason for taking children out of school, the leader of the headteachers' union has said, announcing new guidance on absences.

Fines plan over nuisance calls

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Sajid Javid wants to change legal definitions to ensure that unacceptable behaviour is punished

11:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

Companies that bombard people with nuisance marketing calls will be more likely to face fines of up to £500,000, under Government proposals.

Trolls target Queen's first tweet

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Queen passed a technological milestone with her first tweet to declare a new Science Museum gallery open

11:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

The Queen has been targeted by Twitter trolls after sending her first royal tweet.

Hammond condemns Egypt bombing

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said he strongly condemns a terrorist attack in North Sinai

11:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned a bombing in Egypt which is thought to have killed at least 26 soldiers.

Fourth Portsmouth jihadist 'killed'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Foreign Office said it was aware of reports of the death of a British national in Syria

3:48pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A fourth jihadist fighter from the same UK city has been killed in Syria, it was reported today.

HS2: Phase two plans to be outlined

Richmond and Twickenham Times: A hub station in Crewe is expected to be part of the second stage of the HS2 scheme

3:48pm Saturday 25th October 2014

The city of Stoke-on-Trent is expected to miss out when the head of the £50 billion HS2 project outlines plans for phase two of the high-speed rail scheme next week.

Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Cream guitarist Jack Bruce has died aged 71

4:14pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease, aged 71.


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