Ladbrokes ads 'irresponsible'

Hampshire Chronicle: Complainants said Ladbrokes ads portrayed gambling behaviour that was socially irresponsible

12:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Two poster ads for bookmakers Ladbrokes have been banned for condoning an irresponsible attitude towards gambling following 98 complaints about the wider multimedia campaign.

Unofficial documents sites targeted

Hampshire Chronicle: Unofficial websites which offer passport services have been targeted

12:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Three websites masquerading as official channels for health insurance cards, birth certificates and passports have been banned in a crackdown by the advertising watchdog.

Academy regulation 'too weak'

Hampshire Chronicle: Nicky Morgan will be questioned about "loopholes" in academy regulation when she faces the Education Select Committee

12:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Academy schools are paying large sums of public money for services provided by trust board members and their companies but the system for regulating potential conflicts of interest is too weak, expert research has found.

Poorer mothers 'get worse care'

Hampshire Chronicle: Pregnancy care can be worse in more deprived areas

12:05am Wednesday 17th September 2014

More needs to be done to help poor women through pregnancy, experts have said after new research found that they have a worse experience than better-off mothers-to-be.

Police probe Galloway death threat

Hampshire Chronicle: A letter sent to MP George Galloway at the Houses of Parliament contained a death threat

12:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A police investigation has been launched after a death threat aimed at controversial MP George Galloway was sent to the Houses of Parliament.

33% of women 'suffer home abuse'

Hampshire Chronicle: Domestic violence affects huge numbers of women in this country, says Refuge

12:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

One in three women in Britain have suffered domestic violence according to a new poll, which found more than a third of the victims had kept it a secret from friends and family.

Big Six energy firms bottom of list

Hampshire Chronicle: A customer service poll has given energy company npower the lowest rating

12:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The "Big Six" energy companies are among the worst offenders when it comes to poor customer service, with npower finishing bottom in a poll of the UK's biggest brands.

Probe into fatal helicopter crash

Hampshire Chronicle: The RNLI responding after a helicopter crashed into the sea at Flamborough, killing two men (RNLI/PA)

12:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An air investigation is under way to discover what caused a helicopter to ditch into the sea, killing both men on board.

Further jobless rate fall predicted

Hampshire Chronicle: Experts are predicting another fall in the unemployment rate

12:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Unemployment figures are expected to show another improvement today when the UK's jobless rate falls to a five-year low of 6.3%.

'Electrocution fear' caused delay

Hampshire Chronicle: Paramedics delayed attending to the victim amid electrocution fears

2:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A grandfather who suffered a massive heart attack as he attempted to move a fallen tree was left lying in the road for 40 minutes, an inquest heard.


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