Surprise Bank of Japan decision to ramp up cash stimulusDow and S&P 500 notch up fresh records on Wall StreetUS dollar jumps against other top world currencies By
Tanya Jefferies for Thisismoney.co.uk
16:42, 31 October 2014
17:48, 31 October 2014
The US dollar has hit a four-year high against other top world currencies after the Bank of Japan shocked markets by pumping extra emergency cash into its economy.The surprise overnight decision sent global stock markets soaring, with the Dow Jones up 2.3 per...
OFFICERS from the Hampshire and Thames Valley Joint Operation Unit have undertaken a week-long operation targeting people who use their mobile phones while driving.
Between Monday, October 20 and Sunday, October 26, Hampshire officers caught a total of 178 drivers using a mobile phone behind the wheel. A total of 66 of these were in the eastern area, including Portsmouth. As well as imposing penalties on drivers who were caught, officers also used it as an opportunity to educate motorists to the dangers of driving...
With citizens, communities and businesses increasingly expecting to engage easily with public agencies over the web, it’s important that organisations have the tools they need to support a digital by default agenda.
But what can leaders and planners do to best serve constituents and stakeholders digitally? And how can organisations go digital and deliver compelling results at an affordable cost?
One solution that public sector organisations worldwide are increasingly looking to is Drupal, an open source content management platform that exploits the connectivity of the...
16:02, 31 October 2014
16:03, 31 October 2014
Compared to wooden stakes and cloves of garlic, traditional weapons of All Hallows Evening, much more sophisticated tools are needed to protect against the gremlins of the 21st century.And it is with this tenuous seasonal link I introduce Falanx, the top performing small cap in the week ending October 31.Shares in the digital security firm advanced over 60 per cent after its new cyber security platform secured its first UK government...
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Relatives of residents in a Huddersfield care home are to fight plans for its partial closure.They are concerned that elderly people with dementia will be badly hurt by the decision to close a unit for them at Abbey Place care home in Abbey Road, Fartown.The families have been given just a month to try and find new places for their relatives who live at the home.A number of staff including care-workers are also set to lose their jobs in November.Care home officials say the nursing...
Drivers faced delays of up to an hour this afternoon (Friday) after a four car smash on the M62 near Ainley Top.Police were called to reports of a multi-vehicle accident on the eastbound carriageway near junction 24 at 12.55pm.The outside lane was blocked. Emergency services then closed the middle lane as well.The two lanes were shut for about an hour and long tailbacks resulted.Police said there were no serious injuries but one driver reported chest pains.Delays continued until late afternoon.There were also hold-ups westbound between...
A shopkeeper was slashed with a knife in a raid at his family’s newsagent’s shop in Dewsbury.Javid Makda, 33, was behind the counter at Birkdale Newsagents in Mallinson Street at 6.30pm on Thursday when two men burst in.One man, wearing a hood, threatened him with a knife and demanded money while his accomplice ran into the shop, also shouting for cash.Javid held up his arm to protect himself and was cut across his left forearm. He ducked down behind the counter and the man jumped...
The Halloween spirit turned out to be a very generous one in Huddersfield.Ghosts, zombies and vampires had nothing but good intentions as they raised money for charity.Staff working in shops and offices donned gruesome costumes to help local and national charities.And they did so as Huddersfield basked in the hottest Halloween on record.Weatherman Paul Stevens recorded temperatures of 18.9° C in town, well above the previous Huddersfield record of 15.6°C back in 1970.The mercury reached 23.5C (74.3F) at Gravesend in Kent, beating the...
What could be more traditional on Halloween than pumpkin carving!In recent years creative types have been coming up with original and clever designs - and Huddersfield folk are no different!Click below to see some of your wonderful work!
You've also been sending us fantastic pictures of your kids in their Halloween outfits!Click below for dozens of fantastic pictures!
Even pets have been getting in on the act! See more pictures of your furry friends in fancy dress!