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The Philippines hit with super typhoon

The central Philippines is being torn apart by Typhoon Haiyan, which has brought winds of 314km/h. Millions of people have had to seek shelter in 20 provinces and officials have said at least three people have been killed. Meteorologists have...

BAE workers strive on after job cuts announced

Staff working at BAE’s shipyards have gone back to work today after hearing that 1,800 of them are facing redundancy. On Wednesday they were sent home after the job cuts were announced. Around 800 jobs will be slashed in Scotland...

Creamfields leads the nominations for 2013 festival awards

Creamfields is nominated in four separate categories including ‘Best Major Festival’ alongside Download, Glastonbury, V Festival, Reading & Leeds and last year’s winner Bestival. It is also nominated for the ‘Best Dance Festival’, ‘Best Toilets’ and ‘Headline Performance of the...

Lap-dancers get ‘too close’ in Bournemouth club

A lap-dancing club in Bournemouth may lose its licence after claims the dancers have been getting too close to customers. Wiggle, on Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth is facing allegations that its staff have breached the code of conduct concerning the...

Disabled people win appeal against government

Five disabled people have succeeded in their appeal against the government’s plan to abolish the Independent Living Fund. The Independent Living Fund (ILF)  costs the government £320m and currently provides support enabling nearly 19,000 severely disabled people in the UK...

UK Universities to trial US grade point system

At least 20 universities in the UK are to change their grading systems from the traditional first, second and third class classifications to US style ‘grade points’. A pilot scheme will run until July 2014 and will see students’ work...

Media Masquerade Ball tickets on sale this week!

Bournemouth University’s PR and Communications Society are selling tickets for the Media Masquerade Ball on campus this week. Tickets will be sold in the atrium in Poole House on Wednesday 6th November from 1pm-6pm and again on Friday 8th November...

French teenagers take kidnapped llama on tram ride

Five French teenagers have been arrested after drunkenly abducting a circus llama and taking him on a tram ride around Bordeaux. The llama, named Serge, was taken by the group on Thursday morning as they walked into the closed down...

seaside walk in memory of Ryan Loughran

A team of housing staff has raised  £5,700 for CLIC Sargent as they walked 10 miles in memory of a one year-old boy who died of leukaemia. The team from Raglan Housing walked from Sandbanks to Hengistbury Head in remembrance of Ryan Loughran from Bournemouth....