Are modern apprenticeships working?

Are modern apprenticeships working?

LAST AUTUMN the Government launched its industrial strategy, with new look apprenticeships, at Gateshead College in the north of England. The then skills minster, Robert Halfon, announced an extra £170m funding for Institutes of Technology, which could involve an...
Newcastle in the sights of Britain’s far-right

Newcastle in the sights of Britain’s far-right

Far-right groups like the English Defence League are targeting Newcastle, the region’s capital, to stir up racial hatred and social unrest. MI5 and top  police chiefs believe that the threat posed by the extreme right in the North of England and elsewhere is greater...