Gove under fire at NUT conference

Wharfedale Observer: Teachers are considering fresh strikes

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Michael Gove was described as a "demented Dalek on speed" today as teachers debated calls for a major escalation of strike action.

Republican Crossan shot in office

Wharfedale Observer: A police officer patrols the area close to where a prominent dissident republican was shot dead in west Belfast (AP)

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Dissident republican Tommy Crossan was shot dead in Belfast yesterday, police have confirmed, saying he was shot several times while he sat in an office.

Bankrupt quango chief steps down

Wharfedale Observer: David Cameron appointed Tony Caplin chairman of the Public Works Loans Board last year

10:03pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A businessman appointed by David Cameron to head a multibillion-pound quango has been forced to step down after it was disclosed that he was bankrupt.

Bankrupt quango chief steps down

Wharfedale Observer: A businessman appointed by Prime Minister David Cameron to head a quango has been forced to step down

12:11am Sunday 20th April 2014

A businessman appointed by David Cameron to head a multibillion-pound quango has been forced to step down after it was disclosed that he was bankrupt.

Archbishop to highlight hardship

Wharfedale Observer: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will deliver his Easter sermon today

12:11am Sunday 20th April 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury will use his Easter sermon to highlight the hardship of people suffering from conflict around the world and in Britain.

CCTV 'used to spy on teachers'

Wharfedale Observer: Teachers claim they are being subjected to 'permanent surveillance'

12:11am Sunday 20th April 2014

Schools are using CCTV cameras designed to keep pupils safe to spy on teachers, it has been claimed.

Best of England in Hall of Fame

Wharfedale Observer: The best of everything English will be on display at an exhibition in London to mark St George's Day

12:11am Sunday 20th April 2014

An exhibition showcasing the best of England, from the Beatles to Bakewell pudding, will open on St George's Day.

Brown to focus on pensions security

Wharfedale Observer: Gordon Brown says Scotland is better staying in the UK to protect pension security

12:11am Sunday 20th April 2014

Former prime minister Gordon Brown will focus on the security of people's pensions in an attempt to put forward the case for Scotland remaining in the UK.

Urban music showcased at live event

Wharfedale Observer: DJ MistaJam will play the event at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow in May

12:11am Sunday 20th April 2014

Another live music event is to take place in Scotland, adding to BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend.

Women-only Scottish Cabinet event

Wharfedale Observer: Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will be attending the women-only Cabinet event

12:11am Sunday 20th April 2014

A women-only Scottish Cabinet event will be held to debate issues related to the independence referendum.






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