Two Catholic midwives lose battle to opt out of involvement in abortion procedures in landmark ruling
FIVE justices at the Supreme Court in London ruled that labour ward co-ordinators Mary Doogan and Connie Wood should have to support staff caring for patients having terminations.
Catholic midwives lose abortion case
The UK's highest court has told two Catholic midwives they do not have the right to avoid supervising other nurses involved in abortion procedures.
Friends remember former P.E.I. bookman
Memorial service held for John Ward
Sound system fight lands Dauphin Co. neighbors in jail
By: The Associated Press WILLIAMSTOWN, Pa. -- A Dauphin County man is under arrest after police say he used racial slurs in a death threat against his Williamstown neighbor, who was also arrested. State police charged 22-year-old Joshua Axle Thornton this week with ethnic intimidation, simple assault, harassment and other offenses. ...
Former American Apparel lender urges retailer to look at 'strategic options'
Hedge fund Lion Capital has nominated one of its founders for a seat on the American Apparel Inc. board and is pushing the Los Angeles retailer to weigh "strategic alternatives," presumably including a sale of the company.
Judge rules in favor of HISD in Wheatley dispute
The Houston school district can proceed with demolishing the old Wheatley High School over objections from some in the Fifth Ward community after a judge ruled Wednesday in HISD's favor. Hinde also said the evidence failed to show HISD violated its promise to voters in its 2012 bond election or violated rules regarding asbestos exposure. The school board settled a prior lawsuit challenging the ...
West Shore Community College names interim president
According to West Shore Community College, Scott Ward has been appointed by the board of trustees Monday night.
Thousands of pounds raised as Southampton helps children's ward after burglary
THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised today as Southampton rallies together help sick children after heartless thieves stole a Playstation from a children's ward.
Candidate hits streets to shape election agenda
A LABOUR councillor hit the campaign trail in search of support at the forthcoming local elections.
Cute alert! Newborn babies tucked up in Christmas stockings by thoughtful staff at maternity hospital
NURSES at Magee-Women's Hospital have been holding the very special Christmas Day event for several years and give parents the red stockings to take home as a keepsake.