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Coronavirus: Climate change ‘bigger threat’ than Covid-19

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption NHS workers want scientists involved in planning for a post-coronavirus Wales Poor air quality and climate change pose a bigger threat to people’s health and the economy than coronavirus, NHS staff have warned. BBC Wales has seen a letter – sent on behalf of hundreds of healthcare bodies representing millions of professionals – to… Read more →

Coronavirus: 75 jobs under threat at Titanic Belfast visitor centre

Image caption Titanic Belfast opened in 2012, coinciding with the centenary of the Belfast-built ship’s maiden voyage The BBC understands that 75 jobs are under threat at the Titanic Belfast visitor centre. The company has started a consultation over the potential redundancies. It is understood a further 11 positions are under threat at TBL International, an events company linked to… Read more →

Protest over tissue factory closure threat

Image caption Unite union officer Daryl Williams says questions remain over the jobs decision About 150 people have protested over plans to shut a tissue paper factory – with the loss of 94 jobs.. Northwood Hygiene Products announced in May plans to close the site at Penygroes, near Caernarfon in Gwynedd. The company has blamed a drop in demand from… Read more →