THE tearful family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby said "our hearts have been ripped apart".His wife Rebecca, 30, mother of his son Jack, aged two, and stepfather Ian Rigby, 54, fought back tears as they spoke on behalf of the 25-year-old's whole family at a press conference at the Regimental HQ of his unit, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in Bury, Greater Manchester.The soldier's mother Lyn Rigby, 46, sat red-eyed, unable to speak through tears, clutching a teddy her son had bought his...
The Royal Bank of Canada has pledged not to send work offshore when salary savings is the primary reason. The bank’s new , unveiled Friday, comes about five weeks after it faced an angry backlash over plans to dismiss Canadian IT workers and outsource work to an offshore supplier. RBC’s suppliers must “not hire foreign workers from outside of Canada, when performing services on behalf of RBC, where a worker eligible to work in Canada is available and able to perform the service,” the bank said in a release. RBC examined the types of work the bank [...]
Universities asked to draw up guidelines on handling preachers with track record of inciting hatred in aftermath of attack A fresh drive to prevent radicalisation of impressionable students on campus is being launched in which universities will be asked to draw up guidelines on how to handle preachers who have a track record of inciting hatred, at the end of a dramatic week that saw a soldier murdered in Woolwich in the first terror-related incident on mainland Britain since the 7 July 2005 bombings. Universities UK, which represents higher [...]