WOMEN UP TO FIVE TIMES LESS LIKELY TO BE ROADSIDE BREATH TESTED

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Call for equal treatment to stop female drunk drivers

· New study reveals women are on average three times less likely to be breath tested than men – rising to five times in some areas

· 14 per cent of women who have driven whilst over the limit did so because they did not expect to get caught

· Seven per cent of women and 10 per cent of men fail roadside breath tests

· North Wales, Dyfed-Powys and Lancashire named the breath testing hotspots

· Drivers in Kent and Avon and Somerset are the least likely to be breath tested

· Quarter of all roadside breath tests carried out in December

 

Women are up to five times less likely than men to be roadside breath tested by the police, according to a new study from Direct Line Car Insurance1.

 

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KWSP appoints high performance communications partner

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Specialist transport and technology PR agency, Prova, has won the public relations account for digital fabrication and additive manufacturing specialists, KW Special Projects (KWSP). Prova, an award-winning communications consultancy, will work alongside KWSP to cement the Brackley-based company’s position at the forefront of digital fabrication and additive manufacturing, a rapidly growing and game-changing sector within UK engineering.

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CYBER THREAT CONTINUES TO DRIVE MASSIVE IT GRADUATE RECRUITMENT PROGRAMME

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Reflecting the increasing threat from cyber-crime, whether by individual threat actors, or nation states, the single biggest proportion of BAE Systems’ graduate intake for 2015 will join the Company’s cyber security arm for the third year running. Of the 293 graduates being recruited to work in the UK business, a third of them, 98 graduates, will join BAE Systems’ Applied Intelligence business unit, which is headquartered in Guildford in Surrey with additional offices in Leeds, London and Gloucester.

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Abortion rights battles are spreading to the UK, says leading academic

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Recent British court ruling opens the way to prosecute abortionists for murder

Following reports from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) that the number of protests outside clinics is on the rise, and as medical and rights groups call for buffer zones to be set up around abortion clinics to prevent women being harassed by anti-abortion activists, a leading expert on protest says that the UK is seeing the formation of an ‘abortion’ battleground similar to that in the US.

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