Unemployed bussed in to steward river pageant | →
A group of long-term unemployed jobseekers were bussed into London to work as unpaid stewards during the diamond jubilee celebrations and told to sleep under London Bridge before working on the river pageant. Up to 30 jobseekers and another 50 people on apprentice wages were taken to London by coach from Bristol, Bath and Plymouth as part of the government’s Work Programme.
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The Registry contains an up-to-date list of exonerations in the United States since January 1989 – 891 exonerations as of today – with su mmaries of the cases and searchable data on each. This is the largest database of exonerations ever assembled. Snapshot figures of the 873 exonerated defendants: 93% are men, 7% women; 37% were exonerated with the help of DNA evidence; 63% without DNA; ...