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Lloyds creates fund for Carillion’s small business victims

Lloyds will provide £50m for struggling small firms as Nationwide takes on Carillion staff. BBC News – Business

Chris Tarrant guilty of drink-driving

The radio and TV host was found to be over the legal limit while returning from a pub near his home. BBC News – Home

Superjumbo jet future secured by Emirates order

A big order from Emirates airline saves the A380 after Airbus threatened to stop making the plane. BBC News – Business

Travel disruption as high winds and snow hit UK

Gusts of up to 83mph bring down trees and damage electric wires across parts of the UK. BBC News – Home

PFI deals ‘costing taxpayers billions’

Financing schools and hospitals privately is much more expensive than a public alternative, report finds. BBC News – Business

Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop

The Newsnight presenter speaks about being harassed by a former friend for more than two decades. BBC News – Home

In push to 'fast track' women into office, gender quotas gain traction

When Laura Chinchilla was elected Costa Rica’s first woman president in 2010, she made sure to thank some of her symbolic supporters. Schoolchildren cast ballots in their own mock presidential elections, which she won by a landslide. “When I showed up at the schools, teachers pulled me aside to say that a lot of their girls returned to class after the election more outspoken,” former President Chinchilla says in an interview. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines