Czech crime gang jailed for trying to halt Plymouth modern slavery trial

Four Czech nationals who tried to derail a human trafficking trial by forcing a victim to retract his testimony have been jailed for a total of more than 20 years today [11 September].

Ruzena Tancosova, 56, her daughters Katerina Ruzena Tancosova, 37, and Lenka Cmejlova, 35, and family friend Libuse Sindelarova, 42, appeared before Plymouth Crown Court for sentencing after earlier...

Ambulance service to recruit paramedics from Czech Republic and Slovakia

South Western Ambulance Service has started a recruitment campaign to attract around twenty qualified paramedics from the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

A national shortage of qualified paramedics in England means that previous recruitment campaigns have not produced the number of paramedics required across the South West.

Paramedics in the Czech Republic and Slovakia have...