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Month: October 2021

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Adele announces London performance dates for 2022

She will take to the stage as part of next year’s BST Hyde Park festival, which will also feature performances from Sir Elton John, Duran Duran and Pearl Jam Adele has announced dates for London performances for 2022 marking her first UK live shows since 2017. The singer, 33, shared the news on Twitter and Instagram with a picture of herself with her name on it and the words Hyde […]

todayOctober 26, 2021 1


Premier Inn announce their latest set of results

They have narrowed losses following Covid restrictions Premier Inn is recovering quicker than expected from the pandemic, its owner said. Whitbread told shareholders that while there are still uncertainties in its UK business, it expects revenue per available room to have return to pre-pandemic levels at some point in 2022. Revenue in the six months to the end of August was 39% lower than the same period two years earlier, […]

todayOctober 26, 2021 15


Ikea buys former Topshop Oxford Street store in 378m deal

They plan to open Ikea Oxford Street in autumn 2023 Ikea is buying the former Topshop flagship store on London’s Oxford Street for £378 million. The deal is a much-needed vote of confidence for central London, which has seen tourist footfall decimated by the pandemic. Since 2019 Ikea has opened shops in major cities such as Tokyo, Madrid, Moscow, Paris and New York to grow its presence on busy high […]

todayOctober 26, 2021 3


Leicester submit application to expand King Power Stadium

It has been submitted to Leicester City Council Leicester have submitted a planning application for the expansion of the King Power Stadium. After running a public consultation in August and September, the club have confirmed they have now applied for permission from Leicester City Council to develop the ground. The club say there was an “overwhelmingly positive” response to their consultation period, which involved local residents and businesses, stakeholders and […]

todayOctober 25, 2021 8


Plaque commemorates Britains first black train driver

He had a long and successful career on the railway, including driving the famous Flying Scotsman locomotive A plaque has been unveiled commemorating Britain’s first black train driver. Jamaican-born Wilston Samuel Jackson began maintaining trains shortly after moving to London in 1952, and became a driver 10 years later. He had a long and successful career on the railway, including driving the famous Flying Scotsman locomotive. Speaking at the unveiling […]

todayOctober 25, 2021 8


Petrol prices shoot up to record highs

The data is calculated by Experian Catalist and provided to the RAC and AA Prices at the petrol pumps reached an all-time high on Sunday, while diesel is still a little short of its previous record, new data shows. The average UK price of petrol hit 142.94p a litre on Sunday, beating the former record, set in April 2012, by 0.46p. Meanwhile, diesel prices reached 146.5p a litre on Sunday, […]

todayOctober 25, 2021 6


Chancellor rejects Rashfords calls to continue free school holiday meals

The Chancellor has appeared to reject a call from footballer Marcus Rashford to extend the free school meal programme into the school holidays for the next three years. In a letter to the Sunday Times, England and Manchester United forward Rashford joined with supermarket bosses and food industry leaders to demand ministers continue providing the meals to vulnerable children, even when they were not in the classroom. The signatories said […]

todayOctober 24, 2021 19


Former footballer Jay Tabb all set for charity ride

He is taking part in the Fitzdares Racing Welfare Charity Flat Race at Wincanton Former Premier League footballer Jay Tabb will experience another kind of sporting thrill when he takes to the saddle for the Fitzdares Racing Welfare Charity Flat Race at Wincanton on Sunday. The 37-year-old enjoyed a 16-year career as a midfielder, working his way through Crystal Palace’s youth academy before undertaking spells at Brentford, Coventry, Reading and […]

todayOctober 24, 2021 24


Brentford boss Thomas Frank wary of Leicesters in form forward Patson Daka

The West London side are coming off the back of a 1-nil defeat by Chelsea Patson Daka’s midweek heroics have given Brentford boss Thomas Frank an extra threat to prepare for ahead of today’s visit of Leicester. Zambia striker Daka, the £22million summer signing from RB Salzburg, followed up his maiden Premier League goal against Manchester United last weekend with a stunning four-goal haul in the Europa League. The 23-year-old […]

todayOctober 24, 2021 21