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Month: October 2021

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Around 14 million households will face significant rise in their energy bills

It's according to the boss of energy regulator Ofgem Households can expect to see a “significant rise” in their bills when the price cap review takes place in February, according to the boss of energy regulator Ofgem. Chief executive Jonathan Brearley told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “We can’t predict everything, and the wholesale market, as we’ve seen, has gone up and down extremely quickly so we can’t predict fully […]

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No Time To Die album becomes highest charting James Bond soundtrack of all time

Hans Zimmer’s soundtrack for No Time To Die has become the highest charting James Bond album in the history of the film franchise. The album has debuted at number seven in the Official Charts Company rankings following the long-awaited release of the film last week. The film’s title track by Billie Eilish previously reached number one in the singles chart last February. Zimmer created the soundtrack with former Smiths guitarist […]

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ECB give green light to mens Ashes tour subject to critical conditions

England bosses have given the green light for this winter’s Ashes tour. The England and Wales Cricket Board has issued a statement that will pave the way for the blue-chip series to start as scheduled in Brisbane on December 8. England captain Joe Root last week refused to confirm he would tour Australia, while opposing counterpart Tim Paine had suggested the tourists would pitch up for the series with or […]

todayOctober 8, 2021 9

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Baroness Casey to lead review into culture and standards at the Met

Baroness Casey of Blackstock will lead the review of culture and standards at the Metropolitan Police in the wake of Sarah Everard’s murder. Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick announced the appointment on Friday, saying it was an “important step in our journey to rebuild public trust” which would scrutinise the force’s vetting, recruitment, leadership, training and “all manner of processes to see how they reinforce the best possible standards”. An “urgent […]

todayOctober 8, 2021 2

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Ecoli contamination alert over tap water in thousands of homes

Tap water in thousands of homes could have been contaminated with E.coli, a water company has warned. Sutton and East Surrey (SES) Water has advised people living in parts of Kent and Surrey to boil their water as a “precautionary measure” after a routine test detected a possible outbreak of the bacteria. The company said that water supplies at 6,500 properties “could be affected” by the bacteria, which can cause […]

todayOctober 8, 2021 2

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Fire breaks out at Andorra stadium ahead of Englands World Cup qualifier

It's on the eve of the qualifier. A fire broke out at Andorra’s national stadium on the eve of the World Cup qualifier against England. The Three Lions are in the Pyrenees ahead of Saturday evening’s Group I clash against the side ranked 156th in the world. The visitors trained at the Estadi Nacional on Friday lunchtime, before manager Gareth Southgate and stand-in skipper Kieran Trippier faced the media. Shortly […]

todayOctober 8, 2021 5

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People urged to get flu and Covid booster vaccines to help NHS cope

The Health Secretary is urging people to have their flu and Covid-19 booster vaccines after experts predicted the viruses could push the health service to breaking point this winter. The Government has launched the biggest flu programme in the NHS’s history, with more than 35 million people in England eligible for a free vaccine. Covid booster jabs are also being rolled out, with around 1.7 million people given these third […]

todayOctober 8, 2021 4

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Fifth of people expect finances to worsen in run up to Christmas

Some industries have recently reported struggling to recruit staff, although the ending of the furlough scheme could mean some people are tipped into unemployment. A fifth (20%) of people think their finances will worsen in the run-up to Christmas. Concerns about rising living costs are growing, with 27% of people surveyed in September citing rising prices as a worry, up from 24% in June, according to pensions and retirement specialist […]

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