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Month: November 2021

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The Duchess of Cambridge stars in film alongside 10 year old Cub Scout to mark remembrance

In the film, Kate, who is joint president of The Scout Association, was in conversation with Italy star veteran Colonel David Blum OBE and 10-year old Cub Scout Emily The Duchess of Cambridge has starred in a film alongside a 10-year-old Cub Scout to mark the Royal British Legion centenary. In the film, Kate awarded Emily Edge a new Scouts’ Centenary Remembrance Badge for creating a poppy display for her […]

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Businessman jailed over flight that killed footballer Emiliano Sala

He's been sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court A businessman has been jailed for 18 months over the plane crash that killed footballer Emiliano Sala. The 28-year-old striker and pilot David Ibbotson, 59, died when the small plane they were flying in entered the English Channel in January 2019. David Henderson, 67, of Hotham in the East Riding of Yorkshire, was convicted of endangering the safety of the aircraft after a […]

todayNovember 12, 2021 5


Competition watchdog probes PO and DFDS over charter agreement

Together, the two lines carry more than 2.5 million lorries across the English Channel every year The UK competition regulator has launched an investigation into a capacity sharing agreement between P&O Ferries and DFDS. In May, the two ferry operators entered a mutual space charter agreement on the Dover-Calais route in an effort to shorten freight customers’ waiting times. The agreement was also intended to help improve the flow of […]

todayNovember 12, 2021 4


Pub owner Mitchells Butlers partners with Uber Eats for deliveries

It will allow customers to order food from around 1,000 of its venues on the app Pub and bar owner Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has launched a major partnership with Uber Eats which will allow customers to order food from around 1,000 of its venues on the app. It will be one of the biggest pub partnerships on the platform, which has seen operator numbers soar since the pandemic hit […]

todayNovember 11, 2021 4


Competition for graduate jobs soars

That's according to the Institute of Student Employers Applications for graduate jobs have surged but vacancies have not yet recovered to pre-pandemic levels, a survey suggests. The 2021 cohort of graduates have been competing for positions against last year’s cohort – who graduated in the year the pandemic began, the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) said. A survey of 177 student employers in September suggests firms have received an average […]

todayNovember 11, 2021 5


Lack of properties on estate agent books pushing house prices up

That's according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors A growth in inquiries from house-hunters in October is yet to translate into a pick-up in sales, according to surveyors. Despite an overall net balance of 10% of property professionals reporting an increase in new buyer inquiries, estate agents only have 37 properties on their books on average, down from around 42 in March, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) […]

todayNovember 11, 2021 11


Sir Peter Scotts international wetland charity marks a 75 year milestone

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust was founded on the banks of the River Severn in 1946 The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is celebrating 75 years of conservation work that has seen it pull birds back from extinction while creating wonderful new nature-friendly habitats. Sir Peter Scott, who has been described by Sir David Attenborough as the “patron saint of conservation”, founded the WWT on the banks of the River Severn […]

todayNovember 10, 2021 5


Charles suggests planting memorial avenues to remember loved ones lost to Covid

His comments come ahead of his birthday on Sunday The Prince of Wales has suggested avenues of hedgerows and trees could be planted across the country to commemorate those who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic. Heir to throne Charles has written for Country Life magazine to mark his 73rd birthday on Sunday, and highlighted the environmental importance of hedgerows as “the country’s single biggest Nature reserve”. The prince, […]

todayNovember 10, 2021 4


Domestic abuse victims ineligible for legal aid forced to stay with abusers

That's according to Luis Labaton, chief executive of Domestic Violence Assist Thousands of victims of domestic abuse are being “badly let down” by the legal aid system and forced to remain with their abusers because they cannot afford representation in court, a charity boss has warned. Luis Labaton, chief executive of Domestic Violence Assist (DV Assist), said that “almost daily” victims are being left with no protection because they cannot […]

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