skip_previous play_arrow skip_next
00:00 00:00
playlist_play chevron_left
  • play_arrow

    DukeBox UK DukeBox UK

  • cover play_arrow

    Outside The Box #6 - Outstanding Arsenal and Hamilton the History-Maker Duke Box

Month: December 2021

93 Results / Page 8 of 11


Police mistakes probably contributed to Port victims deaths

They died between June 2014 to September 2015 Police mistakes “probably” contributed to the deaths of Stephen Port’s victims, an inquest jury has found. Officers in Barking, east London, missed repeated opportunities to catch sexual predator Port after he plied first victim Anthony Walgate with a fatal dose of date-rape drug GHB and dumped his body. Port struck three more times before he was caught, killing each of his young, […]

todayDecember 10, 2021 19


Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross tests negative for Covid 19

He was isolating after a positive case at Holyrood on Wednesday Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross is no longer self-isolating after testing negative for Covid-19. Mr Ross took a PCR test after a member of his staff tested positive for coronavirus. The unnamed worker was in Holyrood, Edinburgh, on Wednesday, but received a positive result from a lateral flow test later that night. Mr Ross did a lateral flow test […]

todayDecember 10, 2021 31


Julian Assange can be extradited to the US

That's according to a ruling from the High Court Julian Assange’s lawyers intend to take his case to the Supreme Court, his fiancee has said, after the High Court allowed the WikiLeaks founder’s extradition to the US. Assange, 50, is wanted in America over an alleged conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defence information following WikiLeaks’ publication of hundreds of thousands of leaked documents relating to the Afghanistan and Iraq […]

todayDecember 10, 2021 12


Clicking a link in a fake delivery text may lead to life savings being stolen

The warning has been issued by TSB Clicking on a link in a fake delivery text this Christmas could be the starting point for having all your savings stolen, a bank is warning. TSB said that according to its internal data recorded in October, around four in five (81%) fraud cases that started with a text used a delivery company as the initial “hook”. These are cases that then lead […]

todayDecember 9, 2021 12


Saga gives staff paid week off to mark birth of grandchildren

The firm say it is the first move of its kind for a major UK business Saga is to give grandparents among its 2,500 employees a week of paid time off from work to celebrate the birth of grandchildren. The company, which offers services to the over 50s, said it is the first move of its kind for a major UK business. It also announced that the grandchildren of all […]

todayDecember 9, 2021 24


More than 274000 homeless in England amid fears of rising tide of evictions

That's according to the charity, Shelter More than 274,000 people are homeless in England amid fears of a “rising tide” of evictions as many families face an uncertain winter. One in every 206 people in England is without a home, including 126,000 children, a homeless charity warned. In London one in every 53 people is homeless, with high numbers also in Brighton and Hove and in Manchester, according to research […]

todayDecember 9, 2021 11


Boss who helped create Taylor Wimpey to leave after nearly 15 years

Pete Redfern is likely to step down next year The man who negotiated the creation of Taylor Wimpey in a “dingy” cafe on the M40 around 15 years ago plans to leave the company when recruiters have found him a suitable replacement. Pete Redfern is likely to step down next year but plans to stay until a “full handover has taken place”, the UK’s third-largest housebuilder said on Wednesday. The […]

todayDecember 8, 2021 11


First person to get Covid vaccination urges more to join her on anniversary

Margaret Keenan got the first jab at University Hospital Coventry Margaret Keenan, who a year ago became the first person to have a Covid jab, has urged people to get a vaccination. The 91-year-old said: “The best Christmas present I could have is being in good health and having had the jab and feeling free from this horrible virus.” The grandmother, who has also already also had her booster and […]

todayDecember 8, 2021 14


Tesco distribution centre strikes paused after pay offer

It affects four of their UK distribution hubs Planned strikes by workers at Tesco distribution centres have been suspended after a new pay offer. Members of Unite based in Antrim, Belfast, Didcot and Doncaster are being recommended to accept a proposed deal. The union said that following fresh talks workers have been offered a minimum of a 5.5% increase backdated to July and an additional 0.5% from February 2022. Unite […]

todayDecember 8, 2021 15