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Month: March 2022

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Charles praises letter writing as he meets young stamp design winners

New stamp designs have been created based on heroes of the pandemic The Prince of Wales has voiced his appreciation for the act of sending letters as he met winners of a children’s competition for new stamp designs based on heroes of the pandemic. The winning eight designs, chosen from more than 600,000 entries, feature NHS workers, a scientist, a delivery driver and Captain Sir Tom Moore. Charles welcomed the […]

todayMarch 11, 2022 41


Hermes to change its name and invest millions in couriers pensions

It is to rebrand as Evri Courier giant Hermes is to change its name and invest millions of pounds in pensions for its employees, the company has announced. The GMB union said it was a “breakthrough” deal which will give couriers proper retirement plans and the right to maternity and paternity leave. Hermes is to rebrand as Evri, with a new logo rolled out across the country. The move was […]

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Leaseholders should not pay a penny to rectify faults not of their doing

That's according to a report from MP's Leaseholders should not pay a penny to put right faults that are not of their doing in order to make their homes safe, MPs have said in a report into building safety remediation. The cross-party Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Committee issued a report in response to plans outlined in January by Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove. Mr Gove said in January […]

todayMarch 11, 2022 30


Boris Johnson condemns depraved Russian attack on maternity hospital

Boris Johnson has condemned a reported Russian strike on a Ukrainian hospital as “depraved” as he vowed to step up support to the beleaguered Ukrainian military. Ukrainian officials reported that the maternity and children’s hospital in the besieged port city of Mariupol was severely damaged in the attack. President Volodymyr Zelensky condemned the strike as an “atrocity” and reiterated his call to Western nations to impose a no-fly zone. In […]

todayMarch 9, 2022 38


Andy Burnhams move to bring bus services under public control not unlawful

Andy Burnham’s decision to reform bus services to bring them under public control in Greater Manchester was not unlawful, a High Court judge has found in a ruling against two bus companies. In March 2021, the mayor of the region made the decision to implement the Greater Manchester Franchising Scheme after consultations and a recommendation from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA). Bus companies Stagecoach Manchester and Rotala, the two […]

todayMarch 9, 2022 35


Chernobyl power cut could see complete failure of programme to make it safe

A British nuclear materials expert has warned that the reported cutting of power to the Chernobyl site could see the “complete failure” of the £1.25 billion programme to make the site safe. Professor Claire Corkhill, who is Chair in Nuclear Material Degradation in the University of Sheffield’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was speaking after Ukrainian authorities said the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster had been knocked […]

todayMarch 9, 2022 54


Liverpool reach last eight of Champions League despite rare Anfield loss

Liverpool suffered their first Anfield defeat in a year after a 1-0 defeat to 10-man Inter Milan but still progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of their two-goal first-leg advantage. Lautaro Martinez’s 61st-minute goal had given the visitors a chance of overturning the deficit but Alexis Sanchez’s red card for a second bookable offence less than two minutes later blew a hole in their hopes. Liverpool, who […]

todayMarch 8, 2022 51


Online Safety Bill will require social media platforms to stop scam adverts

Social media sites and search engines will be legally required to prevent paid-for scam adverts from appearing on their platforms as part of updated proposals for new online safety laws. Under the current draft of the Online Safety Bill, platforms will have a duty of care to protect users from fraud committed by other users, but the proposals have now been updated to also bring fraudulent paid-for adverts that appear […]

todayMarch 8, 2022 36


Zelensky gives Churchillian address to MPs as UK announces Russian oil ban

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky invoked British war leader Sir Winston Churchill in an emotional address to MPs, vowing to fight invading Russian troops in the air, sea and on the streets. In a speech to the House of Commons that was greeted before and after by standing ovations, Mr Zelensky repeated his call for a no-fly zone to be established by the West, begging for the UK to “make sure […]

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