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Month: May 2022

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44 of landlords have supported tenants financially in past year

More than two in five (44%) landlords say they have supported tenants financially in the past year, such as by reducing or pausing rent, a survey has found. Nearly three-quarters (74%) of landlords said they feel a responsibility to help their tenants during times of financial hardship, according to the research from The Landlord Works, which helps landlords to manage their property portfolios. Nearly half (45%) of landlords said any […]

todayMay 25, 2022 15


MS pulls out of Russia and warns cost of living crunch will hit sales

Marks & Spencer said it is leaving its Russian franchise business as it also warned that its sales growth will slow due to the cost-of-living crisis. The retail giant’s Russian arm, which is run by Turkish franchisees, operates 48 shops and 1,200 employees. In March, the company stopped shipments to the stores but has now said it will “fully exit our Russian franchise” and face a £31 million cost hit […]

todayMay 25, 2022 17


Two fifths of British butterflies threatened with extinction analysis shows

More than two-fifths of British butterflies are threatened with extinction, with experts warning that action is needed to prevent species being lost. The latest Red List for British butterflies shows a worsening picture for many species as climate change and nitrogen pollution pile on the pressure for insects already struggling with changes to landscapes, they said. Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation said there was better news for some of Britain’s most […]

todayMay 25, 2022 10


Google Street Views time travel feature comes to smartphones

Google Street View’s “time travel” feature is being added to smartphones for the first time, allowing users to look back at historical photos of locations on their mobile for the first time. Street View is the tech giant’s 360-degree photo-based map of the world with images captured from cameras mounted onto vehicles and even backpacks and can be found within Google Maps Currently, only users on the desktop version of […]

todayMay 24, 2022 10


Autistic 14 year old girl attempted suicide following police strip search

An investigation has been launched into a mother’s claims that her 14-year-old autistic daughter was strip-searched by Metropolitan Police officers. The force confirmed the woman had made a complaint after the BBC reported that the teenager was left traumatised and tried to kill herself. The mixed-race girl, whom the broadcaster referred to as “Olivia”, was said to have been out with friends when they argued with two boys who phoned […]

todayMay 24, 2022 12


Biden urges Indo Pacific leaders to make greater effort to stop Putins war

President Joe Biden has told fellow Indo-Pacific leaders assembled for a four-country summit that they are navigating “a dark hour in our shared history” due to Russia’s war on Ukraine and urged the group to make a greater effort to stop Vladimir Putin’s aggression. “This is more than just a European issue. It’s a global issue,” Mr Biden said as the “Quad” summit with Japan, Australia and India got under […]

todayMay 24, 2022 15


Anticipation over Gray report mounts as PM urged to explain secret meeting

The long-awaited Sue Gray partygate report is finally set to be published this week, as the Prime Minister faces calls to explain the purpose of a “secret” meeting with the senior civil servant. Reports have suggested the document, expected to be published in the coming days, will feature photographs of illegal gatherings. It was also reported that top civil servant Simon Case will be particularly hard-hit by the contents, despite […]

todayMay 23, 2022 18


Justin Thomas credits his experience for US PGA victory

Justin Thomas believes his experience was a crucial factor after beating Will Zalatoris in a play-off to win his second US PGA Championship at Southern Hills. Chile’s Mito Pereira held a one-shot lead on the 72nd hole after seeing his birdie putt on the 17th stop agonisingly short of the hole, but pushed his drive into the creek and ran up a devastating double bogey. That left Thomas and Zalatoris […]

todayMay 23, 2022 10


Ex Tory MP to be sentenced for sexually assaulting 15 year old boy

Former Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan is facing a possible jail sentence for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. The 48-year-old was expelled from the Conservative Party and later resigned from the Commons, triggering a by-election in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, after he was convicted last month following a trial at Southwark Crown Court. The jury heard how he forced the youngster to drink gin and tonic, pushed him on to a […]

todayMay 23, 2022 10