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Month: June 2022

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More than half of Scots do not want indyref2 next October poll finds

More than half of people in Scotland do not want another independence referendum next year, according to a new poll. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans for a second vote on the issue on October 19, 2023. With the UK Government refusing to grant consent for such a ballot to be held, Ms Sturgeon is asking UK Supreme Court judges to rule if Holyrood can hold a referendum without […]

todayJune 30, 2022 3

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More compensation to be paid over Post Office Horizon scandal

The Government has announced more compensation for postmasters caught up in the Horizon computer system scandal. Postal Affairs Minister Paul Scully said an interim payment of compensation to eligible members of a group representing postmasters will be made, totalling £19.5 million. The award will take total compensation to around £30 million. Mr Scully said: “These postmasters and their families have shown immense courage in the face of terrible circumstances. “I […]

todayJune 30, 2022 4

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Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry jailed for two years for embezzlement

A former SNP MP who embezzled almost £25,000 from two pro-independence groups has been jailed for two years Natalie McGarry, 40, who represented Glasgow East between 2015 and 2017, was convicted of two charges of embezzlement – totalling £24,635 – in May following a trial at Glasgow Sheriff Court. A jury found her guilty by majority of a charge of embezzling £19,974 while she was treasurer of Women for Independence […]

todayJune 30, 2022 2

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Whitbread hires Dominos Pizza boss to replace Alison Brittain

Whitbread has confirmed that the current boss of Domino’s Pizza will take over as chief executive next year. The hospitality giant, which owns Beefeater and Premier Inn, said Dominic Paul will take over as chief executive officer from Alison Brittain at the start of the next financial year, in March 2023. Mr Paul led Domino’s Pizza Group throughout the pandemic, having joined the business after leading Costa Coffee during its […]

todayJune 29, 2022 3

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Drivers have a right to know why fuel prices keep rising

Fuel retailers have been accused of “inexplicably” raising pump prices again despite falling wholesale costs. Drivers have “a right to know” why they are still being charged record prices to fill up, according to the RAC. Figures from data firm Experian show the average price of a litre of petrol at UK forecourts reached a new high of 191.2p on Tuesday. The average price of diesel was 199.0p per litre, […]

todayJune 29, 2022 3

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Government accused of dodging scrutiny on Australia trade deal

The International Trade Committee has urged a delay in ratifying the deal The Government must hold off on ratifying a trade deal with Australia to allow greater scrutiny by MPs, a parliamentary committee has said. The International Trade Committee has urged a delay in ratifying the deal, which was heralded by the Government as the first negotiated from scratch since leaving the EU amid a promise that it would leave […]

todayJune 29, 2022 3

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F1 and Mercedes condemn racism after Nelson Piquets slur of Lewis Hamilton

Formula One and Mercedes have condemned racist language used by former world champion Nelson Piquet towards Lewis Hamilton. Reports in Brazil claim an interview conducted following the 2021 British Grand Prix has surfaced in which Piquet, 69, uses a racial epithet. The Brazilian is reported to have been discussing a collision between Hamilton and his title-rival Max Verstappen which saw the Dutchman retire from the race. The comments have only […]

todayJune 28, 2022 5

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Aldi reveals wish list and finders fee for new UK store locations

Aldi has revealed a wish list of new store locations across the UK and offered a finder’s fee for anyone who can help find suitable sites. The UK’s fifth largest supermarket has been on a rapid expansion drive in recent years, helping it grow its market share to a record 9%. The German discounter already has more than 960 stores across the UK and is looking for freehold town centre […]

todayJune 28, 2022 3

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England aware of being in vulnerable stage against Australia Matt Proudfoot

Matt Proudfoot insists England have drawn on rugby league’s State of Origin series to highlight their own vulnerability despite heading into Saturday’s first Test against Australia in a position of dominance. Eddie Jones has won all eight matches against the Wallabies since becoming England head coach at the end of 2015, compiling an extraordinary record against the team he guided from 2001 to 2005. On Sunday Jones’ entire touring party […]

todayJune 28, 2022 3

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