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Month: August 2022

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UK car production rises for third consecutive month

That's according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders UK car production has risen for three consecutive months year-on-year, leading to hopes that component shortages are easing. A total of 58,043 cars were built in the UK in July, 8.6% more than during the same month last year, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The industry body said this is “a sign that […]

todayAugust 25, 2022 6


BCC calls on Government to boost Ofgems powers to support firms

The business group say action must be taken quickly to “protect businesses, livelihoods and jobs” The Government should hand more power to energy regulator Ofgem, cut VAT and introduce pandemic-style emergency grants in order to help businesses facing rocketing costs, the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) has said. The business group has said action must be taken quickly to “protect businesses, livelihoods and jobs” in a letter to the Prime […]

todayAugust 25, 2022 8


Stopping statin treatment early could reduce protection against heart disease

The study suggests that people who started taking statins in their 50s but stopped at 80 saw a reduction in the benefit. Stopping statin treatment early could substantially reduce lifetime protection against heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers suggest this is because the benefit of taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs is seen later in life. Statins are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the UK, with millions […]

todayAugust 25, 2022 7


Burglar named as target of shooting that killed Olivia Pratt Korbel

A burglar has been named as the intended target of the shooting that killed nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel. Joseph Nee, 35, from the Dovecot area of Liverpool, is understood to be the man hurt in the violence that left Olivia dead and her mother wounded on Monday. He forced his way in to her family home while trying to flee a masked gunman, and while the little girl lay dying, Nee, […]

todayAugust 24, 2022 19


Daniel Ricciardo ousted by McLaren and will leave at the end of the season

Ricciardo, an eight-time grand prix winner, had a deal until the end of 2023, and only last month insisted he “is committed to McLaren until the end of next year”. Daniel Ricciardo has been ousted by McLaren after the British team terminated his contract. Ricciardo, an eight-time grand prix winner, had a deal until the end of 2023, and only last month insisted he “is committed to McLaren until the […]

todayAugust 24, 2022 4


Chelseas Ethan Ampadu handed game time warning by Wales boss ahead of World Cup

Wales manager Robert Page has warned Ethan Ampadu that he can not afford to sit on the Chelsea bench ahead of the World Cup. Ampadu played a huge part in Wales qualifying for November’s World Cup in Qatar while he was on loan at Sheffield United and Venezia, who were in Italy’s Serie A. The 21-year-old returned to Chelsea this summer and made the Blues’ Premier League matchday squad at […]

todayAugust 24, 2022 4


Kuenssberg Spectator party mood very hot very wild after Johnson resignation

Laura Kuenssberg has said the atmosphere at The Spectator magazine’s summer party, which took place in the wake of Boris Johnson’s resignation, was “very hot, very wild and very bizarre”. The 46-year-old journalist, who was recently announced as Andrew Marr’s successor on the BBC’s Sunday morning politics show, was among the attendees at the event in July. Guests at the event at the right-leaning magazine’s offices in Westminster included prominent […]

todayAugust 23, 2022 10


Construction firms offered cybersecurity advice in new safety scheme

Construction firms working together on major building projects such as high-speed railway HS2 are being offered first-of-its-kind security advice from the cybersecurity industry and government on how to better protect themselves from cyber attacks. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published a best practice guide in collaboration with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). The guide […]

todayAugust 23, 2022 7


Angus Robertson Labour led council to blame for overflowing Edinburgh rubbish

Edinburgh’s rubbish-strewn streets and overflowing bins has been blamed on the city’s Labour-led council as a Scottish Government minister waded into the row. Waste workers in the capital walked out on Thursday August 18 in protest at a “derisory” and “pathetic” pay rise offer. The strike is scheduled to last until August 30, however, rubbish is already piling up in the city centre streets and black bags are rapidly piling […]

todayAugust 23, 2022 9