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Russian born mathematician biggest taxpayer in the UK last year

Moscow-born Alex Gerko has spoken out against Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine A mathematician who was born in Russia and has spoken out against Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine was the UK’s biggest taxpayer last year. The Sunday Times tax list revealed on Friday that 100 wealthy people or families contributed nearly £5.2 billion in tax in the UK last year. Nearly £1 in every £10 of this came from […]

todayJanuary 27, 2023 1

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Jeremy Hunt says forget the gloom the futures bright with the Tories

The Chancellor is set to deliver a major speech in London this morning Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will dismiss misplaced “gloom” about the prospects for the UK economy, saying Britain stands ready to take advantage of its Brexit “freedoms” to become a new world leader. In a keynote speech on Friday, Mr Hunt will deliver an upbeat message, saying: “Declinism about Britain was wrong in the past and it is wrong today”. But despite the […]

todayJanuary 27, 2023 1

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Five Memphis police officers charged with murder of driver after traffic stop

The five black police officers are all accused of being responsible for the death of the black driver Five fired Memphis police officers have been charged with murder and other crimes over the death of a black driver three days after a traffic stop. Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy told a news conference that although the officers each played different roles in the death of Tyre Nichols, “they are all responsible”. […]

todayJanuary 27, 2023 1

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Car production sinks to lowest level since 1950s

A total of 775,014 cars were built in 2022, a drop of almost 10% on the previous year UK car production fell to its lowest level since 1956 last year as output was hit by global shortages of semiconductor chips, new figures show. A total of 775,014 cars were built in 2022, down 9.8% from the 859,575 made during the previous year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said. December rounded off […]

todayJanuary 26, 2023 1

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Thousands of NHS physiotherapists go out on strike over pay

They're the latest group of health staff to stage a walkout, with more industrial action planned for next month Thousands of physiotherapists will go on strike today for the first time over pay in worsening disputes across the NHS. Members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in 30 trusts across England will walk out in an escalation of industrial action by health workers in the long-running pay row with […]

todayJanuary 26, 2023 1

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Prime suspect in Leah Croucher murder changed appearance while on run from police

A new e-fit has been released as detectives try to confirm that he killed the 19 year old A new e-fit of the prime suspect in the murder of Leah Croucher has been released as detectives try to confirm that he killed the 19-year-old. Neil Maxwell, a sex offender who killed himself while on the run from police, died in April 2019 – two months after Ms Croucher vanished. Officers from Thames Valley Police […]

todayJanuary 26, 2023 1

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Local papers need new support to survive say MPs

Ministers have been warned that local journalism will struggle to survive without new support and fresh thinking from the Government. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee found that, while some small publishers have adapted to the challenges of declining advertising revenue and the shift to a largely online readership over the last two decades, the position of many papers remains precarious. Local newspapers have been among those hit […]

todayJanuary 25, 2023

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North of England sees lowest investment of advanced economies think tank

The North of England receives one of the lowest levels of investment among advanced economies, a think tank has said. If the region were a country, Greece would be the only OECD nation to see less public and private investment, according to the IPPR North’s State of the North report. The researchers found that the UK as a whole ranks 35 among the 38 OECD countries in terms of receiving […]

todayJanuary 25, 2023

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Four electric heater ads banned for suggesting they are cheaper than gas

Four advertisements for electric mini-heaters have been banned for misleadingly suggesting they could provide cheaper heating than gas and save householders money. The ads, for the InstaHeat, Keilini, Heater Pro and Heater Pro X, all suggested they were a cheaper alternative to gas central heating and could rapidly warm a room. The advert for the Keilini heater said: “It’s not surprising this winter energy bills for an average household could […]

todayJanuary 25, 2023

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