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2022 second greenest year on record for Britains electricity grid

The electricity produced in Britain was close to the greenest it has ever been last year, second only to the pandemic, when demand was lower than usual. New data from the grid operator showed that in 2022 Britain had the greenest day and month on record, and wind power hit new highs. For every unit of electricity produced in Great Britain last year, 182 grams of carbon equivalent was released […]

todayJanuary 6, 2023 8


Sam Smith to be first Saturday Night Live musical guest of 2023

Sam Smith will be the first musical guest of 2023 on popular US comedy series Saturday Night Live, it has been announced. The British singer will join White Lotus star Aubrey Plaza, as she makes her hosting debut on January 21. Writing on his Instagram story, Smith said they were “honoured” to be performing on SNL again. They made their musical debut on the show in 2014, performing their hit […]

todayJanuary 6, 2023 9


Holiday firms expect Sunshine Saturday bookings to return to pre Covid levels

Holiday companies expect bookings to reach or even exceed pre-coronavirus levels on Saturday. The first Saturday of the year is known as Sunshine Saturday by the travel industry as it is typically the most popular day to book a foreign trip. Trade association Abta said tour operators and travel agents expect this Saturday will be “one of the busiest for a number of years” due to the UK scrapping Covid […]

todayJanuary 6, 2023 10


Sales of new cars sink to lowest level in three decades

That's according to preliminary data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Supply shortages have been blamed for new car registrations falling to the lowest level since 1992. Around 1.61 million new cars were registered in 2022, according to preliminary data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). That is down 2% compared with the 1.65 million registered during the previous 12 months and a […]

todayJanuary 5, 2023 14


Rail passengers face more disruption as train drivers strike

Rail passengers face a third consecutive day of travel disruption on Thursday because of a strike by train drivers. Services will be crippled by the walkout by members of Aslef at 15 rail companies in a long-running dispute over pay, with some areas having no trains all day. The action follows a 48-hour strike by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) which led to widespread disruption across […]

todayJanuary 5, 2023 19


Top bosses earn more by Thursday afternoon than average worker will make in year

Some five days into the new year, the average chief executive of the UK’s biggest companies will have earned as much as the average worker in the country will make for the whole of 2023, new research suggests. Data from the High Pay Centre indicated on Thursday that by 2pm, bosses of FTSE 100 companies will have earned an average of £33,000 so far this year. This is the same […]

todayJanuary 5, 2023 9


Crown Prosecution Service investigating homophobic chants from Forest fans

Homophobic chanting from some Nottingham Forest fans during the Premier League match against Chelsea on New Year’s Day is being looked at by the Crown Prosecution Service. Chelsea’s official LGBTQ+ supporters group, Chelsea Pride, tweeted during the match to “totally condemn” the ‘Chelsea rent boy’ chants at the City Ground. Forest said they were investigating the matter in a statement issued at full-time. The CPS now recognises ‘rent boy’ as […]

todayJanuary 3, 2023 10


Taylor Swift tipped for first number one of 2023 with album Midnights

Taylor Swift is set to take home the first number one album of 2023 in the UK with Midnights. The 33-year-old American singer-songwriter’s tenth studio album is on track to secure a fourth non-consecutive week at the top, according to Official Charts Company. The album, released in October, immediately broke a string of records, including becoming Spotify’s most streamed album in a single day and previously had another number one […]

todayJanuary 3, 2023 13


Mark Cavendish targeted in knifepoint raid at home court told

Olympic cyclist Mark Cavendish and his wife were subjected to a knifepoint robbery while at home with their children – with one masked raider threatening to stab the athlete, a court heard. The intruders made off with two Richard Mille watches, valued at £400,000 and £300,000 respectively, during the raid in the Ongar area of Essex, Chelmsford Crown Court was told. Cavendish and his wife Peta were in bed with […]

todayJanuary 3, 2023 10