August 25, 2020

Retail job cuts worst since 2009 crisis, CBI survey finds

UK retailers have been cutting jobs at the fastest pace since the financial crisis, according to figures from the CBI that point to an extended period of gloom for the sector.
August 25, 2020

How the North West lockdown will change this week

In the last review people were told not to socialise with anyone outside their household and advised to only use public transport if essential. Numbers attending weddings, civil partnerships and funerals were restricted to up to 20
August 25, 2020

Angry backlash at tip for how to pack your Aldi shopping more easily

One customer had a tip for getting the cashiers to slow down - but others aren't happy
August 25, 2020

Man told cancer is terminal after surgery delayed by Covid lockdown

His surgery was scheduled for early April - but when Covid-19 hit doctors decided it was "too risky" to go ahead
August 25, 2020

Record number of Asian hornets to invade UK from September 7

They can give a powerful sting
August 25, 2020

Man suffered allergic reaction after dying beard when he was bored

Marno and his girlfriend Caitlynn thought it would be fun to change the colour of his beard from blonde to black
August 25, 2020

Deaths above average for first time since June, but not due to Covid

There were 10,580 deaths registered across the UK in the week ending August 14 – 265 deaths higher than the five-year average and 370 more deaths than the previous week
August 25, 2020

Mum called friend to say she had killed disabled son, inquest hears

Olga Freeman appeared at the Old Bailey last week accused of murder
August 25, 2020

What area has been named the car theft capital of the UK?

Moneysupermarket have released data based on over 5.8 million car insurance enquiries to work out the UK's worst motor theft regions
August 25, 2020

Co-op Bank to cut 350 jobs as ‘prolonged uncertainty’ takes toll

The Co-operative Bank has announced plans to cut around 350 jobs and close 18 branches as it cuts costs amid "prolonged economic uncertainty".
August 25, 2020

Co-operative Bank to close 18 branches and lose 350 jobs

It is the latest blow for the High Street
August 25, 2020

Fraud warning as criminals hijack Government phone number

If you get a call from this number don't pay, and report it to Action Fraud