September 14, 2021

Ocado faces £5m hit to pay drivers higher wages and signing-on bonuses

Ocado is spending up to £5m to offer higher hourly rates and signing-on bonuses to attract lorry and delivery drivers - as it also counts the cost of a warehouse fire this summer.
September 14, 2021

Mum banned from Asda and told to shop at Lidl after row over bags

"I'm going back. I'm not trekking to the nearest Asda"
September 14, 2021

Dad says school ‘like military camp’ as daughter gets two-hour detention

Strict new rules hand out a 30-minute detention for breaches of six orders
September 14, 2021

Expert says Covid trend ‘does not bode well’ for winter and blames Government

He says if the Government had followed the advice given to them we would not be talking about winter lockdowns
September 14, 2021

Winter lockdowns will be last resort, says vaccines minister

It comes amid fears flu could claim 25,000 lives on top of the Covid pandemic
September 14, 2021

Children as young as five could be next for Covid vaccine

Pfizer is already working on making sure the jab is safe for children as young as five
September 14, 2021

Man paralysed in all four limbs after friend ran him over in joke gone wrong

The 27-year-old now lives in a care home
September 14, 2021

241,000 more people in work with one million still furloughed

The furlough scheme is set to end in two weeks
September 14, 2021

Panic on board flight from Ibiza as passengers report odd smell

The flight was delayed for two hours
September 14, 2021

Man with foot fetish called NHS 1,263 times and put on old-lady voice

Pretending to be an old woman he would talk about his feet and get the call handler to discuss their feet
September 14, 2021

Life-size sculpture of mooning Mona Lisa installed in art gallery

The Moona Lisa is on show until October 31
September 14, 2021

Number of employees on UK payrolls returns to pre-pandemic levels – ONS

The number of employees on UK payrolls recovered to pre-pandemic levels last month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.