September 28, 2021

China fuel crisis powered by coal shortage and climate commitments

While the UK obsesses about panic-buying of petrol, there are fuel crises going on elsewhere around the world, no more so than in China.
September 28, 2021

Shingles vaccine could be a game-changer for arthritis and other disorders – major study

NEW RESEARCH has found a vaccine containing live shingles, or varicella-zoster, is a safe and effective treatment for people living with inflammatory disorders, who are at a higher risk of developing shingles.
September 28, 2021

Electric scooter company Voi revs up £120m funding drive

One of the biggest e-scooter operators in British cities is preparing to raise more than £100m from investors amid booming take-up of the vehicles.
September 28, 2021

‘It’s wrecking lives’: Banks launch emergency hotline to protect customers from scammers

Banks are launching an emergency hotline in a bid to protect their customers from scammers after victims were conned out of £1.26bn last year.
September 28, 2021

‘First signs of stabilisation’ in fuel supply crisis, says Shapps, urging people to return to ‘normal buying habits’

The first "very tentative signs of stabilisation" are being seen on petrol forecourts, the transport secretary has said, following days of long queues and closed pumps at some filling stations across the country.
September 28, 2021

Supply crisis, oil price surge and the hunt for Greenland metals

Fuel prices have reached their highest level for eight years, amid a growing supply crisis. Ian King discusses the ongoing situation with Tevin Tobun, CEO of GV Group, which makes 21 million food deliveries a year. 
September 28, 2021

Revealed: government’s emergency plan for dealing with fuel crises

Fuel sales could be rationed and forecourt opening hours limited to try and tackle panic buying under the government's emergency plans for tackling fuel crises.
September 28, 2021

When ‘just calm down’ isn’t enough: why government needs to be more transparent over petrol panic

Watching the queues outside petrol stations these past days, one cannot help but be reminded of another moment some years ago when people queued in their thousands in Britain's high streets to withdraw a crucial resource: the bank run on Northern Rock ...
September 28, 2021

RSV virus is ‘rampant’ in UK – Dr Hilary issues important tips to fight it this winter

RESPIRATORY syncytial virus is currently "rampant" in the UK, warned Doctor Hilary Jones on ITV's Lorraine. The TV doctor issued some handy tips for combating it this winter.
September 28, 2021

Broadband customers will be able to switch provider in one day under new rules

New plans are being drawn up to make it easier for broadband customers to switch suppliers.
September 28, 2021

Fuel crisis due to govt’s ‘chronic lack of planning and sheer incompetence’ – Labour

The fuel crisis is a result of the government's "chronic lack of planning and sheer incompetence", Labour's shadow home secretary has told Sky News.
September 28, 2021

Longevity: The simple exercise that lowers risk of mortality by 70% – and it costs nothing

THERE is a mountain of evidence attesting to the health benefits of regular exercise. Chief among them is boosting your life expectancy by reducing your risk of death from a host of chronic diseases. New research has found a simple, low intensity exerc...