May 19, 2022

McDonald’s in Russia to reopen under new name after buyer found

McDonald's has found a buyer for its restaurants in Russia, who will rebrand them under a new name.
May 19, 2022

National Grid’s profits rise to £3.4bn amid soaring energy bills

National Grid has seen its annual pre-tax profits increase by 107% to £3.4bn.
May 19, 2022

How the Ukraine war is causing a worldwide food crisis – and what can be done

The head of the United Nations has said there is a looming global food crisis because of the impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
May 19, 2022

Covid vaccine: Autumn booster to be offered to over 65s and other groups – JCVI advice

ALL over-65s and other groups in Britain should be offered a Covid booster jab this autumn, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation advised.
May 19, 2022

Consumer confidence plummets to record low amid ‘dismal’ retail sales

British consumer confidence has plunged to its lowest level since records began nearly 50 years ago, a survey has suggested, adding to fears that the economy will soon be hit by a slowdown in consumer spending. 
May 19, 2022

‘Damaging!’: Kitchen staple to avoid when cleaning drains – what to use instead

A BLOCKED drain is a common annoyance and can often leave a pungent smell arising from the plughole. When faced with this bad odour, it is a widespread practice to clean your sink with salt. However, plumbing experts are urging homeowners against this ...
May 19, 2022

Monkeypox: UKHSA urges ‘everybody’ to be on alert for two key symptoms – what to look for

EUROPE is currently seeing the largest outbreak of monkeypox cases in its history, with Spain and Portugal the latest countries to announce confirmed and suspected cases. As the tropical disease tightens its grip on the continent, the UK Health Securit...
May 19, 2022

Princess Anne wows in £400,000 sapphire and pearl choker in Windsor – long royal history

PRINCESS ANNE looked effortlessly regal in her black and white ensemble for a glamorous dinner with Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
May 19, 2022

Sophie Wessex stuns in £1,271 silver dress for glamorous dinner at Windsor Castle

SOPHIE, COUNTESS OF WESSEX and Princess Anne hosted a dinner to celebrate the work of St John's Ambulance at Windsor Castle.
May 19, 2022

Pubs, grub and music

Sky's Ian King speaks to the boss of Young's - which owns more than 200 pubs and hotels - about the company's post-COVID recovery.
May 19, 2022

KPMG warns British corporate giants of big hike in audit fees

KPMG, the big four audit firm, warned some of Britain’s biggest companies that they faced substantial increases in their audit fees just weeks before giving thousands of staff substantial pay rises.
May 19, 2022

Lidl is offering broadband users £25 off their next shop – how to grab this discount

FANCY £25 off your next Lidl shop? There's a new deal from the supermarket chain that's offering just that.