Showing posts with category "news"

Blackberry boss: Coders should be made to develop apps for our users

App makers should be required to make software for Blackberry handsets, says the boss of the phone company.

January 17, 2022
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North-south divide ‘getting worse’ as levelling-up promises appear empty

UK’s regional divides are widening despite the government’s promises to level up the country, a think tank for the north of England has warned

January 17, 2022
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Millions drink too much alcohol after pandemic, warns expert

Britons are consuming too much alcohol at home due to sessions lasting longer than pub visits, an expert has said

January 17, 2022
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House prices keep rising in busiest start to year

The average house price has jumped by £852 in a month as estate agents experience their busiest start to a year yet, according to Rightmove.

January 17, 2022
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Treasury writes off £4.3bn in Covid payments lost to fraud

The Treasury expects to recover only £1 of every £4 stolen from the public purse by fraudsters during the pandemic

January 17, 2022
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Rising energy bills ‘unaffordable’ for quarter of households

Millions of families in England will be dragged into fuel poverty overnight when energy bills soar this April, research has found.

January 17, 2022
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Covid absences hit high in December

Three per cent of the workforce was signed off in December and a fifth of businesses reported increased cancellations amid surge in Omicron variant

January 14, 2022
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France ski resorts lifted by easing of travel curbs

France has reopened its borders to British tourists after ministers in Paris eased restrictions on non-essential travel.

January 14, 2022
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British Facebook users may be handed £50 each after landmark legal action

Facebook could be forced to pay British Facebook users £50 each if landmark legal action that the site abused its market position succeeds

January 14, 2022
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technology

Painkiller supplies run low on high street as Omicron patients drive up demand

People struck down with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus are buying so much paracetamol that supplies are running low in many shops.

January 14, 2022
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Sajid Javid to abandon Covid Passports as the Omicron surge recedes

Covid Passports are to be abandoned within days after Sajid Javid effectively them off after sharing “instinctive discomfort” at the policy

January 14, 2022
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Fashion retailer Next cuts sick pay for unvaccinated staff

Fashion retailer Next is latest company to cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff as Sajid Javid said un-jabed people damaged the NHS

January 14, 2022
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