Swedish professor quits Covid-19 research after he was bombarded with hate online

A Swedish professor who had been researching the effects of Covid-19 on children has quit after being bombarded with abuse online. Jonas F Ludvigsson, a paediatrician at Örebro University Hospital and professor of clinical epidemiology at the Karolinska Institute, published data showing few children in Sweden became ill from Covid-19 during the first wave. However, … Read more

Volvo to sell only electric cars by 2030 and exclusively online

Volvo’s entire line-up will be fully electric by 2030 as it phases out all cars with internal combustion engines, including hybrids, it said today. The Chinese-owned Swedish company followed the likes of Ford and Jaguar Land Rover in recent weeks, in outlining plans to ditch petrol and diesel engines by the end of this decade.  … Read more

Volvo to sell only fully-electric cars by 2030 that will be bought exclusively online

Volvo’s entire car line-up will be fully electric by 2030 as it phases out the production of all models with internal combustion engines, including hybrids, the Chinese-owned company said on Tuesday. It followed the likes of Ford and Jaguar Land Rover in recent weeks to outline its plans to ditch petrol and diesel engines by … Read more

Bachelor Nation producers address the ‘inexcusable’ harassment and online hatred of Rachel Lindsay

Just days after Rachel Lindsay deleted her Instagram after getting hateful comments regarding her interview with The Bachelor host Chris Harrison, the reality franchise’s producers are finally responding. Lindsay, 35, who became the first Black Bachelorette in 2017, interviewed Harrison on Extra in mid-February, where the host defended current The Bachelor contestant Rachel Kirkconnell for … Read more

Zayn Malik’s sister shares screenshot of online abuse she received from a ‘weak’ troll

Zayn Malik’s younger sister uploaded a screenshot of the vile abuse she received to her Instagram Stories on Monday morning.  Waliyha, 22, who tied the knot to ex-con Junaid Khan, 24, in December – declared ‘haters are my motivators’ as she hit back at the hateful comments from the keyboard warrior, who said they hoped … Read more

BUSINESS LIVE: Halfords predicts big profits; Online grocery sales boom

BUSINESS LIVE: Halfords predicts big profits; Online grocery sales boom; TRG warns of £5.5m monthly cash burn By This Is Money Published: 08:07 GMT, 1 March 2021 | Updated: 10:20 GMT, 1 March 2021 Halfords is on course for profits of £90million to £100million after the pandemic created a boom in cycling among Britons and … Read more

BBC and rugby chiefs condemn online trolls who left pitchside interviewer Sonja McLaughlan in tears

The BBC, along with rugby chiefs, have condemned online trolls who left pitchside interviewer Sonja McLaughlan in tears with ‘toxic’ abuse over her questions to England skipper Owen Farrell. McLaughlan interviewed Farrell in the aftermath of England’s shock 40-24 defeat against Wales on Saturday during which she questioned him about some of the refereeing decisions that … Read more

BBC and rugby chiefs condemn online trolls who left pitchside interviewer Sonja McLaughlan in tears

The BBC, along with rugby chiefs, have condemned online trolls who left pitchside interviewer Sonja McLaughlan in tears with ‘toxic’ abuse over her questions to England skipper Owen Farrell. McLaughlan interviewed Farrell in the aftermath of England’s shock 40-24 defeat against Wales on Saturday during which she questioned him about some of the refereeing decisions that … Read more

Rishi Sunak to raise income tax, corporation tax and place levy on online deliveries after Covid

Rishi Sunak could launch a tax raid on online businesses – including a green tax on deliveries – as part of plans to replenish the country’s coffers in the wake of the Covid pandemic. The Chancellor of the Exchequer is reportedly looking to ‘level up the playing field’ between online and high street businesses as part … Read more

Rishi Sunak to raise income tax, corporation tax and place levy on online deliveries after Covid

Rishi Sunak could launch a tax raid on online businesses – including a green tax on deliveries – as part of plans to replenish the country’s coffers in the wake of the Covid pandemic. The Chancellor of the Exchequer is reportedly looking to ‘level up the playing field’ between online and high street businesses as part … Read more