Cash is king: Three quarters of drivers pay for parking with coins

Cash is still king for drivers paying for parking, according to a new study by the BPA Cash is still king for drivers when it comes to parking, according to the ‘largest ever study undertaken’ into how motorists pay at car parks. The British Parking Association conducted research to see if motorists are starting to … Read more

Painting that hung in servants’ quarters at Welsh mansion for years is masterpiece worth £67m

Portrait that hung for years in servants’ quarters of Welsh mansion then sold for ‘a few shillings’ as a job lot with other paintings is identified as a Botticelli masterpiece worth £67MILLION Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Roundel went under the hammer at Sotheby’s auction in New York and sold to Russian clients … Read more

Matt Hancock reveals THREE QUARTERS of over-80s have had vaccines

Matt Hancock hailed ‘brilliant progress’ on vaccinations today as he revealed three quarters of over-80s have now received doses. The Health Secretary gave an updated figure for the UK in interviews this morning, saying the proportion was similar in care homes. And he added to Emmanuel Macron’s embarrassment by pointing out that more Britons had … Read more

Matt Hancock reveals THREE QUARTERS of over-80s have had vaccines

Matt Hancock hailed ‘brilliant progress’ on vaccinations today as he revealed three quarters of over-80s have now received doses. The Health Secretary gave an updated figure for the UK in interviews this morning, saying the proportion was similar in care homes. And he added to Emmanuel Macron’s embarrassment by pointing out that more Britons had … Read more

Pollution: Polyester fibres make up almost three quarters of microplastics in the Arctic ocean

Three quarters of the microplastic pollution in the Arctic ocean is made up of polyester fibres from clothing and other textiles, a study has found. Canadian experts sampled seawater from 71 locations, finding that synthetic fibres more broadly make up types 92 per cent of microplastic pollution in the Arctic. Furthermore, sea water in the Arctic … Read more

Three quarters of MPs to appear via videolink as government debate the Brexit deal

Three quarters of MPs will appear via videolink when Parliament is recalled from Christmas break to debate the Brexit deal The Commons and Lords recalled from Christmas break for first time since 1998  Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle urged MPs to work remotely if possible Government have allocated a single day for discussions of the … Read more

Three quarters of MPs to appear via videolink as government debate the Brexit deal

Three quarters of MPs will appear via videolink when Parliament is recalled from Christmas break to debate the Brexit deal The Commons and Lords recalled from Christmas break for first time since 1998  Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle urged MPs to work remotely if possible Government have allocated a single day for discussions of the … Read more

Three quarters of Brits have seen a rise in PPE litter, poll reveals 

1. Hand Sanitiser vs Soap Hand sanitiser has been in high demand globally during 2020, but the 70% alcohol gel which kills bacteria and viruses (including COVID-19) often comes in a plastic bottle. To reduce plastic consumption, consider switching to a bar of soap and warm water for washing your hands.  Bars of soap can … Read more

Slave quarters dating to the 18th century are unearthed at Jesuit plantation in Maryland

Slave quarters dating to the 18th century are unearthed at Jesuit plantation in Maryland revealing remains of cabins, tobacco pipes, coins and other personal belongings Newtown State Park in Maryland was the location of an 18th-century plantation Experts have uncovered remains of cabins that were home to slaves in the 1700s The site also revealed … Read more

Three quarters of Americans say Trump could have avoided coronavirus, new poll shows

Joe Biden opened his widest lead in a month in the presidential race after Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a new poll.  The majority of Americans think the president could have avoided infection if he had taken the virus more seriously, the Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday also shows. Trump has … Read more