MARKET REPORT: Landlord Capco under strain with lockdown

Covent Garden landlord Capital & Counties’ cautious outlook sent investors running for the door. The group, known as Capco, admitted it has no idea when trading will return to normal for its restaurant, shop and bar tenants – even though early indicators since lockdown measures were lifted have been promising. Last week about 500,000 people … Read more MARKET REPORT: Landlord Capco under strain with lockdown

MARKET REPORT: Intercontinental Hotels enjoys a staycation boost

For many people 2020 is likely going to be the year of the staycation. You might think that hotel companies would shudder at this prospect. But not Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), which expects its low-budget Holiday Inn brand to do well from the spike in domestic travel both in the coming months and further down … Read more MARKET REPORT: Intercontinental Hotels enjoys a staycation boost

Android phones with Qualcomm DSP chips can become “spying tools”: Report

Qualcomm Snapdragon processors are part of more than 40-percent of Android phones from various manufactures. If you own one such high-end device, be informed that a specific Qualcomm digital signal processor (DSP) chip has 400 vulnerabilities that make your phone a spying tool, cybersecurity company Check Point reports. The report confirms that Qualcomm DSP chips … Read more Android phones with Qualcomm DSP chips can become “spying tools”: Report

MARKET REPORT: Bus firms pick up speed on £218m Covid lifeline

MARKET REPORT: Bus firms pick up speed on Government’s £218m pledge to keep funding the sector indefinitely By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 10 August 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 10 August 2020 Bus companies picked up speed following the Government’s pledge to keep funding the sector indefinitely. The Department for … Read more MARKET REPORT: Bus firms pick up speed on £218m Covid lifeline

July set a number of heat records in the US, as seven states report all-time high temperatures

July set a number of heat records in the US, as seven states report all-time high temperatures over 90F that lasted for weeks The US was plagued by intense heat in July, making it the 11th hottest on record Seven states set all-time records with temperatures over 90F and even 100F  Experts were more surprised that … Read more July set a number of heat records in the US, as seven states report all-time high temperatures

JK Rowling’s publisher asked transgender activists to edit court report covering free speech ruling

JK Rowling’s publisher asked transgender activists to edit court report covering free speech ruling Ian Yule has resigned after his court report was edited by charity Mermaids The 72-year-old’s article was edited at the invitation of Hodder Education He resigned from the editorial board of A-level Law Review magazine By Inderdeep Bains for the Daily … Read more JK Rowling’s publisher asked transgender activists to edit court report covering free speech ruling

‘Lost Tory decade’ of social care funding could be the result of ageism, new report warns 

‘Lost Tory decade’ of social care funding could be the result of ageism, new report warns The UK’s adult social care system could be unsustainable without intervention The impact of social care cuts was particularly felt in services for older people  The problems of social care have becomeapparent during the pandemic By Daniel Martin for … Read more ‘Lost Tory decade’ of social care funding could be the result of ageism, new report warns 

BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

‘We made a mistake’: BBC finally APOLOGISES after social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin said ‘n****r’ in news report about hit-and-run attack on black NHS worker Social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin said highly-offensive term on July 29 Tony Hall said they ‘made a mistake’ and ‘should have taken different approach’  More than  18,000 people complained to the … Read more BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

‘We made a mistake’: BBC finally APOLOGISES after social affairs correspondent Fiona Lamdin said ‘n****r’ in news report about hit-and-run attack on black NHS worker By Jemma Carr For Mailonline Published: 15:52 BST, 9 August 2020 | Updated: 15:52 BST, 9 August 2020 The BBC has apologised for a news report which contained a racist … Read more BBC finally APOLOGISES after correspondent said ‘n****r’ in news report

MARKET REPORT: Rightmove shares leap as housing revival starts

MARKET REPORT: Rightmove shares leap as housing revival starts with property search site notching up 65 days of record traffic By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 7 August 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 7 August 2020 After months cooped up at home during lockdown, many Britons are reappraising their living arrangements. … Read more MARKET REPORT: Rightmove shares leap as housing revival starts