Britain builds another overflow morgue in Hampshire as Covid death count continues to rise

The seventh temporary mortuary has been set up in Britain to cope with the ‘significant pressures’ created by the number of coronavirus deaths.  An overflow mortuary is being set up in Winklebury, Basingstoke, Hampshire to provide extra capacity amid the ongoing pandemic.   The new facility will become operational on Thursday to support the four major … Read more Britain builds another overflow morgue in Hampshire as Covid death count continues to rise

Number of buy-to-let mortgages is highest since March – but interest rates are still on the rise

More choice for landlords as number of buy-to-let mortgage deals on offer increases – but rates are also nudging higher There are nearly 2,000 buy-to-let mortgages on the market right now  Although more than last month, this is still far fewer than before the pandemic  Lenders are bringing back 20 per cent deposit products for … Read more Number of buy-to-let mortgages is highest since March – but interest rates are still on the rise

Rise in youngsters with eating disorders is yet another distressing cost of the Covid lockdown

It began with skipping breakfast. When the first work-from-home order was announced last year, Elle Pemberton saw little need for the bowl of porridge that had fuelled her 50-minute commute. To compensate for her new sedentary lifestyle, the 27-year-old also committed to a two-hour online workout every day. In April, she embarked on a ‘healthier’ … Read more Rise in youngsters with eating disorders is yet another distressing cost of the Covid lockdown

Ex-Olympian businesswoman hits out as business rates rise by more than £70,000

An Olympian turned businesswoman was hit with a £30,000 bill and given 14 days to pay up after the council nearly doubled business rates during lockdown.  Sarah Lindsay owns the Roar Fitness gym chain which has branches in Liverpool Street, Bank and Kensington, with clients including model Daisy Lowe, fashion designers Charlotte Olympia and Henry … Read more Ex-Olympian businesswoman hits out as business rates rise by more than £70,000

Beyond Bitcoin: Number two crypto Ethereum is climbing faster and has given rise to ‘DeFi’

The world of cryptocurrency is dominated by the entity which started it all; Bitcoin. It is the oldest, most valuable, and best known digital currency by a distance.  The number two by all these measures is Ethereum. Its value has actually risen faster in recent times but it does not receive anywhere near the same … Read more Beyond Bitcoin: Number two crypto Ethereum is climbing faster and has given rise to ‘DeFi’

Asos deifies Covid gloom as sales rise by 36%, with Just Eat and Lidl following suit

Asos deifies Covid gloom as sales rise by 36%, with Just Eat and Lidl following suit Asos’ sales rose by 24% to £1.36 billion in the four months to December 31  It has focused on pyjamas and T-shirts with customers forced to stay at home As takeaway orders soared, orders at Just Eat spiked by 58% … Read more Asos deifies Covid gloom as sales rise by 36%, with Just Eat and Lidl following suit

Judas and the Black Messiah trailer follows the rise and fall of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton

Daniel Kaluuya delivers a powerful performance that could vault him among Oscar contenders this awards season as shown in the new trailer for Judas and the Black Messiah. Kaluuya (Get Out) portrays iconic Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was betrayed by FBI informant William O’Neal (Lakeith Stanfield), who infiltrated the group as part of … Read more Judas and the Black Messiah trailer follows the rise and fall of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton

Angela Merkel warns Germany’s Covid cases will rise TENFOLD’ if they don’t stop ‘BRITISH virus’

Angela Merkel warns Germany that they must ‘stop this BRITISH virus’ or the country ‘will see TEN TIMES as many Covid-19 cases by Easter’ The Chancellor said she expects Germany’s current lockdown to last until April Merkel said she needs up to 10 weeks to control the ‘British virus’ in the country Donald Trump has … Read more Angela Merkel warns Germany’s Covid cases will rise TENFOLD’ if they don’t stop ‘BRITISH virus’

Samsung’s profits SOAR to $8bn thanks to rise in working from home

Samsung’s profits have soared by more than 25 per cent in three months as working from home during the pandemic has driven demand for its technology. The South Korean tech giant said their operating profits have soared to $8.23billion (9 trillion won) as a result of their fourth quarter successes which they announced on Friday.  … Read more Samsung’s profits SOAR to $8bn thanks to rise in working from home

Samsung’s profits SOAR to $8bn thanks to rise in working from home

Samsung’s profits have soared by more than 25 per cent in three months as working from home during the pandemic has driven demand for its technology. The South Korean tech giant said their operating profits have soared to $8.23billion (9 trillion won) as a result of their fourth quarter successes which they announced on Friday.  … Read more Samsung’s profits SOAR to $8bn thanks to rise in working from home