Blair-era target to send 50 percent of young people to university is axed

Blair-era target to send 50 percent of young people to university is axed as cash for apprenticeships is boosted in Rishi Sunak’s ‘mini-budget’ Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce increased funding for apprenticeships Gavin Williamson will formally abandon the 50 per cent target next week  The 50 per cent target set by Tony Blair has been … Read more Blair-era target to send 50 percent of young people to university is axed

Sky Sports to send emails to reporters containing list of prohibited and offensive phrases 

‘Nitty gritty’ on Sky Sports’ banned list of words due to supposed links to slavery as broadcaster orders commentators to avoid using language which may offend viewers in emails containing list of prohibited phrases Sky Sports will warn reporters not to use words which may offend viewers Staff members will be sent message containing list … Read more Sky Sports to send emails to reporters containing list of prohibited and offensive phrases 

Sky Sports to send emails to reporters containing list of prohibited and offensive phrases 

‘Nitty gritty’ on Sky Sports’ banned list of words due to supposed links to slavery as broadcaster orders commentators to avoid using language which may offend viewers in emails containing list of prohibited phrases Sky Sports will warn reporters not to use words which may offend viewers Staff members will be sent message containing list … Read more Sky Sports to send emails to reporters containing list of prohibited and offensive phrases 

ASK TONY: British Gas threatened to send bailiffs after meter muddle

I moved into a new-build home in December. The developer passed meter readings, meter numbers and my personal details to British Gas. I intended to switch from the expensive standard tariff. A bill arrived in April and, although it was in my name, it was addressed to a neighbour’s house and had a different meter … Read more ASK TONY: British Gas threatened to send bailiffs after meter muddle

Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

Boris Johnson today insisted that people should continue to work from home ‘if possible’ despite growing calls for him to get millions more Britons back into the office to prevent thousands of businesses that rely on them going to the wall.   Tory MP Steve Baker told MailOnline that the challenge faced by many businesses on high … Read more Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

Boris Johnson today insisted that people should still work from home ‘if possible’ despite growing calls for him to get millions more Britons back into the office to prevent thousands of businesses that rely on them going to the wall.   Tory MP Steve Baker told MailOnline that the challenge faced by many businesses on high streets … Read more Boris Johnson urged to send the country back to the office to save the economy

North Korea threatens to send 12 million propaganda leaflets into South Korea

North Korea is planning to send millions of propaganda leaflets to the South by an aerial armada of balloons. Pyongyang has previously issued a series of vitriolic condemnations of Seoul over anti-North leaflets which defectors based in the South send across the border – usually attached to balloons or floated in bottles. In retaliation to … Read more North Korea threatens to send 12 million propaganda leaflets into South Korea

NASA is preparing to send a unisex toilet to the ISS

NASA is preparing to send a unisex toilet to the International Space Station (ISS) that better accommodates female astronauts.  A recurring problem with microgravity toilets is they’d been designed predominantly with men in mind, due to the historically higher proportion of male astronauts.  The new toilet, called the ‘universal waste management system’ (UWMS), is designed to … Read more NASA is preparing to send a unisex toilet to the ISS

WhatsApp introduces digital payments in Brazil that allow users to send money in-app and buy goods

WhatsApp starts rolling out digital payments that allow users to send money in-app and buy goods via Facebook Pay The feature will enable person-to-person money transfers via Facebook Pay It will also let users buy goods from stores inside the app Currently it’s being rolled out in Brazil and will expand soon It’s unclear when … Read more WhatsApp introduces digital payments in Brazil that allow users to send money in-app and buy goods

Trump demand police to ‘get tough’ as he privately abandons plan to send in federal troops

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told reporters Wednesday he was opposed to invoking the 1807 Insurrection Act to send the U.S. military to impose control of cities – even as the president talked tough on Twitter and ordered an infantry battalion to Washington, D.C. Esper made the public statement of opposition to the idea after … Read more Trump demand police to ‘get tough’ as he privately abandons plan to send in federal troops