Australia’s 800m Olympic hope Peter Bol fled Sudan spent years in a refugee camp in Egypt

Peter Bol was four years old when his family fled war-torn Sudan to a refugee camp in Egypt.  After four long years in the squalor and poverty of the camp, his life changed forever when the family flew to a bright new future in Australia. Fast forward 19 years and Bol is still running – … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Ariarne Titmus qualifies for 800m final and another showdown with Katie Ledecky 

Australia’s golden girl Ariarne Titmus races into the 800m final – gearing up for another heart-stopping swim against world record holder Katie Ledecky By Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia Published: 06:51 EDT, 29 July 2021 | Updated: 07:05 EDT, 29 July 2021 Swimmer Ariarne Titmus’ quest for a third victory against US arch rival … Read more

Protests and Covid have contributed to HS2’s £98billion budget increasing by £800m, minister says

The controversial £98billion HS2 project is potentially running another £800million over budget as a result of disruption caused by protests at Euston Square Gardens and the lockdowns, a government report has admitted. HS2 minister Andrew Stephenson has warned of potential ‘cost pressures’, half of which are due to difficulties related to the redevelopment of London … Read more

£800m tech agency championed by Dominic Cummings that aims to help UK inventors launches today

£800m tech agency that was championed by Dominic Cummings and aims to help UK inventors take on the world will be launched today  The Advanced Research & Invention Agency will fund ‘blue sky projects’ It will also give inventors the ‘freedom to fail’ by exempting them from standard rules for taxpayer-funded work  This has raised … Read more

£800m tech agency championed by Dominic Cummings that aims to help UK inventors launches today

£800m tech agency that was championed by Dominic Cummings and aims to help UK inventors take on the world will be launched today  The Advanced Research & Invention Agency will fund ‘blue sky projects’ It will also give inventors the ‘freedom to fail’ by exempting them from standard rules for taxpayer-funded work  This has raised … Read more

Tesco hails ‘record’ Christmas but Covid-19 will cost it over £800m

Tesco hails ‘record’ Christmas as online sales jump 80% – but warns Covid will cost it over £800m this year Tesco’s UK like-for-like sales rose 8.1% in six weeks to 9 January   It saw 80% rise in online sales in 19 week period after ‘unprecedented’ demand  Pandemic to cost it an extra £85m, taking year total … Read more

£800m wiped off Boohoo as auditor quits following sweatshop scandal 

More than £800m wiped off Boohoo’s stockmarket value as auditor quits following sweatshop scandal By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 07:35 BST, 20 October 2020 | Updated: 07:35 BST, 20 October 2020 More than £800million was wiped off Boohoo’s stockmarket value after it confirmed it has been ditched by its auditor following revelations … Read more

Ministers are told first stage of HS2 may cost another £800m

Ministers have been told that Phase One of controversial rail line HS2 could cost £800million more than planned. It comes just six months after a budget increase saw total predicted costs for the first stage of the high-speed line soar by £20.6billion to £43billion. In a written statement to Parliament, HS2 Minister Andrew Stephenson said half … Read more

Dr Dre’s wife Nicole Young claims he tore up prenup to his $800M fortune

Dr Dre’s wife Nicole Young claims she did sign a prenup ‘under pressure’ in 1996 before they tied the knot. But the 50-year-old lawyer said that the 55-year-old rapper tore it up years later as a sign of his deep love for her, she claimed in new documents according to a Tuesday report from The … Read more

Britain buys space firm Oneweb in £800m deal

Britain buys space firm Oneweb in £800m deal that will boost efforts to create home-grown sat nav system, and help deliver super-fast broadband By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:00 BST, 3 July 2020 | Updated: 22:17 BST, 3 July 2020 Britain has bought space firm Oneweb at auction in an £800m deal … Read more