Moment revellers try to charge past police to avoid being fined £800

Shocking bodycam footage shows the moment police breaking up an illegal party are charged by teenagers trying to flee without paying £800 fines. Hampshire Police were investigating a house in Portsmouth after receiving reports of a gathering when they came across the group of lockdown rule-breakers. But as officers started to take attendees names and … Read more

Moment revellers try to charge past police to avoid being fined £800

Shocking bodycam footage shows the moment police breaking up an illegal party are charged by teenagers trying to flee without paying £800 fines. Hampshire Police were investigating a house in Portsmouth after receiving reports of a gathering when they came across the group of lockdown rule-breakers. But as officers started to take attendees names and … Read more

Can my letting agent charge me another 7 per cent commission?

PROPERTY CLINIC: Can my letting agent charge me another 7% commission to rent my buy-to-let flat to the same tenant after a year? Always check the contract with your lettings agent before you sign it The contract sets out what payments are due and when, so there is transparency By Myra Butterworth For MailOnline Published: … Read more

Holidaymakers could face £30 charge from GP for written proof of Covid-19 vaccine before travelling 

Holidaymakers could face £30 charge from GPs for written proof of Covid-19 vaccine before travelling The Government has insisted it will not issue ‘immunity passports’ to Britons  Vaccines minister said travellers could ask their GP for proof of inoculation Doctors can charge for writing certificates, which fall outside their NHS contract By John Stevens and … Read more

Holidaymakers could face £30 charge from GP for written proof of Covid-19 vaccine before travelling 

Holidaymakers could face £30 charge from GPs for written proof of Covid-19 vaccine before travelling The Government has insisted it will not issue ‘immunity passports’ to Britons  Vaccines minister said travellers could ask their GP for proof of inoculation Doctors can charge for writing certificates, which fall outside their NHS contract By John Stevens and … Read more

Energy firms to charge households extra £24 a year to recover coronavirus debt

‘It’s absolutely outrageous’: Energy suppliers can charge households extra £24 a year to recover debt caused by coronavirus, Ofgem says Suppliers will be able to charge customers more under the price cap  The allowance is used to help suppliers claim back money lost by those in debt  Ofgem’s new price cap limit is also due … Read more

TfL made more from Congestion Charge fines than payments

A new probe has revealed that TfL has been earning more from Congestion Charge fines than legitimate payments in the last year Motorists were handed fines totalling £130million by Transport for London over the course of a year for failing to pay the capital’s Congestion Charge. That is more than double the £52million in revenue … Read more

MPs working from home during lockdown charge taxpayers for the extra gas and electricity

MPs have been charging the taxpayer for extra gas and electricity while working from home during lockdown. Members of Parliament claimed £9.1 million in expenses despite working largely remotely during the first 2020 lockdown, compared to £8.2million in 2019.   Between the stay at home order announced on March 16 and pubs reopening on July 4, … Read more

TfL made an additional £86m from increased Congestion Charge in 2020

TfL made an additional £86m from hiked Congestion Charge in 2020 and could pocket an extra £113m for the financial year if the £15-a-day charge remains, leaked email reveals A leaked email from Transport for London officials revealed increased revenues Email from deputy mayor for transport, Heidi Alexander, was seen by Autocar Sadiq Khan increased the … Read more

Electric car battery that can charge in 10 minutes and last for 250 miles combats ‘range anxiety’

US experts have developed a new electric car battery that charges in just 10 minutes and lasts for 250 miles on a single charge.  The EV batteries are made from lithium iron phosphate, which is known for its ‘unsurpassed safety’, and can quickly heat up and cool down – key to rapid charging and a long … Read more