Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts steel ring into place at Hinkley Point C

Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts 1,600-ton steel ring as Britain’s latest nuclear power plant takes shape at Hinkley Point The 820ft tall crane is being used in the construction of a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point C, Somerset It will help to lift a 55ft tall 154ft wide metal ring … Read more

FTSE 250 soars to record highs: Recovery lifts UK stocks

FTSE 250 soars to record highs: Boost for savers with pensions and ISAs as recovery lifts UK stocks… but blue chips lag behind By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 Investors have been ploughing money back into British stocks as the optimism … Read more

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Britons can splurge without guilt when lockdown lifts

The packed scenes in parks and the latest data on GDP tell us the same thing: there is a huge amount of pent-up demand in the economy. People are desperate to get their pre-Covid lives back and they will be spending in pubs, restaurants and shops the minute they are allowed. Many can afford to … Read more

Arkansas lifts mask mandate and makes everyone 16 and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccination TODAY

Arkansas has lifted its mask mandate and made everyone aged 16 and older eligible to get COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday. Governor Asa Hutchinson said on Tuesday that businesses, such as restaurants and stores, will have the option to require masks on their premises  and implored residents to respect those decisions.  ‘Please be respectful and mindful … Read more

MARKET REPORT: Lockdown books binge lifts Bloomsbury shares

Profits at Bloomsbury will smash City expectations after reading provided a ‘ray of sunshine’ in the third lockdown. Bookworm Britons snapped up the new Sarah Maas novel, A Court of Silver Flames, and Anna North’s Outlawed – as well as old favourites such as the Dishoom cook book and the publisher’s eternal cash cow Harry … Read more

Wales BANS English holidaymakers from visiting after it lifts tourism ban on March 27

Wales BANS English holidaymakers: First Minister Mark Drakeford lifts tourism ban on March 27 – but insists only Welsh people can stay in holiday lets Drakeford said holidays in Wales would be restricted to those living there Self-contained accommodation will be allowed to open on march 27 for Easter But same industry in England does … Read more

MARKET REPORT: Hot property! Landlords surge as lockdown lifts

Landlords were some of the big winners on the stock market as offices and shopping centres gear up to reopen later this year. The commercial property market has been hammered since Britain first went into lockdown last March, with warehousing being the only sector that has really thrived. Since the Prime Minister’s Covid roadmap was … Read more

Heavily pregnant Meghan Trainor lifts weights during workout as she prepares to welcome first child

Heavily pregnant Meghan Trainor lifts weights during workout as she prepares to welcome first child By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com Published: 05:52 GMT, 2 February 2021 | Updated: 05:52 GMT, 2 February 2021 She’s expecting her first child with husband Daryl Sabara. And like many celebrity moms in Hollywood, Meghan Trainor has turned to personal … Read more

Isle of Man lifts lockdown rules as pubs, schools and shops reopen with social distancing scrapped

Isle of Man lifts ALL lockdown rules as pubs, schools and shops reopen with social distancing and face masks scrapped – but borders remain shut Pubs have reopened on the Isle of Man after it scrapped its lockdown measures The island, which is self-governing, had held a 25 day circuit-breaker lockdown Rules including social distancing … Read more

Cocktail culture lifts drink giants: Diageo and Fevertree sales fizz

Cocktail culture lifts spirits at drink giants: Sales at Diageo and Fevertree fizz as drinkers get creative in lockdown By Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 28 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 28 January 2021 The rise of cocktail culture in the UK added fizz to the sales of Diageo and … Read more