PensionBee losses soar amid booming customer numbers and assets

PensionBee losses widen in debut stock market year but boss hails booming customer numbers as assets reach £2bn PensionBee pre-tax losses grow by 145% on the same time last year to £12.8m The firm did see revenues, customer numbers and assets grow significantly Boss Romi Savova expects PensionBee to reach breakeven by  the end of … Read more

Recording Academy bans Billboard chart numbers and sales figures in Grammy ads

The Recording Academy recently released their ‘rules and guidelines’ for the upcoming 64th Grammy Awards, making a big change in For Your Consideration ads. The new 64-page document was released by Academy earlier in July, with Billboard reporting that the FYC ads may no longer reveal Billboard chart numbers or sales figures in the ads.   This … Read more

A lucky couple in Western Sydney have won $50,000 after a spat on Keno numbers at local pub

Couple win $50,000 after making one simple change to the numbers they’ve been playing in Keno for YEARS A couple scored a $50,000 Keno win after playing the same numbers for years  They bought the golden ticket at the local pub after dropping in for a bite to eat The winning team scored the cash … Read more

Australian Powerball $60million jackpot balls numbers revealed

Check your ticket NOW: One lucky Australian is $60million richer after tonight’s Powerball – so have you won the jackpot? Nationwide search for the country’s newest multi-millionaire after latest draw Winning numbers are 13, 19, 18, 17, 11, 16, 20 and the Powerball number was 15 The most common winning numbers for Powerball are 17, … Read more

Phone numbers of at least two senior members of the Government were online too

Thought Boris Johnson is the only senior government member whose mobile has been freely available on the web? Justice Secretary Robert Buckland and Transport Secretary Grant Shapps’ numbers were on the internet too Boris Johnson’s personal mobile number has been available online for years  Mr Johnson’s number was contained at end of a 2006 think-tank … Read more

Texas’ COVID numbers fall for the 17th consecutive day following reopening

Texas COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to see a downward trend more than two weeks after the state scrapped its mask mandate and allowed businesses to reopen at full capacity.  On Saturday, Texas’ seven-day COVID positivity rate reached an all-time low of 5.27 per cent, while hospitalizations fell to their lowest level since October, according … Read more

Record numbers of Britons are buying motorhomes for staycations, leading to a shortage 

We’re running out of motorhomes: Record numbers of Britons are buying the vehicles for staycations, leading to a shortage One dealer had 20 enquiries a week before the pandemic – now it’s 500 a day  Caravan and Motorhome Club said record number joined last month  The National Caravan Council says there are 225,000 motorhomes in … Read more

Africa’s forest elephants are close to extinction while savanna elephant numbers have also decreased

Africa’s forest elephants are inching towards extinction, with their population dwindling 86 per cent in the last three decades, conservationists said on Thursday. Savanna elephants on the continent have also seen a massive decline in numbers, dropping by 60 per cent in 50 years.  The figures were released as part of an update to the … Read more

Major General accused of swindling £48,000 ‘deliberately manipulated the numbers’, court hears 

A senior Army officer who claimed £50,000 in private school fees ‘deliberately manipulated the numbers’ about how much time his wife spent at their home, a court martial heard today. Maj Gen Nick Welch, 57, is accused of abusing Continuity of Education Allowance (CEA) to send two of his children to the £37,000-a-year Clayesmore School … Read more