Boris Johnson and Narendra Modi pledge to double UK-India trade

Boris Johnson and Narendra Modi commit to DOUBLING UK-India trade over the next decade as part of ‘quantum leap’ in relations as they agree visa plan to allow young professionals to live and work in each other’s countries Boris Johnson and Narendra Modi held a virtual bilateral meeting this afternoon Two leaders pledged to pursue … Read more

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops to ‘get the tills ringing once again’ High streets and pubs to be thrown a lifeline in Rishi Sunak’s Budget on March 3 Chancellor says  firms, shops, pubs cafes and restaurants will ‘open doors again’ Comes amid warning about the scale of economic damage … Read more

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops

Chancellor Rishi Sunak makes £5billion pledge to pubs and high street shops to ‘get the tills ringing once again’ High streets and pubs to be thrown a lifeline in Rishi Sunak’s Budget on March 3 Chancellor says  firms, shops, pubs cafes and restaurants will ‘open doors again’ Comes amid warning about the scale of economic damage … Read more

BBC axes Kamal Ahmed from £205k editorial director role – after £100m pledge on increasing diversity

The BBC has axed editorial director Kamal Ahmed and four other posts from its news board in a ‘modernisation’ plan – despite pledging to increase diversity last year. An £80 million savings plan saw the job cuts announced by the broadcaster this afternoon. It said it was ‘restructuring’ the board as part of ‘plans to modernise … Read more

BBC axes Kamal Ahmed from £205k editorial director role – after £100m pledge on increasing diversity

The BBC has axed editorial director Kamal Ahmed and four other posts from its news board in a ‘modernisation’ plan – despite pledging to increase diversity last year. An £80 million savings plan saw the job cuts announced by the broadcaster this afternoon. It said it was ‘restructuring’ the board as part of ‘plans to modernise … Read more

Charitable trust boosts Mail Force’s laptops-for-children drive with £500k pledge 

A wonderful £500,000 was pledged yesterday by a charitable trust that said: ‘We cannot stand by and let a generation slip through the net.’ The registered charity, set up to serve the needs of society, preferred to remain anonymous. But its generous donation will start work straight away helping the Daily Mail’s crusade to get … Read more

Two rail lines shut in 1960s will reopen as transport officials pledge £800million

Two rail lines shut in 1960s will reopen as transport officials put £800million towards Bicester-Bletchley and Newcastle-Ashington projects Department for Transport said £760m will support next phase of East West Rail Reinstates services between Bicester, Oxfordshire and Bletchley shut in 1968 £34m boost is also going to old line between Newcastle and Ashington  By Daily Mail … Read more

Covid UK: Whitehall sources pledge ALL over-50s will have vaccine by March

Whitehall sources last night vowed that all over-50s could be vaccinated by the end of March as figures show that more than three million people have already received the Covid jab. The Government is preparing to more than double the pace of the vaccine roll-out next week, with vaccines for as many as half a … Read more

Royal Mail scraps pledge to deliver in time for Christmas

Royal Mail SCRAPS pledge to deliver in time for Christmas: Special delivery service is suspended amid mounting chaos at sorting offices The delivery of letters and packages to Europe has also been temporarily halted Images posted online recently have shown mountains of sacks at sorting offices Situation has escalated after new mutant strain and strict … Read more

Boris Johnson is accused of breaking pledge that elderly will be able to hug relatives

Care home chaos as visitors are STILL barred: Boris Johnson is accused of breaking pledge that elderly will be able to hug relatives as report reveals many nursing home residents are still unable to see family Campaigners angry after major report warned care homes couldn’t have visitors  Government is rolling out millions of lateral flow … Read more