Bridgepoint staff scoop £2.5bn windfall as share price surges

Bridgepoint staff scoop a £2.5bn windfall: Private equity firm’s share price surges following its blockbuster stock market debut By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EDT, 21 July 2021 | Updated: 17:01 EDT, 21 July 2021 Staff and partners at private equity firm Bridgepoint are sitting on a windfall of £2.5billion following its … Read more

The path to happiness: Demand for homes close to walking trails surges

Walking has never had it so good. What used to be a chore is now the highlight of the day – part of our precious hour of outdoor exercise. It’s good for us, of course. Apart from reducing the risk for everything from certain cancers to type 2 diabetes, walking has a positive effect on … Read more

British business confidence surges amid vaccination drive success

British businesses are increasingly confident of bouncing back this year, with levels of optimism higher than their global counterparts, according to a new survey.  UK firms are more likely to expect a rebound in activity in the coming months than their competitors around the world and expectations of a spike in growth are now stronger … Read more

Number of teenage girls developing tics and Tourette’s syndrome surges as a result of lockdown

Number of teenage girls developing tics and Tourette’s syndrome surges as a result of rising lockdown anxiety  Specialists at Great Ormond Street and Evelina have reported a rise in referrals  Before pandemic, average of six teenage girls presented symptoms each year   Now experts say they are receiving three or four new referrals evey week   Tics … Read more

Labour surges to a four point poll lead over the Tories

Labour surges to a four point lead over Boris Johnson and the Conservatives – Sir Keir Starmer’s biggest polling margin since the 2019 general election New Opinium poll puts the Labour Party on 41 per cent and Tories on 37 per cent Four point lead is Labour’s biggest margin over Tories since general election Tories … Read more

Deliveroo to expand to 100 new UK towns as lockdown demand surges

Deliveroo will expand to 100 new towns and cities across UK for an additional four MILLION customers following surge in demand during pandemic Food delivery service Deliveroo will expand reach to 100 new cities and towns Currently operates in over 200 locations but will reach four million more people Additional customers will be able to access … Read more

Support for Scottish independence surges to equal record high of 58 per cent

Support for Scottish independence surges to equal record high of 58 per cent as voters desert ‘toxic’ Boris Johnson ahead of key elections in May Figures in Savanta ComRes poll for The Scotsman newspaper today  Support for splitting UK at 58 per cent, level to a figure reached in October Scots Tory leader admitted this … Read more

Coronavirus lockdown England: Internet usage surges on night one

First night of Lockdown 2.0 causes one of the year’s biggest surges in internet usage with 6,460GB of data being used every SECOND – the same as 540 hours of HD video  Lockdown 2.0 yesterday came into force with shops and bars closed As a result people were stayed at home and many streamed and … Read more

REVEALED: Rural counties experiencing the worst coronavirus surges voted overwhelmingly for Trump

Though many Democrats viewed President Donald Trump’s handling of the pandemic as his greatest weakness, election returns show that in places where the virus is most rampant now, Trump enjoyed enormous support. In 376 counties with the highest number of new cases per capita, the overwhelming majority – 93 percent of those counties – went … Read more