Ministers blew £10 BILLION on bungled Track and Trace system

Ministers spent an astonishing £10 billion on the failed test and trace programme as part of an extra £48 billion on public services during the coronavirus crisis, it has emerged. The bungled programme was championed by Health Secretary Matt Hancock when introduced at the end of May  but, as of last week, it is still failing to track … Read more Ministers blew £10 BILLION on bungled Track and Trace system

Ministers spend £15 BILLION on PPE for frontline health staff in just over three months

Ministers spend £15 BILLION on PPE for frontline health staff in just over three months due to huge demand and exorbitant cost charged by some suppliers The Government spent an extra £48 billion on public services over the pandemic £31.9 billion went to the NHS including £10billion on test and trace programme A further £5.5 … Read more Ministers spend £15 BILLION on PPE for frontline health staff in just over three months

Big names back Chancellor’s £2 billion Kickstart scheme 

Big names back Chancellor’s £2 billion Kickstart scheme to prevent a youth unemployment crisis By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:15 BST, 8 July 2020 | Updated: 22:15 BST, 8 July 2020 Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to hit the phones to drum up support among businesses for his new Kickstart scheme. The … Read more Big names back Chancellor’s £2 billion Kickstart scheme 

United Airlines could furlough 36,000 employees by October 1 once its $5 billion COVID-19 aid ends

United Airlines could furlough 36,000 employees, or roughly 45 per cent of its workforce, by October 1 amid a drop in air travel resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.   The fall deadline marks when a restriction against enacting furloughs and layoffs in a $5 billion payroll bailout of the airline expires. Officials at United made the … Read more United Airlines could furlough 36,000 employees by October 1 once its $5 billion COVID-19 aid ends

Britons working from home during the coronavirus lockdown have spent almost £2 BILLION

Britons working from home during the coronavirus lockdown have spent almost £2 BILLION on new desks, headphones, laptops and other office equipment, survey reveals Seven million workers have spent £233 on average, according to Uswitch.com And half a million are thought to have blown more than £500 on office essentials Headphones were the most popular … Read more Britons working from home during the coronavirus lockdown have spent almost £2 BILLION

Kim Kardashian’s beauty line valued at $1 billion in Coty deal 

Kim Kardashian’s beauty line valued at $1 billion as Max Factor-owner Coty snaps up a 20% stake By Francesca Washtell For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 29 June 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 29 June 2020 Max Factor-owner Coty has snapped up a 20 per cent stake in Kim Kardashian West’s beauty line KKW … Read more Kim Kardashian’s beauty line valued at $1 billion in Coty deal 

One million stimulus checks went to the DEAD at total cost of $1.4 billion

One million stimulus checks went to the DEAD at total cost of $1.4 billion because feds sent them to every eligible taxpayer who filed a 2019 tax return The Treasury Department gave COVID-19 stimulus dollars to nearly 1.1 million dead Americans  The cost, according to a new Government Accountability Office report, is to the tune … Read more One million stimulus checks went to the DEAD at total cost of $1.4 billion

Ministers claim they have now delivered TWO BILLION bits of PPE to the NHS and social care workers

The British Government has now delivered more than two billion pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to NHS staff and care workers, it claimed today. Department of Health officials announced the milestone and hailed it a ‘herculean cross-government effort’, adding that it had ordered another 28billion items of PPE. The Government was scorned by NHS … Read more Ministers claim they have now delivered TWO BILLION bits of PPE to the NHS and social care workers

CERN backs new 62 mile £19 BILLION particle accelerator

A new particle accelerator four times bigger than the Large Hadron Collider is a step closer after CERN agreed to back the £19 billion (€21bn) project. The Future Circle Collider (FCC) will have a 62 mile (100km) circumference and be six times more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The next generation particle-smashing machine … Read more CERN backs new 62 mile £19 BILLION particle accelerator

Scientists say there may be six billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy

The Kepler mission has spotted thousands of exoplanets since 2014, with 30 planets less than twice the size of Earth now known to orbit within the habitable zones of their stars. Launched from Cape Canaveral on March 7th 2009, the Kepler telescope has helped in the search for planets outside of the solar system.  It … Read more Scientists say there may be six billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy