British Gas owner Centrica manages to curb customer exits for the first time in years

British Gas owner Centrica manages to curb customer exits for the first time in years with 6.9m clients staying put By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:53 GMT, 14 January 2021 | Updated: 21:53 GMT, 14 January 2021 The owner of British Gas has put the brakes on the number of … Read more British Gas owner Centrica manages to curb customer exits for the first time in years

Coronavirus: China races to build massive quarantine camp in Hebei to curb surging infections 

Workers in China‘s new coronavirus ground zero are rushing to build a huge quarantine centre containing 3,000 isolation units to tackle a surge of COVID-19 infections. More than 600 workers and over 100 machines are working 24 hours non-stop in sub-zero temperatures, aiming to complete the majority of the isolation camp within three days, authorities have … Read more Coronavirus: China races to build massive quarantine camp in Hebei to curb surging infections 

Top surgeon fears cancer surgeries could be cancelled AGAIN unless No10 can curb spread of Covid

A top surgeon has raised fears cancer surgeries may be axed in the coming days unless the national lockdown swiftly curbs the spread of coronavirus. Professor Neil Mortensen, the president of the Royal College of Surgeons, warned today the situation in hospitals is getting ‘much worse’, and escalating faster than the ‘slow-motion car crash’ he … Read more Top surgeon fears cancer surgeries could be cancelled AGAIN unless No10 can curb spread of Covid

Adele parties with her pals on London curb in unseen 2020 snap

‘Making our own fun’: Adele clutches a pint of beer and a cigarette as she parties with her pals on London curb in unseen 2020 snap By Joanna Crawley For Mailonline Published: 09:55 GMT, 1 January 2021 | Updated: 09:55 GMT, 1 January 2021 She had a low-key 2020, mostly away from the spotlight. But … Read more Adele parties with her pals on London curb in unseen 2020 snap

Sweden’s Government can shut down businesses under new law to curb second wave of Covid infections

Sweden to bring in new powers to close businesses and pubic transport and issue fines for social distancing breaches to curb second wave of Covid infections Sweden’s temporary pandemic law should be in place from January, officials say Will allow Government to shut shopping malls or public transport if necessary Lockdown-free Sweden controversially relied on mostly … Read more Sweden’s Government can shut down businesses under new law to curb second wave of Covid infections

SAGE expert warns hitting one million vaccines a week won’t be enough to curb Covid crisis in months

Teachers and key workers are ‘expected to be added to the coronavirus vaccine priority list when the Oxford University jab is approved’. The government is believed to be planning to overhaul the current order, which is focusing on the elderly, vulnerable and care home employees. But Sage expert Sir Jeremy Farrar warned even if Britain … Read more SAGE expert warns hitting one million vaccines a week won’t be enough to curb Covid crisis in months

Government experts drawing up plans to vaccinate secondary pupils to curb spread of new Covid strain

Government scientists are drawing up plans to vaccinate secondary school pupils in England in a bid to curb the spread of the new Covid strain, according to reports. Ministers have vowed the keep schools open after the Christmas break, saying children’s learning was suffering due to the impact of Covid-19. But experts are growing concerned … Read more Government experts drawing up plans to vaccinate secondary pupils to curb spread of new Covid strain

Cut meat and dairy by a FIFTH to save planet: Report tells Brits to slash car trips and curb flights

The sale of gas boilers should be banned by 2033, a report by climate experts has said as Britain is urged to go cut carbon emissions more drastically over the next 15 years.  The Committee on Climate Change has called for newly fitted boilers to be ‘hydrogen-ready’ from 2025 onwards, which could make them around £100 more expensive. … Read more Cut meat and dairy by a FIFTH to save planet: Report tells Brits to slash car trips and curb flights

ANDREW PIERCE: Will Labour curb the fat cats in own their back yard? 

As the Government jumps from one Covid mishap to another, Labour is frothing at the mouth at the Tories’ use of private companies to solve its logistical problems. In particular, Serco has been singled out by Rachel Reeves, the Shadow Cabinet Office Minister, for being one of the biggest private provider of Government services. Certainly … Read more ANDREW PIERCE: Will Labour curb the fat cats in own their back yard? 

UK and France sign agreement to curb migrant crossings

Britain and France have signed an historic agreement to tackle the number of migrants crossing the English Channel each year. Home Secretary Priti Patel and her French counterpart Gerald Darmanin said they wanted to make the route unviable after more than 8,000 migrants crossed this year.   They agreed to double the number of French police … Read more UK and France sign agreement to curb migrant crossings