BoE set to raise interest rates earlier than expected, says HSBC boss 

The BoE could raise interest rates earlier than expected in the face of soaring in inflation, says HSBC boss CFO Ewen Stevenson predicts the base rate could start moving from mid-2022 The raise in interest rates would be welcomed by long-suffering savers The Bank of England slashed interest rates to a record low of 0.1% … Read more

2021 will have an ‘above average’ number of hurricanes, experts warn, as season is starting earlier

There’s stormy weather ahead, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which has updated its Climate Prediction Center to indicate an uptick in named storms and hurricanes. While NOAA had been using the period between 1981 to 2000 as the 30-year period of record to make estimates about upcoming hurricane seasons, it is now … Read more

Eye-brain connection humans first evolved in fish 100 MILLION years earlier than previously thought

Discovery that ‘literally changes the textbook’: Eye-brain connection humans have today first evolved in fish 100 MILLION years earlier than previously believed A study found the human eye-brain connection was present 450M years ago This means the network of nerves evolved 100 million years earlier than thought Experts analyzed the gar fish, which is similar … Read more

FatFace cyber attack: Firm was warned by police nine months earlier

FatFace was warned by police about vulnerabilities within its IT systems which put it more at risk from cyber-criminals nine months before it was hit by a £1.45million ransomware attack in January, This is Money can reveal. A detective from Hampshire Constabulary contacted the clothing chain, which is headquartered in the county, in April 2020 … Read more

Jennifer Lopez poses with her twins at SAME pool Alex Rodriguez posted from five days earlier

Jennifer Lopez poses with her twins at SAME swimming pool Alex Rodriguez posted from five days earlier in Dominican rental villa… amid claims they are trying to ‘prioritize’ romance By Sameer Suri For Published: 01:24 BST, 1 April 2021 | Updated: 01:24 BST, 1 April 2021 Jennifer Lopez posed up with her 13-year-old twins … Read more

Japan’s famous cherry blossoms bloom earlier than any year since records began in 1953 

Japan‘s famous cherry blossoms have reached their flowery peak in many places earlier this year than at any time since formal records started being kept nearly 70 years ago, with experts saying climate change is the likely cause. Japan’s favourite flower, called ‘sakura,’ used to reach their peak bloom in April, just as the country … Read more

Covid UK: London bus drivers’ lives could have been saved if safety measures introduced earlier

Enforcing an earlier lockdown would have saved the lives of London‘s bus drivers who died from Covid-19, an independent review has concluded. The study, carried out by University College London (UCL), found that some of the deaths of workers in March 2020 ‘would not have happened’ if restrictions had been implemented sooner.  The report, which was commissioned … Read more

Louise Thompson reveals she had a ‘devastating’ miscarriage earlier this year in heartbreaking post

Louise Thompson has revealed that she had a miscarriage earlier this year in a  heartbreaking Instagram post.  The former Made in Chelsea star, 30, posted a picture to her social media on Tuesday night showing a tiny baby bump along with another snap of her positive pregnancy test. However she explained in a long caption … Read more

Italians face dying a year earlier while lockdown in Spain sees number of babies born plummet

Italians face dying a year earlier due to the pandemic while the Covid lockdown in Spain has seen births plummet to record lows.  Average life expectancy in Italy fell by a year to 82.3 years, the country’s national statistics office revealed on Wednesday. In Spain just 23,226 babies were born in December, a fifth less than … Read more

Church vicar says Meghan’s claim she and Harry secretly tied the knot earlier is ‘easily verified’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s revelation they secretly married three days before their Windsor wedding can be ‘easily verified’ but if untrue could cast doubt over other parts of their interview, a Church of England vicar said this morning. Doubts were expressed over whether the secret ceremony would have even been legal and one clergyman said … Read more