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Ocado tell 200 call centre staff who worked through lockdown they must move 250 miles to keep jobs 

Up to 200 jobs are at risk in Ocado’s flagship call centre after the online supermarket announced staff will be expected to move to a new centre 250 miles away.  Staff at their Hatfield Centre in Hertfordshire are being asked to relocate to Sunderland in Tyne and Wear. Call centre workers claim they will either … Read more Ocado tell 200 call centre staff who worked through lockdown they must move 250 miles to keep jobs 

What have been the best-selling funds, trusts and shares since lockdown?

Star manager Terry Smith’s £21billion Fundsmith Equity was the most bought fund during lockdown, according to new figures. As today marks six months since the nationwide lockdown was enforced, DIY investing platform AJ Bell Youinvest has revealed the best-selling purchases during this time. The £14billion Scottish Mortgage investment trust, which is also a FTSE 100 … Read more What have been the best-selling funds, trusts and shares since lockdown?

The Block’s Harry Pavlou is busted sneaking onto the building site during mandatory lockdown

‘He makes the rules’: The Block’s Harry Pavlou is caught up in a cheating scandal after being busted sneaking onto the building site during mandatory lockdown By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 13:01 BST, 23 September 2020 | Updated: 13:01 BST, 23 September 2020 With the coronavirus pandemic temporarily shutting down production on … Read more The Block’s Harry Pavlou is busted sneaking onto the building site during mandatory lockdown

Dominic Raab sparks fresh chaos over lockdown saying McDonalds will have to bring in TABLE SERVICE

New lockdown rules at a glance  Office workers who can work ‘normally’ from home should do so. English pubs, bars and restaurants must close by 10pm from Thursday. The hospitality sector will be restricted to table service only. Face coverings must be worn in taxis and retail staff while at work. Customers in indoor hospitality … Read more Dominic Raab sparks fresh chaos over lockdown saying McDonalds will have to bring in TABLE SERVICE

Heartbroken mother claims her son, 14, killed himself because he felt ‘isolated’ during lockdown

A heartbroken mother believes her son would still be alive if school hadn’t been cancelled due to Covid – as she claims he took his own life while feeling ‘isolated’ in lockdown. Tracey Tyler had taken on an extra night shift on the coronavirus ward at her local hospital when she came home and found … Read more Heartbroken mother claims her son, 14, killed himself because he felt ‘isolated’ during lockdown

Footballer Paul Scholes flouted lockdown rules for a second time

Former England footballer Paul Scholes could be hit with a fine of £3,200 after he was filmed flouting coronavirus restrictions and hosting a five-a-side tournament at his mansion. The Manchester United legend, 45, could face the hefty fine after footage he had filmed of his son Arron and up to 20 other players playing in … Read more Footballer Paul Scholes flouted lockdown rules for a second time

MPs are backing call for lockdown day – March 23 – to be enshrined as national day of mourning

Fifty MPs back charity’s call for lockdown day – March 23 – to be enshrined as national day of mourning for those who died during coronavirus lockdown Former Tory cabinet ministers Esther McVey and Stephen Crabb; and former Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell are among 50 MPs backing the call Since March 14, Marie Curie … Read more MPs are backing call for lockdown day – March 23 – to be enshrined as national day of mourning

Ed Sheeran’s property portfolio ‘is now worth £61m after he snapped up new homes during lockdown’

Ed Sheeran’s property portfolio is now said to be worth £61million, after the singer reportedly purchased new homes during lockdown. The 29-year-old musician, who is estimated to be worth north of £200million, has added boosted his portfolio by £4.5million after making the cash purchases, according to The Sun. Chart-topping superstar Ed reportedly filed documents of … Read more Ed Sheeran’s property portfolio ‘is now worth £61m after he snapped up new homes during lockdown’

Corrie’s Melanie Hill stocks up on toilet roll ahead of looming second lockdown

Corrie’s Melanie Hill and her husband Jimmy are seen stocking up on loo roll ahead of looming second lockdown By Ryan Smith for MailOnline Published: 20:21 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 20:21 BST, 22 September 2020 Melanie Hill was spotted stocking up on loo roll, ahead of the government’s looming second national lockdown amid … Read more Corrie’s Melanie Hill stocks up on toilet roll ahead of looming second lockdown

Boris Johnson’s speech in full: Prime Minister’s lockdown address to the nation 

Boris Johnson tonight unveiled his new coronavirus restrictions in an address to the nation from Downing Street. Below is his full speech.  Good evening, the struggle against Covid is the single biggest crisis the world has faced in my lifetime. In less than a year this disease has killed almost a million people, and caused … Read more Boris Johnson’s speech in full: Prime Minister’s lockdown address to the nation