Video game players are NOT typically obese, but are healthier than the general public, study reveals

Video game players are NOT typically obese, but are healthier and in better shape than the general public, esports study reveals A survey of 1,400 gamers reveals they may be healthier than the general public They are 21% more likely to have a healthier weight than the average person Players are 7.8% more likely to … Read more Video game players are NOT typically obese, but are healthier than the general public, study reveals

Ministers BLOCK a public inquiry into state collusion in the Troubles murder of Pat Finucane

Relatives of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane were handed a blow in their decades-long demand for an official probe into his death today after the Northern Ireland Secretary refused pleas for a public inquiry. Brandon Lewis told MPs that he would not order an investigation into state collision into the lawyers brutal death at the … Read more Ministers BLOCK a public inquiry into state collusion in the Troubles murder of Pat Finucane

Northern Ireland Secretary to announce if there will be a public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

Grieving relatives of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane will learn today if their 31-year battle for justice could be finally won. The UK Government will later announce whether it will hold a public inquiry into the killing of the lawyer. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis will tell the solicitor’s family how the state will respond … Read more Northern Ireland Secretary to announce if there will be a public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder

Eton provost Lord Waldegrave defends teacher sacking amid ‘sexist’ lecture row at top public school

Eton last night defended its decision to sack an English teacher following a dispute over a lecture. A freedom of speech row erupted at the elite £42,500-a-year school after pupils revolted following the sacking of Will Knowland. More than 1,000 children have so far signed a petition calling for his reinstatement amid claims he was … Read more Eton provost Lord Waldegrave defends teacher sacking amid ‘sexist’ lecture row at top public school

Government sources warn a No Deal Brexit is more likely than the public expects 

Government sources warn a No Deal Brexit is more likely than the public expects Face-to-face negotiations resumed after Michel Barnier arrived in London It is understood that ‘significant gaps’ remain on several issues including fishing  British team keen to stress will not ‘sell out’ Britain’s sovereignty to secure a deal By Anna Mikhailova Deputy Political … Read more Government sources warn a No Deal Brexit is more likely than the public expects 

Boris Johnson begs public to back new Covid lockdowns

How does government decide what Tiers areas are put into?  Boris Johnson promised to base Tier allocation on ‘common sense’, and the government’s ‘Winter Plan’ set out a series of metrics to be used. They are: Case detection rates in all age groups; Case detection rates in the over 60s; The rate at which cases are … Read more Boris Johnson begs public to back new Covid lockdowns

Rishi Sunak says public sector had a ‘pay premium’ BEFORE coronavirus hit

Rishi Sunak defends public sector wage freeze saying state workers had a ‘7 per cent pay premium’ even BEFORE coronavirus hit and the gap is widening Rishi Sunak has defended public sector pay freeze next year in spending review  Chancellor said there was a 7% ‘premium’ for state workers before the pandemic Mr Sunak insisted … Read more Rishi Sunak says public sector had a ‘pay premium’ BEFORE coronavirus hit

Nurses and doctors are spared public sector wage freeze

Public sector pay will be frozen next year – but nurses, doctors and the lowest-paid will still get a rise, Rishi Sunak said yesterday. The Chancellor said he could not justify a ‘significant, across-the-board’ hike for the public sector given the difficulties faced by private firms. Many businesses, particularly in retail and hospitality, have been devastated … Read more Nurses and doctors are spared public sector wage freeze

Rishi Sunak announces public sector pay freeze for next year

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces public sector pay freeze for next year but NHS workers will be exempt while the lowest paid will also get an increase… while most private sector workers go without a wage hike By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 13:10 GMT, 25 November 2020 | Updated: 13:10 GMT, 25 … Read more Rishi Sunak announces public sector pay freeze for next year

Anti-mask Britons are fined just £14,100 on public transport in four months of coronavirus measures 

Police have fined just 97 Britons a total of £14,100 for refusing to wear a face covering on public transport since July, figures obtained by MailOnline show. No one was fined above the minimum of £200 from September 24 to the end of October, an FOI request to the National Police Chiefs’ Council found. The … Read more Anti-mask Britons are fined just £14,100 on public transport in four months of coronavirus measures