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House sales rise in August after stamp duty holiday but are still down 16 per cent compared to 2019

UK house sales rose by 15.6 per cent in August after the Government introduced a temporary stamp duty holiday for residential properties worth up to £500,000, it has been revealed. Figures from HM Revenue and Customs found the move, which will last until March 31 2021, saw an estimated 81,280 sales take place in August and … Read more House sales rise in August after stamp duty holiday but are still down 16 per cent compared to 2019

KIIS FM shock jock Kyle Sandilands reflects on his rise to the top from homelessness

Radio titan Kyle Sandilands reflects on his rise to the top – from being homeless on the streets of Brisbane to owning a multi-million dollar empire By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia Published: 16:51 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 17:02 BST, 22 September 2020 He’s the radio titan who came from humble beginnings. … Read more KIIS FM shock jock Kyle Sandilands reflects on his rise to the top from homelessness

B&Q owner Kingfisher benefits from home improvement boom with a 62% rise in profits 

B&Q owner Kingfisher’s results were given a boost from home an improvement boom as well as its new ‘click and collect’ model as it reported 62 per cent rise in pre-tax profits today.  For its half year results ending 31 July, Kingfisher has reported only a small hit from the Covid-19 pandemic while other companies … Read more B&Q owner Kingfisher benefits from home improvement boom with a 62% rise in profits 

Weekly coronavirus deaths RISE in England and Wales for the first time in five months

Weekly coronavirus deaths RISE in England and Wales for the first time in five months as official statistics show 99 people died of the disease in second week of September Office for National Statistics showed deaths rose for first time since mid-April There was a 27% week-on-week increase in deaths on September 13 ONS issued … Read more Weekly coronavirus deaths RISE in England and Wales for the first time in five months

Emily MacDonagh blames ‘young people and Noel Gallagher’ for rise in coronavirus cases

Peter Andre’s wife Emily MacDonagh has spoken out about the spike in coronavirus cases and suggested that young people may be to blame.   The NHS medical professional, 31, said that young generations might feel that they don’t need to wear a mask, a view she mentioned was also expressed by Noel Gallagher last week.   Musician Noel, 53, … Read more Emily MacDonagh blames ‘young people and Noel Gallagher’ for rise in coronavirus cases

When will Zoe Ball tune in to her new lover’s turbulent past? A £1m pay rise and stunning new home

 ZOE Ball prides herself on a relentlessly perky broadcasting style which some of her listeners find a touch hard to take first thing in the morning. But this week, as outrage has flared over the disclosure of her gigantic £1.36 million BBC salary, she has carried on regardless. ‘Keep your good news stories coming in, … Read more When will Zoe Ball tune in to her new lover’s turbulent past? A £1m pay rise and stunning new home

Retail sales rise for fourth month as economy shows signs of recovery

Retail sales rise for fourth month as economy shows signs of a post-lockdown recovery By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 22:06 BST, 18 September 2020 Households continued to splash out last month as the economy showed signs of recovery after lockdown. Retail sales rose by 0.8 … Read more Retail sales rise for fourth month as economy shows signs of recovery

Keir Starmer leads demands for Boris Johnson to hold cross-party Cobra meeting on Covid case rise

Keir Starmer and other senior political leaders from across the UK tonight demanded Boris Johnson join them for an emergency Cobra meeting amid fears that the coronavirus pandemic is spiralling out of control.  The Labour leader joined Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her Welsh counterpart Mark Drakeford to call for a cross-party conference amid … Read more Keir Starmer leads demands for Boris Johnson to hold cross-party Cobra meeting on Covid case rise

Sea levels to rise 15 INCHES by 2100, NASA study warns

– Sea levels are rising at unprecedented rates, accelerating in recent decades as ice has been melting increasingly fast from Greenland and Antarctica. They are set to rise at an increasing rate and will continue to do so beyond the year 2100 whatever level of emissions cuts are achieved. Sea levels are set to rise … Read more Sea levels to rise 15 INCHES by 2100, NASA study warns

French Open reduce number of fans to 5,000 per day as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Paris 

French Open forced to reduce number of fans allowed in by more than half to 5,000 per day as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Paris Initially 11,500 spectators a day were to be admitted under strict conditions  But that has now been reduced to 5,000 as cases of Covid-19 continue to rise The fans … Read more French Open reduce number of fans to 5,000 per day as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Paris