London buses are turned into ambulances to ease strain on NHS as Covid deaths continue to soar

Two London buses have been converted into ambulances to help ease the strain on the NHS in the hard-hit capital as Covid deaths continue to soar.  The single-decker buses can carry four patients each and have been kitted out with all vital equipment including infusion pumps, oxygen masks and monitors.  Bus firm Go-Ahead converted the buses in the … Read more London buses are turned into ambulances to ease strain on NHS as Covid deaths continue to soar

New year sees housing sales soar, says Rightmove

Number of housing sales agreed so far this month up 9% on last year, as pent-up demand continues to filter through, according to Rightmove By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 00:01 GMT, 18 January 2021 | Updated: 00:01 GMT, 18 January 2021 The number of housing sales agreed so far this month is … Read more New year sees housing sales soar, says Rightmove

Why DO experts say the outbreak is slowing if the death toll is continuing to soar?

Prominent SAGE scientists claimed today Britain’s winter coronavirus wave is flattening after cases fell for four days straight — despite the country recording its worst death toll ever on Wednesday. Another 1,564 more Covid fatalities were announced yesterday across the UK in the deadliest day since the pandemic began, with the total number of laboratory-confirmed victims … Read more Why DO experts say the outbreak is slowing if the death toll is continuing to soar?

So much for DRY January! Alcohol sales soar during first month of 2021

So much for DRY January! Alcohol sales soar during first month of 2021 as locked-down Britons reach for the bottle amid winter and Covid blues Waitrose beer sales up 49% and wine sales by 27% over first week of lockdown A separate YouGov survey found 28% of Dry January participants had given up   Young middle-class women … Read more So much for DRY January! Alcohol sales soar during first month of 2021

The Matrix stunt doubles leap off a SKYSCRAPER as they soar over the skies of San Francisco

The Matrix stunt doubles have been captured leaping off a skyscraper as they perform death-defying feats for the upcoming fourth installment of the sci-fi series. In jaw-dropping videos captured by onlookers in San Francisco, the doubles are seen fearlessly jumping off a towering building, hand in hand. The brave performers are attached to wires as … Read more The Matrix stunt doubles leap off a SKYSCRAPER as they soar over the skies of San Francisco

Dog thefts double as pet prices soar during the coronavirus lockdown

Dog thefts double as pet prices soar during the coronavirus lockdown – making it the worst year ever for the crime, says volunteer group More than 320 stolen dogs were reported between January and August last year Experts blame the pandemic as the demand for dogs boomed during lockdown DogLost says families are devastated as pets … Read more Dog thefts double as pet prices soar during the coronavirus lockdown

Samsung’s profits SOAR to $8bn thanks to rise in working from home

Samsung’s profits have soared by more than 25 per cent in three months as working from home during the pandemic has driven demand for its technology. The South Korean tech giant said their operating profits have soared to $8.23billion (9 trillion won) as a result of their fourth quarter successes which they announced on Friday.  … Read more Samsung’s profits SOAR to $8bn thanks to rise in working from home

Sweden gets tough on coronavirus with new law to close shops and limit gatherings as deaths soar

Sweden gets tough on coronavirus with new law to close shops and limit gatherings as deaths soar after months of lockdown-free hands off approach Sweden faced controversy by never imposing type of lockdown seen in Europe  Law allows government to close businesses, shopping malls or public transport They will be able to impose limits on … Read more Sweden gets tough on coronavirus with new law to close shops and limit gatherings as deaths soar

Ladbrokes shares soar on US casino giant MGM Resorts’ £8bn bid

Ladbrokes shares soar on £8bn bid: Swoop by US casino giant MGM Resorts is snubbed as investors bet on higher offer By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:52 GMT, 4 January 2021 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 4 January 2021 Shares in Ladbrokes’s owner surged after it revealed it had received an £8.1billion takeover … Read more Ladbrokes shares soar on US casino giant MGM Resorts’ £8bn bid

Customers struggling to pay electricity bills soar to 777,000

Customers struggling to pay electricity bills soar to 777,000 as experts warn of ‘perfect storm’ amid rising prices and pandemic pressures 777,000 customers owed energy firms between July and September last year This was the highest number of customers owing money seen since 2015 Number of households in debt jumped every quarter of year compared … Read more Customers struggling to pay electricity bills soar to 777,000