Thousands sign petition calling for a monument to be built in tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh 

A petition calling for a statue to Prince Philip following his death yesterday aged 99 has already been signed by thousands of people. Save Our Statues launched a campaign calling on Boris Johnson to erect a monument to the Duke of Edinburgh in London. The page has been signed more than 4,000 times since … Read more

Australia will send thousands of coronavirus vaccine doses to Pacific Islands

Australia will send thousands of coronavirus vaccine doses to Pacific Islands despite blood clot link to AstraZeneca jab meaning Aussies won’t all be immunised until 2022 More than 10,000 vaccination doses will be sent from Australia to Pacific Islands This is despite Australia’s vaccination program being derailed by blood clot link AstraZeneca jab will no … Read more

Port problems and stockpiling surge costs British businesses thousands in costs

British ports under pressure from Brexit and coronavirus-fuelled stockpiling surges have caused UK businesses to face vastly higher container shipping costs than those on the continent, new data suggests. Figures from the logistics company Freightos found problems affecting some of the nation’s busiest ports has meant the average cost of shipping a 40-foot container rose … Read more

Women on £1 a week ‘graduated’ state pensions could be owed tens of thousands

‘Unclaimed winning lottery tickets’: Steve Webb has helped three more women get huge state pension payouts from the Government Around 5,000 women on tiny state pensions of £1 a week could be due backpayments worth tens of thousands of pounds, former Pensions Minister Steve Webb has revealed. This small group of women might be ‘sitting … Read more

Defer your state pension payments and make thousands more, experts say

People who hold off receiving their state pension when they become eligible for the cash could be thousands of pounds better off in their retirement, experts claim. The state pension this week increased to £179.60 a week or roughly £9,300 a year for those who qualify for the full rate new state pension introduced in … Read more

Is Joe Biden to blame for this? Thousands have dashed to the border triggering heartbreaking scenes

Ana Hernandez fights back tears as she explains why she and her two-year-old-son, Matteo, made the hazardous journey from Honduras to seek asylum in the United States. ‘There is no work in my country,’ she says in Spanish. ‘You cannot find food. My family wants a better life.’ The petite 25-year-old and her toddler were … Read more

Pakistan is added to travel ban ‘red list’ as thousands race to get home to UK

Airlines lay on extra flights as thousands race to get home from Pakistan after the country gets added to travel ban ‘red list’ All arrivals landing in UK from Pakistan after 4am today will have to pay £1,750 for 11 nights of quarantine in Government-approved hotel With Pakistan likely to remain on red list for … Read more

Hotel quarantine costs will be halved for thousands of foreign workers flown into Australia to work

Hotel quarantine costs will be HALVED for thousands of foreign workers flown in to work on farms with Australia’s borders closed to backpackers NSW Government is subsidising half of the quarantine costs to boost agriculture  It comes due to a shortage of overseas workers due to international travel bans Subsidy will reduce the cost of … Read more

Covid France: Thousands turn down AstraZeneca vaccine due to Macron’s U-turns over blood clot risk

Thousands of people are turning down AstraZeneca jabs in France due to ‘wave of panic’ created by Emmanuel Macron – with blood clot link ‘the final blow’ Medics say people are turning down the vaccine in droves after Macron’s U-turns Political opponents claim the anti-Brexiteer questioned jab to attack the UK Mayor of Calais today … Read more

Deliveroo April Fools’ joke backfires in France after thousands of customers sent fake £400 bills

Deliveroo April Fools’ joke backfires in France after thousands of customers were sent fake £400 bills for pizzas they never ordered Deliveroo France issued fake confirmation emails for orders totalling over €450 Recipients said they had tried to call their banks in a panic to block any payment  The food-delivery company has since issued a statement … Read more