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Month: May 2022

Food bank users threatened with £170 parking fine | Consumer affairs

Food bank users were pursued for parking charges of up to £170 and threatened with court action after an enforcement company took over management of a community centre car park in Sunderland. Clients and...

Morrisons to beat Asda owners in race to buy McColls | Retail industry

Morrisons is poised to beat the owners of Asda in the race to buy McColl’s, the struggling convenience store chain that is expected to be put into administration as soon as Monday morning. The...

Labour denies Keir Starmer dodging scrutiny over lockdown beer – UK politics live | Politics

Scottish Power boss urges Sunak to take swift action on energy bills crisis Scottish Power has said that it thinks the energy price cap could rise by more than £900 in the autumn. As...

Groups perpetuating Trump’s 2020 election lie face scrutiny and lawsuits | US elections 2020

Conservative groups perpetuating Donald Trump’s false charges that the 2020 election was rigged have sparked a lawsuit against one in Colorado, and a congressional panel investigation of another in New Mexico, over aggressive tactics...

Capitol attack panel moves closer to issuing subpoenas to Republicans | US Capitol attack

Members on the House select committee investigating the Capitol attack on 6 January are moving closer to issuing subpoenas to Republican members of Congress to compel their cooperation in the inquiry – though it...

‘I haven’t seen him’: Alan Tudge skips schools portfolio for local grants announcements | Alan Tudge

There is growing scrutiny over the Alan Tudge’s disappearance on the campaign trail as the education minister shuns the media. With just two weeks to go until election day, Tudge has not addressed the...

Russia-Ukraine war latest: Moscow to mark Victory Day; UK to accuse Putin of ‘mirroring’ fascism – live | Ukraine

Putin set to lead Victory Day celebrations in Moscow Russian president Vladimir Putin is set to preside over the country’s Victory Day celebrations on Monday, when the country marks its victory over Nazi Germany...

Revealed: Barclays avoids almost £2bn in tax via Luxembourg scheme | Barclays

Barclays has avoided nearly £2bn in tax via a lucrative arrangement in Luxembourg that allowed it to pay less than 1% on profits in the tax haven for more than a decade. A Guardian...

Underfunding and staff shortages are driving aged care sector to ‘untenable standstill’, major provider warns | Aged care

The head of a major Australian aged care provider has warned workforce shortages and underfunding are exhausting staff and driving the sector into an “untenable standstill”. The BaptistCare NSW and ACT chief executive, Charles...

Samoan rugby player Kelly Meafua dies after jumping from bridge in France celebrating win | Sport

A rugby club has been left in shock after Samoan back row forward Kelly Meafua died after jumping from a bridge into the river Tarn hours after playing in a French second division match....