Firms given extra year to apply new post-Brexit product safety standard

The government has given UK firms an extra year to comply with post-Brexit product safety marking rules after pressure from business groups. Companies had faced a 1 January 2022 deadline to switch from Europe’s CE mark to the new UK conformity assessed (UKCA) standard for most products but this will be pushed back to 2023.… Continue reading Firms given extra year to apply new post-Brexit product safety standard

Single mum, 28, given weeks to live raised £50k for treatment abroad but now told not to fly

A SINGLE mum who raised £50,000 for last chance cancer treatment has been told not to fly despite just having weeks to live. Lauren Olive was diagnosed with stage three, metastatic triple negative breast cancer in November 2019. The 28-year-old mum-of-two had hoped to travel to Mexico to undergo pioneering therapy after the NHS said… Continue reading Single mum, 28, given weeks to live raised £50k for treatment abroad but now told not to fly

Mum who claimed she’d given birth to record ten babies is admitted to psychiatric ward after ‘inventing story’

A SOUTH African woman who claimed she gave birth to 10 babies from the same pregnancy has been admitted to a psychiatric ward for "inventing" the story. Police arrested Gosiame Sithole, 37, at a relative's house near Johannesburg in the early hours of Thursday morning. Sithole was taken to a police station in Chloorkop days… Continue reading Mum who claimed she’d given birth to record ten babies is admitted to psychiatric ward after ‘inventing story’

15,000 Covid jabs to be given out at Twickenham stadium TODAY

Britain’s BIGGEST vaccine hub: 15,000 Covid jabs to be given out at Twickenham stadium TODAY in huge drive to beat rising cases of Indian variant Twickenham Stadium has gone from rugby scrums to vaccination drives today The venue hopes to dish out 15,000 jabs to walk-in locals throughout Monday  It comes amid fears Indian variant… Continue reading 15,000 Covid jabs to be given out at Twickenham stadium TODAY

Maxine Waters has given over $1 million in campaign cash to daughter

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 30 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. California Democrat, Rep. Maxine Waters has cashed in more than $1 million for her daughter through her campaigns since 2003, according to federal election data. Karen Waters received over $1.1 million for her services with her mother’s campaigns — $250,000… Continue reading Maxine Waters has given over $1 million in campaign cash to daughter

No reason given for Trump cutting short his Florida vacation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump is cutting short his Florida vacation and returning to Washington on Thursday, one day earlier than expected for reasons the White House didn’t explain. The White House announced the abrupt change in the president’s schedule late Wednesday, hours after Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said he will raise… Continue reading No reason given for Trump cutting short his Florida vacation

Link given two days to respond to sweetened takeover offer

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. The private equity consortium seeking to takeover admin services giant Link Administration Holdings has offered more money, but is threatening to walk if its demands for access to information are not met within two business days. The consortium,… Continue reading Link given two days to respond to sweetened takeover offer

Apple CEO Tim Cook given $75M in first stock grant since 2011

Apple combining hardware, software, services in easy-to-use way: Analyst Neuberger Berman senior research analyst Daniel Flax gives his take on Tuesday’s Apple event introducing new products and services. Apple CEO Tim Cook is doing such a good job running the world's most valuable company the Board of Directors is handing him a massive windfall worth $75 million.… Continue reading Apple CEO Tim Cook given $75M in first stock grant since 2011

AMP board was given seven days to purge Murray and Fraser. It only needed three

The stopwatch started ticking for the AMP board last Thursday when the company’s largest shareholder Allan Gray’s chief executive Simon Mawhinney presented chairman David Murray and CEO Francesco De Ferrari with an ultimatum. Either Murray, along with fellow AMP board member and closest ally John Fraser, resign or Allan Gray would requisition an extraordinary general… Continue reading AMP board was given seven days to purge Murray and Fraser. It only needed three

Coronavirus: PM given explanation of how some migrants can’t access government funds

Boris Johnson has promised to “see what we can do to help” after appearing to be surprised that some migrants in the UK are not able to access government support during the coronavirus crisis. The prime minister stressed that those “who live and work here should have support of one kind or another” during the… Continue reading Coronavirus: PM given explanation of how some migrants can’t access government funds

Russian Oligarch Given Green Light for Private Digital Currency | BTCMANAGER

Vladimir Potanin, a Russian businessman with interests in the metal and airline industry, has been given permission by the Russian government to launch his own blockchain – Atomyze – with a digital currency for customers to use while transacting with his business. As reported by Bloomberg, this represents a major step for blockchain innovation in Russia,… Continue reading Russian Oligarch Given Green Light for Private Digital Currency | BTCMANAGER

Prisoners to be given ‘personal and warm’ praise and keys to their cells if they behave under new rules – The Sun

PRISONERS are to be given “personal, warm and encouraging praise” — as well as their own cell keys if they behave. Under next year’s shake-up, guards will be expected to say kind words to lags “four times as much” as they reprimand them. Jail guards have been told that criminals will behave better if they… Continue reading Prisoners to be given ‘personal and warm’ praise and keys to their cells if they behave under new rules – The Sun

Genesis Global Trading given green light to operate under BitLicense program

Genesis Global Trading, a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, received an approval from the New York Department of Financial Services [DFS] for a BitLicense. The BitLicense allows Genesis to trade several cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Ripple, with its institutional trading partners. Those partners include high net worth individuals, Wall Street-based hedge funds, and… Continue reading Genesis Global Trading given green light to operate under BitLicense program