Jaguar Land Rover suspends work at UK car factories over world computer chip shortage

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that production at two of its manufacturing plants is to be suspended due to supply chain disruption caused by the pandemic.  Output at the Castle Bromwich and Halewood factories will be temporarily halted from Monday, amid a worldwide shortage of semi-conductors caused by US-China trade tensions and supply disruptions caused by … Read more

Breweries tell struggling pubs to ‘sneak prices 40P-A-PINT’ to recover from Covid lockdown losses

Have YOU noticed a price increase at your local pub?  Email [email protected] Breweries are telling struggling pubs to ‘sneak prices up by 40p-a-pint’ to claw back losses after lockdown ‘because people who pay by cards won’t notice the hike’, the MailOnline can reveal.  Star Pubs and Bars, which is owned by Heineken UK and supports 2,500 … Read more

UK slashes aid to China 95% to less than £1m amid Uighur and Hong Kong rows

Britain is to slash its aid spending to China by 95 per cent and spend what is left on pro-democracy activities, Dominic Raab revealed today. The Foreign Secretary said that the official development assistance (ODA) fund was being reduced from £18million to just £900,000. The remaining cash will be used to ‘fund programmes on open … Read more

Boris Johnson ‘texts to Sir James Dyson saying he would “fix” tax issue’ leaked by government mole

A Downing Street molehunt is under way today after the leaking of private texts in which Boris Johnson promised Sir James Dyson he would ‘fix’ a tax rule so the tycoon’s staff could help make ventilators for the NHS. Mr Johnson mounted a furious defence of his efforts to ramp up the pandemic response as he was berated … Read more

Pictures released of a dinosaur land at the London Resort, dubbed ‘Britain’s Disneyland’

The first-ever up-close pictures have been released of rides and attractions at the London Resort, which has been dubbed ‘Britain’s Disneyland’. New renderings reveal the park’s dinosaur land, Base Camp, which will feature two roller coasters, a large multi-media live stage show experience, an advanced simulator attraction, immersive fine dining and an ‘active dig site’ … Read more

Covid lockdown UK: Over 64 MILLION meals ordered on Just Eat in first three months of 2021

Takeaway delivery giant Just Eat has revealed that Britons stuck in lockdown ordered a total of 64 million meals through the firm in the first three months of 2021. The company said order numbers soared across all its markets by 79 per cent over the past three months as lockdown measures sparked demand from housebound … Read more

UK economy clawed back ground in February with 0.4% growth

UK economy clawed back ground in February with construction sector driving 0.4% growth despite brutal lockdown The UK economy grew by 0.4 per cent in February according to latest figures The expansion came despite the brutal Covid lockdown rules still being in force GDP is still around 8 per cent lower than before the pandemic … Read more