Outlook for British economy worsens

Evidence is mounting of a worsening outlook for the British economy as fresh data showed wage growth dwarfed by inflation and a weakening job market. The Office for National Statistics revealed that in real terms, regular pay in the year to June fell by a record 3 per cent when adjusted for soaring inflation, which … Read more

Man who stalked ex by driving round with posters of her stuck to van handed restraining order

Neil Chapple has been handed a restraining order after harassing his ex-girlfriend A kitchen fitter stalked his ex-girlfriend by driving around with posters of her stuck to the outside of his van, a court heard. Neil Chapple put four A4 sized pictures of Kelly Ann Stokes on the back of the bright blue vehicle ‘for … Read more

CMA nears agreement to remove ‘unfair’ ground rent terms

Watchdog nears agreement with freeholders to remove ‘unfair’ ground rent terms in leasehold contracts Freeholders who bought from Taylor Wimpey and Countryside may remove doubling clauses The CMA says the ground rent terms violate consumer protection law Countryside says it has not sold any homes with ground rent clauses since 2017  By Fran Ivens For … Read more

‘Male Karen’ cops backlash for expletive-ridden video about Woolworths

‘Male Karen’ cops backlash for expletive-ridden video after criticising his Woolworths delivery driver for leaving shopping bags on the front lawn An Australian shopper has criticised a Woolworths delivery driver on TikTok He called out the driver for leaving shopping bags on his front lawn In his mind the bags should have been carried up … Read more

Islamic school nursery worker wins £25,000 in pregnancy discrimination case after she was sacked

An Islamic school nursery worker won nearly £25,000 in her pregnancy discrimination case after she was ousted from her job while battling debilitating morning sickness. Zahra Faqi, a former Assunnah Primary School employee, was diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum – a condition that results in excessive nausea and vomiting during pregnancy – after being hospitalised in 2019. After notifying her manager, Mohammed Yusuf, … Read more

RAF jobs boss quits amid claims ‘offers to white men are paused to meet diversity targets’

RAF jobs boss quits amid claims ‘offers to white men are paused to meet diversity targets’ Sources say RAF recruiters have been told to pause offering roles to white males They claim it is part of a drive to meet diversity targets within this financial year  Head of Recruitment at the RAF has reportedly resigned … Read more

More than 130K Detroit residents will have to go without fresh water for a MONTH after main break

More than 130,000 in Detroit will go without fresh water for a MONTH after mains that carries it from Lake Huron to city burst: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declares state of emergency The break happened Saturday morning, forcing Governor Gretchen Whitmer to declare a state of emergency in four counties Whitmer said: ‘We are drawing … Read more