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Wizz Air plans to undercut Gulf carriers on flights between UK and Middle East

Wizz Air plans to undercut Gulf carriers on flights between UK and Middle East

Wizz Air plans to undercut Gulf carriers on flights between UK and Middle East

20 July 2024

Marion Geoffroy, UK managing director of Wizz Air, predicted Airbus’ A321XLR planes will ‘revolutionise’ air travel from a cost perspective.


20% of parents ‘think social media is better at teaching children about money’

20% of parents ‘think social media is better at teaching children about money’

20% of parents ‘think social media is better at teaching children about money’

20 July 2024

Santander UK, which released the findings, said financial education is a ‘key priority’ for the bank.


Botched DIY jobs ‘leave homeowners forking out £329 on average’

Botched DIY jobs ‘leave homeowners forking out £329 on average’

Botched DIY jobs ‘leave homeowners forking out £329 on average’

20 July 2024

Two-fifths of homeowners have been so inspired by TV programmes that they have taken on a home maintenance project themselves, according to a survey.


DVD and Blu-Ray sales up despite streaming boom, says HMV boss

DVD and Blu-Ray sales up despite streaming boom, says HMV boss

DVD and Blu-Ray sales up despite streaming boom, says HMV boss

20 July 2024

Phil Halliday, managing director of HMV, said the retailer is ‘good health’.


Public sector pay rises could cost up to £10 billion, economist warns

Public sector pay rises could cost up to £10 billion, economist warns

Public sector pay rises could cost up to £10 billion, economist warns

20 July 2024

Paul Johnson said he was ‘not terribly surprised’ by reports that pay review bodies could recommend 5.5% rises for teachers and nurses.


‘Dream come true’: Explorer swims world’s Seven Seas to honour late grandfather

‘Dream come true’: Explorer swims world’s Seven Seas to honour late grandfather

‘Dream come true’: Explorer swims world’s Seven Seas to honour late grandfather

20 July 2024

Louis Alexander began the feat on June 4 with the Red Sea in Egypt and finished it on July 19 in the North Sea.


Global IT outage: What happened and when will it be fixed?

Global IT outage: What happened and when will it be fixed?

Global IT outage: What happened and when will it be fixed?

20 July 2024

Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike confirmed an update had affected customers using Microsoft Windows around the world.


What the papers say – July 20

What the papers say – July 20

What the papers say – July 20

20 July 2024

A global IT outage which hit airports, banks, train networks, TV stations, shops and GP surgeries dominates Saturday’s front pages.


Temperatures to drop after hottest day of the year

Temperatures to drop after hottest day of the year

Temperatures to drop after hottest day of the year

19 July 2024

Temperatures reached 31.9C at St James’ Park, central London, on Friday.


More flight cancellations and delays expected in wake of global IT outage

More flight cancellations and delays expected in wake of global IT outage

More flight cancellations and delays expected in wake of global IT outage

19 July 2024

Some 167 flights scheduled to depart UK airports were axed on Friday.


Tom Tugendhat gets backing from two top Tories for party leadership

Tom Tugendhat gets backing from two top Tories for party leadership

Tom Tugendhat gets backing from two top Tories for party leadership

19 July 2024

Damian Green and Steve Baker, who are from different wings of the party, have endorsed Mr Tugendhat.


Independent MP says ‘potential death threat’ meant he missed Gaza announcement

Independent MP says ‘potential death threat’ meant he missed Gaza announcement

Independent MP says ‘potential death threat’ meant he missed Gaza announcement

19 July 2024

Shockat Adam, who put Gaza at the forefront of his campaign, has explained why he was away from Parliament on Friday.


Man in his 80s arrested on suspicion of murdering elderly woman

Man in his 80s arrested on suspicion of murdering elderly woman

Man in his 80s arrested on suspicion of murdering elderly woman

19 July 2024

Officers were called on Friday morning to Raebun Avenue, Tolworth, in Kingston, where a woman, aged in her 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.


Temperatures to drop after hottest day of the year

Temperatures to drop after hottest day of the year

Temperatures to drop after hottest day of the year

19 July 2024

The mercury reached 31.9C at St James’ Park, central London, on Friday making it the warmest recorded day of 2024.


Fire breaks out after protest at Dublin factory earmarked for asylum seekers

Fire breaks out after protest at Dublin factory earmarked for asylum seekers

Fire breaks out after protest at Dublin factory earmarked for asylum seekers

19 July 2024

The former Crown Paints factory in Coolock in north Dublin witnessed violent disorder this week.


Strikes to go ahead after workers reject revised pay offer from Cosla

Strikes to go ahead after workers reject revised pay offer from Cosla

Strikes to go ahead after workers reject revised pay offer from Cosla

19 July 2024

Unison said Cosla has ‘not moved one iota’ since it was advised about possible strike action.


Whitehall cleaners and security guards suspend strike after fresh pay offer

Whitehall cleaners and security guards suspend strike after fresh pay offer

Whitehall cleaners and security guards suspend strike after fresh pay offer

19 July 2024

The workers at the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero were due to commence industrial action on Monday.


Social media discussion of suicides by trans people ‘insensitive and dangerous’

Social media discussion of suicides by trans people ‘insensitive and dangerous’

Social media discussion of suicides by trans people ‘insensitive and dangerous’

19 July 2024

Data on suicides and gender dysphoria patients was reviewed at the Health Secretary’s request after claims made on Twitter.


IT outage impacts two-thirds of GP practices in Northern Ireland

IT outage impacts two-thirds of GP practices in Northern Ireland

IT outage impacts two-thirds of GP practices in Northern Ireland

19 July 2024

The outage has hit industries across the world.


UK’s most expensive footballer Enzo Fernandez facing driving ban

UK’s most expensive footballer Enzo Fernandez facing driving ban

UK’s most expensive footballer Enzo Fernandez facing driving ban

19 July 2024

The Chelsea FC star was convicted of failing to identify the driver of a Porsche Cayenne.


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