Why are so many banks still opening part-time? 

Banks have been slammed for failing to resume normal opening hours, with some branches only open for a mere four hours a day. Many branches restricted services during lockdown as they battled staff shortages, with some closing their doors altogether.  It has meant customers have been forced to queue around the block, with some being … Read more

How to stay afloat in a tsunami of job cuts: Millions face redundancy

How to stay afloat in a tsunami of job losses: As millions of Britons face the grim reality of redundancy… here’s our guide to weathering the storm latest predictions say unemployment could rise to 10% by the end of the year  Pizza Express warned 1,100 jobs are at risk, while Currys PC World axed 800 … Read more

Alex Rodriguez and fiancée Jennifer Lopez spend quality time in Central Park with their daughters

Retired New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez documented his relaxing day in Manhattan’s Central Park with his fiancée Jennifer Lopez and their daughters on Monday. ‘There’s no city on earth like the Big Apple,’ the 45-year-old World Series 2009 champ – who boasts 7.8M social media followers – gushed on Tuesday. ‘The people. The energy. The … Read more

Body of former SDLP leader John Hume arrives at cathedral ahead of funeral

A socially distanced crowd gathered as the body of John Hume arrived in Londonderry on Tuesday night, ahead of his funeral. Members of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) he led for two decades formed a guard of honour in black face masks, holding lit candles as his cortege arrived at St Eugene’s Cathedral … Read more

Police commander in charge of drug strategy is suspended over alleged drug misuse

Police commander in charge of drug strategy is suspended over alleged drug misuse Commander Julian Bennett currently leads the Met Police on criminal justice He was secretly suspended last month after claims involving controlled drugs It is understood the officer was taken off duty after refusing to have a drug test A spokesman for the … Read more

Ocado chief Steiner tops FTSE pay list: Men STILL earn more than women

Ocado chief Tim Steiner tops FTSE pay list: Men STILL earn more than women taking all of the top nine spots By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:37 BST, 4 August 2020 | Updated: 22:37 BST, 4 August 2020 Ocado boss Tim Steiner has been named the best-paid boss in the FTSE 100 … Read more

How Chinese social media app TikTok became centre of a political storm

TikTok has grown into one of the world’s most popular social networks – with more than 2bn downloads – and become a sensation among teenagers. But the Chinese-owned service is now at the centre of a struggle involving Beijing, Washington and London. The row yesterday saw Donald Trump accused of making mafia-style threats over the … Read more

UTV presenter dies after his car plunges into water at harbour

TV presenter Brian Black dies after his car plunges into water at a harbour in Northern Ireland His car was pulled from Strangford Harbour, in Co Down, Northern Ireland He was rescued out the car and taken to hospital where he died from his injuries  His colleagues and family have posted tributes on social media … Read more

Kate Middleton dons £15 face mask by Amaia as she unpacks donations at a baby bank in Sheffield

The Duchess of Cambridge revealed how she has been left in tears after hearing the stories of families coping amid the coronavirus pandemic during a visit to a baby bank in Sheffield on Tuesday. Kate – who sported a £15 reusable cotton floral face mask from London-based label Amaia – spoke of how she went … Read more

Brexit referendum ‘sparked rise in Britons migrating to the EU’

Brexit referendum sparked rise in Britons migrating to the EU and 500% increase in passport bids, study finds Study finds Brexit referendum result sparked rise in Britons emigrating to the EU  Number of Britons seeking EU passports increased five-fold, research suggests Official figures show net EU migration to the UK still well in positive territory   … Read more