Rolls-Royce sees first quarter sales rise to highest on record

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars sees sales rise to the highest in its 116-year history as well-heeled buyers snap up the luxury vehicles despite the pandemic Luxury car group Rolls-Royce Motor Cars delivered 1,380 cars in the first quarter China market particularly strong and orders for bespoke cars also on the up   By Jane Denton For Thisismoney Published: … Read more

Buy-to-let mortgages flood back with 200 launched in March – but rates are highest since 2019

Landlords are seeing the choice of available mortgage deals increase as the number of products on the market rose by 233 last month alone. Mortgage options increased for the fifth consecutive month in March meaning there are a total of 2,333 buy-to-let products now available, according to the latest Moneyfacts data. This means the number … Read more

Highest suspension bridge in Canada to open in May: Golden Skybridge crosses canyon 426ft up

Highest suspension bridge in Canada set to open in May: Pictures reveal thrilling new walkway that will allow visitors to cross a canyon at a dizzying height of 426ft ‘Golden Skybridge’ will either be thrilling or nail-biting depending on the individual visitor’s head for heights  The Golden Skybridge, near the town of Golden, will actually … Read more

How a workaholic bookie’s daughter became Britain’s highest earner

When bookmaker Denise Coates clicked on the eBay ‘buy’ button for the £25,000 domain name for her once Portakabin-based bookies, she may have wondered if it would ever pay off.  Two decades later as the 53-year-old workaholic boss of Bet365 it has and she has just paid herself £469million -the biggest salary in UK history. … Read more

Job listings rise to the highest level in a year, Indeed says

Looking for a new role? Job listings rise to highest level in a year with people looking for work in pubs, shops and restaurants as lockdown is lifted Job listings have reached the highest level since April last year, Indeed UK says Jobseekers commonly on the lookout for e-commerce, retail and bar work  By Jane … Read more

Ulster driver gives one of highest ever drunk driving readings in Northern Ireland and UK

Driver is so drunk he BREAKS police breathalyser during roadside test before blowing ‘one of highest readings ever in Northern Ireland’ – as officers brand him a ‘wannabe killer’ Police in Northern Ireland pulled over a driver in Tobermore, Londonderry Man attempted to use a roadside breathalyser but the device wouldn’t register At police station he recorded a … Read more

US records 66,000 average new coronavirus cases – the highest number in a MONTH

Coronavirus cases continue to rise across the United States, fueling fears of a fourth wave as officials urge Americans to keep following public health measures. On Monday, the U.S. recorded 69,417 new infections with a seven-day rolling average of 66,159, the highest figure in about a month. In the last week alone, the average number … Read more

Covid England: NHS alert level downgraded from highest level of four to three

NHS England today downgraded its coronavirus alert level because so few patients are in hospital with the virus.  Chief executive Sir Simon Stevens recommended the health service was moved from the highest level of four to level three due to ‘much reduced acute pressures on the health service’. He cited the fact there are currently … Read more