UK’s foreign aid spending falls by £712million to £14.5billion due to the impact of Covid pandemic

UK’s foreign aid spending falls by £712million to £14.5billion due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time it has gone down since the global financial crisis in 2007 International aid spending stats for 2020 show it declined by £712m to £14.5bn  Figure linked to UK economic prosperity, battered by Covid shutdowns last … Read more

UK’s foreign aid spending falls by £712million to £14.5billion due to the impact of Covid pandemic

UK’s foreign aid spending falls by £712million to £14.5billion due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time it has gone down since the global financial crisis in 2007 International aid spending stats for 2020 show it declined by £712m to £14.5bn  Figure linked to UK economic prosperity, battered by Covid shutdowns last … Read more

Boris Johnson plans ’emergency’ literacy push over Covid impact on children’s reading skills

Boris Johnson plans ’emergency’ literacy push as shock figures reveal hundreds of thousands of primary pupils will head to secondary school unable to read properly due to Covid 200,000 primary school pupils could head to secondary with poor literacy skills  Boris Johnson expected to unveil new four-year ’emergency’ plan in May  English students have lost … Read more

Overhearing just ONE racist comment from a parent can have a lasting impact on children’s views

Overhearing just ONE racist comment from a parent can have a lasting impact on children’s views, scientists warn Children overheard a Skype call mentioning two groups – ‘Flurps’ or ‘Gearoos’ Some of the children heard negative messages, such as ‘Flurps are bad people’ Children aged 7-9 who overheard the negative messages were less willing to … Read more

Better Up CEO Alexi Robichaux tells how he ‘crafted Chief Impact Officer role’ with Prince Harry

Prince Harry’s new right-on boss today revealed they spent months ‘crafting’ his first job together and praised his new royal employee’s ‘natural chemistry and synergy’ with him and his app branded a life coaching Tinder for millennials said to be worth up to $1.7billion. The Duke of Sussex has been appointed ‘chief impact officer’ at … Read more

Bridie Carter reveals the devastating impact the NSW floods have had on her Byron Bay property

McLeod’s Daughters star Bridie Carter reveals the devastating impact the NSW floods have had on her Byron Bay property By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:09 GMT, 23 March 2021 | Updated: 02:09 GMT, 23 March 2021 McLeod’s Daughters star Bridie Carter has revealed the devastating impact the NSW floods have had on … Read more

Boris Johnson visits Northern Ireland amid furious row over Brexit impact

Boris Johnson is in Northern Ireland today amid a furious row over the impact of Brexit on the country. The Prime minister was told to  to ‘stand up for Northern Ireland’ and ditch the ‘intolerable’ Protocol governing Irish Sea trade post-Brexit by DUP leader Arlene Foster. Extra checks on goods passing through Northern Ireland’s ports from … Read more

Covid’s shocking impact on the NHS: Routine care halved as 4.6m patients languish on waiting lists

Covid’s shocking impact on the NHS: Routine care is halved and cancer surgery is at a 10-year low as 4.6m patients languish on waiting lists Cancer surgery plummeted to its lowest level in ten years – with operations to remove tumours down 23 per cent compared to the same time in 2020  Just 139,378 patients … Read more

James Bulger’s mother says new documentary reveals hidden impact murder had on his brothers

James Bulger’s mother has opened up about the hidden impact his death had on her other three sons. Denise Fergus said she often tells Michael, now 27, Thomas, now 22, and Leon, now 21, about the toddler, who was murdered in Merseyside in 1993. She said watching them speak in new documentary Lost Boy: The Killing of … Read more

Traditional work perks make way for Uber gift cards and Netflix subscriptions due to Covid impact

Traditional work perks like company cars and rail season tickets are being replaced with Uber gift cards and Netflix subscriptions due to the impact of Covid. New figures show almost nine out of 10 white-collar job hires are for work-from-home jobs since the start of the pandemic in March last year. It means firms  have … Read more