UK’s largest free electric car charging network installed at Tesco stores reaches 500,000 top-ups

By Tom Pyman and for MailOnline and Rob Hull for This is Money  Grants for electric cars are set to be slashed by £500 and won’t apply to the best-selling Tesla vehicle any more under new plans. A government drive to encourage more green vehicles on the road has seen it subsidisie 35 per cent … Read more

French government to become Air France-KLM’s largest shareholder

French government to become Air France-KLM’s largest shareholder as after bailing out the stricken airline By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:17 BST, 6 April 2021 | Updated: 22:56 BST, 6 April 2021 The French state will become the largest shareholder in Air France-KLM under a rescue deal for the stricken airline. The … Read more

Arrival becomes largest listing ever for British company with $13.6bn valuation

Biggest ever stock market float by a British company: Arrival’s valuation hits £9.5bn as the electric vehicle maker lists on America’s Nasdaq Arrival shares started trading on the Nasdaq yesterday at $22 each  That gives the electric vehicle company a valuation of around $13.6bn (£9.5bn)  It’s the biggest ever float for a UK company, according … Read more

Fossils: Largest ever flightless bird lived in Australia 50,000 years ago and weighed up to 1,323lbs

Largest ever flightless bird lived in Australia 50,000 years ago and weighed up to 1,323lbs with a HUGE head more than 1.5 feet long — but its brain was squeezed for space Experts studied fossils of ‘mihirungs’, the name given to Australia’s giant birds The largest, Dromornis stirtoni, was able to reach some 10 feet (3 … Read more

Google co-founder Sergey Brin building world’s largest aircraft for $150 MILLION

Blue sky thinking! Google co-founder Sergey Brin builds world’s largest aircraft for $150M: Disaster relief blimp will be zero emissions alternative to airplanes Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s company could build a massive airship Reports suggest it will measure 656ft and cost the billionaire $150 million Brin initially wanted to build an ‘air yacht’ but is now … Read more

World’s largest camellia maze erupts into bloom

World’s largest camellia maze erupts into bloom as stunning pink flowers create a ‘candy coloured labyrinth’ on Cornish estate Circular maze, located at Tregothnan Estate in Cornwall’s Roseland Peninsula, is made up of rows of camellias The pink flowers have just started to bloom as the mild weather in the South West continues to improve … Read more

Colombian and Spanish police take down Madrid’s largest drug distribution network

A joint operation between law enforcement from Spain and Colombia has dismantled what investigators describe as the largest drug distribution network in Madrid, authorities said Sunday. Authorities conducted raids in the Spanish provinces of Badajoz, Guadalajara, Madrid, Málaga and Valencia, where they arrested at least 12 members of the gang.    The drug trafficking gang largely based … Read more

Reckitt Benckiser achieves its largest annual sales increase in history

Disinfectant demand lifts consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser to its largest ever annual sales increase Durex sales also rose despite periods of strict social distancing regulations Reckitt Benckiser expects net revenue growth this year of 0-2 per cent The firm also announced it had bought pain relief label Biofreeze By Harry Wise For This Is … Read more

Women now hold one third of board positions at UK’s largest 350 companies

Women now hold more than a third of board positions in the UK’s 350 largest companies after a 50% surge in five years, a new report has revealed. . The final report from the Hampton-Alexander Review revealed that the number of women on FTSE boards has jumped to 1,026 – up from 682 in 2015. It … Read more