Scandal-hit Boohoo splashes £72m on new office in London’s West End

Scandal-hit Boohoo splashes £72m on new office in London’s West End after acquisition of Arcadia brands New Soho office needed after acquisition of Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton  Boohoo’s presence in London has grown ‘significantly’ since 2019 Some 600 staff will be working from the new office on a ‘flexible’ basis By Camilla Canocchi for … Read more

How David Cameron took scandal-hit financier Lex Greensill for a ‘private drink’ with Matt Hancock

David Cameron took scandal-hit financier Lex Greensill for a ‘private drink’ with Health Secretary Matt Hancock to discuss a payment scheme later rolled out in the NHS. The Sunday Times also reported that the Treasury reconsidered Mr Greensill’s application for an emergency coronavirus loan after the former Prime Minister messaged a senior adviser to Boris … Read more

Police examine 15k death certificates at scandal-hit ‘Dr Opiate’ Gosport War Memorial hospital

Former naval officer Stan Carby was just 65 when he was sent to the hospital for rehabilitation following a series of mini-strokes.  A large man, his weight ruled out being looked after at home and he was admitted to Daedalus ward at lunchtime on 26 April 1999. His daughter Debbie Mackay, 54, a secretary from Gosport, … Read more

Couple whose baby died due to failures at scandal-hit maternity unit launch appeal for IVF funding

A couple whose four-day-old baby died due to failures at a scandal-hit maternity unit have launched a last-ditch appeal for IVF funding. Katie Anson, 38, and Matthew Hall, 32, are desperate to start a family, five years after their only son Kye was starved of oxygen during a difficult birth. An inquest subsequently found his … Read more

Ryanair strikes multi-billion pound deal to buy 75 scandal-hit Boeing 737 Max jets

Ryanair strikes multi-billion pound deal to buy 75 scandal-hit Boeing 737 Max jets The airline’s order is the first since the aircraft was given the all-clear to fly again  All 737 Max planes were grounded in March 2019 following two crashes  Ryanair’s order has a list value of almost £7bn – but the firm didn’t … Read more

Scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos faces new criminal investigation over ‘opaque credit cards’

Spain‘s runaway former king is facing a new criminal probe over the use of credit cards linked to foreign accounts. Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors are reportedly investigating Juan Carlos over expenditure in the years after his June 2014 abdication when he lost his constitutional protection against prosecution as a serving monarch. Respected Spanish news website Eldiario.es … Read more