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Booze boom: UK pub numbers grow for the first time in a decade
Booze boom: UK pub numbers grow for the first time in a decade
The number of UK pubs and bars grew in 2019, sparking hopes of a turnaround in fortunes for Britain’s boozers [...]
December 11, 2019
BBC wins battle for social media buzz as streaming giants lag behind
BBC wins battle for social media buzz as streaming giants lag behind
Traditional broadcasters such as the BBC and ITV are winning the battle to create a buzz around new shows, as [...]
December 11, 2019
Lord Mayor in San Francisco with UK fintech delegation
Lord Mayor in San Francisco with UK fintech delegation
London’s Lord Mayor William Russell today begins a three-day visit to San Francisco as new research showed that the UK [...]
December 11, 2019
Pub chain censured after ads implied booze could boost confidence
Pub chain censured after ads implied booze could boost confidence
The advertising watchdog has taken aim at a UK pub chain over adverts deemed to encourage excessive drinking and imply [...]
December 11, 2019
Only 10 per cent of UK chief executives have financial incentives to tackle climate change
Only 10 per cent of UK chief executives have financial incentives to tackle climate change
Only a tenth of UK chief executives have financial incentives to promote environmentally friendly business practices, new research finds. A [...]
December 11, 2019
Political adverts disappear from Facebook's online library
Political adverts disappear from Facebook's online library
Facebook came under fire today as tens of thousands of political adverts disappeared from the social media firm’s online archive, [...]
December 10, 2019
Bird flu detected at chicken farm in Suffolk
Bird flu detected at chicken farm in Suffolk
There has been an outbreak of bird flu at a chicken farm in Suffolk, government officials said today. It’s the [...]
December 10, 2019
Chelsea 2-1 Lille: Blues avoid banana skin to qualify for the Champions League last 16
Chelsea 2-1 Lille: Blues avoid banana skin to qualify for the Champions League last 16
Frank Lampard was clear in his view on Chelsea’s crunch match with Lille tonight. The Blues needed a result from [...]
December 10, 2019
Election 2019: Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson plan last-ditch tour of UK ahead of voting day
Election 2019: Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson plan last-ditch tour of UK ahead of voting day
The country’s political parties will be going hell-for-leather on the last day of the campaign, as all sides try to [...]
December 10, 2019
Poll predicts Tory majority of 28, halved from a fortnight ago
Poll predicts Tory majority of 28, halved from a fortnight ago
In a further sign that the election polls are narrowing, a comprehensive poll conducted by YouGov suggested the expected Tory [...]
December 10, 2019
Lord Maurice Saatchi steps down from M&C Saatchi
Lord Maurice Saatchi steps down from M&C Saatchi
Lord Maurice Saatchi has stepped down as executive director of the advertising agency he founded, a week after the firm’s [...]
December 10, 2019
The parenthood penalty facing working mums and dads needs to be fixed
The parenthood penalty facing working mums and dads needs to be fixed
Earlier this year, journalist Emma Duncan asked why we work so hard to avoid our children. Will future generations look [...]
December 10, 2019
Sky-high skiing and Mario Kart sledding in France's Three Valleys
Sky-high skiing and Mario Kart sledding in France's Three Valleys
I’ve mastered the chair lift, and nine times out of 10 will make it to the top of a drag [...]
December 10, 2019
Manuel Pellegrini must wake up and take West Ham back to basics to avoid the sack
Manuel Pellegrini must wake up and take West Ham back to basics to avoid the sack
Manuel Pellegrini says he not worried about West Ham being relegated from the Premier League, but he needs to wake [...]
December 10, 2019