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Bidding for the 'Stone III' sale closes on Wednesday evening and can be followed online.View on euronews
Sky News analysis of new data shows that it is becoming increasingly difficult to buy a home, especially for people in the parts of the country on the lowest incomes. Rents are also rising, albeit at a more moderate pace, with the exception of London where prices are actually falling. The price of the average UK house increased 10% in the year to November 2021 to more than £270,000, according to data from HM Land Registry.
Britain's payments regulator on Tuesday fined five payments companies including Mastercard a total of 33 million pounds ($45.01 million) for cartel behaviour involving prepaid cards issued to vulnerable people on welfare benefits. Mastercard received the largest fine of 31.56 million pounds ($43.04 million). The other companies fined were allpay, Advanced Payment Solution, Prepaid Financial Services and Sulion.
Ash plume from the explosion may have reached a height of 20 kilometres, say experts
Boris Johnson lockdown parties: Dominic Raab denies Downing Street has drinking culture
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A sobering reflection of Britain’s obsession with drinking. We mustn’t accept a rise in alcoholism as inevitable, writes Prof Woody Caan, while Isabella Stone bemoans taxpayers having to fund No 10’s boozy culture. Plus letters from Catherine King, Mike Pender and Owen Wells
‘I was screaming and going to my neighbour’s to see if he can call 911 or help me or take out a gun’
The Omicron wave may have peaked in some countries, global health leaders have said. But the World Health Organisation (WHO) said that “no country is out of the woods yet” and it is not time to “give up and wave the white flag”. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO, also said that the pandemic is “nowhere near over” and warned that new variants are likely to emerge.
Trump biographer says family can't 'wriggle out' this time
Shadow Business Secretary Jonathan Reynolds says that Boris Johnson cannot focus on the “real issues facing this country right now” because the prime minister is “in a scandal of his own making”.
I have no video or audio of my grandparents, whereas my children will have endless footage of me. Have I missed out? asks Adrian Chiles
Andrew’s official @TheDukeofYork handle now comes up with a blank page.
Annual inflation was up at 5.4% in December, the highest value for almost 30 years.
The pair were close collaborators at Vogue.
LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied on Tuesday an accusation by his former adviser that he had lied to parliament about a lockdown party, saying nobody had warned him the "bring your own booze" gathering might contravene COVID-19 rules. Senior ministers have said people needed to wait for the conclusion of her inquiry.
The Taliban's prime minister called Wednesday on Muslim nations to be the first to officially recognise their government, as aid-dependent Afghanistan faces economic collapse.
Officials said they planned to “explore” how they could make the century-old name “clearer” and avoid any unwanted connection with the disgraced Duke.
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The eruption of a Tonga volcano sent "violent" waves across the Pacific and caused a boat loading oil about 6,600 miles away to topple, spilling thousands of barrels into Peruvian waters. Dozens of fishermen have protested outside Peru's main oil refinery, La Pampilla, which processes around 117,000 barrels a day and is managed by Spanish company Repsol. An Italian-flagged ship was loading the oil into La Pampilla when strong waves moved the boat and caused it to spill its cargo into the ocean.