Almost half a billion pounds of UK taxpayers’ cash spent on unused inspection sites

Almost half a billion pounds of taxpayers’ cash was spent on sites for Brexit import checks that were never introduced after a government U-turn, i can reveal. The seven Inland Border Facilities (IBFs) were built to inspect plant and animal goods from the EU, before ministers shelved the policy over a feared £1bn hit to … Read more

Tory MPs warn Rishi Sunak not to hand over millions more pounds to France in deal to stop Channel migrants

Conservative MPs have warned Rishi Sunak not to give millions pounds more to Emmanuel Macron to police the Channel without a promise of concrete results. The Prime Minister is heading to France on Friday for a long-planned summit with the country’s President where the two men will discuss additional ways to reduce the number of … Read more

Thousands could miss out on funding as Government expected to ‘claw back’ millions of pounds

Thousands of households are expected to miss out on Government vouchers to install heat pumps in their homes after the slow roll-out of a flagship net zero scheme. The Treasury is expected to “claw back” millions of pounds previously allocated under the Boiler Upgrade Scheme, which gives homeowners grants to replace gas boilers with eco-friendly … Read more

Jamahal Hill pounds Glover Teixeira to win light heavyweight belt

Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Jamahal Hill battered hometown favorite Glover Teixeira over five grueling rounds to easily win the light heavyweight title by unanimous decision at UFC 283 on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro. Hill (12-1) took all three cards 50-44 in his first career title fight. “Anything is possible,” Hill said. … Read more

Marie Osmond says she was called ‘fat’ at 15 while weighing 103 pounds

Marie Osmond displays on physique points and weight reduction. (Photograph: Getty Pictures) Marie Osmond says she was known as “fats” as an adolescent in Hollywood, years earlier than she would develop into a Nutrisystem spokesperson and lose 50 kilos. “Rising up in leisure, there was all the time physique points and weight-reduction plan yo-yos and … Read more

Man who couldn’t afford bail dies after losing nearly 100 pounds in jail, lawsuit says

A person arrested throughout a psychological well being disaster was put in a solitary confinement cell at an Arkansas county jail — the place he died of malnutrition and dehydration after he couldn’t afford bail, his brother’s lawsuit says. Larry Eugene Worth Jr. was 50 years previous, homeless and weighed 185 kilos when he arrived … Read more

NHS reorganisation cost taxpayers millions of pounds on consultants, new websites, branding and advertising

The Government’s latest reorganisation of the NHS cost the taxpayer millions of pounds on consultancy fees, new websites, branding changes and advertising, according to new figures. The transition from clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to integrated care systems (ICSs) cost at least £5.3m in these costs, data uncovered in Freedom of Information requests by the TaxPayers’ … Read more

Tax rises and public spending cuts will wipe billions of pounds from UK economy, Bank of England warns

The squeeze on taxes and public spending promised to bring down the deficit will wipe billions of pounds from the economy, the Bank of England warned as it increased interest rates. Rates on Thursday hit a 14-year high of 3.5 per cent, despite early signs than double-digit inflation may now have peaked. The Bank’s monetary … Read more

No. 16 UCLA pounds No. 20 Maryland

Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports No. 16 UCLA combined a solid offensive effort, committing four turnovers and shooting percent from the floor, with a stifling defense to lead wire-to-wire and throttle No. 20 Maryland 87-60 on Wednesday in College Park, Md. The Bruins (9-2) scored the game’s first seven points, pushed their lead to 26-7 … Read more

Emily Ratajkowski reveals she was recently ‘down to 100 pounds’: ‘When I’m really unwell, I lose so much weight’

Emily Ratajkowski talks about weight fluctuation with (*100*) Khalifa. (Photo: Getty Images) Emily Ratajkowski obtained candid about experiencing drastic weight reduction on account of stress. The 31-year-old mannequin and actress introduced it up in dialog with mannequin Mia Khalifa through the newest episode of the podcast High Low with EmRata, by which Khalifa talked about … Read more