November 20, 2018 11:11 AM Migrant workers in the UK send £8billion home to families every year
MIGRANT workers in the UK are sending home billions of pounds every year to support their families, according to a United Nations report, making Britain one of the top countries in the world for the payments. About £8billion is sent to family members outside the UK every year, the report from the UN’s education agency revealed. The UK is one of the top 10 countries 6
November 20, 2018 10:00 AM Introducing Our MTV PUSH: Ones To Watch 2019 Shortlist…
Yep, it's already about that time for us to look ahead to the next 12 months and let you know which music acts we think you need to keep your eye on. Today we reveal our MTV PUSH: Ones To Watch 2019 shortlist (formerly known as MTV Brand New) where we throw our support behind 10 artists making some serious noise. Last year Mabel was crowned MTV’s Brand 6
November 19, 2018 3:58 PM Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrested over 'misconduct'
Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over claims of financial misconduct, the carmaker has said. Mr Ghosn, a towering figure in the car industry, will be sacked from the Japanese firm after a board meeting on Thursday, its chief executive said. He has been accused of "significant acts of misconduct", including under-reporting his pay package 6
November 19, 2018 2:34 PM I’m not looking for applause, I want gasps, says magician Dynamo
The magician tells all about his triumphant return to the stage after a gruelling battle against Crohn's disease and arthritis. However, the man, who famously walked across the River Thames just to show it is possible to apparently walk on water, has confounded the doomsayers with a unique new routine for a small stage. And to help the audience understand 9
November 19, 2018 10:37 AM World Toilet Day: Many UK workers 'lack decent facilities'
Tens of thousands of UK workers do not have access to decent toilets, Britain's biggest trade union has said. According to Unite, workers in one small bank branch were encouraged to use a bucket in a neighbouring room. And other examples included bus drivers not being given a break for five hours and a construction worker who said the women's toilets 6
November 16, 2018 2:36 PM Earthquake today: Solomon Islands, Indonesia and Japan suffers HUGE quakes as 6.2 tremors
HUGE earthquakes has erupted around the world today across the volatile Ring of Fire. Here are the biggest earthquakes erupted today. Tremors have been felt around the Ring of Fire today, resulting in magnitude 6.0 and higher earthquakes. Some of the countries affected includes the Solomon Islands, Indonesia and Japan among others. The seismic activity 8
November 16, 2018 10:56 AM Man shot dead outside home in Ireland 'linked to long-running gangland feud'
The death is thought be the result of a dispute between the Kinahan and Hutch gangs, which has claimed more than a dozen lives. The victim, named locally as Clive Staunton, was targeted in Leixlip, County Kildare at about 9.15pm on Thursday. Forensic officers are still at the address, with the body sealed off for examination. According to The Irish Times 6
November 14, 2018 2:20 PM Russia ‘blocked crucial transmissions during NATO exercise’ in Europe
RUSSIAN hackers jammed vital satellite transmissions in a bid to disrupt extensive NATO wargames in Northern Europe, according to security officials from Finland and Norway. The Finnish region of Lapland and northern parts of Norway close to the Russian border were affected by the blackouts with the Norwegian regional airline Widerøe confirming its pilots 8
November 13, 2018 10:12 AM Wages show fastest rise in almost a decade
Compared with a year earlier, wages excluding bonuses, rose by 3.2% - the biggest rise since the end of 2008 and up slightly on the previous quarter. However, the ONS warned that real wage growth was below the 2015 level. The unemployment total went up for the first time this year, rising by 21,000 in the same period to 1.38 million. Adjusting for inflation 7
November 12, 2018 4:08 PM Virgin Atlantic Launch The UK’s First Ever “Pride Flight”
Virgin Atlantic have launched an LGBTQ+ only flight ready for pride next year in New York City. Yep, you can be personally chauffeured (is it classed as being ‘chauffeured’ if it’s a plane?) to one of the biggest parties in the world. The flight will be manned by only LGBTQ+ pilots and crew meaning everyone on board is down with celebrating queer culture 12