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Formula 1 logistics never cease to amaze me even after so many years in the sport and, just five days after its latest visit to Azerbaijan in Eastern Europe last weekend, this season’s campaign resumed many miles away across the Atlantic in Montreal and at the conclusion of today’s Canadian Grand Prix it was Red Bull’s Max Verstappen who reached the chequered flag first to claim the victory spoils…
Every June thousands of rock music fans gather at Castle Donington for what is unquestionably the rock event of the year - the Download Festival. Held over three days alongside the famous racing track the festival attracts the biggest names in rock music.
Japan has reopened its borders to foreign tourists. During the first phase of reopening, travellers arriving from 98 countries, including the United Kingdom, will be allowed entry on the condition that they are on a fully-guided package tour. Guides and travel service providers will take responsibility for ensuring visitors comply with Covid-19 rules such as wearing masks.
The team working at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Doncaster iPort is often described as a family, but for some of the team at the site, it really is family. Sean Rainey, who works at Amazon in Doncaster in the transportation operations management team, is preparing to celebrate Father’s Day with one of his colleagues, who is also his daughter.
The wait is finally over as Bradford has been named the UK City of Culture 2025. This will be a game changing, once in a generation opportunity to welcome the world to the Bradford district, to tell a myriad of stories and to showcase the creative dynamism of a young and diverse population.
The cover photograph from the series of ‘Scattered Dreams’ by Susannah Baker-Smith sums up the spirit of this album. Hahn’s beautifully evocative and delectable miniatures are ethereal which Pavel Kolesnikov conveys so brilliantly.
Jackie Hall is a tax partner and technical officer, covering private client and employment taxes at RSM considers if tax cuts can achieve what they are supposed to. Alongside the cost of living crisis, individuals are also faced with some of the highest tax rates in decades.
Tesco results - market leadership but a fragile reputation with suppliers; re-lay rules unlikely to show dramatic shift in immediate carrier mix; H&M Group - challenge on multiple fronts and Boohoo -sky high freight rates, squeezed consumers, softening growth- Boohoo will have to find creative ways to reduce costs
One of the leading figures of early American history, Benjamin Franklin, famously said: 'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.' That was true back then and is just as true today. It’s no longer enough for businesses to focus solely on profit. To be successful, you need to demonstrate your ESG (environmental, social, and governance) credentials.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is proud to be supporting Pride celebrations this summer.
Brits looking to enjoy the warm weather are being encouraged to also consider protecting themselves by creating shade in their garden. The gardening experts at GardeningExpress.co.uk are giving Brits tips on how to create shady spots in their garden to provide some shelter from the sun.
Newbie gardeners across the UK and Ireland are being provided with a list of eight low maintenance flowers to start growing in their garden this summer. Green-fingered specialists from GardenBuildingsDirect.co.uk have compiled a varied list of easy-care flowers, ideal for new gardeners who are strapped for time.
They can be a great mate at the wheel of a car - or they can literally drive you to despair! New research reveals car passengers who tend to annoy you can fall into one of seven categories, with backseat drivers, snoozers and chatterboxes among the most irritating!
With the nights turning warmer, sweating during sleep can be a source of major discomfort and prevent you from having a good nights sleep. Sleep expert Andrea Strand from Eachnight Mattresses explains why you sweat during sleep and how to prevent and treat it.
Cash strapped Brits are being encouraged to freeze their leftovers to help save cash. The penny-pinching pros at NetVoucherCodes.co.uk have shared their selection of foods that shoppers may not know they could store in the freezer. Chilli, crisps and cheese are among the foods Brits may not know they could freeze.
Top Gun has been crowned the UK’s favourite Tom Cruise movie of all time, according to new national research released.
Brits are being given a reality check and warned of the mistakes they’re making when storing their clothes. The fitted furniture experts at Online-Bedrooms.co.uk have pulled together common mistakes that people make when putting their clothes away.
With the weather across the country set to hit 30 degrees this weekend, we have some great recipe suggestions for enjoying a BBQ! We've also included some veggie and vegan options. Bratwurst Hot Dog with Pickled Ribbon Vegetables Description: We’re pretty sure that once you try our Bratwurst Hot Dog recipe it’ll be a firm favourite on your menu.
At the age of just 13, Austin Haynes has a seriously impressive body of work under his belt. The Leeds youngster has worked with the likes of Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston and Sheridan Smith - and was recently directed by George Clooney in his forthcoming movie The Boys in the Boat.
Harrogate International Festivals is bursting back into life this summer with a blistering programme featuring world-famous writers, flamboyant musicians, samba dancers, burlesque artists, Shakespearean performers, children’s entertainers and one of the best-known names from the Manchester rave scene.
Diane Parkes speaks to the stars of The Play What I wrote prior to its visit to the north
With the world becoming more inclusive of LGBTQ+ communities, it’s more common for people to want to get involved with annual Pride celebrations. Although people are familiar with Pride month being in June and tend to host Pride events during this time, experts say businesses should aim to celebrate year-round.
The Westfield Health British Transplant Games and Leeds Hospitals Charity mark Father’s Day by counting down to the biggest celebration of organ donation since 2019 Father’s Day marks just a few weeks to go until the Westfield Health British Transplant Games arrive (28-31 July 2022) and thousands of transplanted athletes, organ donors, family and friends will be in Leeds to celebrate the life-s…
With fuel prices at a record high, it is no wonder many new car buyers are looking to downsize. However, the popularity of the humble family hatch has waned with buyers now clamouring to drive something more distinctive. Step forward then the compact crossover, and one of the latest to join this burgeoning sector is Toyota with its funky Yaris Cross.
Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Tip, written by the Health Promotion and Education Team at Heart Research UK Whether you’re a father or taking on a fatherly role it’s time to celebrate you all this Sunday the 19th of June. Why not try making this a fun healthy day for all the family to remember?
Our wine correspondent Nathan Lane has been tasting some English wines to celebrate English Wine Week which starts today.
There has been a significant rise in demand for electric fires in recent years. A fantastic design feature for modern interiors, and available in so many different styles and sizes, electric fires afford the user a state-of-the-art, ultra realistic flame display with the added bonus of little to no maintenance compared to other fireplace options.
With increasing, fuel price hikes across the country, running a car is becoming even more of an expense. While the cost of fuel is still an issue, the experts at GoShorty have advised a few things you can do to try and save money when you drive. Drive Sensibly One of the easiest ways to save money on your car is to change how you drive. Different ways of driving use more or less fuel.
The countdown is underway to the summer holidays with classrooms buzzing with the prospect of what lies ahead - and who is going where this year. Lasting around six weeks, the summer break is the longest in the school calendar. It also brings added challenges for separated and divorced parents - many of whom work full time and do not have extensive support networks.
An HGV safety guru is urging northern based politicians to support the rollout of ‘London law’ in a bid to prevent cyclist deaths and the subsequent prosecution of drivers. SM UK Managing Director, Steve MacDonald, a specialist in safety systems for lorries, has made the call in the wake of Highway Code changes that puts the burden of proof on those behind the lorry wheel.
Embarking on a motorway journey or long drive with insufficient charge is a huge mistake for drivers of electric vehicles. You could be putting yourself and others in real danger if you run out of charge or are unable to find a convenient charging point on route.
Father's Day in 2022 is this coming Sunday 19 June in the UK and also lots of other countries in the world.
Regular UKHSA updates on the ongoing investigation into higher than usual rates of liver inflammation (hepatitis) in children across the UK.
The Prime Minister gave a press conference with President Zelenskyy in Kyiv today.
Fresh from her headline appearance at the Queens Jubilee Platinum concert Diana Ross made a welcome return to the north for an all too rare concert at the Leeds Arena. Of course there were no wellingtons in sight as the acclaimed Motown singer wore a selection of glittering dresses that matched the sheer sovereign power of her show.
Paragon Customer Communications (Paragon) has announced the acquisition of print and direct mail specialist, The Lettershop Group (TLG). In this strategic acquisition, TLG and its 142 UK-based employees will become part of Paragon Customer Communications UK, Ireland and Luxembourg.
Rape victims will receive enhanced support at 3 Crown Courts under a new pilot scheme launched by the government as part of efforts to drive up prosecutions and convictions.
Cereal processing business, Silvery Tweed Cereals, is enhancing its customer offering by bringing the family farm into its Northumberland cereal and seed processing operation.
Three-quarters (76%) of SMEs in North England are experiencing higher demand in regard to pay and benefits. 16% of firms cite this as one of the biggest challenges facing their business right now
World No.3 and new England No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy was victorious in his first appearance at the British National Championships, beating Wales’ Peter Creed in straight games at Manchester’s National Squash Centre. The No.1 seed looked completely at home on the Manchester glass court as he overcame longtime friend and training partner Peter Creed in straight games.
Commenting on the decision of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England to raise interest rates from 1% to 1.25%, Kitty Ussher, Chief Economist of the Institute of Directors, commented: “Our data shows that the high rate of inflation is of deep concern to our members, and is the main driver of pessimism among business leaders about the UK macroeconomy.
Commenting on the Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates to 1.25%, Julian Jessop, Economics Fellow at free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, said: 'The Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates by just a quarter point, to 1.25%, is hard to square with the latest inflation figure of 9% and expectations that this will top 11% in October.
Has Panto season come early? No, it's the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain who graced the stage at York's Theatre Royal last night to a rapturous reception from the locals. And we were treated to a new joke! Yes, the band had clearly not wasted their lockdowns.
David Clark, operations director at finance recruitment specialist Headstar considers why the four-day working week is here to stay
People are suffering and this Government is doing nothing, says GMB Union.
More than eight million households across the whole of the UK will get a cash payment from July to ease cost of living pressures, as the Work and Pensions Secretary Thérèse Coffey sets out detailed plans.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has issued a heat-health alert as the Met Office forecasts high temperatures for the coming days.