Category: United Kingdom

BA and Ryanair investigated for refusing refunds

image copyrightGetty ImagesBritish Airways and Ryanair may have broken consumer law in not offering refunds to customers who couldn’t legally take flights due to Covid lockdowns, a watchdog has said.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said the airlines’ stance could have left customers out of pocket.The airlines offered other options, but both refused refunds, it…

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Queen’s portrait removed after vote by Oxford University students

image copyrightWilliam and Georgina Hustler/www.npg.org.ukimage captionThe removed portrait was a colourised print based on a photograph taken by Dorothy Wilding in 1952Students at one of Oxford University’s colleges have voted to remove a portrait of the Queen from their common room.Members of Magdalen College Middle Common Room (MCR) deemed the image a symbol of “recent…

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Mayor wannabe Maya Wiley seen leaving her $2.75 million Brooklyn home protected by private security

Maya Wiley, the progressive left’s new poster child, is a mass of contradictions. Republicans call it hypocrisy.The 57-year-old lives in a $2.75million, 4,000-sq-ft house in Brooklyn. Her husband Harlan Mandel, 58, is CEO of a multimillion dollar investment fund.She wants to defund the police but she and her neighbors pay for private security for their wealthy area.The…

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Aussie TV host bursts out laughing over Sussex’s parental leave plans ‘Ginger and Whinger’

Meghan and Harry are the ‘least interesting people’ says host Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top Royal stories again. Invalid emailWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains…

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EU power grab fails: Swathes of influential bankers REJECT desperate plea to move to Paris

BBC host: Few bankers have relocated from London Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top politics stories again Invalid emailWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about…

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Cicada blamed for car crash in Ohio

An amorous cicada, one of billions to emerge from the ground across a swath of the US, has been blamed for a car crash in Ohio.The insect, part of a brood that emerges once every 17 years to mate, terrify residents then die, flew through an open car window, according to police, and struck the…

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