How cold does it have to be to not go to work or school and when is it too cold to work?

We explain what your rights are when it comes to taking a day off work because of the cold weather, and lay out the regulations your employer must follow when temperatures drop. Is it too cold to go into work and is it too cold to work? The Workplace Regulations, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 […]

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Why it would be catastrophic if Remainers Dominic Grieve, John Bercow, Keir Starmer and Amber Rudd succeed in delaying or halting Brexit

Across the country people who voted different ways in the Brexit referendum are ­becoming bored and irritated by the silly games at Westminster. The truth is that a large majority of MPs are Remainers in their hearts and souls and are struggling to bring themselves to recognise the reality of the situation. It was us MPs who voted to give […]

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The Serena Rules: she does it her way

Unique: Serena Williams.Credit:AAP A 37-year-old mother, who had barely played since she was upset – in both senses – during a tumultuous US Open final, trailed the notional world number one 2-3 and 30-40 in the deciding set of a last-16 match at a grand slam event. Indeed, the mother – whose 17-month-old daughter has been on the road with […]

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Israel says it is carrying out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

In a statement, it said it was “currently striking” the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force in Syria and warned Syria’s military against “attempting to harm Israeli territory or forces”. Israel’s military said its air defence systems intercepted the rocket from Syria on Sunday, after Damascus accused Israel of carrying out air raids in the country’s south. More to follow… Source: […]

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Chelsea make first move for Italian sensation Nicolo Barella with £45m bid but face competition from Serie A giants

It is understood the Blues would want to buy the midfielder this month and then loan him back to Cagliari for the remainder of the season – just as they did with Christian Pulisic. According to Corriere Dello Sport, though, Chelsea face competition from two Serie A giants. Both Inter Milan and Napoli are interested in Barella, 21, but it is […]

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'I am over it!': Pastor goes viral after tumble on trampoline in last sermon of 2018

Matthew K. Thompson, 46, senior pastor of Jubilee Church, in Boston went viral for falling during his final sermon of 2018. (Matthew Thompson) A Boston pastor went viral for taking a literal leap of faith during his final sermon of the year and landing flat on his head. Matthew K. Thompson, 46, senior pastor of Jubilee Church, has been preaching […]

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It could be ye! Elizabeth I held England’s first lottery 450 years ago

It could be ye! Elizabeth I held England’s first lottery 450 years ago with a £850,000 jackpot, gold jugs for runners-up and criminal pardons for all entrants First lottery announced in 1566 to raise money for the Royal Navy, foreign exploration and England’s defences Everyone guaranteed a prize, but at a hefty ten shillings tickets were way out of reach […]

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‘I don’t miss it at all’: there’s life after deleting Facebook, former users say

San Francisco: Abbey Fatica joined Facebook in 2004 after graduating from Ohio State, when the social network was for college students only. Soon it became an everyday – or even every hour – part of her life, constantly tugging at her attention, whether she was posting pictures of her four children, updates from her two businesses or catching up with friends […]

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