‘At the end of a business conference, there’s nothing more dreary than having to sit through a long, pompous address by someone who used to be in power, going on and on about how they weren’t to blame,’ said the chairman of MFWL (Muzzles for Former World Leaders). ‘So we raise money to pay them to stay at home.’ … [Read more...] about CRAIG BROWN: The news you missed in lockdown (Part I) – how sausage rolls can save the nation!
Department for Transport statistics show that at the start of March 2020, the use of cars, national rail, London Tubes and London buses was fairly typical for the time of year - with public transport modes only a few percentage points lower than would be typical. … [Read more...] about Commuters are saving £250 a month by staying away from the office while rail companies pocket a £3.5billion government subsidy
Meanwhile, all four UK nations will add Brunei and Malaysia to their travel corridor lists – meaning arrivals will be exempt from quarantine measures – after a decrease in confirmed coronavirus cases. The changes came into effect on Friday in Wales and will begin from 4am on Tuesday in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. … [Read more...] about Rishi Sunak: UK will not hesitate to add nations to quarantine list
The op-ed article, which lambastes a series of aspects of the U.S. election system, argues: 'One way around the exit poll problem is mail-in ballots, which come with myriad opportunities for fraud that the media establishment would have Americans believe are mere figments of the president’s imagination. From ballot harvesting to ballot stuffing to mere incompetence, the risks to a fair election posed by mail-in voting are nearly as many as posed by proprietary electronic voting machines.' … [Read more...] about Now Homeland Security warns in bulletin that Russian state media have been acting to ‘amplify’ attacks on U.S. vote-by-mail – as Donald Trump rails against ‘massive’ unsolicited ballots
He told Sky News today: 'We are providing 100 per cent of our services there or thereabouts for a very good reason, which is that we need to have all the services provided for people to use tubes, buses and the overground and be able to social distance. … [Read more...] about Getting home is just as hard! Day of frustration for commuters sees cancelled trains, crowded buses and gridlock – with Sadiq Khan getting stuck in one of his own ‘green’ road schemes