The drama series - based on the book of the same name by author Chris Bohjalian - had been filming in New York, but production came to a halt in March due to lockdown mandates. … [Read more...] about Kaley Cuoco goes makeup-free for an afternoon grocery run with husband Karl Cook at Erewhon Market
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Welcoming the plan when it was announced, the Dean of Peterborough Cathedral, the Very Reverend Chris Dalliston, said: 'We are proud the Knights' Chamber is among the first venues to be selected as a Nightingale Court. Attending court can be a very anxious time for people and we hope that some might find a moment of peace and tranquillity in the Cathedral whilst they are here.' … [Read more...] about Lockdown of justice: Before the coronavirus crisis, Britain’s legal system was already in chaos. But as this shocking report reveals, just TWO of the ten courts designed to clear the backlog are open, leaving thousands of victims in despair
Let’s leave aside for a moment the idea that younger people are smarter than older ones. People campaigned for decades to end enforced retirement ages in the workplace. But the idea that we should shove off out of the office is increasingly seen as acceptable. There’s one big problem with it: the pension age. From October, both men and women won’t get their pensions until they are 66. So if they just got out of the way, they would have to do so in poverty. For women the pension age has gone up by six years – affecting 4 million women born after March 1950. … [Read more...] about Axing older workers won’t save young people from the Covid dole queue
Before the announcement, stamp duty in England and Northern Ireland was paid on land or property sold for £125,000 or more, while first-time buyers did not pay any stamp duty up to £300,000. But this stamp duty holiday replaces the first-time buyer discount. … [Read more...] about When does the stamp duty holiday end?
"In addition, there are also fewer mortgage products out there to choose from. For example, whilst 90% [loan-to-value] mortgages were commonplace at the start of 2020, only a handful of lenders are still offering these, and even then only with restrictions." … [Read more...] about Nationwide caps mortgage lending due to virus