More areas of England are to be placed under Tier 3 restrictions
As from Saturday, Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster will move to the highest tier.
End of Eat Out to Help Out scheme pushes UK inflation higher
UK inflation was pushed higher last month as the end of the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out saw restaurant and cafe prices bounce back, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rose to 0.5% in September from 0.2% in August..
What are the Tier 3 rules as Greater Manchester moves to highest alert category
Greater Manchester is set to join Lancashire and the Liverpool City Region in the Tier 3 coronavirus category, with millions more people to be subject to the toughest restrictions. New measures will be imposed in the region from Friday after talks aimed at reaching an agreement on the restrictions and financial support collapsed between the Government and local leaders..
Netflix shares trailer for Chadwick Bosemans final film Ma Raineys Black Bottom
Chadwick Boseman stars as an ambitious trumpeter in the trailer for his final film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Boseman, who died in August aged 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer, stars in the drama alongside Oscar-winner Viola Davis..
Co op Bank appoints finance chief as sixth boss in a decade
The Co-operative Bank has named chief financial officer Nick Slape as its new boss after chief executive Andrew Bester announced plans to quit just two years after taking on the role. Mr Slape will become the bank’s chief executive on October 31 – and its sixth boss in a decade..