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UK energy firm apologizes after sending socks to thousands of customers during crisis

E.ON Next sent socks to around 30,000 homes with a tag attached saying that reducing their heating would reduce CO2. Households had taken part in an “energy saving campaign” last year, The Guardian reported. The sock message couldn’t have come at a worse time – UK households are facing soaring …

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UK financial services achieve third quarter growth – survey

A general view of London’s financial district November 9, 2006. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Britain’s financial services grew for the third consecutive quarter in the last three months of 2021 and at their fastest pace since mid-2017, even …

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Royal Mail pays homage to ‘Rolling Stones’ with new UK stamps

Royal Mail pays homage to ‘Rolling Stones’ with new UK stamps The Rolling Stones are honored on new UK stamps, with a dedicated ensemble showcasing their performances around the world as the legendary rock band celebrate their 60th anniversary this year. Britain’s Royal Mail said on Tuesday it would issue …

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Masked singer eliminates chart-topping UK singer in latest unmasking

Warning: This article contains major spoilers for the latest episode of The Masked Singer. The masked singer bade farewell to his third celebrity on Saturday night, with Lionfish turning out to be a chart-topping singer responsible for one of the best-selling songs of the last 20 years. Lionfish was the …

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owner of British Gas appoints Amber Rudd as director | Centrica

British Gas owner Centrica has appointed former government minister Amber Rudd as a non-executive director. The former Home Secretary also served as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change from 2015 to 2016 in David Cameron’s government during her decade as a Tory MP. His hiring comes as the …

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Muirhead back to best before Beijing showdown, warns British Olympic and curling coach Murdoch

European champions Eve Muirhead will travel to Beijing next year after securing their place in the Olympic qualifying event Curling guru David Murdoch has warned British rivals not to underestimate Eve Muirhead’s powers of resilience as the women of Team GB prepare for next month’s Winter Olympic showdown, writes Will …

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We don’t miss you! EU ‘live as if the British had never been partners’ after Brexit | United Kingdom | News

No one is missing the UK and the EU has turned the page with unexpected speed, with the EU institutions working almost as if Britain had never been a member, reports Spanish news site ABC Internacional. An article by his Brussels correspondent, Enrique Serbeto, published on Sunday notes that EU …

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Testing shortages delay LFT procedures for UK jockeys

The British Horseracing Authority announced on January 1 that it will ‘temporarily postpone’ its requirement for anyone entering the weigh room in Britain to present a negative lateral flow test due to nationwide difficulty in get the rapid results tests. The requirement was due to go into effect at all …

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BBC’s A Very British Scandal shows how posh people are destroying the English language like no one else – Susan Morrison

A Very British Scandal tells the story of Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, and her divorce from the Duke in the 1960s (Photo: Topical Press Agency / Hulton Archive / Getty Images) It’s awesome, like a high calorie dessert, and it’s worth watching the Claire Foy way with lipstick alone. We …

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Aldi to strengthen UK suppliers by injecting £ 3.5bn per year into local businesses

Wednesday, December 29, 2021 2:39 p.m. Aldi is expected to strengthen its UK-based suppliers next year, becoming the latest of a number of companies trying to bring their supply chains closer to home. Recruiting more than 100 additional suppliers in 2022, the move is part of the supermarket chain’s pledge …

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