Network Rail hit by £1bn funding cut

Network Rail hit by £1bn funding cut

The UK budget for railway infrastructure has been cut by £ 1 billion as a result of the Chancellor’s Spending Review. Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris said Network Rail’s funding for improvements over the 2019-2024 period is £ 9.4 billion. This is nearly 10% lower than…

Universal Credit payments to be cut for thousands this Christmas

Universal Credit payments to be cut for thousands this Christmas

Payments for Universal Credit will be cut for tens of thousands of people this Christmas. Thousands of households are reaching the end of the so-called benefit limit period – and as many as 160,000 households could be affected, the Express reports. The benefit ceiling is…

Major new Tier Two pub rule will cut short your visit

Major new Tier Two pub rule will cut short your visit

Drinkers visiting pubs in the English Tier 2 regions will have to leave the property as soon as they have finished eating. Under the new post-lockdown guidelines, pubs in Tier 2 areas can only stay open if they can act as a restaurant, and alcohol…

Exorcist haunted by 'headless ghosts and spirits cut in half' after tsunami

The northeast coast of Japan was devastated by the tsunami

On March 11, 2011, just before 3 p.m., a massive earthquake erupted under the ocean off the coast of Japan. At a magnitude of nine, it was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan and the fourth most in the world since the data…

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