April 23, 2021
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737 Max: Boeing ‘inappropriately coached’ pilots in test after crashes

bbc– US Senate investigators say that Boeing officials “inappropriately coached” test pilots during efforts to recertify the company’s 737 Max aircraft. The planes were grounded in March 2019 following two deadly crashes. Investigators accused Boeing and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials of “attempting to cover up important
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Retail sales slump in November amid lockdown

independent– Retail sales in Britain slumped in November for the first time in six months amid the closure of non-essential shops, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. Sales figures were 3.8 per cent lower last month they were in October, a marginally better outcome than the 4.1 per cent drop predicted by analysts. Despite the decline, […]
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Redundancies hit record high of 370,000 between August and October

independent– Redundancies surged to a record high of 370,000 in the third quarter of the year with young workers hit hardest, official figures show. The number of UK employees on payrolls dropped slightly last month and has fallen by 819,000 between February and November due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Office for National […]
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Will Brexit affect house prices and mortgages?

independent– On 31 December the post-Brexit transition period ends and, with or without a free trade deal with the European Union, the UK will start life outside the EU’s single market and customs union. That will, pretty much all economists tell us, have a substantial economic impact on our lives. But what exactly will those impacts […]
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Attendance Allowance: Everything you need to know about the DWP support

express– Attendance Allowance can help with some of the extra costs associated with disabilities and gaining extra care. The sum, much like Personal Independence Payments, is provided at two different rates, with the amount a person receives dependent on the level of care they need. However, it is worth noting that Attendance Allowance does not […]
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ANIMAL AID Ministers to begin abolition of cruel live animal shipments tomorrow — only made possible by Brexit

thesun– But with Britain finally cutting ties with Brussels in 39 days time, the controversial process will be outlawed to the delight of campaigners. Boris Johnson has repeatedly vowed to use the “the opportunity of Brexit” to “champion animal welfare” and will unveil plans for new legislation on Thursday. A No10 source said: “The PM has […]
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UK high street left reeling as Debenhams goes into liquidation

theguardian– The Debenhams department store chain is to be wound down after Christmas, with the loss of up to 12,000 jobs and closure of 124 stores in a new blow to the high street. The liquidation of the 240-year-old business came just a day after Philip Green’s Arcadia group, the owner of brands including Topshop, Miss […]