Record-breaking winter winds have blown large swathes of old Arctic sea ice into warmer waters

Huge swathes of the oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice are at high risk of melting this summer, a new study has warned, after being blown into warmer waters by record-breaking winter winds.  The perennial ice, which is less prone to melting than new ice and has survived for at least one year, helps keep … Read more

Private equity predators set to snap up swathes of UK firms

Private equity predators expected to snap up swathes of British companies this year after deal volumes hit their lowest level in seven years in 2020 By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 00:01 GMT, 1 February 2021 | Updated: 00:01 GMT, 1 February 2021 Private equity predators are expected to snap up swathes of … Read more

Swathes of bank branches set to close this year

Swathes of bank branches set to close this year as lenders cut back their networks to boost flagging profits More than 200 UK branches were shuttered in 2020 as banks scaled back their presence despite the chaos which the pandemic inflicted  TSB boss Debbie Crosbie plans to axe 164 branches  56 closures that Lloyds had … Read more

Britons including large swathes of the south wake up to winter scenes after THUNDERSNOW hits north

Families in Essex woke up to winter scenes this morning after a heavy fall overnight in some parts of the UK – defying some meteorologists’ predictions the North would be mainly hit. Surprised people living in the area – famous for reality hit The Only Way Is Essex – as well as nearby Kent and … Read more

Shocking map proves vast swathes of Kent does have low infection rates – including one split village

Anger over the whole of Kent being dragged in Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions deepened today after a shocking new map showed nearly half of the country had ‘low’ infection rates. Geographical analysis of the Garden of England shows vast swathes of it is recording between 100 and 200 Covid infections per 100,000 people. Levels are … Read more

Swathes of UK see unemployment benefits claims more than DOUBLE

The devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis on workers has been laid bare by new statistics which show vast swathes of the UK have seen the number of benefits claims more than double since March.   The number of people claiming unemployment benefits stood at 2.6 million in October, an increase of approximately 1.4 million since … Read more

UK weather: Freezing fog shrouds swathes of locked-down Britain

Freezing fog shrouds swathes of locked-down Britain… but it will soon clear before sunny 63F weekend (when we’re all meant to be indoors Parts of Britain were shrouded in thick fog today with drivers warned visibility was below 300ft in some areas Met Office issues fog warning for South East and North East of England … Read more

Pregnant Emma Roberts swathes her baby bump in multi-tiered pink dress

Pregnant Emma Roberts swathes her baby bump in tiered candyfloss pink dress as she takes part in a fun shoot By Eve Buckland For Mailonline Published: 09:14 BST, 8 October 2020 | Updated: 09:47 BST, 8 October 2020 She is expecting a son with her boyfriend Garret Hedlund, 36. And Emma Roberts nailed maternity chic … Read more