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Surge in wills ‘may mean more executors confused about carrying out wishes'

11 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A recent surge in people putting wills in place during the coronavirus crisis could lead to more executors being unprepared for what their role entails, a legal services...
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The UK's private debt crisis will make this recession so much worse | Christine Berry

27 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

People and businesses were already over-indebted before coronavirus. The government's schemes have made things worse The UK is drowning in private debt. At least £6bn of...
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New York unveils landmark antitrust bill that makes it easier to sue tech giants

49 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The legislation comes as a federal panel is investigating the market power of Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google New York state is introducing a bill that would make it easier...
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TikTok founder says Trump is trying to kill off viral video app

1 hour ago   |   The Independent

The founder claimed Donald Trump wanted a 'comprehensive ban' rather than a sale to a US company, such as Microsoft
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How the Oreo cookie went from unknown knock-off to the world's most popular cookie, as a result of a sibling rivalry between baker brothers

How the Oreo cookie went from unknown knock-off to the world's most popular cookie, as a result of a sibling rivalry between baker brothers

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Oreo was created out of a sibling rivalry between two brothers, Jacob and Joseph Loose, who ran competing bakery companies at the turn of the 20th century. Jacob's company...
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Indian cloud software giant Zoho is taking on Salesforce and Microsoft with a set of free tools to help companies safely reopen their offices

Indian cloud software giant Zoho is taking on Salesforce and Microsoft with a set of free tools to help companies safely reopen their offices

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Indian cloud software giant Zoho is releasing six new tools to help businesses bring employees back to their offices safely, competing with existing tools from Salesforce and...
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BBC Three to work with young people on sitcom about pupil referral units

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: Scripted comedy PRU will ‘look past the stereotypes of kids who can't behave' They're the last option for many vulnerable and struggling pupils - but is there also...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. The CEO of TikTok's parent firm, ByteDance, has...
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Tesco urged to ditch meat company over alleged links to Amazon deforestation

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Responding to Greenpeace campaign to cut links to Brazilian meat giant JBS, supermarket calls on government to ensure all UK food is deforestation-free Tesco has called on the...
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UK's largest firms fail to cut CEO pay to navigate Covid-19 crisis

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Only 36 FTSE 100 companies cut pay despite most turning to government's furlough scheme Just 36 out of the UK's 100 biggest companies reduced their chief executive's pay in...
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Keir Starmer warns PM has a MONTH to fix the NHS test and trace system

Keir Starmer warns PM has a MONTH to fix the NHS test and trace system

Labour leader Keir Starmer lashed the PM for being 'too slow to act' throughout the crisis, saying he needed to accept the crucial tracking arrangements are not working properly. Read more ...

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of...

Schools reopening confirmed: All children back in September as Gibb warns of pubs closures

SCHOOLS Minister Nick Gibb has confirmed that all children will return to education in September including in areas under local lockdown, warning pubs and non-essential shops... Read more ...

Former Ellen DeGeneres Show DJ says he 'did feel the toxicity of the...

Former Ellen DeGeneres Show DJ says he 'did feel the toxicity of the environment'

Tony Okungbowa, left, known to millions of viewers as DJ Tony, spoke out on Tuesday. Last week, DeGeneres, right, told staffers she was sorry about what was going on. Read more ...

Chicago rapper FBG Duck, 26, is shot dead in brazen broad-daylight drive-by

Chicago rapper FBG Duck, 26, is shot dead in brazen broad-daylight drive-by

The shooting occurred at about 4.37pm on Tuesday on East Oak Street in the Gold Coast neighborhood, where Duck and two friends were shopping in the area's upscale boutiques. Read more ...

Beirut explosion: Boris Johnson confirms British nationals were caught up in...

Beirut explosion: Boris Johnson confirms British nationals were caught up in huge blast

BORIS JOHNSON has confirmed British nationals were caught up in the aftermath of the huge Beirut explosion today. Read more ...

Beirut's day of destruction: Explosion lays waste to Lebanese capital

Beirut's day of destruction: Explosion lays waste to Lebanese capital

The industrial port that provides Lebanon with crucial trade routes was virtually flattened by the blast, which is believed by officials to have been caused at a warehouse... Read more ...

Trump says Beirut explosion 'looks like a terrible attack,' contradicting...

Trump says Beirut explosion 'looks like a terrible attack,' contradicting Lebanese officials who implied it was likely an accident

President Donald Trump claimed a massive explosion that killed dozens and wounded thousands in Beirut on Tuesday was "an attack," contradicting Lebanese authorities who implied... Read more ...

The Beirut explosion created a huge mushroom cloud and visible blast wave...

The Beirut explosion created a huge mushroom cloud and visible blast wave, but nuclear weapons experts say it wasn't an atomic blast. Here's why

A explosion at a port rocked the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least dozens of people. As videos of the explosion spread across social media sites... Read more ...

US military finds amphibious assault vehicle that sank off the coast of...

US military finds amphibious assault vehicle that sank off the coast of California, as well as troops' remains

The US military has located the Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle that sank off the coast of California last week. Additionally, human remains were identified at the... Read more ...

Foreign Office says of British embassy workers suffered...

Foreign Office says of British embassy workers suffered 'non-life-threatening' injuries in Beirut

A Foreign Office spokesperson said a small number of staff sustained non-life threatening injuries in the explosion and are receiving medical attention where necessary. Read more ...