Western Isles

Thousands of bags of fresh fruit and veg sent out to frontline medics

Thousands of bags of fresh fruit and veg sent out to frontline medics

50 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Photographs showed rows of bags ready for distribution in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, while other pictures revealed NHS staff taking delivery of a batch at Western General Hospital...
Read more ...

Microsoft Teams not working again - here's what you need to know

Microsoft Teams not working again - here's what you need to know

1 hour ago   |   TechRadar

Remote workers are once again reporting outages in Microsoft Teams as a new week of working from home begins. The online collaboration tool is facing unprecented user numbers...
Read more ...

David Schramm, star of sitcom Wings, dies aged 73

David Schramm, star of sitcom Wings, dies aged 73

1 hour ago   |   Metro

David Schramm has passed away aged 73 David Schramm, star of NBC sitcom Wings, has died at the age of 73. The actor played Roy Biggins in the long-running sitcom, the owner of...
Read more ...

Southeastern and GWR handed new contracts to continue operating train services

2 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Train operators Southeastern and Great Western Railway have been given new direct award franchises, the Department for Transport has announced.
Read more ...

New programme charts how Stornoway's ‘kitchen band' sparked Peatlemania

2 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

The Western Isles trio described themselves as a “kitchen band” when they began their musical journey. Less than two years later, however, Peat & Diesel - featuring fisherman...
Read more ...

'We're not ready': coronavirus looms over the fragile Afghan health system

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

As Western NGOs remove staff and the US strips support, an influx of Afghans from Iran could add pressure on an already depleted medical system Coronavirus - latest updates See...
Read more ...

I3 Energy to buy ‘struggling' Canadian firm and list on Toronto Stock Exchange

3 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

I3 Energy plans to buy out a “struggling” Canadian oil and gas firm and list on the Toronto Stock Exchange . The North Sea operator, whose core assets lie in the outer Moray...
Read more ...

Volatile Pound causes hedging headache for virus-stricken firms

4 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

The pound's wild fluctuations are causing more distress for businesses already struggling under an unprecedented lockdown of the U.K. economy. Sterling slid this month to lows...
Read more ...

Employee at western Sydney Gregory Hills McDonald's tests positive for coronavirus

Employee at western Sydney Gregory Hills McDonald's tests positive for coronavirus

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

An employee at a McDonald's restaurant in western Sydney has tested positive for coronavirus.
Read more ...

Planet Venus photobombs the Pleiades 1-5 April

Planet Venus photobombs the Pleiades 1-5 April

7 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

Observers in the British Isles armed with no more than a pair of typical 10×50 binoculars can watch planet Venus' close encounter with the Pleiades, or Seven Sisters, an open...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Dominic Cummings goes into self-isolation with coronavirus symptoms

Dominic Cummings goes into self-isolation with coronavirus symptoms

No10 chief Dominic Cummings has gone into quarantine just days after Boris Johnson tested positive for the disease. Read more ...

EasyJet grounds its entire fleet of 330 planes due to coronavirus pandemic 

EasyJet grounds its entire fleet of 330 planes due to coronavirus pandemic 

The company has worked with union Unite to agree two-month furlough arrangements for cabin crew which means that crew will be paid 80% of their average pay. Read more ...

Coronavirus breakthrough: Mercedes F1 team develop breathing aid to ease...

Coronavirus breakthrough: Mercedes F1 team develop breathing aid to ease pressure on NHS

A BREATHING aid that can keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care has been created in under a week by mechanical engineers, medics and the Mercedes Formula One team. Read more ...

“Shame on you” - Piers Morgan slams Aston Villa star Jack Grealish following...

“Shame on you” - Piers Morgan slams Aston Villa star Jack Grealish following alleged car crash

Piers Morgan has slammed Aston Villa's Jack Grealish, after the player found himself at the centre of a media storm over the weekend. The midfielder was pictured outside on the... Read more ...

Uber to give NHS staff free trips and meals while on coronavirus frontline

Uber to give NHS staff free trips and meals while on coronavirus frontline

Uber is giving away 200,000 free trips and 100,000 meals Uber will give away free trips and meals to NHS staff fighting on the frontline of the coronavirus battle. From today... Read more ...

'There is potential this could go even lower.' Oil prices plunge to 17-year...

'There is potential this could go even lower.' Oil prices plunge to 17-year lows as demand drop threatens to overwhelm storage facilities

Crude oil prices tanked Monday as continued fears over the coronavirus pandemic slammed energy demand. West Texas Intermediate the US benchmark dropped below $20 a barrel in... Read more ...

Linda Lusardi Leaves Hospital As She Recovers From Coronavirus

Linda Lusardi Leaves Hospital As She Recovers From Coronavirus

See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. Linda Lusardi has left hospital as she recovers from Covid-19, her husband has confirmed. The former Loose Women star has... Read more ...

Piers Morgan confesses Vinnie Jones called him a 'b*****d' in birthday card

Piers Morgan confesses Vinnie Jones called him a 'b*****d' in birthday card

Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan was reluctantly forced to apologise after causing offence with the naughty word live on breakfast TV Read more ...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Saunders video outrage, Grealish crash despite...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Saunders video outrage, Grealish crash despite fan plea, Serie A to be CANCELLED

THE Premier League may not return until JULY when all games could then be played behind closed doors within four weeks. But Serie A could cancel their season today due to the... Read more ...

Meghan and Harry respond to Donald Trump's tweets about funding their security

Meghan and Harry respond to Donald Trump's tweets about funding their security

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry officially quit the Royal Family tomorrow, and are now living in LA with their son Archie, but there have been huge rows about who will fund... Read more ...