The expert-approved date to turn on the heating this year

Marie Claire Dorking ·Contributor, Yahoo Life UK Wed, 21 September 2022 at 12:47 pm It’s the age-old debate. When is it acceptable to put the heating on? With summer a distant memory and the colder temperatures fast approaching, many of us could feel tempted to reach for the thermostat as the autumn chill creeps intoContinue reading “The expert-approved date to turn on the heating this year”

Interest rates: UK braces for possible biggest hike in 33 years

LaToya Harding ·Business Reporter, Yahoo Finance UK Wed, 21 September 2022 at 4:18 pm Financial markets are bracing for a sharp rise in UK interest rates on Thursday, and further hikes by the end of the year. Financial markets are betting there is a 75% chance that the Bank of England will increase rates toContinue reading “Interest rates: UK braces for possible biggest hike in 33 years”

Toronto’s Pearson ranked among the worst in North America airport survey

Alicja Siekierska Wed, 21 September 2022 at 7:33 pm Toronto’s Pearson International Airport is one of the lowest ranked major airports in North America when it comes to customer satisfaction, a new report has found. According to the J.D. Power 2022 North American Airport Satisfaction study released on Wednesday, Pearson International was ranked 16th ofContinue reading “Toronto’s Pearson ranked among the worst in North America airport survey”

‘This is what it was like’: reliving the devastating US withdrawal from Afghanistan

Over a year out, the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan still seems, from afar, shocking, swift, baffling. In a matter of days, the Afghan government – and a fraught, nearly two-decade war by western countries to uphold it – collapsed. Escape from Kabul, a new, day-by-day account of the hellish last gasp of the war inContinue reading “‘This is what it was like’: reliving the devastating US withdrawal from Afghanistan”

Albania’s pelican colony was bouncing back. Now it faces the threat of a new airport

Tom Peeters in Vlora, Albania Wed, 21 September 2022 at 7:30 am Half a dozen Dalmatian pelicans fly off as we approach the Narta lagoon, a marshland near Vlora in south-west Albania. It is a majestic sight – six elegantly soaring birds, with necks tilted back and wingspans almost matching that of an albatross. “They’reContinue reading “Albania’s pelican colony was bouncing back. Now it faces the threat of a new airport”

British woman, 29, ‘drowns in front of horrified boyfriend’ on scuba diving holiday in Albania

A British woman has died during a scuba dive close to a sunken World War Two cargo ship in Albania. The woman, named locally as Rebecca Gannon, 29, was on a diving trip with her boyfriend jetting off from the port city of Saranda to the coast of Corfu, on Monday afternoon. The qualified diver allegedly got into difficulty underwater withContinue reading “British woman, 29, ‘drowns in front of horrified boyfriend’ on scuba diving holiday in Albania”

Call 999 if you see missing teenager last seen in Greenwich

Police have launched an urgent appeal to help find a missing teenager. Cameron was last seen in Greenwich. He is described by police to be wearing a black Nike tracksuit and a bright red Superdry jacket. Officers say he has learning difficulties. If you have seen him or have any information on his whereabouts call 999Continue reading “Call 999 if you see missing teenager last seen in Greenwich”

Baby monitor alerts mom to movement at 12 a.m., captures unexpected visitor in baby’s crib: ‘Oh no’

Security footage of a sleeping baby’s unexpected midnight visitor is going viral — and some people have strong opinions about what was captured. Mom and TikToker Sonja Overman (@sonja_overman) gained over 7 million views and 5,500 comments when she uploaded the late-night video to her account. We’ve seen surprising baby monitor footage go viral before — like this mom who claims she captured paranormal activity in her baby’s nursery or thisContinue reading “Baby monitor alerts mom to movement at 12 a.m., captures unexpected visitor in baby’s crib: ‘Oh no’”

2 U.S. Veterans Held By Russian-Backed Forces In Ukraine Freed In Prisoner Swap

Two U.S. veterans held for months by Russian-backed forces in Ukraine were freed as part of a prisoner swap, Saudi Arabia, which brokered the deal, said Wednesday. Alexander Drueke and Andy Tai Huynh were released alongside eight other prisoners of war, including citizens from the U.K., Morocco, Sweden and Croatia. Drueke, a former Army staff sergeant whoContinue reading “2 U.S. Veterans Held By Russian-Backed Forces In Ukraine Freed In Prisoner Swap”

Prince Andrew ‘lobbied hard’ to stop Charles becoming king, claims royal insider

Angela Levin Wed, 21 September 2022 at 8:00 pm Camilla and Queen Elizabeth One of the Queen Consort’s greatest challenges was getting Queen Elizabeth to accept her both as a member of the Royal Family and her daughter-in-law. Her Majesty had found her eldest son rather irritating as a child and his refusal to move on and abandon CamillaContinue reading “Prince Andrew ‘lobbied hard’ to stop Charles becoming king, claims royal insider”