Monday, May 10, 2021

Rail disruption set to continue into next week after train cracks found

Rail firms GWR and LNER warn passengers not to travel on Sunday after cracks were found on some trains. Source link

Wendy’s: Burger giant plans return to the UK after 20 years

The burger chain says it is planning to open 400 outlets, creating around 12,000 jobs over several years. Source link

Post Office scandal: Former staff contacted over prosecutions

It is contacting former workers potentially caught up in the UK's most widespread miscarriage of justice. Source link

Covid: Travel firms reject ‘overly cautious’ green list

The UK will be 'left behind' if other countries open up travel more quickly, the industry says. Source link

Furlough: Pair arrested over £3.4m job scheme fraud

Officials freeze more than £6m held in bank accounts controlled by the man and woman from Bradford. Source link

Virgin Media customers left waiting longest on phone

Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile had the longest average customer call waiting times, Ofcom has found. Source link

US jobs growth much weaker than expected

"Today's disappointing jobs numbers will heighten investor caution and raise concerns around the resilience of the US labour market - and to what...

Twitter adds ‘tip jar’ to pay for good tweeting

Twitter launches a new payment feature for good tweets - but it comes with privacy concerns. Source link

Holiday costs to jump in summer, warns travel boss

Travel will be more expensive as airlines cannot afford to bring many planes back into service. Source link

British Airways owner IAG calls for action to restart flights

The airline group says there is a "high level" of pent-up demand from passengers. Source link